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Suspected bandit’s wife arrested with 6 gallons of petrol hidden under her hijab in Katsina
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Suspected bandit’s wife arrested with 6 gallons of petrol hidden under her hijab in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old woman, Rashida Hussaini, suspected to be a bandit’s wife and supplier of petrol to the criminals in the forest. Spokesman of the command, SP Gambo Isah, while parading the suspect at the police Headquarters, said she was arrested along Kofar Guga-Jibiya Road with 6 gallons of petrol concealed in a sack and a handbag hidden under her hijab. Isah said the suspect raised suspicion when she could not give a definite address where she came from. "Rashida Hussaini, 25-year-old was arrested in Kofar Guga in possession of gallons full with petrol (3 gallons) and concealed in a sack. Similarly, a big leather full of petrol (3 gallons) and concealed in a bag zipped. She hides them under her hijab. Upon interrogation, she said she...
NDLEA arrests 22-year-old Corps member in Abuja for importing drugged candies from the UK
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NDLEA arrests 22-year-old Corps member in Abuja for importing drugged candies from the UK

A 22-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Arnold Maniru, has been arrested in Abuja for importing 4 kilograms of drugged candies from the United Kingdom just as operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted in Lagos cookies laced with drugs going to United Arab Emirate. Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, September 5, said the youth corps member serving with a government agency in Abuja was arrested on Saturday 28th August, 2021 following the interception of a consignment at the warehouse of a transport company. "A controlled delivery of the parcel, which contains the candies laced with Arizona, a strong variant of cannabis and some liquid, was subsequently carr...
‘The Taliban will enjoy killing us’ – Gay man trapped in Afghanistan says extremists are hunting homosexuals
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‘The Taliban will enjoy killing us’ – Gay man trapped in Afghanistan says extremists are hunting homosexuals

A gay man trapped in Kabul has claimed the Taliban 'are hunting them while explaining what life under the extremists' rule would look like for the LGBTQ+ community. The man, whose identity has been concealed for his own safety, said the Taliban would take pleasure in hunting down and killing LGBTQ+ people in an exclusive interview with MailOnline. 'They kill us very brutally. Not like the others who they kill with a gun or a bullet. 'They will use fire, or they will behead or stone us, and they will enjoy it - it's acceptable to them.' He went on to say his best friend committed suicide because 'no one was here to listen to his voice'. 'I tried to encourage him, to give him hope, but he's not coming back and I can't forget that moment. 'He was living like a shadow, and he...
Kaduna explosion was caused by IED hidden in juice bottles – Police
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Kaduna explosion was caused by IED hidden in juice bottles – Police

The police has revealed the cause of the explosion which occurred in Kaduna state on Saturday July 3. Recall that the explosion in Badarawa area of the state, led to the death of a child and also left two others injured. A 7-year-old child was said to have died in the explosion, while those who sustained injuries are aged nine and seven. The state police spokesperson, Muhammed Jalige said the explosion was caused by improvised explosive devices concealed in three bottles of a popular children’s yoghurt drink. Jalige said; “Three children picked up the bottles, but unknown to them, they contained explosive substance. The children started playing football with the bottles; as a result, two of the bottles exploded injuring the three children. “The victims were however rushe...
Suspect Flees into Forest as Delta Police Intercept AK-47, 138 live ammunition Concealed in bag of rice
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Suspect Flees into Forest as Delta Police Intercept AK-47, 138 live ammunition Concealed in bag of rice

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command codenamed Eagle-Net Special Squad, have intercepted 138 rounds of AK-47 live ammunitions, one AK-47 magazine, one Baretta pistol magazine and a knife concealed in a bag of rice. Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, June 12, said the bag of rice containing the arms and ammunition was recovered from a commercial vehicle, a dark green Mazda 626 saloon car with Reg. No. UGH 722 AA along Ughelli-Porthacourt road on Friday. Edafe said one of the six occupants of the vehicle was identified as the owner of the bag, however, he fled into the forest while all efforts to catch him proved abortive. "On 11/6/2021 at about 1630hrs while team Eagle-net special squad were on routine patr...
NDLEA Intercepts 100,000 Bottles of Codeine Syrup at Onne Port
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NDLEA Intercepts 100,000 Bottles of Codeine Syrup at Onne Port

