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Kim Kardashian caught up in ancient Roman statue smuggling row
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Kim Kardashian caught up in ancient Roman statue smuggling row

Kim Kardashian found herself caught up in an unlikely international art smuggling row Tuesday involving an ancient Roman sculpture that was imported to California under her name. US prosecutors last week called for the statue fragment - which was seized at a Los Angeles port in 2016 - to be forfeited and returned to Italy, citing an Italian archaeologist who found it saying the piece had been "looted, smuggled and illegally exported." Court documents said the consignee and importer name was listed as "'Kim Kardashian dba Noel Roberts Trust' in Woodland Hills, California" and referred to an invoice "for the sale of the defendant statue by Vervoordt to Noel Robert Trust, dated March 11, 2016." The Noel Roberts Trust is an entity linked to real estate purchases and sales made by ...
Four dead, 25 Injured after Suspected Smuggling Boat Capsizes in San Diego
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Four dead, 25 Injured after Suspected Smuggling Boat Capsizes in San Diego

Four people died and 25 were injured Sunday May 2, after a boat used in a suspected human smuggling operation capsized off the coast of San Diego, authorities have revealed. The vessel, a 40-foot cabin cruiser, “broke apart” on a reef near Point Loma, west of downtown San Diego, said Lt. Rick Romero of the San Diego Lifeguard Service. The incident occurred around 10 a.m. The boat’s operator is in custody, officials say although no one on the vessel has been identified. Crews are scheduled to continue to their search through the night, the Coast Guard said. Jeff Stephenson, San Diego sector chief with Customs and Border Patrol, said it wasn’t clear where the boat had come from or what the nationalities of its passengers were. An...
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,...
Customs Seizes 5,200 Cartridges Of Live Ammunitions, Other Contraband
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Customs Seizes 5,200 Cartridges Of Live Ammunitions, Other Contraband

Federal Operations unit Zone C of the Nigerian Customs has seized 5,200 cartridges of live ammunitions and other contraband goods as part of efforts to check illegal smuggling in the country’s borders. Briefing Journalists on the Successes made by the Zonal Operations, the Comptroller, Federal Operations unit Zone C, Owerri, Yusuf Lawal advised all economic saboteurs to refrain from their unpatriotic acts before the strong arm of the law will catch up with them.
7 years Old Boy Left with Memory loss After Falling Ill With Covid-19
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7 years Old Boy Left with Memory loss After Falling Ill With Covid-19

Many survivors of Coronavirus are experiencing a wide range of lingering symptoms known collectively as “Long Covid.” A seven-year-old boy named Logan Walsh has recovered from coronavirus but is now struggling with a particularly strange side effect. He’s suffering from memory loss. A specialist at Leeds General Infirmary, where Logan was treated, spotted the signs of PIMS-TS, or paediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome. The condition can cause organ failure, insufficient blood flow, as well as other severe medical issues, meaning children need to be admitted to ICU. Logan had to undergo steroid treatment and later developed a heart murmur that led to him being transferred to the Intensive Care ward. Logan's body began to swell as it attempted to heal itself and his...
China Jails 17 People for Smuggling Pangolin Scales Worth $28 Million from Nigeria
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China Jails 17 People for Smuggling Pangolin Scales Worth $28 Million from Nigeria

A court in east Zhejiang Province on Tuesday sentenced 17 people to prison for smuggling more than 23 tons of pangolin scales into the country from Nigeria. The scales, worth more than 180 million yuan (US$27.9 million), were smuggled by the gang from Nigeria in three batches in 2018 and 2019, according to the intermediate people's court in Zhejiang's Wenzhou City. The two main suspects, surnamed Yao and Wang, were sentenced to 14 and 13 years in prison, respectively. Other suspects received jail terms ranging from one year and three months to 12 years. The China Daily reported in December 2020, that in September last year custom authorities in Wenzhou found two people selling pangolin scales, which are often used in traditional Chinese medicine, in a black market in the Guang...
Customs To Close Supermarkets, Shops Selling Foreign Rice, Others
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Customs To Close Supermarkets, Shops Selling Foreign Rice, Others

