Tag: Law Enforcement

New Born Baby Discovered by LAWMA Officials in Lagos Dump
Child Abuse, Lagos News, News, Nigeria

New Born Baby Discovered by LAWMA Officials in Lagos Dump

The Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) Officials discovered a newborn baby abandoned in a refuse dump in a street in IKoyi, Lagos State. See Also: Why You Should Breastfeed Your Child, Red Cross Tells Mothers The LAWMA officials filed a report to the Ikoyi police division on the discovery of an abandoned baby at about 10 am. Acting on the report, a police team visited the scene and took the infant to a Military Hospital at Dodan Barracks, Ikoyi. The baby was sent to a motherless baby home in the city after medical treatment. Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin said the baby was retrieved on Thursday and is doing fine after medical treatment. He also said the police had started an investigation adding that infanti...
NDLEA Destroys N2Billion Worth of Illicit Drugs in Akwa Ibom
Drug Abuse, Law Enforcement

NDLEA Destroys N2Billion Worth of Illicit Drugs in Akwa Ibom

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, revealed about N2 billion worth of illicit drugs has been destroyed by the agency between 2014 and September 2021 in Akwa Ibom. The Agency’s Secretary, Mr. Shedrach Haruna, who represented the NDLEA Chairman, retired Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, said this when he visited the State Deputy Governor, Mr. Moses Ekpo in Uyo on Thursday. See Also: Court Strikes Out Kyari’s Suit Against NDLEA Marwa revealed that within the stated period, a total of 2.768 tonnes of drugs which include, Cannabis sativa, cocaine, heroin, and other psychotropic substances were seized. He also added that the Agency also participated in drug awareness and sensitisation programmes that targeted vulnerable youths. The agency also launched its 24/7 toll-free c...
Kuje Prison Escapee Recaptured in Kastina
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Kuje Prison Escapee Recaptured in Kastina

Kuje prison escapee, Kamala Lawal has been apprehended by the Kastina Police Command after successfully raiding a suspected criminal hideout. The Alleged escapee was also caught in the possession of leaves perceived to be Indian hemp. Police officer, Gambo Isah disclosed that the arrest was made on reliable information ascertained by the police. See Also: Kuje Prison Attack: Ghana Immigration Service On High Alert Against Infiltration He further mentioned the arrest was made when they raided a suspected criminal hideout in Danmusa Local Government Area. Lawal Abubakar, who is 33 years old is among the prisoners that fled after the Kuje prison attack, and upon investigation, he confessed to having fled from the prison during the attack. Also, the officer revealed that...
Sunday Igboho Released From Benin Prison
Fulani Herdsmen, Human Rights, Judiciary, Justice, Law Enforcement

Sunday Igboho Released From Benin Prison

Popular activist, Sunday Igboho has been released. According to Maxwell Adeleye, a spokesman for Igboho, the Yoruba separatist has been set free from the custody of Benin Republic authorities. In a statement on Facebook on Monday morning, Adeleye wrote: "Yoruba Nation Activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Ighoho, has been released by the Government of Republic of Benin." "The Activist was released on Monday to a Yoruba Leader and Leader of the Umbrella body of Yoruba Self-determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Professor Banji Akintoye and a French Language Expert/ Deputy Alana of Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, Professor Wale Adeniran." Source: Politics Nigeria
“My Health Has Deteriorated” – Abba Kyari Says As Court Refuses To Release Him
Corruption, Crime, Drug Abuse, Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Nigeria, Security

“My Health Has Deteriorated” – Abba Kyari Says As Court Refuses To Release Him

Embattled Police Officer, Abba kyari has claimed that his health has deteriorated badly since his detention by the National Drug law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. It was gathered that Kyari, a deputy commissioner of Police, dragged the Federal Government to court seeking his release. it would be recalled that Kyari was arrested last week and handed over to the NDLEA over his involvement in Cocaine Trafficking. Kyari entered hot water after he attempted to bribe an NDLEA agent with $61,000 to facilitate the release of 17 KG of seized Cocaine. He was arrested alongside four others. See Also: IPOB, ESN Members Out To Destroy Me – Abba Kyari In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/182/22, Kyari is praying the court to compel the NDLEA to grant him bail on health grounds, pending the he...
IPOB, ESN Members Out To Destroy Me – Abba Kyari
Biafra, Corruption, Crime, Drug Abuse, Nigeria, Security

IPOB, ESN Members Out To Destroy Me – Abba Kyari

The embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, has claimed that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN) are behind his travails due to the onslaught launched against them in the South East. Kyari was said to have made this claim when he appeared before a probe panel led by Joseph Egbunike, a Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) at the Force Headquarters. His claim was contained in a report submitted by the panel to the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, which was in turn submitted to the Police Service Commission (PSC). According to the report, Kyari, who did not deny violating social media rules of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), was berated by the panel for the fact that the officer had been warne...
Abba Kyari’s Brother Received ₦279m From Hushpuppi, Others
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Abba Kyari’s Brother Received ₦279m From Hushpuppi, Others

Police investigations have revealed how members of a syndicate led by an international scammer, Ramon Abass, popularly known as Hushpuppi paid N235, 120, 000 to a younger brother of a former Commander, Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari. The probe also indicates that Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, equally funneled N44m to his brother’s bank account in multiple transactions. However, the investigation report obtained by our correspondent on Monday failed to disclose whether Kyari’s brother was acting as a proxy for his embattled elder brother who is currently in custody of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency. The DCP, who was suspended by the police last July for his alleged links to Hushpuppi, allegedly attempted to sell part of the cocaine which was sei...
Arrest NDLEA Officers Who Worked With Kyari’s Accomplices, IGP Tells Marwa
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Arrest NDLEA Officers Who Worked With Kyari’s Accomplices, IGP Tells Marwa

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has urged the Chairman of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig-Gen Buba Marwa (retd), to immediately arrest officers of the anti-narcotic agency involved in drug crimes with accomplices of suspended cop, Abba Kyari. The police boss made this known in a statement on Monday while announcing the arrest of Kyari and four other police officers fingered by the NDLEA in drug-related crimes. Kyari, the suspended Head of the Intelligence Response Team, was earlier declared wanted by the NDLEA over alleged drug links. NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, had chronicled how Kyari belonged to a drug cartel that operates the Brazil-Ethiopia-Nigeria illicit drug pipeline. The anti-narcotics agen...
NDLEA Declares DCP Abba Kyari Wanted Over Illicit Drug Trafficking
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NDLEA Declares DCP Abba Kyari Wanted Over Illicit Drug Trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has declared the suspended head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, wanted over alleged drug offenses. The NDLEA said an investigation has revealed that Kyari is a member of a drug syndicate that operates across the globe. Source: Leadership
Linking Me To Drug Peddling Very Repulsive, Obi Cubana Says
Law Enforcement, News, Nigeria

Linking Me To Drug Peddling Very Repulsive, Obi Cubana Says

Nigerian socialite, Obi Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana, has spoken about his recent invitation to the office of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for questioning. The anti-narcotic agency questioned the businessman over alleged ties to some drug traffickers. In an interview with media personality, Ifedayo Olarinde popularly known as Daddy Freeze, Iyiegbu said the thought alone of drug links was very repulsive, adding that he had never felt so low in his life. Read Also: Obi Cubana Spends Second Day With EFCC, Passport Seized According to him, he had made a covenant with God never to involve in such or sponsor such business as anyone can be a victim, including his children. He, however, expressed confidence in the ability of the NDLEA to carry out a thorough inv...