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Shocking Twist: Brave Teenage Student Nabbed with Illegal Meth Haul at Abuja Airport!

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja have arrested a 19-year-old student, Benjamin Nnamani Daberechi for attempting to export 7.2 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed in crayfish to Europe where he was going for undergraduate studies.

On Wednesday 12th July, Benjamin Nnamani Daberechi, a 19-year-old student, was caught trying to export 7.2 kilograms of methamphetamine hidden inside crayfish. He was en route to Europe for his undergraduate studies when he was apprehended by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja.

The teenage suspect was intercepted on Wednesday 12th July, during an outward clearance of passengers on Turkish Airlines flight TK 0624.

While being interviewed by operatives, Daberechi claimed he was a student on his way to Cyprus for studies, but upon a thorough search of his luggage, he was found in possession of 7.2kg of whitish substance neatly concealed inside a sack of crayfish.

NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi in a statement on Sunday said a field test of the substance however proved positive to Methamphetamine.

During the routine clearance of passengers on Turkish Airlines flight TK 0624, the teenage suspect, Benjamin Nnamani Daberechi, was stopped by operatives for questioning. Daberechi, who claimed to be a student heading to Cyprus, was found in possession of 7.2 kilograms of a whitish substance concealed inside a sack of crayfish upon inspection of his luggage. A subsequent field test confirmed the substance to be methamphetamine, according to NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi.

  1. In another related incident,

In the same vein, operatives of the Tincan Port Command of the Agency on Tuesday 11th July intercepted 116.5kg consignment of Colorado, a strong strain of cannabis concealed in bags hidden in a heap of used vehicles parts on the floor of a container marked FCIU 8459700, bearing three units of used vehicles imported from Toronto, Canada.

The Tincan Port Command of the NDLEA also made a significant seizure when they discovered 116.5 kilograms of Colorado, a potent strain of cannabis, concealed inside bags among a pile of used vehicle parts in a container imported from Toronto, Canada. The interception took place on Tuesday 11th July.

Also attempts to export various quantities of illicit substances through courier companies were equally thwarted by NDLEA operatives of the Directorate of Operation and General Investigations, DOGI in Lagos.
While 336 grams of skunk stuffed inside computer hard drives going to Dubai, UAE, were seized at a courier firm, a suspect, Ibrahim Analu, 28, was arrested at Iddo motor park, Lagos while attempting to send 151,700 pills of opioids to Kaduna. A total of 4.830kg skunk was also discovered at another courier firm in a shipment from Douala, Cameroon passing through Nigeria to Oman.
The drug was concealed in 10 of 12 cans of palm fruits paste, locally called Banga, packed in a carton.

In Lagos, NDLEA operatives from the Directorate of Operation and General Investigations (DOGI) prevented the export of illegal substances through courier companies. They seized 336 grams of skunk hidden inside computer hard drives that were destined for Dubai, UAE. Additionally, a suspect, Ibrahim Analu, was apprehended at Iddo motor park while attempting to transport 151,700 pills of opioids to Kaduna. Furthermore, 4.830 kilograms of skunk were discovered in a shipment from Douala, Cameroon, on its way to Oman. The drug was cleverly concealed in cans of palm fruits paste.

Meanwhile, a Lekki Lagos based female lawyer, Ebikpolade Helen, who specialises in production and distribution of skuchies, a mixture of cannabis, opioids and black currant has been arrested in a follow up operation in Awka, Anambra state following an earlier seizure of 5kg cannabis and 12 bottles of prepared skuchies in her apartment at Lekki.

While Abubakar Shuaibu was arrested on Thursday 13th July at Cappa, Mushin/Oshodi road with 86 bottles of codeine-based cough syrup weighing 8.6 litres in his Toyota bus marked FFA 241YB, two other suspects: Razak Ogunbo and Adeola Idowu were nabbed Tuesday 11th July at Ikorodu with 51 litres of skuchies. This is even as 372kg cannabis sativa and 48 bottles of skuchies measuring 48 litres were recovered from the home of a fleeing drug dealer at Akala, Mushin Lagos on Wednesday 12th July.

