• Female pilgrim in NDLEA net excretes six more wraps of cocaine

    Female pilgrim in NDLEA net excretes six more wraps of cocaine

    ONE week after she excreted 76 pellets of drugs that tested positive to cocaine, Ms. Binuyo Basari Iyabo, a pilgrim who was recently arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) during the outward screening of passengers on an Emirates flight from Abuja to Medina, through Dubai, has excreted six more wraps of the pellets.

    In a statement yesterday, NDLEA commander at the Abuja airport, Hamisu Lawan, said the woman would be prosecuted in line with the anti-narcotics laws of […]

  • Arrested female pilgrim excretes 82 wraps of Cocaine

    Arrested female pilgrim excretes 82 wraps of Cocaine

    A 55 year-old female pilgrim arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja has excreted eighty-two wraps of cocaine weighing nine hundred and thirty-one (931) programmes.

    The suspect was arrested during the outward screening of passengers on an Emirate flight to Dubai en-route Medina.

    Mrs Binuyo Busari Iyabo who hails from Irepodun local government area of Kwara State is married with three children and sells cosmetics at Dosumu market, Lagos.

    In her statement, she owned up to the crime and also provided […]

  • Kaduna pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

    Kaduna pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

    A Kaduna State pilgrim, Malam Musa Adeniyi, died on Thursday in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

    Malam Yunusa Abdullahi, the spokesman of the State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, told newsmen in Mecca that the deceased died of cardiac arrest.

    Abdullahi said the family of the deceased had been notified.

    He prayed Allah to grant the deceased eternal rest and for the family to have the fortitude to bear the loss.

    He said Musa Adeniyi, who is from Lagos State, registered for the trip to the Holy […]

  • NDLEA arrests female pilgrim at Abuja airport

    NDLEA arrests female pilgrim at Abuja airport

    A 55 year old female pilgrim to Medina, Saudi Arabia has tested positive to narcotic ingestion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.

    She was immediately placed under observation by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

    The suspect named Mrs. Binuyo Basira Iyabo who was on her way to perform the annual pilgrimage has so far excreted seventy-six (76) pellets of substances found to be cocaine.

    At the Murtalla Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos, officials also intercepted a 37 […]