Nigeria seeks global action against drug trafficking, terrorism
The Federal Government has called for well-coordinated international cooperation to tackle the links between drug trafficking and all forms of organised crime like terrorism.
El Chapo's Wife, Emma Coronel, Arrested For Drug Trafficking
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Mexico’s most notorious cartel boss Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, has been arrested in Virginia on drug trafficking charges. In a statement released on Monday, the US justice department said that Coronel, 31 – who is a joint US-Mexican citizen – was arrested at Dulles international airport and was scheduled…
Man, 23, jailed 4 months for drug trafficking
A 23-year-old man, Stephen Otega, was on Tuesday sentenced to four months in prison for trafficking in hard drugs. Otega was jailed by Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan for unlawfully trafficking 1.5 kg of hemp. Delivering judgment, Ajoku said that she convicted Otega, based on evidence tendered before her and the…
Chad army officers sentenced to prison for drug trafficking
Chadian army officers and intelligence officials were sentenced on Friday to up to 10 years in prison for drug trafficking, the state prosecutor and their lawyer told AFP.
NDLEA files drug trafficking charge against 25-year-old man
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday, filed a one-count charge of drug trafficking, against a 25-year-old man, Joshua Benson, in a Federal High Court in Lagos.
Ghanaian jailed 35 years for drug trafficking
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced a Ghanaian, Gyan Paul, to 40 years imprisonment for trafficking in hard drug Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor sentenced Gyan after he was found guilty of the charges bordering on unlawful exportation of 2. 02 kilograms...
‘Beneficial ownership to address financial leakages in extractive sector’
The Minister of Finance Budget and Planning Zainab Ahmed and State Minister for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva as well as other stakeholders in the extractive sector in the country
South Africa returnee jailed 38 years for drug trafficking
A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced a South Africa returnee, Raji Adio, to 38 years for drug trafficking.
Panacea for changing our battered international image
No self-respecting and patriotic Nigerian would be happy at the present blighted image of the country all over the world. Some of us who are on the University of Ibadan Staff Club Whatsapp platform was recently bombarded with authentic..