Nigerian Customs Service has warned off supermarkets and shops in some parts of the country to stop patronising foreign rice and other prohibited goods. “In our effort to suppress smuggling, the Nigerian Customs Service Kano/Jigawa area command deemed it fit to write and seek for your cooperation to stop patronising foreign rice and other prohibited items in your supermarket/shops to avoid being closed by customs operatives,” Kano/Jigawa area controller, Ahmed Nasir, said in a statement. This warning comes months after the Nigerian government ordered the closure of its land borders. Nigeria, without warning on 21 August, closed all its land borders two months ago to tackle smuggling, but the unprecedented move is affecting trade across the region. Bustling borders have come...
Customs Seizes 1,393 Bags of Rice Hidden in Gas Cylinders
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Customs Seizes 1,393 Bags of Rice Hidden in Gas Cylinders

Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have intercepted 1, 393 bags of rice concealed in gas cylinders within Ogun State. Parading the smugglers before newsmen on Wednesday February 19, the Acting Controller of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A in Ikeja, Usman Yahaya said 625 cartons of frozen chicken, 187 jars and 66 drums of vegetable oil were also seized when the suspects were arrested between 5th and 17th February, 2020.   The items conveyed in 12 different vehicles, had a cumulative duty paid value (DPV) of N40.14 million. Yahaya said; “Barely two weeks after the Comptroller-General of Customs’ working visit to Lagos where he showcased various seizures made by FOU A worth over N10 billion, we have again intercepted 1,393 bags of smuggled for...
Two Nigerian Fishermen Caught Trying To Smuggle Petrol To Benin Republic
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Two Nigerian Fishermen Caught Trying To Smuggle Petrol To Benin Republic

The suspects According to The Nation, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) operatives at Badagry have arrested two fishermen for alleged attempt to smuggle 120 jerricans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) to Benin Republic. The suspects Jebleh Taiwo and Jebleh Abiodun arrested at Gberefu Beach, a fishing settlement, in Badagry at the weekend. It was gathered that they had loaded the products into a wooden boat which was also impounded by the operatives and its outboard engine seized. Parading the suspects on Friday, NSCDC Lagos Lagos Commandant Fasiu Adeyinka said that criminals along riverine communities were devising new ways following the closure of land border including the use of fishing boats. Adeyinka said smugglers who were short of supply following go...
Smuggling: Customs In Ogun Seize 944 Cartons Of Poultry Products
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Smuggling: Customs In Ogun Seize 944 Cartons Of Poultry Products

In a raid led A.S. Lawal, a customs Patrol team intercepted 8 vehicles carrying Turkey and other poultry products. Airlines, another team intercepted another 88 cartons of poultry and some bags of rice. The products which are to be burnt and destroyed by the officers of the Customs.
Canadian Lady Slams the Nigerian Police after her Husband was Allegedly Assaulted and Extorted
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Canadian Lady Slams the Nigerian Police after her Husband was Allegedly Assaulted and Extorted

A Canadian lady has called out the Nigerian Police for assaulting and extorting her husband they allegedly labelled a kidnapper/highway robber. Calling out the Nigerian Police via Instagram, @sandytoes.15 said the incident occurred shortly after her husband was accosted by alleged police officers who wore black jackets with an “anti cultism” inscription, with no names, no badges and no ID at Cele area of Lagos State. She disclosed that her husband whose phone was smashed after he tried making a call, can barely walk and is now physically and mentally struggling after the incident. The Canadian lady wrote; This will NOT be the last I speak about this, this will not be all that I do. Mark my words @nigerianpolice @nigeriapoliceforce , I will be in contact, and you will be so ...
Visa Ban will Affect Vulnerable Nigerians – Lai Mohammed tells US
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Visa Ban will Affect Vulnerable Nigerians – Lai Mohammed tells US

