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Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have apprehended a 59 year old grandmother at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The suspect was to export 1.500kg of powdery substance that tested positive to cocaine. She was arrested last weekend during the screening of British Airways passengers to London Heathrow airport with the drug neatly hidden in the sides of her luggage.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has called on youths to be circumspect as it prevented four Nigerians from untimely death in Malaysia on account of illicit drug trafficking. This followed the interception of four suspected drug traffickers including a Nigerian, Ugochukwu Emmanuel Innocent travelling with Gambia international passport bearing Gaye Jerry by anti-narcotic operatives at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. A total of 5.715kg of suspected substance that tested positive for Methamphetamine was seized from the suspects.
DRUG TRAFFICKING: NDLEA INTERCEPTS 41 MILLION NAIRA COCAINE FROM BRAZIL – “WE ARE PREPARED FOR END OF YEAR RUSH- GIADE”
Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade said that the Agency is prepared to tackle the usual increase in drug trafficking associated with the end of year. Giade gave hints of the Agency’s level of preparedness at the international airports, sea ports and border posts following the arrest of a suspected major drug trafficker at the weekend with 5.850kg of high grade cocaine with an estimated street value of about 41 million naira.
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) have arrested three suspected drug traffickers including a 35 year old man that ingested both cocaine and heroin at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. One of the suspects was on his way to Malaysia while two were going to Madrid, Spain at the time of arrest. The suspects who were apprehended within the week in connection with unlawful exportation of narcotic drugs completed the excretion of drugs at the early hours of Thursday September 15, 2011.
A 56 year old man, Chiafor Emmanuel Ndubuisi who sold 5 plots of his family land in exchange for illicit drugs is counting his losses as he is being interrogated by anti-narcotic investigators with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The auto-parts dealer sold the land and invested the proceeds in the purchase of illicit drugs. He ingested 97 wraps of substances that tested positive for cocaine and was arrested during the screening of British Airways passengers to London at the weekend.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has given an account of how it apprehended one of Lancashire's most wanted suspects in Lagos on Tuesday September 13, 2011. The suspected fugitive Kindreck Dion Lee who is wanted in the United Kingdom in connection with firearms and drugs offences was arrested by officers of the Joint Task Force (JTF) of the NDLEA after intense manhunt for him by the Agency. A Nigerian international passport bearing his photograph with the name Olusegun Babajide was found on him at the time of arrest. The NDLEA disclosed that the United Kingdom and Nigerian authorities have been working closely on how to track-down the suspect.
An automobile importer has been nabbed by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for alleged exportation of narcotics. The suspect, Ofodili Ifeanyichukwu Victor, 47, invested five million naira (N5, 000,000:00) into the illicit drug business in expectation of twenty-five million naira (N25, 000,000:00) to increase his capital base. He tested positive to drug ingestion at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos and was intercepted during the screening of passengers on British Airways flight to London Heathrow airport. While on observation, Ofodili at the early hours of Friday August 19, 2011 completed the excretion of 70 capsules of powdery substances which tested positive for cocaine weighing 1.300kg.
The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Ahmadu Giade stated that being HIV/AIDS positive is not a license to traffic in drugs. Giade made the clarification following the arrest of a suspect that claimed to be suffering from the deadly ailment. The suspect, Anthony Judd Thomas, who was travelling with a British international passport, holds a dual citizenship of Nigeria and Britain.
A 55 year old suspected drug trafficker Jacob Odumishi who was arrested by the Lagos State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and currently on bail had been rearrested. The suspect who was first apprehended with 90 sacks of dried weeds suspected to be cannabis weighing 748.6kg concealed in a false compartment of his lorry at Ipaja area of Lagos on December 2009 is back into the interrogation room of the anti-drug Agency. This time around, the suspect was found in possession of 1,294kg of dried weeds suspected to be cannabis.
A 50 year old dealer in musical instrument at Oshodi market, Lagos is being quizzed over his alleged involvement in illicit drug trafficking. The suspect, Nwachukwu Miracle Uba is widely known for the sale of drums, key board, guitar, saxophone and other musical instrument at the popular Oshodi market. That was why his arrest by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) was received with surprise particularly by fellow traders at the market.
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