No fewer than 100,000 bottles of codeine syrup with a total weight of 15,325kilograms have been intercepted and seized by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Onne seaport, Port Harcourt, Rivers state. A statement released by Femi Babafemi, spokesperson of the command, states that the illicit substance, cough syrup with codeine (100mg), packed in 500 cartons and concealed in a container marked MRKU 1565305, bearing imported food masks made in India, was discovered on Thursday, 10th June 2021 in a warehouse at the Onne port complex during a joint examination with officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, State Security Service, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, among others. He said the seizure followed an intelligence received by ...
10 Online Drug Traffickers Arrested, 107kg Cocaine Seized as NDLEA Launches Fresh raids in Abuja
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10 Online Drug Traffickers Arrested, 107kg Cocaine Seized as NDLEA Launches Fresh raids in Abuja

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have launched fresh raids on online drug traffickers in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, during which a young lady and her boyfriend as well as eight others were arrested and assorted drugs recovered from them. Femi Babafemi, the Director, Media & Advocacy of the anti-narcotics agency, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, May 30, said the first suspect, 28-year-old Ese Patrick who sells her illicit substances through Instagram account; Ese'sOvenSecret, was tracked and arrested with some pieces of brownies ordered online by NDLEA undercover agents, on 21st May, 2021 and delivered by herself and her boyfriend in a Mercedes Benz car. A follow up operation at her residence led to the seizure of 400 grams of ...
Nigerian Man Arrested at Indian Airport with N200m worth of drugs Concealed in his Underwear
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Nigerian Man Arrested at Indian Airport with N200m worth of drugs Concealed in his Underwear

A Nigerian national has been arrested at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi, India with N206,062.67 worth of drugs concealed in his underwear. The accused identified as Nonso Ekwalor Base was apprehended by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Tuesday, May 4, on the basis of “behaviour detection" CISF said 200 grams of methaqualone, a sedative, were recovered from Ekwealor as he was undergoing security checks at terminal two of the airport just before he was scheduled to board an Indigo airlines flight to Bengaluru. "Vigilant #CISF personnel apprehended a passenger namely Mr. Nonso Ekwealor Base (Nigerian) carrying 200gms Narcotic Substance (Methaqualone) concealed inside his clothing @ IGI Airport, New Delhi. Passenger was handed over to NCB...
NDLEA Raids Eateries in Plateau and Enugu, Recovers Drugged Cakes
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NDLEA Raids Eateries in Plateau and Enugu, Recovers Drugged Cakes

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have raided some eateries in Jos, the Plateau state capital where freshly baked cakes made with cannabis sativa were recovered in addition to 48.726kilogrammes of assorted psychotropic substances. Director, Media & Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, May 3, said some of the drug joints raided include KNL Lounge located along Lamingo road and another branch along Mining Quarters, Rantya Low Cost estate, as well as Tuscany Lounge on Azaki Ave, all within Jos metropolis. Beside the drugged cakes called brownie recovered from the three eateries, psychotropic substances also seized from there include: Barcadin Codeine 14kg; Flunitrazapem 355.5grammes; Tramadol 370.1 grammes; Exol-5, 30kg; ...
Police Intercept 753 Live Ammunition meant for General-Purpose Machine Gun in Ebonyi
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Police Intercept 753 Live Ammunition meant for General-Purpose Machine Gun in Ebonyi

The Nigeria Police Force has said that police officers in Ebonyi State intercepted about 753 live ammunition meant for General-Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG). Spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement released on Sunday May 2. Mba said the weapons were concealed in a sack being transported in a commercial vehicle from Abakaliki in Ebonyi State, to Umuahia in Abia State. The statement read; The operatives of the Nigeria Police Force attached to the Ebonyi State Police Command have intercepted 753 live ammunition of General-Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) concealed in a sac being transported in a commercial vehicle from Abakaliki, Ebonyi State to Umuahia in Abia State. The intelligence-driven covert operation, which led to the interception and rec...
Woman Hides Loaded Gun in her Vagina Before Smuggling it into Prison
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Woman Hides Loaded Gun in her Vagina Before Smuggling it into Prison

A woman hid a loaded gun in her vagina to smuggle it into prison and officers didn’t find it until weeks later. Amy Wilhite, 39, brought the .22 calibre revolver to Boone County Jail in Missouri, the US, on February 14, fully loaded with five rounds. Officers carried out a pat and a strip search but failed to find the weapon. They didn’t track it down until 17 days later, at which point it was wrapped up in plastic among White’s possessions, The Smoking Gun reports. In a probable cause statement, investigators alleged that Wilhite had "removed the firearm from her body and concealed it within her personal belongings." During questioning at the jail, Wilhite admitted possessing the firearm, but claimed “she was only holding it for another female detainee.” However,...
Two Drug Traffickers Caught With N264m Cocaine in Abuja
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Two Drug Traffickers Caught With N264m Cocaine in Abuja

