Motor boy bags 3 years for hawking Indian Hemp

A motor boy, Manga Afebende, who was arrested for unlawful dealing in Indian hemp, has been convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment, by a Federal High Court, Lagos. The convict, a motor boy of a water tanker, was arrested in May 19, 2019, with 430 grams of the banned ‘weeds’ by the operatives of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).  Following his arrest, he was arraigned on December 12, before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, on a count charge of unlawful dealing in narcotics similar to cocaine, heroine and LSD. The…

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Courier firm, manager docked for exporting hard drug

A courier company, Cargo Naija Limited and its Export manager, Odiache Chidinma Stephen have been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for exporting 13.8 kilograms of a hard drug called Methamphetamine. Both the firm and its export manager were arraigned on a count charge of the offence by the men of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA), before Justice Sule Hassan led-court. In the charge marked FHC/L/320c/19,  NDLEA alleged that both the courier company and Odiache committed the offence on August 23, 2019, at the NAHCO Export Shed…

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NDLEA arraigns 6 men, shipping firm for drug trafficking

Six men and a shipping firm, were today, arraigned by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly trafficking in hard drugs. The six men are: Ireagu Anthony Ifeanyi, Aligo Franklin Chijioke,Kouassi Jean Pau| a.k.a lkechukwu Eze, Achilonu Michael Emeka, Obi Ojinnaka Sterling and Iyama Charles Nnamdi and his shipping company, KJ Cargo/Shipping Services Limited. All the defendants were arraigned in separate charges bordering on unlawful dealing in that banned substance. While the duo of Iyama, Kouassi, a.k.a. lkechukwu Eze and the shipping firm…

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Extradition: Court slams N100,000 cost against Kashamu

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, awarded cost of N100,000 in favour of Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, against Senator Buruji Kashamu, for his unduly delay in hearing of application filed to stop his extradition to United State of America (USA), to face alleged drug related charges. Kashamu, a Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, had in his suit marked FHC/L/CS/930/2018, joined as respondents: the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Commissioner of Police Lagos Police Command, Director General State…

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NDLEA arrests Kenyan mother of 2 with 6.5 kilograms of cocaine

TheNational Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Special Area Command has apprehended a Kenyan national, Angela Wairimu for smuggling 6.5 kilograms of Cocaine into Nigeria. Wairimu, aged 33 and a single mother of two children was arrested on arrival from South Africa aboard an Ethiopian Airline flight to Abuja. Some of the illicit substance was concealed in the false bottom of a travelling bag which also contained two wrapped parcels of the same illicit drug. She carried the bag as hand luggage. Wairimu who shuttles between…

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Court sentences man to 7 years imprisonment over drug importation

A Brazil-based Nigerian, Nogueria Achiagonye Solomon Onyinye, was today convicted and sentenced to seven years imprisonment, by a Federal High Court, Lagos, for unlawful importation of 1.5 kilograms of Cocaine. Onyinye was given the jail term by Justice Ayotunde Faji, after the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) had reviewed the facts of the crime against the convict, after changing his plea.  The convict was arrested by the operatives of the NDLEA, on January 8, 2018, at the arrival hall of Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, during inward clearance…

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Extradition: Fresh application stalls judgment in extradition suit against Kashamu 

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, further adjourned until May 23, to re-open hearing in a suit by Senator Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop his extradition to the United States, to face drug related charges.  Kashamu, who is the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, had in his suit labelled FHC/L/CS/930/2018, joined the following as respondents: The Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police Lagos Police Command, Director General State Security Service (DSS), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, and the Attorney General of the Federation…

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You’re life savers, NDLEA tells Air Peace crew

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged Air Peace crew to consider their role in exposing drug couriers as a commitment to save lives. Speaking during an eight-day training for Air Peace cabin crew members, which opened at the weekend in Lagos, the agency warned that those involved in drug peddling risked killing themselves or being executed if caught in some countries of the world with harsh anti-drug laws. The training is part of the sensitisation programme for the carrier’s crew in preparation for the airline’s international flight operations…

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Court convicts man for exporting hard drug via UPS

Justice Cecilia Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, today, convicted a drug dealer, Mba C. Ebere, for exporting 280 grammes of Methamphetamine, a  banned hard drug, to Malaysia. Justice Olatoregun convicted the drug dealer after finding him guilty or a count charge preferred against him by the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The convict’s trial commenced before the court sometimes in October, 2012. During the trial, the NDLEA through its lawyer, Mrs. Obiageri Iwuchukwu, called six witnesses who include: the arresting officer, Investigating Officer, official of United Parcel…

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Improper service stalls hearing of Kashamu’s suit against extradition

The scheduled hearing of a suit filed by the Senator representing Ogun East at the National Assembly, Kashamu Buruji, seeking to restrain security agencies from extraditing him to United State of America (USA) to answer alleged drug charges was stalled at the Federal High Court, Lagos, today, due to improper service by Kashamu’s lawyer on other parties. Kashamu in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/930/18, has asked a Federal High Court, Lagos, to restrained the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Department of State Security (DSS), National Drug Laws…

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