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has reacted to the planned addition of Nigeria to the list of countries on US visa travel ban. The Nigerian Minister who is in London for a meeting with international media and other think tanks, told Reuters that they will be responding comprehensively if the speculative move is effected. Lai Mohammed also stated that the move which will affect the vulnerable in Nigeria was informed largely on negative narratives spread by naysayers. He said; “On the issue of the travel ban our position is that it is still speculative because we are yet to be communicated. When we are communicated we will respond comprehensively. “However, in our view it was not well thought out but based largely on negative narratives spread by naysayers. ...
Ex-Southampton Midfielder Jhon Viafara Extradited to US after Being Accused of Smuggling two Tonnes of Cocaine
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Ex-Southampton Midfielder Jhon Viafara Extradited to US after Being Accused of Smuggling two Tonnes of Cocaine

Former Southampton midfielder, Jhon Viafara, has been extradited to the US from his home country Colombia to face drug-smuggling charges. Prosecutors in Texas have accused Viafara of conspiring with members of the Gulf Cartel to organise cocaine shipments that left Colombia on speedboats. The 41-year-old, who was arrested last year on a US drug warrant is accused of importing two tonnes of cocaine worth £21million into the United States. Photos released by Colombian police show officers escorting him to a small jet at Bogota's international airport headed for Texas. Before boarding the plane to the States, the former football star told reporters of his time behind bars in his country. He said: 'I used to share a changing room with Messi, but now I'm having to share a...
Two Men Arrested With 40 bags of Hemp and 11 Packs of Next level
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Two Men Arrested With 40 bags of Hemp and 11 Packs of Next level

Two men allegedly transporting 40 bags of Indian hemp and 11 packs of skunk a.k.a Next Level, have been arrested by the Ogun State police command. The suspects arrested at Igboora Road with their Chevrolet bus marked KSF 390 XS, were identified as Sulaiman and Ganiyu. Sulaiman and Ganiyu who were paraded alongside 24 other suspects arrested for crimes ranging from armed robbery to kidnapping, burglary, vandalism and impersonation, were arrested on Thursday January 9. New Telegraph reported that Ogun State's Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson promised that the suspects will be prosecuted after investigation has been concluded. He said; “On the 9th of January, 2020, about 4a.m., based on technical intelligence gathering, some hoodlums who specialised in large quantity su...
Interpol Rescues Nigerians, Others From Sex Trafficking In Mali
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Interpol Rescues Nigerians, Others From Sex Trafficking In Mali

Authorities have rescued 64 victims of human trafficking and people smuggling during an INTERPOL-coordinated operation in Mali. The victims – mostly women and girls – were rescued from sexual exploitation forced labour in the mining sector, as well as forced begging. Operation Horonya, which means ‘freedom’ in Bambara, took place from 3 to 11 October to support the Malian authorities to identify and dismantle the criminal groups operating in the country and more widely across the region. Police also conducted raids at known trafficking and smuggling hotspots in the country. The nearly 70 victims identified and rescued came from Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali and Nigeria and were working in bars, homes and mining sites. Among them were three young boys rescued from an illegally ...
Benin Republic Traders Lament As Nigeria Closes Border
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Benin Republic Traders Lament As Nigeria Closes Border

Following the Federal Government’s border closure to smuggling, ADEKUNLE SULAIMON who visited adjoining Benin Republic communities along Seme border, reports the frustrations of the traders who had once benefited from the cycle of legal and illegal importation of contraband items into Nigeria. Smuggling, believed to be the bane of the economy in a number of unlimited ways, simply because it is an avenue for the evasion of tax and other levies, endangers government policies by slowing down the development projects meant to be carried out with the revenue ought to be generated for the country. Smuggled goods destabilise market prices since they are often cheaper than the ones supplied to markets through legal routes thereby exposing genuine traders to unsportsmanlike competition. I...
There Is No Hunger In Nigeria – FG
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There Is No Hunger In Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government seems unperturbed by the widespread condemnation of the current border closure, as it has categorically stated that the exercise will remain until neighboring countries respect the laws of Nigeria against food smuggling. This is even as he ruled out hunger issues affecting Nigerians, claiming that Nigeria is food sufficient. On August 20, 2019, Nigeria closed her borders in four geopolitical zones across the country: South-South, South-West, North-Central and North-West. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, who spoke at a press briefing to mark the 2019 World Food Day, in Abuja, argued that it was laughable when Nigerians cry of hunger, because, according to him, they do not know what hunger is all about. According to him, the p...
Senate Commends Buhari For Shutting Down Nigerian Borders
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Senate Commends Buhari For Shutting Down Nigerian Borders

