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Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez slammed by her uncle for forgetting her family
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez slammed by her uncle for forgetting her family

Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez has been branded 'the most evil woman' by her uncle who claimed she has 'forgotten about her family' since meeting her fiancé Cristiano Ronaldo. The 27-year-old, who is currently expecting twins with the superstar footballer, has allegedly 'forgotten' old family after moving in with her rich partner. Speaking to The Sun, Georgina's uncle Jesus Hernandez revealed he took care of her at the age of four when her father was put behind bars for smuggling $100,000 worth of drugs. "She may feel ashamed of us and consider she's better than us because we don't live with her luxury. I've never asked her for anything. She has only rung once or twice since I found out she was dating Ronaldo," he said. Jesus made it his duty to provide...
Actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in car crash
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Actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in car crash

Hollywood actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been involved in a car accident, his spokesman has confirmed. The four-vehicle crash, which occurred on Friday afternoon, January 21 in Los Angeles left one person with injuries, Los Angeles Police said. Photos from the scene published by TMZ show a large SUV on top of at least two vehicles at an intersection in Brentwood while the 'Terminator' actor can be seen standing nearby. Police said that no arrest has been made and ruled out the involvement of drugs and alcohol. Officers did not identify those involved but the actor and former California governor's spokesman confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that he was driving the SUV when the incident occurred. A report by police, seen by CBS Los Angeles, said that the SUV d...
BBNaija’s Ifu Ennada chides follower who begged her for money to cook on Christmas day
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BBNaija’s Ifu Ennada chides follower who begged her for money to cook on Christmas day

Big Brother Naija star, Ifu Ennada has chided a follower who begged her for money to cook on Christmas day. The reality show star who claimed that the follower is living above her means, stated that there's no need for the follower to get into debts because "Christ did not ask her to celebrate". Ifu also said if the follower asked for money to buy drugs, she might have given but not for "Christmas rice".
‘He took Nude Photos after Raping me’- Witness Testifies Against Iniubong Umoren’s alleged Killer
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‘He took Nude Photos after Raping me’- Witness Testifies Against Iniubong Umoren’s alleged Killer

A female witness in the trial of Uduak Akpan, the man accused of killing job-seeker, Iniubong Umoren, has narrated to the court how the accused on December 5, 2020, lured allegedly lured her to his house with a fake job offer in December 2020 and raped her. Iniubong, a fresh graduate was allegedly killed by Akpan after luring her to his apartment with a fake job offer. Narrating her ordeal at the resumed trial, the witness told the court she had arrived Akpan’s house in Uruan Local Government Area by 5 p.m. and left around 1 a.m. “He said that in the farm, they deal on drugs and that the government knows about it, and before he employs anybody, he has to test the drugs on the person. I pleaded with him but he said that if the drug was too much on me, that there is a tonic water ...
Repent or leave Kano – CP warns thugs
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Repent or leave Kano – CP warns thugs

The Kano State Police Command has warned thugs, drugs dealers and other criminals in the state to repent or leave the state completely. State Commissioner of Police, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko gave the warning in a statement after parading 13 suspected thugs. He said the suspects were arrested for allegedly attacking and vandalizing the office of a politician. The Commissioner said the thirteen suspects were arrested with dangerous weapons and drugs as exhibits. He warned that criminals have no hiding place in the state, threatening that they would be fished out and punished if they do not leave the state. The Police Commissioner noted that rigorous patrol and raids of criminal hideouts and black spots will continue throughout the state.
Legalization of cannabis will take Nigeria to dark days – NDLEA
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Legalization of cannabis will take Nigeria to dark days – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday said legalization of consumption of cannabis will take Nigeria back to it’s dark days. Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd), the Chairman and Chief Executive of the agency, said this at an interactive session with heads of security agencies, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and heads of government agencies in Jos, Plateau as he rejected the calls for Cannabis legalization. Some Nigerians have been advocating for the legalisation of the drug for health and economy purposes. But Marwa said that legalising cannabis would truncate its ongoing fight against drug abuse, stressing that such a move would also take Nigeria back to its dark days. He revealed that 10.6 Nigerians were currently consuming cannabis, adding that legalis...
Rapper Fetty Wap arrested on federal drug charges in NYC
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Rapper Fetty Wap arrested on federal drug charges in NYC

