A 20-year-old man, Mansur Bashir of Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory, on Friday pleaded guilty to dealing on cannabis sativa.
Bashir was arraigned before a Federal High Court, Abuja, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for being in possession of 400 grammes of cannabis sativa.
The accused took his plea in Hausa language through an interpreter.
He was alleged to have committed the offence in the Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory in August.
The prosecuting counsel, Mrs S.I. […]
Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted €325,640 and $30,000 (about N175 million) being smuggled from Greece and Austria.
The suspected laundered money concealed inside envelopes and shoes were seized at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, during the inward screening of passengers on a Turkish airline flight.
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the smuggled currencies.
NDLEA commander at the Lagos Airport, Ahmadu Garba, said the money was found during routine search of passengers.
“During the […]
Three suspected robbers who have been terrorising passers-by, broken down vehicle owners and other road users around Otedola Bridge in Lagos have been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command.
Recovered from the suspected robbers were two master keys.
The suspects – Chima Joseph (24), Hassan Adamu (34) and Ibietan Oluwaseyi (41) – were arrested after dragging their victim from the expressway into the bush and dispossessing him of all his belongings.
The victim, Idi […]
The Department of State Service (DSS) has arrested a high profile Boko Haram member as well as an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) specialist in Kano, and 20 other members of criminal gang across the country.
The DSS said in a statement signed in Sunday by Mr. Tony Opuiyo that as part of its commitment towards improving security across the country, it has “sustained tactical and counter-terrorism operations which have yielded major successes with the arrest of terrorists and other criminals across […]
A young man who was making a career out of helping students in forging sensitive documents in Kwara state has been nabbed.
It was the end of the road for Mohammed Opeyemi, who owned an internet cafe on the premises of Kwara State Polytechnic in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Opeyemi, who was arrested by the security personnel of the institution, had for a long time been allegedly forging fees clearance documents for the graduating students of the school.
Narrating how the culprit was apprehended […]
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday April 8, 2016 arrested the duo of Abbas Attahiru and Mohammed Sufiyanu for offences bordering on personation and obtaining by false pretence.
Attahiru and Sufiyanu’s arrest followed a complaint by a would be victim, that the suspects claiming to be staff of EFCC, informed him of a petition purportedly written against him.
Complainant, the suspects promised to give him a “soft landing” provided he was ready to part with some money.