The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, resolved to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for shutting down all the Nigerian land borders. This followed a motion raised by Senator Adamu Aliero (APC, Kebbi Central) at today's plenary, which got the support of over 2/3 majority. According to the upper legislative chambers, the President's decision was to “rectify the deteriorating effect on our country of persistent smuggling of products that negatively affect the Nigerian economy’s decline the well-being of our nation”. The Senate equally resolved to commend the Nigerian Customs Service “for their role in intensifying the curbing of smuggling across the borders, and ridding Nigeria of smuggled goods and services.” This is even as the red chambers vowed to task the Ministries of Fore...
Why We Closed Our Borders – President Buhari
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Why We Closed Our Borders – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, received the leadership of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA. Our State House correspondent reports that the delegation, which were drawn from Nigeria and other West African countries, were received at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking on the closure of the Nigerian border, President Buhari said the aim was to put an end to smuggling and dumping of substandard items from other countries into Nigeria. He lamented the impact of fake drugs and foods on the Nigerian citizens, including how fake electrical items have led to fires in homes and loss of lives and property. The president said since the border was shut, Nigeria has witnessed a significant drop...
12 Things Nigerian Customs Service Wants You To Know About Clearing
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12 Things Nigerian Customs Service Wants You To Know About Clearing

Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has the responsibility of Collecting and accounting for revenue i.e. Import and Excise Duties. It is also responsible for the Prevention and suppression of smuggling. The agency also assist in the enforcement of a wide range of import and export prohibitions and restrictions on behalf of a number of government agencies including the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON). According to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), there are 12 things stated as a “must know” on their official website about clearing of goods. They are: 1. Payment of correct Customs Duties enhances national development. So pay your Customs Duties promptly. 2. Hand-over only certified cheques to ...
Why We Closed Nigeria’s Border With Benin Republic – Pres. Buhari
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Why We Closed Nigeria’s Border With Benin Republic – Pres. Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed the partial closure of Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic to the massive smuggling activities especially of rice, taking place on that corridor. The Nigerian leader gave the reason during an audience granted his Beninois counterpart, Patrice Talon, on the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), in Yokohama, Japan on Wednesday. Buhari, who expressed great concern over the smuggling of rice, said it threatened the self-sufficiency already attained due to his administration’s agricultural policies. According to him, “Now that our people in the rural areas are going back to their farms, and the country has saved huge sums of money which would otherwise have been expended on importing rice u...
157 Children from Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo  Rescued in Operation Coordinated by INTERPOL
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157 Children from Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo Rescued in Operation Coordinated by INTERPOL

Almost 220 victims of human trafficking have been rescued by police in Benin and Nigeria in an operation coordinated by INTERPOL, the organization said on Wednesday. A number of victims were also rescued from premises where they were forced into prostitution. With a number of investigations ongoing, police arrested 47 people and seized vehicles, cash, mobile phones and computers. Forced labour and exploitation: Evidence in the region shows that victims of trafficking are recruited and trafficked using deception and coercion, and held in bondage in various labour intensive activities. Many of the 157 rescued minors were moved around as ‘merchandise’ themselves across the border, and made to work in markets all day, peddling goods, fetching water, cooking, carrying heavy l...
Execution Of Nigerians: FG Set To Tackle Smuggling Of Drugs Into Saudi, Others
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Execution Of Nigerians: FG Set To Tackle Smuggling Of Drugs Into Saudi, Others

