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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
Corruption, Crime, Drug Abuse, News, Nigeria

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
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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...
NDLEA arrests 12 dockworkers linked to N9.5bn seized cocaine
Law Enforcement, News, Nigeria

NDLEA arrests 12 dockworkers linked to N9.5bn seized cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has confirmed the arrest of 12 dockworkers at the Apapa Seaport, Lagos linked to the importation of N9.5 billion cocaine. This is contained in a statement issued by the Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, on Saturday in Abuja. A Federal High Court in Lagos had granted an application by NDLEA for the interim attachment of a vessel MV Chayanee Naree used to import the 32.9 kilograms of cocaine into Nigeria through the port. Besides the attachment order, the court also granted NDLEA’s request to detain the master of the ship, Mr Tanahan Krilerk. It also granted NDLEA’s request to detain 21 foreign national crew members as well as the dockworkers arrested in connection with the case. The anti-narcotic agency had on Oct...
NDLEA Intercepts Bandits With AK-47 Rifles, 78 Rounds of Live Ammunition
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NDLEA Intercepts Bandits With AK-47 Rifles, 78 Rounds of Live Ammunition

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested here armed bandits on an alleged mission Katsina State. The suspects: Adamu Shehu, Tukur Mohammed, and Ibrahim Suleiman were reportedly in possession of three AK-47 rifles and other dangerous items. The NDLEA officials also arrested an alleged manufacturer of heavy weapons, Celestine Chidiebere Christian, with a high calibre G3 rifle, seventy-eight (78) rounds of life ammunition (RLA) of 7.62mm calibre, and five empty shells. The suspect was arrested in Benue while trying to move the heavy weapon and ammunition to Jos, Plateau State. Read Also: EFCC Detains Anyim Over N780m Aviation Ministry Fund The arrests and seizures were made at the NDLEA checkpoints in the two states where narcotic officers st...
Why Sunday Igboho Escaped During House Raid – DSS
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Why Sunday Igboho Escaped During House Raid – DSS

The Department of State Services has said Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho escaped when the secret police raided his Ibadan residence because there was a gun duel between DSS operatives and Igboho’s guards which lasted for an hour. The DSS also paraded 12 of Igboho’s followers in Abuja on Thursday, saying one other was being profiled. The DSS said a joint team of security operatives had raided Igboho’s residence early on Thursday based on an intelligence report. Parading the suspects at the national headquarters of the secret police, its spokesman, Peter Afunaya, said the security team was engaged in a gun duel by nine men suspected to be Igboho’s guards. Afunaya stated, “A team of joint security operatives raided the residence of Sunday Adeyemo at Soka i...