American rapper Fetty Wap has been arrested and charged with participating in a conspiracy to smuggle large amounts of heroin, fentanyl and other drugs into the New York City region. The rapper, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, was arrested Thursday, October 28, at Citi Field, where the three-day Rolling Loud hip-hop music festival is taking place. He was charged on Friday, October 29. An indictment unsealed on Friday named Maxwell and five other defendants, including a New Jersey corrections officer. Michael J. Driscoll, a top official with the FBI's New York office, said in a statement: "The fact that we arrested a chart-topping rap artist and a corrections officer as part of the conspiracy illustrates just how vile the drug trade has become." The indictment charges Ma...
British chef wrongly spends 19 months in Dubai jail after cops misinterpreted a text sent to him to book a table
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British chef wrongly spends 19 months in Dubai jail after cops misinterpreted a text sent to him to book a table

A British Chef wrongly spent 19 months in a Dubai jail on drug trafficking charges after cops misinterpreted a text to book a table. The 43-year-old restauranteur, Luke Tully was sent a message by a dealer he knew requesting a table for ten people. Cops however mistakenly believed it was a coded request for 10g of cocaine, when they seized the supplier and his phone. Luke alleged that officers threatened to throw him off a balcony unless he “told them where the drugs were”. The Sun reported that the father-of-four and his two friends were released in August by a judge due to lack of evidence, but prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates are appealing against the decision. Luke, who spent £150,000 on legal fees, is now back home in Bishop’s Stortford, Herts. In a message ...
Fake police officer, soldier, corps member among 663 suspects arrested as NDLEA raids notorious drug joints in Lagos, other states
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Fake police officer, soldier, corps member among 663 suspects arrested as NDLEA raids notorious drug joints in Lagos, other states

A fake police officer, a soldier as well as a youth corps member are among 663 drug traffickers and users arrested when operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency raided notorious drug joints in Lagos, Abuja, Benue and other parts of the country. Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, said assorted illicit drugs weighing over 153, 256.876 kilograms were either destroyed or seized during the raids in the past week. "In Lagos, the notorious drug haven, Akala in Mushin area of the state was on Friday 15th October raided by a combined team of 70 NDLEA operatives and 30 soldiers in a joint operation code named ' Operation Still Waters.' No less that 27 suspects were arrested while various drugs such as Coca...
AFN fears Blessing Okagbare may go to jail over alleged illegal drug use
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AFN fears Blessing Okagbare may go to jail over alleged illegal drug use

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has expressed fear and concern over the latest development against Blessing Okagbare over her alleged illegal use of drugs. Okagbare, who has been charged with three offences by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), was suspended just before her semifinal race at the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for a human growth hormone following an out-of-competition test on July 19. The 32-year-old was said to have later tested positive for another banned substance, recombinant erythropoietin (EPO), which increases red blood cell count. She has also been charged for not cooperating with the AIU’s investigation. Speaking with The Guardian, an official of the AFN raised the concern that Okagbare might end up in jail because of the way the issue ...
28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand
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28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand

A 28-year-old Nigerian national identified simply as George has been arrested for peddling drugs in Bangkok, Thailand. Speaking during a press briefing at immigration HQ in Suan Phlu, Bangkok on Friday, October 8, the immigration chief said that Region 1 officers were told by an informant that a black man was dealing drugs in the downtown area. According to the immigration, the suspect was using WhatsApp to communicate with his customers. A sting was set up for the late evening of October 5th with the informant arranging to buy drugs by meeting in the toilets of a mall in the Bang Rak, Silom area of downtown Bangkok. Immigration knew the suspect would arrive by BTS and had staked out the Saladaeng station when they saw a black man matching the description. He was follo...
What I enjoy most as celebrity — Kunle Afod
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What I enjoy most as celebrity — Kunle Afod

Nollywood actor and director Kunle Afod has shared some among the various privileges he enjoys as a celebrity. The actor, who made his first TV appearance in 1986, said being a celebrity has been a blessing to him as he gets free access to certain things non-celebrities would go the extra mile for. Afod, in a chat with The Nation, noted that being a famous entertainer has allowed him to mix with elites, kings, and dignitaries. “What I can say I enjoy most is sometimes the status opens some doors easily. You mix with the elite, the kings, the celebrated ones, you mix with great people, and so on and that has been a major opportunity for me as a celebrity,” said Afod. “Sometimes you will even want to queue and they come and meet you and say oga you be celebrity, don’t worry a...
Customs hands over N200m illicit drugs to NAFDAC in Kano
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Customs hands over N200m illicit drugs to NAFDAC in Kano

The Kano/Jigawa Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday, handed over 185 cartons of unregistered and expired drugs worth N200 million Naira to the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The command’s Comptroller, Suleiman Umar, who handed over the drugs to Kano State Coordinator of NAFDAC, Mr. Shaba Muhammad, said, that the drugs were seized by the command from smugglers since July to date. Umar stated that the rate of patronage and consumption of unregistered, hard and expired drugs are of great concern due to their consequences among growing teeming youths. He said most criminal acts are carried out under the influence of these hard drugs and vowed that the custom would continue to stop the evil practice by all means. Umar assure...
Nigerian Customs confiscates AK47 hard drugs, others worth N200m in Kano
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Nigerian Customs confiscates AK47 hard drugs, others worth N200m in Kano

