Imported Drug Chocolates, Cookies: Fake Security Agent, Grandpa, in NDLEA Net


*As Brazil Returnee Excretes Cocaine Pellets at Enugu Airport


Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a 76-year-old grandpa, Osagie Robert, in Edo state. The septuagenarian, popularly called old soldier, was arrested on Friday January, 7, 2022, in Egor, Oredo council area of the state, for dealing in Cannabis.


The agents also picked up a fake security agent, Godwin Ilevbare, a.k.a Edwin Agbon, for importing drug chocolates and cookies from Canada into Nigeria to sell. He was nabbed during a controlled delivery of the consignment shipped into Nigeria through a courier company by undercover operatives embedded in the courier firm.


The operatives arrested him in his apartment in Benin City on Tuesday, January 4, soon after signing for the consignment which emanated from Canada.
The consignment contains Colorado brand of Cannabis concealed inside chocolates and cookies weighing 6.491kg, while the drug cookies and chocolates weighed 5.566kg and 0.383kg respectively.


In a related development, a 48-year-old Iloduba Augustine, a passenger of Ethiopian Airline that arrived Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was on new year eve arrested and placed on observation during which he confessed to have swallowed 58 pellets of cocaine out of which he excreted 48 pellets which were delivered to a Kenyan while on transit in Addis Ababa for a fee of N1million.


He said he continued his journey to Nigeria with the remaining 10 pellets in his stomach, which according to him, he intended to sell in Lagos. The wraps of cocaine were later excreted at 10:40am on January 1, 2022.
In Niger state, 23-year-old Simon Richard, a 500 level student of the Dept. of Agric Economics and Extension, Federal University of Technology, Minna, was arrested at Gidan Kwano Talba road, Minna with different quantities of Loud and Tramadol on Thursday, January 6, while in Benue state, a 21-year-old lady, Shidoo Ben, was arrested with 14 pinches of crack cocaine at Jada Hotel, Otukpo, on Friday January, 7.

She traveled from Abuja to sell the drug in Benue.

This is even as a raid in Jigbele Lota camp, Owo area of Ondo state, led to the recovery of 598kg cannabis and the arrest of one Chukwuemeka Azi on Thursday, January 6.
In Ogun state, two suspects, Mrs. Ajoke Samuel, 60, and Ogundairo Taye, 37, were arrested in Itaka and Odo Eran areas of Abeokuta North council area with different quantities of cannabis sativa, just as Ibrahim Adamu and Yahaya Mohammed were nabbed with 81kg of cannabis along Ilorin-Jebba expressway on Tuesday, January 4.


In Plateau state, three siblings: Emmanuel Ngyang Jajoang, Timothy Ngyang Jajoang and Markus Ngyang Jajoang were arrested on Thursday January 6, at Kwakwi village, Riyom council area of the state with different quantities of cannabis and a locally made pistol.


At least, two suspects, Sunny Daniel and Joseph Chukwube, were arrested in different parts of Rivers state with quantities of Methamphetamine, Heroin, Cannabis Sativa and Cocaine as well as N364, 500 cash on Thursday, January 6.


In Delta state, NDLEA operatives supported by soldiers on Wednesday January 5. raided a warehouse in Abbi town, Ndokwa West council area, where two variants of cannabis (Loud and skunk) weighing 56.5kg, believed to be imported from a neighbouring country as well as two suspects, Miss Lillian Echicheli and Collins Uzokwe, were seized.

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