The Federal Government says it is working out modalities to addressing security challenges facing the country, especially as it relates to the rate of smuggling of drugs across the nation's borders. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama made the revelation while speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abuja. The Minister expressed the current administration’s determination to holistically address the issues by working with neighbouring countries. Onyeama said that the current efforts aimed at tackling smuggling in the borders of the affected countries would yield results. “I think the political will is really there now to finally and definitively address this issue,” Onyeama stated. According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee comprising the...
CBN Bans Sale of Forex to Importers of Textiles
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CBN Bans Sale of Forex to Importers of Textiles

Citing the whopping $4 billion spent annually on importation of textile materials into the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday added all forms of textile materials to the list of items that are not eligible for foreign exchange from the official windows with immediate effect. The apex bank has, however, promised a financial intervention to textile manufacturers with the provision of funds at single digits rate, to refit, retool and upgrade their factories to enable them produce high quality textile materials for the local and export market. Speaking yesterday at a meeting with stakeholders in the textile industry in Abuja, the CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said the decision was critical towards reviving the moribund sector and creating jobs for Nigerians. He ...
Nigerian Drug Trafficker Arrested In India
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Nigerian Drug Trafficker Arrested In India

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Madurai, on Monday, arrested a suspected Nigerian drug supplier, Grant Victor Ikenna. Ikenna who lives in Tiruchengode, Dist-Namakkal (Tamilnadu), was arrested in connection with smuggling of drug to Doha, Qatar which was seized at Andheri Mumbai.
Police intercept 34,000 live cartridges from Togo in Ogun
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Police intercept 34,000 live cartridges from Togo in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command, yesterday, paraded three suspects for allegedly smuggling 34, 865 live cartridges from the Republic of Togo into Nigeria through Ogun border. Parading the suspects at Imeko-Afon Divisional Police Headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, disclosed that the suspects were intercepted on their way to Onitsha in Anambra State. Iliyasu said the ammunitions, reportedly loaded from the Republic of Togo and passed through Ilara border in Ogun State were intercepted by vigilant officers. He said the suspects: Isa Muhammad, 36 years, a Togolese and two Nigerians; Alabi Fayemi 25 years and the driver, Seyi Bamgbose 38 years attempted to induce his men with money after their arrest. He said the suspects were cross-border smugglers that had...
Alleged Car Smuggler IBD Dende In Customs Custody Over Smuggling
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Alleged Car Smuggler IBD Dende In Customs Custody Over Smuggling

Popular Nigerian big boy, Ibrahim Dende Egungbohun, a.k.a IBD Dende, is reportedly in customs custody over alleged smuggling. The Ogun-born socialite, who usually gets shout-outs from popular artists like lOlamide CDQ, Lil Kesh, and more, is currently in the custody of the Nigeria Customs Service in Abuja, where he is being quizzed over his alleged involvement in smuggling in the South-West, Crime Puzzle reports. IBD Dende was initially invited to the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Service in Ikeja, Lagos, last week Wednesday after which he was moved to the headquarters in Abuja. Confirming the development, on Monday, the Customs Public Relations Officer (PRO), Joseph Attah, was quoted as saying: "He is our suspect and currently in our custody over his smuggling activities."...
Young Woman Caught Red-handed Smuggling Indian Hemp Inside Kuje Prisons
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Young Woman Caught Red-handed Smuggling Indian Hemp Inside Kuje Prisons

According to a report by Punch Metro, a woman, Miss Ijeoma Franca, has been caught trying to smuggle substance suspected to be Indian hemp into the Medium Security Prisons, Kuje, Abuja. The substance concealed in a carton of biscuit was discovered during a routine search on visitors by the prison officers. The Federal Capital Territory Prison Command spokesman, Humphrey Chukwuedo, in a statement on Wednesday, stated that the suspect claimed during interrogation that one Daniel engaged her to deliver the package to his brother, Miracle Amechi, an inmate in Kuje prisons. “During the interrogation, she claimed that one Mr Daniel had engaged her to take some package to his brother, Mr Miracle Amechi, who is an inmate in Kuje prisons and the package includes a carton of spicy biscuit, ...
Nigerian Arrested In Turkey For Smuggling 5kg Of Cocaine
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Nigerian Arrested In Turkey For Smuggling 5kg Of Cocaine