A trans-border trafficker, Emeka Okoro and another drug dealer, Ibrahim Bello have been arrested in Abuja by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, with cocaine weighing 1.1kilogramme, which has a street value of N264million. Spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, April 28, said Okoro was intercepted with 900grammes of cocaine in a commercial bus along Abuja-Gwagwalada road on Monday 26th April, 2021 based on intelligence, while Bello was nabbed with 200grammes of the illicit drug in Zuba area of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, same day through a controlled delivery operation. According to the Commander, FCT Command of the Agency, Mohammed Malami Sokoto, Okoro was an intending traveller to Libya t...
NDLEA Arrests Drug Trafficker With N564m Heroin at Abuja airport
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NDLEA Arrests Drug Trafficker With N564m Heroin at Abuja airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a drug trafficker, Goodluck Igbineweka Odeh, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, NAIA, with 2kilogramme of heroin, which has a street value of N564million, concealed in the lining of false bottom of his suitcase. Spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, April 4, said the 40-year-old suspect from Ikpoba Okha Local Government area of Edo state, was arrested at the departure lounge of the Abuja airport during an outward clearance of Ethopian aircraft 911 enroute Abuja-Addis Ababa-Italy. Under interrogation, Odeh claimed he has been living in Italy since 2015 when he got into the country through Libya. He said he works as a labourer in a farm in Italy with a...
NDLEA Intercepts Over N2bn Worth of illicit Drugs at Lagos airport
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NDLEA Intercepts Over N2bn Worth of illicit Drugs at Lagos airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted illicit drugs worth over N2billion at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos and three suspected traffickers were arrested. A statement released by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, states that one of the suspects, Aniede Chimezie Bright was arrested on Sunday 28th March 2021, during the outward clearance of passengers on Air Marroc, with 7.1 Kg of Methamphetamine carefully concealed in food spices and packed in a Swiss polo suitcase. The illicit substance was bound for Spain with a street value of over N2 billion. According to the Commander, MMIA Command of the NDLEA, Ahmadu Garba, “Unarguably, the closure of borders occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic is respons...
Chadian Lady Nabbed at Abuja Airport with 234 Grams of Heroin Concealed in Private part
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Chadian Lady Nabbed at Abuja Airport with 234 Grams of Heroin Concealed in Private part

A Chadian lady, Vivien Tarmadji, pictured above, has been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, while trying to board an Ethiopian airline flight 911 enroute Addis Ababa-Italy with 234.35 grams of heroin concealed in her private part. A statement released by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi today March 26, states that she was nabbed by vigilant narcotics agents during an outward clearance of the airline at the boarding gate after being scanned. ''Under interrogation, she claimed she was contacted by a man who called her from Italy to collect the drug from one man who delivered the illicit substance to her in a hotel she lodged in Lagos early in the morning before she took her f...
Man Arrested at Abuja airport With Tramadol and Other Banned Substances Concealed in Foodstuff
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Man Arrested at Abuja airport With Tramadol and Other Banned Substances Concealed in Foodstuff

A suspected drug trafficker, Okojie James from Oredo local government area of Edo state has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA while boarding a Turkish airline flight en route Abuja-Istanbul-Cyprus on March 20. A statement released by the agency today March 26, says a number of illicit drugs including 1. 549kg of Cannabis Sativa; 223.80grams of Tramadol; 192.34grams of Rohypnol; 214.05 grams of Flunitrazepam, all of which were concealed in tins of Bournvita and milk, packed in a bag of foodstuff were recovered from him According to the statement, Okojie while being interrogated, claimed his friend, Mr. Elvis who resides in Cyprus asked him to collect the luggage for him. According to him, Elvis sister sent the luggage to him in Abuja fro...
NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine and Heroine Concealed in Earrings and Cream Containers at Different Courier Companies in Lagos
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NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine and Heroine Concealed in Earrings and Cream Containers at Different Courier Companies in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA has intercepted well-concealed parcels of cocaine, heroin, and other hard drugs that were to be shipped to the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Australia, Maldives, and New Zealand. A notorious drug trafficker, Sikiru Owolabi, who owned two of the parcels, has been traced and arrested after days of intelligence gathering and surveillance by NDLEA operatives. NDLEA undercover agents attached to two international courier companies in Lagos made the seizures. A statement by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi today March 23, said the suspect was arrested after 1kg of cocaine concealed in cream containers and was to be shipped to Dublin in Northern Ireland was intercepted at one of the courier firms in Lagos. This was ...
NDLEA intercepts 650g of cocaine concealed in herbal concoction Agbo and dry pepper
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NDLEA intercepts 650g of cocaine concealed in herbal concoction Agbo and dry pepper