The Nigerian Custom’s Service, Kano/Jigawa Command has intercepted hard drugs with the name, “AK47″ and other dangerous drugs smuggled to the state worth N200 million. The Controller informed that the Command while carrying out surveillance on some medicine sale outlets, confiscated over 185 cartoons of unregistered and expired hard drugs. The interception of the hard drugs, according to the Area Command Comptroller, Suleiman Pai Umar, have saved millions of lives of youths who are addicted to drugs in the state. He said the rising addictions, eventually, lead to serious criminal and social vices. Other contrabands apprehended in the state, according to the Command Comptroller who was While briefing the media on Thursday, the Command Comptroller said contrabands seized in th...
You’ll lose your investments if you carry drug traffickers – NDLEA chairman warns tricycle owners
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You’ll lose your investments if you carry drug traffickers – NDLEA chairman warns tricycle owners

Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned tricycle owners, popularly known as Keke Marwa, that they will lose their investments if they are caught using the popular means of transportation to move drug traffickers or illicit substances in any part of the country. Marwa issued the warning at the weekend when all the 36 states chairmen including the FCT of Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria, TOAN, represented by seven zonal chairmen of the body, paid him a visit in Abuja to seek partnership between the NDLEA and the association in the fight against drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking. Marwa said "you and millions of your members have all invested hundreds of millions to buy these tricycles but let me urge an...
“More money, more problems” Akon says Micheal K Williams’ death proves the rich and famous struggle more than the poor
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“More money, more problems” Akon says Micheal K Williams’ death proves the rich and famous struggle more than the poor

Akon says the death of his good friend, Michael K. Williams, proves the rich and famous struggle more than the poor. The singer said the actor, who was found dead at home from an apparent drug overdose, is the latest example of how the "facade of success" can send celebrities into a tailspin. Speaking to TMZ on Tuesday, September 7, at Petrossian in Los Angeles, Akon gave an insight into the reason for Williams' death. Akon said: "Dude, the famous and the rich go through more issues than the poor. "You know when they say more money, more problems, that's a real thing." He also talked about how the pandemic has masked real mental health struggles. Akon then warned that drugs and alcohol never solve difficult issues, instead they send people down a dark path that, in Mich...
Tiger King star, Erik Cowie found dead with his ‘face down in bed’
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Tiger King star, Erik Cowie found dead with his ‘face down in bed’

Tiger King zookeeper, Erik Cowie has died at the age of 53. He found fame on the Netflix show Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness alongside Joe Exotic. It was reported the Netflix star was found “lying down face down” in bed on Friday in New York City. News of his death hit headlines on Tuesday, September 7. A law enforcement source told TMZ: “There’s nothing suspicious about the death at this point, and no drugs were found on the scene, though a toxicology test will likely still be performed.” The star worked as an animal caretaker who was responsible for looking after big cats at the zoo. Mr. Cowie continued to work at the zoo after Exotic was jailed for attempting to hire someone to kill rival Carole Baskin. At the time, the zookeeper testified against Exoti...
Man dies after ‘Using glue to Seal Penis’ to Prevent Fiancee from Getting Pregnant
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Man dies after ‘Using glue to Seal Penis’ to Prevent Fiancee from Getting Pregnant

A man who used super strong glue to ‘seal’ his penis has died. Salman Mirza, 25,  applied glue to his genitals to stop his fiancée from getting pregnant after they checked into a hotel in Juhapura neighbourhood of Ahmedabad, India, on June 22. Mr Mirza was, however, found unconscious outside the hotel the following day. Police say the couple decided to use the glue to prevent pregnancy after taking drugs, by mixing whitener with the epoxy to inhale it and get high. ‘Several witnesses said that Mirza, along with his former fiancée, both of whom were addicted to drugs, had gone to a hotel in Juhapura,’ the officer told the Times of India. ‘Since they did not have any protection, they decided to apply the adhesive on his private parts to ensure that she does not get pregnant. ‘T...
I’ve been battling diabetes for 35 years – Obasanjo
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I’ve been battling diabetes for 35 years – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that he has been battling diabetes for the past 35 years. Obasanjo made the disclosure at the closing ceremony of the Ogun State Diabetes Youth Development Camp, held in Abeokuta, Ogun state on Wednesday August 18. The former President who reiterated that diabetes is not a killer disease, told children to abstain from consuming sugar, foods with carbohydrates and always take their insulin injection in order to manage the disease well. He said;   “I have been diagnosed of diabetes for more than 35 years now and here I am, I’m still going about, I’m still jumping up and down, I’m still doing many things many people of my age cannot do. “Since I was diagnosed of diabetes, a number of my friends have died and the reason ...
Bob Dylan sued for allegedly drugging and Sexually Abusing 12-year-old Girl in 1965
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Bob Dylan sued for allegedly drugging and Sexually Abusing 12-year-old Girl in 1965