Istanbul police arrested a Nigerian national who was carrying over 5 kilograms of cocaine at the city’s busiest airport, according to a police statement Friday. Over 5 kilograms of cocaine hidden in suitcases of Nigerian national seized during police search. The statement by the Provincial Security Directorate said the suspect, identified by the initials F.O.A., was stopped by anti-narcotics officers at a terminal of Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Dec. 2. The cocaine was hidden in 24 metal cylinders found in two suitcases belonging to the suspect, who arrived in the city from Sao Paulo, Brazil. The suspect was remanded into custody.
Agadez, Africa’s Smuggling Capital
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Agadez, Africa’s Smuggling Capital

Wild-eyed with matted hair after four days in the searing Sahara sun, Ibrahim Kande climbs out of the pick-up truck he has ridden from Libya back to dusty Agadez in central Niger. Currently the smuggling capital of Africa, Agadez is a crossroads of hope and shattered dreams where would-be migrants headed for a better life in Europe cross paths with others who failed to make it and are heading home. Last year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) recorded 335,000 migrants heading northwards out of the country, and another 111,000 travelling in the opposite direction. Some head for Algeria, but most are bound for Libya in hope of either finding work there or boarding a boat to Europe. In a bid to stem the flow, Niger adopted extremely tough legislation in May 2015. ...
2 Nigerian Drug Dealers Caught With Cocaine In Cambodia Jailed For Life
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2 Nigerian Drug Dealers Caught With Cocaine In Cambodia Jailed For Life

33-year-old Adibe Paschal and his partner in crime 42-year-old Okafor Ifeanyi Anthony were in May 2016 arrested for allegedly smuggling 1.27 kg of cocaine in their stomach to Cambodia. The drug smugglers heading to Pattaya in Thailand appeared in court on Wednesday and were sentenced to life imprisonment and $10,000 fine each for smuggling more than 1kg of cocaine into Cambodia. Investigation revealed that the Thailand-bound drug smugglers departed Nigeria for Vietnam and arrived Cambodia via Dubai from where they were arrested. Wonder why these young men risk their life all because of fast money.
Hajj Pilgrim Who Excreted 76 Wraps Of Cocaine Gets 10 Years Jail Term
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Hajj Pilgrim Who Excreted 76 Wraps Of Cocaine Gets 10 Years Jail Term

Justice B.O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has sentenced a 55-year-old female pilgrim, Binuyo Basirat Iyabo, to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour. She was caught last September while smuggling 76 pellets of cocaine to Medina, Saudi Arabia. In his judgment, Quadri said the sentence would serve as a deterrent to others. Besides, he said the hard labour was added to the sentence because the convict failed to reveal the identity of her sponsors. Binuyo tested positive to narcotic ingestion at the Abuja airport, while on pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia last September. She was immediately placed under observation, where she excreted 76 pellets of cocaine. . NDLEA commander at the Abuja airport, Hamisu Lawan, said the convict, married with three children and a trader at Dosumu...
Wanted Officers Of Nigeria Custom Submits Self For Investigation
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Wanted Officers Of Nigeria Custom Submits Self For Investigation

The Nigerian Custom service (NCS) has announced the self-submission of three officers earlier declared wanted over alleged examination and clearing the ammunition-laden container at the Apapa port, Lagos State. According to DCG Dan Ugo, Enforcement, Investigation & Inspection; “The Service wishes to inform the public that the three (3) Officers earlier declared wanted in connection with the clearance of the 661 pump action riffles have all reported and are being investigated”. “NCS remains resolute on its determination to ensure that justice is served to all those found involved”. An earlier report last week Tuesday noted that the officers, Abdullahi I, with service number 44483 ASC, and Odiba Haruna Inah, with service number 133386, fled after the weapons were uncovered by th...

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