Tag: Drug Trafficking

YNaijaMay 25, 2023

Rapper Fetty Wap Receives 6-Year Prison Sentence for Drug Trafficking

Fetty Wap, the renowned American rapper whose real name is Willie Junior Maxwell II, has been handed a significant blow ...

YNaijaApril 29, 2023

NDLEA Asks Court to Dismiss PDP’s Suit Against President-elect Bola Tinubu

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has requested a federal high court in Abuja to dismiss a suit filed ...

YNaijaOctober 4, 2022

2023 Elections: Buhari, Tinubu, Shettima’s wives receive appointment letters; NDLEA arrests suspected narcotics trafficker at VGC | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

2023 Elections: Buhari, Tinubu, Shettima’s wives receive appointment letters NDLEA arrests suspected narcotics trafficker at VGC Mbaka will return after ...

Bernard DayoAugust 26, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: The FBI and Saudi Arabia turned Nigerian Twitter into a tribal war, and it was ugly

Nigeria’s global image recently took another dent as Saudi Arabia is set to execute 23 Nigerians for drug-related offenses. Convicted ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

Drug trafficking: 2 South African communities give Nigerians quit notice

Two communities in South Africa have on Wednesday asked Nigerians to vacate their territories, the Nigerian Union claims. President of ...

AzeezApril 25, 2017

Drug trafficking: NDLEA declares Lagos socialite wanted

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has declared a Lagos socialite, Fumilola Ogbuaya wanted for drug trafficking. ...

AzeezJanuary 26, 2017

My extradition case was dead a long time ago – Kashamu

Senator representing Ogun East senatorial district, Kashamu Buruji has said the allegations of drug trafficking against him was a case ...

AzeezNovember 10, 2016

Nigerian to be executed in Singapore for drug trafficking

The execution of a Nigerian national, Chijioke Obioha for possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking on December 30, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

I was promised $1000 – Arrested drug trafficker

A 47-year-old man, Odili James Onyekwerewho was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

How Nigerian pilgrim excreted ‘N10m’

The 55-year-old female pilgrim, Binuyo Basira Iyabo arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) last week, at ...

AzeezSeptember 6, 2016

FG approves 15,000 recruits for NDLEA

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Tuesday disclosed that the Federal Government has approved the ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2016

Alleged drug trafficking: Fresh suit filed for Kashamu’s extradition to U.S.

Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development, a non-governmental organization said it has sued the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 13, 2016

How NDLEA discovered Nigerian-Mexican meth laboratory in Delta

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered and closed down a methamphetamine laboratory, in Asaba Delta state. The ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 2, 2015

Buruji Kashamu officially becomes ‘Mr Untouchable’

Buruji Kashamu is highly favoured… in the courts. A Federal High Court had in June, restrained the Federal Government from ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 2, 2015

Graduate, four others nabbed with cocaine in Lagos airport

Four suspects including a 28-year-old university graduate of Economics, Nonso Akubueze, has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 25, 2015

Kashamu was known as ‘God’ during drug trafficking days

by Kolapo Olapoju The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, says Buruji Kashamu, was known as ‘God’, among other names, during his ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 15, 2015

BUSTED: 4 smugglers excrete 171 wraps of cocaine in Lagos

by Chinwe Okafor The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency apprehended four suspected drug traffickers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

Nigerian man vomits 42 pellets of heroin in Kenyan airport

by Kolapo Olapoju On the night of Monday, 22 September, a Nigerian man was arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International ...

February 14, 2014

5 kilogrammes of “high grade heroin” found inside praying mats in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lagos made a startling discovery at the ...

January 3, 2014

Caught in the act: This mother of 5 was arrested with heroin at the Lagos airport (PHOTOS)

by Adeola Balogun A woman in Lagos and on her way to Liberia has been arrested by officials of the ...

December 23, 2013

Face of shame: This man was caught with drugs en route to Dubai (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The game is up for a Nigerian man who is said to have been caught attempting to ...

November 30, 2013

Teenager jailed for drug peddling in Oyo

  The Federal High Court, sitting at Adeoyo, Ibadan, on Friday sentenced 18-year-old, Ibrahim Olayiwola, to six months in prison and ...

October 18, 2013

500 Nigerian youth jailed in Japanese prisons – Bishop Enoch Adebayo

No fewer than 500 Nigerian youths are languishing in Japanese prisons over alleged drugs and other related offences, a Nigerian-born ...

September 13, 2013

BUSTED: Final year student caught with 25 wraps of liquid cocaine at Enugu Airport

by ‘Jola Sotubo A suspect, who claims to be a final year student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, ...

September 7, 2013

I went into drug trafficking to get money for marriage – Suspect

by ‘Jola Sotubo A 36-year-old man freed on bail after being charged with possession of cocaine has been arrested again ...

August 21, 2013

Drug trafficking: Nigerian, 31, sentenced to death in Vietnam

by Oge Okonkwo   For the crime of drug trafficking, a 31-year-old Nigerian man (name withheld) and a Thai woman, ...

July 14, 2013

NDLEA probes more celebrities following Tonto Dikeh’s Indian hemp photos

by Rachel Ogbu Actress and singer, Tonto Dikeh has denied being in possession of hard drugs claiming the photographs of ...

June 19, 2013

Businessman arrested for trafficking ‘a record’ 126 ingested wraps of heroin (PICTURED)

by Rachel Ogbu “I sell electronics in Lagos but I lost $11,200 (N1.78m) to fraudsters. This affected my business and ...

May 24, 2013

The Grand(ma) Hustle: 84-year-old woman on oxygen accused of drug trafficking (PICTURED)

An 84-year-old Albuquerque woman who uses an oxygen tank has been indicted for drug trafficking. KRQE-TV reports that Lillie Smith ...

May 23, 2013

Cripple bags 6 months jail sentence for drug trafficking

by Rachel Ogbu   A Federal High Court, Lagos, has sentenced a cripple to six months imprisonment for drug trafficking. ...

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