A new lawsuit alleges that Bob Dylan, the Nobel-winning folk singer-songwriter, gave a 12-year-old girl drugs and alcohol before sexually abusing her in 1965. The lawsuit alleges that the singer "befriended and established an emotional connection with the plaintiff", identified in court papers only as "JC" and groomed her over the course of six weeks in April and May 1965. The suit, filed late Friday, August 13, on behalf of JC, now a 68-year-old woman living in Greenwich, Connecticut, alleges that Dylan, then 23 or 24 years old, "exploited his status as a musician by grooming JC to gain her trust and to obtain control over her as part of his plan to sexually molest and abuse" her. According to the complaint, Dylan established a "connection' with JC to "lower her inhibitions w...
Group bemoans poor state of Primary Health Centers in Imo
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Group bemoans poor state of Primary Health Centers in Imo

A group, Connected Development (CODE), has lamented the lack of basic requirements in many primary healthcare centres (PHCs) in Imo State, saying its findings reveal that a vast number of health centres in the state lack doctors, nurses, toilets, chairs, beds or drugs. Team Lead, CODE – Imo State, Dr Chigozirim Akudo Osuji, stated this on Thursday during a town hall meeting in Okwu Uratta Primate Health Center in Owerri North local government area of the State. She said, “The poor state of Primary Health Centres in Imo has left the populace of many communities vulnerable to diseases with attendant high maternal and infant mortality rates.” Osuji said, “From the comprehensive report on the outreach for COVID-19 vaccines in Primary Health Care Centres (PHCs) held in four communities...
Cholera outbreak ravages Abuja, death toll now 60
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Cholera outbreak ravages Abuja, death toll now 60

  The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced plans to increase community sensitization as the death toll from cholera outbreak in Abuja is now 60. According to the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, suspected cases of Cholera in Abuja have risen from 604 to 698 within the last 72 hours. The minister who was represented by the Ag. Executive Secretary of FCT Primary Health Care Board, Dr. Iwot Ndaeyo, noted that Abaji area council records 3 suspected cases, no death, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) records 281 suspected cases with 22 deaths, while Bwari Area Council records 134 suspected cases with 22 deaths. Also, Gwagwalada area council records 220 suspected cases with 9 deaths, Kuje area council records 23 suspected cases with 4 death...
We were shackled, beaten with cables, made to sleep under rain in kidnappers’ den – Kaduna Polytechnic abductee shares his experience in the kidnappers’ den
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We were shackled, beaten with cables, made to sleep under rain in kidnappers’ den – Kaduna Polytechnic abductee shares his experience in the kidnappers’ den

One of the kidnapped students of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria who regained freedom from the kidnappers' den last Thursday, July 8, has shared details of how he and others were tortured by the bandits. The armed bandits on June 10 stormed the school in the night and abducted staff and students of the school. After 28 days of being held captive, they all regained their freedom. In a chat with The Nation, one of the students recounted how they were made to sleep in the open and under rain for 10 out of the 28 days they spent in the bandits’ den. “We handed everything over to God when we realised that there was no way we could escape from the bandits’ camp. In fact, trying to run away was like endangering your life, because there were other camps in the fore...
Nigerian man arrested with 7,000 ecstasy pills in Thailand
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Nigerian man arrested with 7,000 ecstasy pills in Thailand

A 38-year-old Nigerian man has been arrested with 7,000 ecstasy pills in Bang Khun Khunthian district of Bangkok, Thailand. Paschal Nwaenyi was arrested in front of a building at the Eua-arthon 2 housing estate in the Tha Kham area of Bang Khunthian on Thursday night, July 1, said Pol Col Piyarat Suparat, chief of the Patrol and Special Operations Division, also known as the 191 Police. Seized from the suspect were 7,140 ecstasy pills, two mobile phones and a Totoya Altis car. He allegedly sold the drugs in nightclubs.   The arrest was made after police received information that members of a major foreign drug gang in Bang Khunthian had rented a house in Tha Kham to store illicit drugs to be sold to patrons of nightspots on Rama II Road, said Pol Col Piyarat.   ...
Two Nigerians arrested as India’s Narcotics Control Bureau busts drug racket
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Two Nigerians arrested as India’s Narcotics Control Bureau busts drug racket