In a follow-up operation in Awka, Anambra state, a female lawyer named Ebikpolade Helen was arrested. She specializes in the production and distribution of skuchies, which is a combination of cannabis, opioids, and black currant. The arrest followed a previous seizure of 5 kilograms of cannabis and 12 bottles of prepared skuchies found in her apartment at Lekki, Lagos.

Meanwhile, on Thursday 13th July, another suspect named Abubakar Shuaibu was caught on the Cappa, Mushin/Oshodi road with 86 bottles of codeine-based cough syrup weighing 8.6 liters in his Toyota bus. Two additional suspects, Razak Ogunbo and Adeola Idowu, were apprehended on Tuesday 11th July in Ikorodu with 51 liters of skuchies. Additionally, at Akala, Mushin Lagos, on Wednesday 12th July, law enforcement authorities recovered 372 kilograms of cannabis sativa and 48 bottles of skuchies measuring 48 liters from the residence of a drug dealer who was on the run.

  1. In Ondo state,

operatives stormed a building at Ehin-Ala, Akure South LGA where they arrested one Abubakar Zayanu Gyambar, 28, with 162 jumbo bags of skunk weighing 1,944 kilograms, while another suspect, Henry Wilson, 50, was nabbed at Ogume town, Ndokwa West LGA, Delta State with same substance weighing 216.5kg.

In Ondo state, the NDLEA operatives conducted a raid on a building at Ehin-Ala, Akure South LGA. They arrested Abubakar Zayanu Gyambar, who was in possession of 162 jumbo bags of skunk, weighing a total of 1,944 kilograms. Additionally, another suspect named Henry Wilson was apprehended in Ogume town, Ndokwa West LGA, Delta State, with the same substance weighing 216.5 kilograms.

A total of 45.41kg cannabis was recovered from Adam Hassan, 27, along Inga wa-Mani – Mashi road, Katsina enroute Niger Republic, while 70kg of same substance was seized from Mamman Nur Shettima on Saturday 15th July along Kano – Nguru road, Yobe state. In Kano, a suspect, Abdulhamid Lawan Bayaro, 48, was on Friday 14th July nabbed at Dan Agundi area, Kano with 114 blocks of cannabis, weighing 71.7kg, just as operatives recovered 50,000 pills of Tamol, a brand of Tramadol at Kofar Waika area of the state.

While a total of 912,600 pills of pharmaceutical opioids including tramadol were recovered from two commercial vehicles; one coming from Lagos to Kano, the other was intercepted along Abuja-Jere-Kaduna expressway, with a suspect, Sahabi Lawal, 25, arrested.

In Borno state, 32-year-old Umar Tijjani Mustapha was arrested at Gangamari, MMC, with 55.25kg skunk on Thursday 13th July.

Other significant seizures were made across different states in Nigeria. In Katsina, Adam Hassan was found in possession of 45.41 kilograms of cannabis along Inga wa-Mani – Mashi road, while Mamman Nur Shettima was caught with 70 kilograms of the same substance on the Kano – Nguru road in Yobe state. In Kano, Abdulhamid Lawan Bayaro was apprehended with 114 blocks of cannabis, weighing 71.7 kilograms. Furthermore, 50,000 pills of Tamol (a brand of Tramadol) were recovered in the Kofar Waika area of Kano. In Borno state, Umar Tijjani Mustapha was arrested with 55.25 kilograms of skunk in Gangamari, MMC.

Chairman/Chief Executive, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) commended the tenacity of the officers and men of NAIA, Tincan, Lagos, Ondo, Katsina, Yobe, Delta, Kano, Kaduna and Borno Commands as well as those of DOGI. He charged them and their compatriots across the country to remain vigilant.

Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), the Chairman/Chief Executive of the NDLEA, commended the officers and men of the various commands involved in the successful operations. He urged them and their colleagues nationwide to stay vigilant in their fight against drug trafficking.

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