Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "drug trafficking"

    US donates tactical equipment to NDLEA

US donates tactical equipment to NDLEA

The United States has donated seven vehicles and 83 tactical equipment to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).According to a statement from the US consulate, the vehicles and equipment were funded through the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) counter-narcotics and transnational threats program (CTTP).The donations include three Honda Accord vehicles, three Toyota Hilux trucks, a Toyota Hiace Van, a smith [...]

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    Five Nigerians arrested in India for ‘drug, human trafficking’

Five Nigerians arrested in India for ‘drug, human trafficking’

Five Nigerians have been arrested by the Indian police for alleged drug trafficking.The Nigerians - Cosmas Ojukwu, 30; John Okorie, 26; Okereke Cyril Anezi, 31; John Paul Onyebuchi, 34 and Ogunka Henry Okechukwu, 31 - were arrested for allegedly being in possession of a wide variety of drugs, including cocaine, brown sugar and amphetamine.NAN, quoting the Times of India, reports [...]

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    Lagos ‘drug dealer’ forfeits nine houses to FG

Lagos ‘drug dealer’ forfeits nine houses to FG

Nine houses belonging to Funmilola Arike Ogbuaya, a Lagos socialite, have been forfeited to the federal government over allegations of drug dealing.According to NewsMakers, an online medium, this followed the order of a federal high court in Lagos over the weekend.Known in social circles as Ariket, Ogbuaya will “temporarily” forfeit the identified property to the federal government.The newspaper said the [...]

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    The drug trafficking case against me is dead, says Kashamu

The drug trafficking case against me is dead, says Kashamu

Buruji Kashamu, the lawmaker representing Ogun east senatorial district, says the drug trafficking case involving him is dead, and no fresh extradition proceeding can be brought against him.On Thursday, Washington Post reported that a US appeal court had upheld a ruling mandating Kashamu to face trial for allegedly being the ringleader of a heroin cartel in Chicago.But in a statement [...]

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    Again, Nigerian drug offender to die in Indonesia

Again, Nigerian drug offender to die in Indonesia

Less than two months after the Indonesian government executed of two Nigerians found guilty of drugs offences, the government is set to execute another Nigerian for the same offence.Muhammad Prasetyo, the Indonesian attorney-general, says preparations of the execution site have been concluded as four foreign convicts will be transferred to Nusakambangan Island's maximum-security prison facilities this week.According to Daily Mail, nine foreigners, including [...]

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    Nigerian to die in Malaysia for drug trafficking

Nigerian to die in Malaysia for drug trafficking

A high court sitting in Melaka, Malaysia, has sentenced a Nigerian man to death after convicting him of drug trafficking charges.Datuk Zulkifli Bakar, the judge who presided over the case, ruled that 35-year-old Abuchi Ngwoke was guilty after the prosecution successfully argued its case beyond reasonable doubt.The accused was charged with trafficking dangerous drugs methamphetamine type with a net weight [...]

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