Two Nigerian nationals and one other have been arrested for alleged possession of drugs in Goa, India. The Nigerians identified as Chidi Osita Okonkwo alias Benjamin and Onyeka Ejike were arrested during operations at two different locations by the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) an official said on Tuesday, June 29. At least three officials were injured in the operations, in which the NCB recovered 60 tablets of Ecstasy, 350 gm of Nepali charas and 20 blots of LSD (commercial quantity) Based on a tip-off, a joint team of the NCB’s Mumbai and Goa units conducted a raid at Gaum Waddo, Anjuna in North Goa on Monday and seized 37 tablets of Ecstasy (MDMA) and substantial quantity of charas and nabbed one Roque Jose Fernandez. During interrogation, the NCB team got informatio...
Teenager arrested after his mother told police he raped her while high on drugs
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Teenager arrested after his mother told police he raped her while high on drugs

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of raping his own mother on the holiday island of Gran Canaria in Spain. The 16-year-old has been remanded to a secure young offenders’ institution pending an ongoing criminal probe led by a judge at a youth court in the capital Las Palmas. The rape is understood to have happened at a property in the Gran Canaria capital Las Palmas. Police confirmed yesterday, Thursday, June 17, they had held the youngster on Tuesday evening, June 15. His mum is understood to have alerted the authorities. Unconfirmed local reports said the teenager is claiming he remembers nothing about the alleged sex attack because he was under the effects of drugs at the time. He spent his first night in custody at a centre called La Montaneta in Gran Canaria ...
Nine Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested  in Abuja
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Nine Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested  in Abuja

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters at Gwagwalada New Layout area of Abuja, FCT. The suspects are: Teddy Agbam, Abdullahi Abdulsamad, Abdullahi Abdulrasheed, Ehije Miracle Julius, John Amajeh Stephen, Okorie Kalu Udo, Abrebor Promise, Abdulazeez Amin, and Habib Abdulateef. The arrest followed credible intelligence on the nefarious activities of the suspects. Items recovered from them are laptops and mobile phones. They were also found with substances suspected to be Indian hemp and other drugs. According to EFCC, they will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded. See more photos below. 
YouTuber Slik Talk Accuses Bonang Matheba of doing Drugs
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YouTuber Slik Talk Accuses Bonang Matheba of doing Drugs

Bonang Matheba has once again been accused of allegedly doing drugs by YouTuber Slik Talk, who has gained his fame by bashing famous celebrities. For many, his constant undermining of famous South African celebs has reduced him to a troll who should not be given the time of day. In his latest episode, Slik Talk, was bashing Durban born rapper Nasty C saying his career has flopped. He also said his move to America made him a clown because it only reduced him to a groupie and made no impact. "Your presence hasn't been felt since 2018, you've been flopping for 2/3 years now," he said. He also mocked him for his newly released song Best I Ever Had, and said he only went to America to waste his money because nobody is even talking about the song. "Everything about that song was horrib...
School leaver, accounting graduate, nabbed with drugs at Abuja and Kano airports
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School leaver, accounting graduate, nabbed with drugs at Abuja and Kano airports

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have foiled attempts by a 23-year-old secondary school leaver, Iwuyi Princewill Chukwuka and a Europe based Nigerian, Peter Mkwo to export nine kilograms of skunk and methamphetamine through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja to Turkey and Belgium respectively.     A statement released by Femi Babafemi, spokesperson of the anti-drug agency, said Peter Mkwo, 37, was arrested on Friday, May 28, 2021 while trying to board an Ethiopian Airline 910 enroute Abuja-Addis Ababa- Brussels, Belgium.   ''When searched, 3kg of methamphetamine was discovered stuffed in the lining of a false bottom of his luggage. Under interrogation, Peter claimed he has lived in Belgium for 15 years and ...
NDLEA Uncovers N30bn Slush Funds
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NDLEA Uncovers N30bn Slush Funds

The chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Buba Marwa, has revealed that the NDLEA is currently investigating N30bn slush funds believed to be proceeds of drugs. He disclosed this in Abuja on Monday, May 31, while giving commendation letters to 45 outstanding officers as well as the best performing commands award for the months of March and April 2021. Marwa said the agency’s offensive action would not stop until the nation’s streets, communities, towns, and cities had been cleaned up of any remnant of illicit drugs. He said: “While we keep up the offensive in the field, the leadership of the agency will daily continue to work out effective strategies and tactics to sustain the momentum. “That is why we’ve strengthened our Directorate of Assets and Financial ...
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 ...
Police arrest drug gang and seize over £5million cash in Britain’s biggest ever money laundering raid
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Police arrest drug gang and seize over £5million cash in Britain’s biggest ever money laundering raid

