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A suspected drug trafficker Hakeem Adesegun Habeeb who survived the Surulere fire incident in October 3, 2006 has died of cocaine ingestion. The deceased, a 45 year old trader was said to have ingested the drugs preparatory to his trip to Europe when one of the wraps ruptured. He eventually died at the hospital after admitting to drug ingestion in his dying declaration.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that a London based Nigerian spinster Okpala Ifeoma Ethel was detected to have concealed narcotics through a body frisk. She was nabbed at the weekend with 1.525kg of substance that tested positive for cocaine during screening of passengers on Arik flight to London at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The 37 year old drug suspect works as a support worker in a London mental home.
The arrest was made following the discovery of some of the drugs by female officers during body frisk on her at the central screening area of the international wing. NDLEA checks uncovered that she ingested 20 wraps of the drugs weighing 300 grammes while 54 wraps weighing 1.225kg were packed and worn by her as diaper.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has justified the manner it handled the intelligence that led to the successful interception of the 450.400kg of cocaine at the Tin can Island Port, Lagos.
Ogidi-Ijumu community in Kogi State has demonstrated that a prophet indeed has honour even in his home town with the conferment of Sariki Musulimi on an illustrious son Asiwaju Suleiman Lanre Ipinmisho, MFR, Director General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The entire kingdom on Saturday July 17, 2010 was a beehive of activities as it hosted eminent personalities that came from far and near to witness the official turbanning ceremony.
The move by disengaged 71 officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to regain their appointment with the anti-narcotic body has suffered another setback as the National Assembly says due process was followed. This position was made known in a letter to the Agency signed by the Acting Clerk to the National Assembly Salisu Maikasuwa. The Agency was also directed to immediately proceed to pay the gratuities and pensions of the affected staff.
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos have apprehended a business class passenger and five others over unlawful exportation of powdery substances suspected to be cocaine. The suspect Iheme Kingsley Agu, 51, who swallowed 1.470kg of cocaine like others arrested over the weekend tested positive to drug ingestion at the central screening area where the Agency has drug detecting scanning machine. While under observation, they excreted a total of 8.190kg of cocaine.
The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Ahmadu Giade says all suspects arrested in connection with the unlawful importation of 450.400kg of cocaine will be prosecuted in the country. The suspects that may likely be arraigned include two Chinese business men Richard Wang, 62, an importer of textiles and shopping bags and Chiusen Fong, 54, a timber merchant as well as a Nigerian Alhaji Inua Mohammed, 56 who is a clearing agent. It was gathered that the decision to arraign them in the country may have kept the Chinese in high spirit since the law in China stipulates capital punishment for drug trafficking.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has smashed a notorious drug trafficking cell operating in the country with stronghold in Pakistan. As part of its plan to financially incapacitate their businesses and repatriate the illicit proceeds from their drug deals, the anti-narcotic agency has also sealed off two boutiques in Lagos and other valuable assets including a posh utility vehicle belonging to the suspected drug barons.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) had intercepted 56.25 kilogrammes of heroin concealed inside car shock absorbers originating from Pakistan at the cargo section of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos, Nigeria. A clearing and forwarding agent Yekini Shittu is been quizzed by anti-narcotic agents while an airport taxi driver Kamoru Ayinde Gbadamosi had been declared wanted in connection with the unlawful importation.
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