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NDLEA Arrests Police Van With Indian Hemp In Kano

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Operatives of the Nigeria Drugs and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday intercepted a suspected police van loaded with over 700 tonnes of India hemp worth millions of naira in Kano.

The operatives also tracked and detained a long truck conveying sacks of dry fish stocked with cannabis.Conducting journalists round the confiscated illicit drugs yesterday at the state command of the agency, commander of the NDLEA in Kano, Hamza Umar, revealed that two suspects, including the driver were arrested in police uniforms.

According to Hamza, the suspects were caught in a brand new Toyota Hilux masked with security siren and a private plate number, Pilot 1. Hamza hinted that the vehicle, which originated from Esuba, Edo State, was heading to Gezuwa in Yobe State, but was arrested following an intelligence report.

Atfer thorough investigation, the suspects according to NDLEA boss were discovered to have impersonated the police force to scale through security search. “Our men intercepted the vehicle, which was typical of security utility vehicles. The two suspects arrested were found in police uniforms but after interrogation, they confessed the uniforms were gotten to disguise as policemen to evade search at police checkpoint.

“I am sure if anybody sees them in this vehicle and the security uniform, nobody will dare to stop them. But from intelligence gathering, we were able to detect and arrest them. Investigation is still ongoing to unravel the sponsors of the drug suspects,” Hamza explained.

Although journalists were barred from unmasking the identities of the suspects, one of the suspects confessed that he got the police uniform from a serving police officer in Port Harcourt. “We use to carry the Indian helm once every month from Edo to Yobe. The last trip I went, they paid me N150,000 and this tour I was promised to paid N200,000,” he confessed.

The NDLEA boss further told newsmen that the truck carrying Ebonyi State government vehicle document with plate number NKE41LG, was loaded with 64kg of cannabis stocked into bags of dry fish.

He explained that the truck was coming from Ebonyi and was heading to Libiya, adding that four suspects, including the principal suspect, had been arrested.He noted the command in the last four months had intercepted 1123.284kg of cannabis sativa, 3,307.903kg psychotropic substance and 20 grammes of cocaine.

Source: Guardian

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Youths are the problems of the youths, Says Nollywood Actor Charles Anwurum

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Youths are the problems of the youths, Says Nollywood Actor Charles Anwurum

Popular Nollywood Actor, Charles Awuru, has expressed that Nigerian youths are the problems youths in the country have.

The comic actor and director made this known in a video that has since gone viral on social media.

Awuru stated that the end SARS protest made him realize that the youths are the problem of the youths.

The actor pointed out that one section of the youths are protesting for a better Nigeria while others are looting and attacking fellow Nigerians.

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Ifa priests curse mob who stole Oba’s staff of office in Lagos (Video)

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Ifa priests curse mob who stole Oba's staff of office in Lagos

Local priests in Lagos have invoked spell on hoodlums that attacked the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Riliwan Akiolu.

Information Nigeria recalls that the monarch’s palace was on Wednesday invaded by hoodlums, carting away the king’s personal effects to include shoes, and his staff of office (Opa Ase).

But, in a video that has since gone viral, some ifa priests were seen laying a curse on the attackers of the monarch’s palace

 

The monarch on Friday October 23, gave the men 24-hour to return the staff of office.

Following the expiration of the ultimatum, traditional priests in the state gathered to rain curses on those involved in the looting.

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Lewis Hamilton reacts to Nigeria’s #EndSARS protest

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Lewis Hamilton reacts to Nigeria's #EndSARS protest

British racing driver, Lewis Hamilton has reacted to the recent end SARS protest against police brutality that rocked Nigeria.

Hamilton, who made the reaction on Twitter, stated that the recent events in Nigeria are a human rights crisis.

 

In his tweet, the British Formula 1 racer described the recent events in Nigeria as a human rights crisis, as he noted that it is the responsibility of everyone to educate and raise awareness about tragedies happening in the world.

Hamilton, who also shared a photo of himself rocking a black T-shirt with the inscription ‘#EndSARS’ and a map with the colour of the Nigerian flag on it, posted a link for people to sign up to demand an end to impunity for police brutality in Nigeria.

He wrote:

“We all have a responsibility to educate ourselves and raise awareness of the tragedies happening in the world around us and take action where we can. The recent events in Nigeria are a human rights crisis. Hit the link to find out more #EndSARS.”

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