UK police seized more than £5million of criminal loot during a raid on a luxury two-bedroom flat in Britain’s biggest ever cash raid. The huge cash seizure followed an operation launched in August 2019 by a pro-active team from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command targeting the organised crime networks, Sun UK reports. The money launderers were jailed on Friday, May 28 for their role in moving monetary profits from drugs and guns. The laundering network's £3,500 luxury apartment in a swanky gated estate in Fulham, South West London, was filled with stacks of bank notes being laundered for gangsters. Police have revealed that lots of cash were stockpiled by launderers during the first Covid-19 lockdown in 2020 as the launderers were unable to transfer the cash out of the...
Suspected Nigerian peddler arrested with drugs worth over N10m in India
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Suspected Nigerian peddler arrested with drugs worth over N10m in India

A 30-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested in Mumbai by the Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) with drugs worth over N10m. The accused identified as Chikou Jerome Amen was nabbed when he had come to deliver the contraband substance on Thursday, May 20. A total of 150 grams of mephedrone (MD) worth ?18 lakh was seized from him. Acting on a specific information, a team from Bandra unit of ANC laid a trap at K C Road in Bandra west on Thursday afternoon and apprehended Amen at the scene. After the 150 grams of MD was recovered, the accused was booked under the provisions of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) act. He was produced before the court on Friday which sent him to police custody.
Zodwa Wabantu checks into rehab, says she’s tired of alcohol and drugs
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Zodwa Wabantu checks into rehab, says she’s tired of alcohol and drugs

South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu has revealed she voluntarily checked herself into a rehabilitation centre in Durban because she's “tired” of consuming alcohol. Through a video on Instagram, Zodwa explained she wanted to “explore” what it felt like to receive treatment as she was tired of her drinking lifestyle. “Good morning guys, to my doctor, ngiyaziletha kuwe (I am bringing myself to you) ... I am f****** tired and another thing, I think I am coming for the rehab, rehab for alcohol ngihlezi ngidakwa (I am always getting drunk). “But I am there to learn about the rehab, I am coming to explore,” Zodwa said. The star also asked her friends not to disturb her with calls while she undergoes treatment, as she has gone home to Durban from Joburg to relax. “Please guys,...
Principal Suspect in Murder of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker, Ini Umoren, Claims she Agreed to have Sex with him and he Killed her in Self-defence
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Principal Suspect in Murder of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker, Ini Umoren, Claims she Agreed to have Sex with him and he Killed her in Self-defence

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command paraded Uduak Frank Akpan, the man accused of raping and killing Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniubong Umoren, today May 14. He was paraded to dispel rumours he committed suicide in police custody. While being paraded alongside his father, Uduak Frank Akpan said he killed Ini Umoren in self defense and not intentionally. Recall that Inubong Umoren had gone for a job interview after she posted on Twitter that she needed a job and Frank Akpan invited her to come for an interview. She told her best friend about this and the friend raised alarm when she received an audio message from Ini screaming after which Ini's number was no longer reachable. Narrating the incident while being paraded,  Frank Akpan s...
Buhari recommends capital punishment for kidnappers
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Buhari recommends capital punishment for kidnappers

Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, Dr. Abdulfatai Buhari has said that the only solution to the incessant kidnapping of innocent citizens is to kill anyone found guilty of the offence. Buhari who represents Oyo North at the National Assembly, made this disclosure while addressing journalists in Ibadan, the State capital. The APC Senator who affirmed that kidnapping for ransom has now become an ugly business trend in the country, insisted that killing anyone found guilty of participating in the kidnapping of innocent citizens will serve as a deterrent to others who may wish to get involved in the crime. He cautioned that kidnapping for ransom may not stop until necessary action that will serve as deterrent is enforced by the government. Buhari while speaking further r...
Bobrisky’s former PA, Kyme Oye, Continues to Call him Out; Claims she used to Shave his Hair, Wear him his Fake butt and Pampers while she Worked for him
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Bobrisky’s former PA, Kyme Oye, Continues to Call him Out; Claims she used to Shave his Hair, Wear him his Fake butt and Pampers while she Worked for him

Bobrisky's former PA, Kyme Oye, has continued to call him out on social media. The crossdresser and the Ivorian lady fell out after she had his face tattooed on her thighs and didn't get the benefits Bobrisky had promised her. The crossdresser who flew her into Nigeria, employed her as his PA. Kyme in a recent video on her Instagram page, alleged that Bobrisky assaulted her while she worked for him. She shared photos of what looked like a bloodstain on her right ear, claiming it was as a result of Bobrisky hitting her with speaker at her. Bobrisky in a counter video he shared on Saturday May 8, asked Kyme to share photos or videos showing the injury she sustained to back up her claims that he hit her with a speaker. In a video she posted in the early hours of today May ...
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...
Rapper Kodak Black Pleads Guilty in Sexual Assault Case
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Rapper Kodak Black Pleads Guilty in Sexual Assault Case