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA has intercepted 650g of cocaine concealed in herbal concoction Agbo and dry pepper. A statement released by the agency today March 21 says a 41-year-old man, Adewuyi Olayinka, was arrested with the banned substance sealed in two parcels that were to be exported to the United Kingdom through the SAHCO export shed of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos. The agency also seized 107 gramme of hard drug believed to be Khat at the cargo shed of the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano while being exported to Canada. According to the statement, the banned substance was concealed in golden color nylon bags covered with textile materials and labeled tea with the intention of deceiving the anti-drug officers. ''The so-cal...
NDLEA Recovers 27 Rifles from two Criminals in Niger State
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NDLEA Recovers 27 Rifles from two Criminals in Niger State

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger State Command have recovered 27 new rifles from two suspects during a routine stop and search operation in Kontagora area of the state. The suspects identified as Danjuma Auta, 35, and Daniel Danrangi, 25, both male and from Dirin Daji, Sakaba Local Government Area of Kebbi State, were arrested along Kontagora – Zuru road, Niger state on Monday night, March 1. According to the Niger state Commander of the Agency, Mr. Aloye Isaac Oludare, the duo were arrested with 12 locally fabricated AK 47 rifles and 15 locally fabricated pistols. The rifles were concealed in a white sack while on a motorcycle to an unknown place when they were arrested. “Kontagora where the weapons were seized is about 107 kilometers fr...
Man Arrested with Two Human Heads in Ondo
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Man Arrested with Two Human Heads in Ondo

A middle-aged man, Hassan Saka, was arrested in Ondo state for being in possession of two human heads on Monday, March 1. The arrest was effected by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the state. The exhibits were discovered in a vehicle along Owo/Akure road, concealed in a brown carton. Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, DSP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said Saka has been handed over to the police by NSCDC officials. He added that further investigation is currently ongoing.
NDLEA Nabs Suspected Drug Baron in Lagos after 10 Years on the Run
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NDLEA Nabs Suspected Drug Baron in Lagos after 10 Years on the Run

The Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Unit of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a suspected drug baron, Chidi Olife, who has been on the run since 2010. The NDLEA spokesman, Jonah Achema, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday February 20, said the suspect had escaped arrest for unlawful importation of 5.250kg of heroin concealed in books from Karachi, Pakistan to Lagos, in June 2010. Achema said following intelligence on the drug source, flight details, date and place of arrival, weight and mode of concealment, name, phone number and address of the recipient of the consignment, a planned controlled delivery operation was coordinated and led by the Commander NDLEA’s Joint Task Force, DCN Adeniyi Olumuyiwa. "The careful execution of the operati...
Bauchi State Govt Demolishes House Where arms and Ammunitions were Discovered
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Bauchi State Govt Demolishes House Where arms and Ammunitions were Discovered

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has ordered the demolition of a house where over 1,000 rifles were discovered in a densely populated part of the Bauchi metropolis. The governor, who was represented by his Chief of Staff Dr Ladan Salihu during the exercise on Wednesday, February 17, in Bauchi, said the arms were concealed in a sack along with military and Immigration uniforms in one of the rooms in the house located at Anguwan Mahaukata. Governor Bala Mohammed said arms and ammunitions are supposed to be kept by the army or police in their armory, not in a house in densely populated area. "The ammunitions discovered can wipe out the people living in the area and this is a threat to peace in the state. The people of the area should remain calm as government is d...
NDLEA Intercepts Suspected Fake Military Officers With 234kg Illicit Drugs
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NDLEA Intercepts Suspected Fake Military Officers With 234kg Illicit Drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has intercepted two suspected fake military officers in a new VIP edition of Toyota Hilux Jeep loaded with a total of 394 compressed parcels of illicit drugs concealed in different parts of the vehicle. The suspected fake military officers; Mohammed Nura and Abubakar Dahiru, were intercepted by vigilant operatives of the Kogi state Command of the NDLEA along Okene-Lokoja expressway on Monday, February 15, 2021. According to the Commander, Kogi state Command of the anti-drug agency, Adewunmi Alfred, the VIP edition of the Hilux Jeep was properly searched during which 394 compressed blocks of cannabis sativa were discovered in different compartments of the vehicle. ''Our initial investigations have revealed that the consignm...
Former Australian Swimmer and Olympian Scott Miller arrested for drug trafficking as police find £1.12m of meth hidden in candles
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Former Australian Swimmer and Olympian Scott Miller arrested for drug trafficking as police find £1.12m of meth hidden in candles

