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Omidina explained that he was at the office of the drug enforcement agency and was eating well but did not go to the toilet the evening he got there except the following day and he was to be held for three days, which he accepted but was later prolonged because of the media that created the impression he had bribed the agency

The lady, who said she used to buy and sell clothes, added: “I’ve lived in Spain for about a decade. I came back to Nigeria because of financial hardship. I love to go back to Spain and I do not have enough money. This was how I found myself in drug trafficking

Mackindoshi and four Nigerians – Eneh Chinedu Innocent, found with 1.534kg of cocaine; Nzube-chukwu Amaizu John, ingested 1.349kg of cocaine; Okafor Onyeka Obiajulu, found in possession of 1.642kg of cocaine; and Udechukwu Pascal Onyeka, who was arrested with 1.148kg of cocaine – were all arrested at that same airportju

My friend in China gave me N100,000 to take a bag to China. The last time I travelled to China, he assisted me. When he gave me the money to take the bag containing gala to China, I thought he was doing me a favour. I never knew he was digging my grave. After my arrest, I felt bad and regretted my action

The shipment was intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja during the outward screening of an Ethiopian Airline flight. The NDLEA spokesman, Mitchel Ofoyeju, said: “The suspected substances hidden in his luggage were field tested and found to be methamphetamine weighing 17.700kg and ephedrine weighing 19.150kg with an estimated monetary value of 120 million naira

The suspect, Okonkwo Isaac Ekemezie, 51, a Nigerian based in Johannesburg, South Africa, was alleged to be attempting to smuggle 36.850kg of narcotic drugs to South Africa

The Agency has also graduated 255 senior officers in Basic Course 14 for 2015, with 43 women to reduce the spread of violence in some parts of the country, which has led to loss of lives and damage to property and rising number of displaced persons

The woman, whom the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency refused to disclose her name for security reasons, was arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos State in possession of bottles of Alomo bitters filled with substances that tested positive to cannabis

While the increase in arrest is an indicator that operatives of the NDLEA are becoming more vigilant in arresting drug traffickers, it also highlights the fact that drug traffickers are not learning lessons from the arrest of others

A suspected drug baron, Godspower Chibogu, 51, who allegedly financed the cultivation of the cannabis plantations, was traced to his private residence in Ibadan, Oyo State, where he was apprehended