American rapper, Kodak Black has pleaded guilty in a legal case stemming from his assault of a high school student in 2016. Kodak had been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl in February 2016 at a hotel. According to prosecutors, he pushed the girl into a wall and onto a bed before assaulting her, allegedly biting her breast and neck. However, Kodak who was in court Wednesday April 28, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of first-degree assault and battery in a plea deal. The rapper's attorneys, Bradford Cohen and Beattie Ashmore told TMZ that their client who was originally indicted on a felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, copped a plea to a lesser charge to put the case behind him. “Today Bill Kapri took a plea to the legal charge of...
Nigerian Man, Omotola Hassan Caught With Cocaine In India
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Nigerian Man, Omotola Hassan Caught With Cocaine In India

A Nigerian national has been arrested by the Pune police on Wednesday, in possession of cocaine worth ₹4 lakh, in Kondhwa. The man, identified as Shamsuddin Omotola Hasan (48), is a resident of Sankla Exclusive Vista Society in Pisoli. The man is a native of Lagos in Nigeria, according to police. The man intended to sell the drugs, a statement by the police claimed. The drugs in his possession were found to be worth ₹4,16,000. Along with the drugs, the police found five mobile phones worth ₹15,000; one Yamaha motorcycle worth ₹50,000; cash of ₹20,000; and a weighing scale worth ₹1,000. The total seizure was estimated to be worth ₹5,02,000. The 48-year-old was found at the gate of Brookefield Society when the crime branch officials were patrolling the Kondhwa area at 2:50 am on...
‘Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide’ – Nelli Tembe’s father Moses
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‘Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide’ – Nelli Tembe’s father Moses

"As Anele's father, I categorically state that Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide. We must as a matter of priority deal with the scourge that bedevils our youth. Alcohol which is overused and drugs. Fellow South Africans we better wake up and smell the coffee, we have a serious problem with substance abuse.” These were the words of Anele “Nelli” Tembe's father and prominent businessman Moses, who moved to set the record straight on circumstances surrounding her death. Nelli, who was engaged to rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes, died on Sunday morning after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town. Close friends and family gathered at the Durban International Conference Centre on Friday morning to pay their final respects to Nelli...
“Nigerians Sold It To Us”– Two Indians Nabbed With Drugs Tell Police
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“Nigerians Sold It To Us”– Two Indians Nabbed With Drugs Tell Police

The Indian police on Wednesday arrested two of its citizens with 1 kg heroin, a pistol, and three live cartridges. According to the police, those arrested were identified as Mohsin Ansari (28) and Rahul Sharma (26). They were arrested from near Khanpur Chowk in Kharar based on a tip-off. SSP Satinder Singh said Mohsin Ansari is a taxi driver and stayed at Zirakpur, while Rahul Sharma is a bartender while also working as a food delivery boy. As a bartender, Sharma came in contact with people addicted to heroin and started supplying them drugs, The Indian Express reports. The accused disclosed they used to get the drug from some Nigerian residents in Delhi and then supply it in Mohali and Kharar. The accused also revealed that they used to visit their suppliers thrice a month...
Former TV Gladiator, Shadow, looks unrecognizable in mugshot photo after he got hooked on drugs and admits role in blackmail plot
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Former TV Gladiator, Shadow, looks unrecognizable in mugshot photo after he got hooked on drugs and admits role in blackmail plot

Police has released the shocking mugshot of ex-TV Gladiator, Shadow, and he looks unrecognisable. The image of Shadow was issued by cops on Wednesday, April 14, after the former bodybuilder, whose real name is Jefferson King, admitted taking part in a drug-fuelled blackmail plot. The photo shows him hollow-cheeked and dead-eyed, while hooked on drugs. King, 59, had demanded £1,000 last year from a mum for the safe return of her son who was allegedly being held hostage by a gang. He is currently in custody awaiting sentencing at the conclusion of a crown court trial of other alleged blackmailers. Jurors were told that King was "known as Shadow in Gladiators", though he is now barely recognisable from his 1990s heyday after years of drug abuse. Born in London, King ...
DMX: Breaks my Heart to See my Hiphop Idols and Influences End up Poor, Addicted to Drugs, Wretched and Sick – Rapper Illbliss
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DMX: Breaks my Heart to See my Hiphop Idols and Influences End up Poor, Addicted to Drugs, Wretched and Sick – Rapper Illbliss