Ex-Australia Olympic swimmer, Scott Miller has been arrested by police and charged with running a drug trafficking syndicate, after £1.12million worth of methamphetamine, also known as 'ice' or meth was concealed inside candles in his home. Miller won a silver medal in the 100m butterfly at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, and bronze in Australia's 4x100m medley squad. Scott Miller, 45, and an accomplice were arrested in police raids in Sydney suburbs on Tuesday morning, February 16. Police saw methamphetamine, a kilo of heroin, other drugs and cash in the raids. A police spokesman described Miller as the head of a 'criminal syndicate' that sold ice across New South Wales in Australia. During the moment cops broke into the apartment during the raid, Miller reportedly found...
Frozen Foods Concealed As Vegetables Intercepted At Lagos Airport
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Frozen Foods Concealed As Vegetables Intercepted At Lagos Airport

Two consignments of frozen foods worth N68.8m which were intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), were destroyed on Wednesday November 13. Speaking to newsmen, Customs Area Comptroller (CAC) Mr. Wale Adeniyi said one of the consignments was concealed as vegetables while the other consignment was allegedly abandoned by the importer at Gate 13 of the airport. It was gathered that the first consignment containing meat, chicken, turkey and other frozen foods were discovered on South African Airways on November 10, 2019. He said, “Though, the Airway Bill described the goods as fresh vegetables, but they were rather frozen foods, which are contraband in the country. It became obvious that the importer through his agents h...
Cultists Arrested After Firing Shots at a Wedding
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Cultists Arrested After Firing Shots at a Wedding

Two suspected cultist of the Eiye confraternity have been arrested in Edo state after firing shots at a wedding ceremony. One of the suspects, 26-year-old Sylvester Arikhan who was an agent of one of the political parties in the recently conducted Houses of Assembly elections in Edo State, was paraded with a police serviceable pistol. Sylvester Arikhan claimed to have been given the loaded gun by a party chieftain to protect pilot box during the election. He said he concealed the gun in his trousers as a party agent in ward 02, Unit 01, at Udomi Primary School, Irrua in Esan Central local government area of Edo in anticipation of violence from any quarters. He claimed to have accepted the weapon from the party chieftain because of the yet-to-be paid N150, 000.00 he promised...
Nigeria-bound heroin concealed inside HIV kits, intercepted in Kenya
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Nigeria-bound heroin concealed inside HIV kits, intercepted in Kenya

Detectives based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Kenya, on Tuesday, intercept a large quantity of heroin concealed inside HIV-1/2 sachets. The drug was impounded following a tip off that there was a consignment which was declared as medicament and destined for Lagos, Nigeria. A search was conducted on the consignment, leading to the confiscation of the heroin.
Nigerian Lady Arrested With Cocaine Concealed In Her Vagina
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Nigerian Lady Arrested With Cocaine Concealed In Her Vagina

A Nigerian woman has been arrested by detectives of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Kolkata, India, with 20 LSD blots and cocaine concealed in her private parts. David Blessing, 30, was picked up, on Monday, at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, after landing from Mumbai. Speaking to News18, NCB Kolkata Zonal Head, Dilip Kumar Srivastava, said, “During the search, our lady officers found only 20 LSD blots from her bag. But later she took out 12 grams of Cocaine from her private parts. She was having pain in her lower abdomen and revealed that more contraband substances were concealed inside her vagina. We immediately rushed her to a nearby hospital where her trans-vaginal USG report confirmed our hunch.” Preliminary investigations revealed that Blessing was stayin...
Video Of Boy Found In A Moulded Block In Ondo Being Asked For Baba Ijebu Number
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Video Of Boy Found In A Moulded Block In Ondo Being Asked For Baba Ijebu Number

Remember the boy that was found in a fence which concealed him. It is beyond imagination, it is unexplainable, The boy sang for like 3 days before the people around discover it was a human and began to break the wall. The video shows people demanding for baba ijebu number from the small boy. (it is a known fact that mentally challenged people can give you winning lottery numbers if you ask or if they just say it). How can Nigerians be thinking of winning lottery numbers when there is a small boy that needs help?? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpHHqqK2Vsw

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