NDLEA Arrests 362 Suspected Drug Traffickers In Edo

The Edo Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says no fewer than 362 suspects were arrested for illicit drugs use and trafficking between June 2018 and May 2019. The State Commander, Mr Buba Wakawa, disclosed this on Wednesday in Benin at the ceremony marking the 2019 United Nations Day Against Drug Abuse […]

Drug Trafficking: China Sentence Canadian To Death

A Chinese court sentenced a second Canadian man to death for drug trafficking on Tuesday, eliciting a rebuke from Canada’s foreign minister, amid diplomatic tensions between Ottawa and Beijing. The court in southern Guangdong province said the Canadian, Fan Wei, and 10 others — including an American and four Mexicans — were part of an […]

FG Rescues Zainab Aliyu, Other From Saudi Arabia’s Wrought

Saudi Arabian authorities have released Zainab Aliyu, a student of Maitama Sule University, Kano, who was arrested for alleged drug trafficking. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the government has been able to establish the innocence of Zainab and the second Nigerian […]

Drug Trafficking: PMB Orders Rescue Of Student Detained In Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to swiftly intervene in the case of Zainab Aliyu, a student detained in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed that the President gave the directive two weeks […]

23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia (See Full List)

At least 23 Nigerians are on the death row in Saudi Arabia for “drug-related offences”, The Nation reports. Citing a document, the newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death. They were reportedly arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, […]

Another Nigerian Arrested With Cocaine In Saudi Arabia – Abike Dabiri

Saheed Ayinde Sobade, a Nigerian has been arrested by the Saudi Arabia Government for alleged drug trafficking. This was disclosed by Abike Dabiri, Senior Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs on Arise TV on Friday. According to her Sobade was nabbed with 1.183 kilograms of cocaine. “I have bad news for you. […]