Rapper Illbliss has expressed how sad he feels to see his hiphop idols and influences end up poor, addicted to drugs, wretched and sick. The rapper made the comment in reaction to the death of rapper DMX, who died at the age of 50 after suffering an apparent drug overdose and subsequent heart attack. Illbliss also revealed that he doesn't do drugs or pop pills. See his tweet and exchange with his followers below;
Nigerian Man Arrested In South Africa For Selling Drugs To Schoolchildren
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Nigerian Man Arrested In South Africa For Selling Drugs To Schoolchildren

A Nigerian man was arrested in Johannesburg, South Africa for allegedly selling drugs to schoolchildren. The suspect was charged with possession and dealing in drugs and appeared in the Hillbrow Magistrate’s Court on Monday, April 12. Police said drugs were found on him and he led them to his home where more drugs were found and confiscated. Spokesperson of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department, Wayne Minnaar said the SAPS Flying Squad and JMPD K9 arrested the man at a flat in Hillbrow on Friday, April 9. Minnaar said Bad Boyz Security had seen the man selling drugs to schoolchildren at the corner of Esselin and Claim streets in Hillbrow. "On Friday, a person who fitted the description of the suspect was spotted on CCTV cameras in Hillbrow. When officers approached the su...
Sales Rep Fakes Own Kidnapping, Lodges in Edo hotel “to see if company would write off his N900,000 debt”
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Sales Rep Fakes Own Kidnapping, Lodges in Edo hotel “to see if company would write off his N900,000 debt”

Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping And Cybercrime Unit of the Edo State Police Command have arrested a sales representative of a popular pharmaceutical company for allegedly faking his own kidnapping . The suspect, Chikezie Precious, 25, was employed as a sales representative with the company three years ago and supplies drugs to most states in Southern Nigeria. According to Standard Gazette, Chikezie owns the company over N900,000 from drugs sales. In a move to get the company to write off his debt, the suspect went into hiding and raised a false alarm that he was kidnapped on the road. On his way back to Benin from Auchi, he dumped the company van along Ewohimi-Agbor road, left the key on the driver’s seat and took public transport to Benin City, where he lodged into a hotel....
Nigerian Man Arrested with Drugs Worth N10m in India
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Nigerian Man Arrested with Drugs Worth N10m in India

The Mumbai zonal unit of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a Nigerian National with mephedrone (MD) worth Rs 20 lakh (10,375,087.21) The accused identified as Kenneth Ezi was arrested from semi-forest area in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai on Sunday, March 28. According to a press release issued on Tuesday, March 30, by NCB Mumbai on its continuous operations against drug suppliers and peddlers, the officials acting on specific information conducted searches at semi-forest area near sector 32 of Kharghar on Sunday and intercepted the Nigerian national. "NCB Mumbai searched the semi-forest area near Sector 32, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, and intercepted the accused after chasing him approx two kilometres by foot. During a personal search of Ezi, 200 grams of Mephedrone was found in...
‘George Floyd Died from Drug Overdose’ – Defence in Derek Chauvin’s Murder Trial tells Jury
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‘George Floyd Died from Drug Overdose’ – Defence in Derek Chauvin’s Murder Trial tells Jury

The defense in the Derek Chauvin murder trial began his opening statement by telling the jury that George Floyd allegedly died from drugs and not by the actions of Chauvin. Attorney Eric Nelson told the jury there's evidence that is about more than 9 minutes of video. He then zeroed in on Floyd going to a market shortly before the police confrontation. He says employees from the market observed Floyd and believed he was under the influence of something. Nelson then raised the issue of Floyd allegedly trying to pass a counterfeit $20 bill. Nelson says when police got the call from someone inside the market, they said Floyd appeared "drunk." He told the jury when Floyd was inside a car after leaving the market he had fallen asleep, again suggesting he was under the influence....
Segun Arinze, Kanayo O Kanayo, Rahama Sadau, Others Star In AY Makun’s Movie “Almajiri”
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Segun Arinze, Kanayo O Kanayo, Rahama Sadau, Others Star In AY Makun’s Movie “Almajiri”

Nollywood actors Kanayo O Kanayo, Segun Arinze and others will be starring in comedian AY Makun’s movie titled Almajiri. AY shared pictures and a video from the making of the movie on Instagram on Wednesday. According to him, the movie is based on true life experiences in the Northern part of the country. “The most honest form of filmmaking it to make a film that tells our stories and existing realities. We are currently on working on a film tilted ALMAJIRI. It is based on true life experiences in the northern part of Nigeria. The movie Almajiri is designed to tell a very common story of children who are subjected to the high level of poverty faced by most families living in that region. “These children often wander the streets begging for food, clothes, and other necessities...

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