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NDLEA to investigate 6 Houses, Plaza with 100 Shops belonging to Abba Kyari

NDLEA to investigate 6 Houses, Plaza with 100 Shops belonging to Abba Kyari

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Monday marked six residential houses and one plaza belonging to the embattled former Intelligence Response Team leader, Abba Kyari, in Maiduguri as being under investigation. The two-storey shopping plaza, Assurance Plaza, located along the Giwa Barracks Road in Maiduguri, has about 100 stores. Six other residential houses within the Maiduguri New Government Residential Area allegedly belonging to the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police had also been marked NDLEA. This is coming barely 48 hours after a suspected drug dealer linked to the N3 billion worth of tramadol intercepted by the then Kyari-led…
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Abba Kyari: Drug baron with 103 bank accounts nabbed at Lagos airport

Abba Kyari: Drug baron with 103 bank accounts nabbed at Lagos airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested Chief Afam Ukatu, who it described as the billionaire drug baron behind the N3bn tramadol deal involving a suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police and former leader of the Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari. A statement on Monday by the spokesperson for the agency, Femi Babafemi, said he was arrested “after months of surveillance and evading arrest.” According to Babafemi, Ukatu, who is the chairman of Mallinson Group of Companies, was nabbed onboard a flight to Abuja at the MM2 terminal of the Lagos airport, Ikeja, on Wednesday, April 13. He said, “Investigations…
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NDLEA traces N4.2bn to Abba Kyari, co-accused’s accounts

NDLEA traces N4.2bn to Abba Kyari, co-accused’s accounts

Fresh facts have emerged on how suspended super cop and former Commander of the Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari; as well as his deputy, ACP Sunday Ubua, allegedly received a combined N4.2bn from their separate bank accounts. The details are part of a report sent to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, by the NDLEA. According to the drug enforcement agency, not less than N1.4bn passed through Kyari’s account while he was commander of the IRT. However, Kyari’s deputy, Ubua, may have received far more than him as not less than N2.8bn was traced to his eight bank…
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Drug War: NDLEA seizes 40 parcels of Cocaine, Heroin, Codeine, Tramadol in Nigeria

Drug War: NDLEA seizes 40 parcels of Cocaine, Heroin, Codeine, Tramadol in Nigeria

By: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested the General Overseer of Christ Living Hope Church, Rev. Ugochukwu Emmanuel Ekwem at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos while on his way to a three-week crusade in Nairobi, Kenya, with 54 sticks of drugs wrapped around his body. The youthful and popular preacher who has his church headquarters in Isuaniocha, Mgbakwu road, Awka, Awka North LGA, Anambra state and two other branches in Lagos and Abuja, was arrested on Monday 7th March, during the outward clearance of passengers on Ethiopian Airlines…
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Abba Kyari demands N500m in damages from NDLEA over alleged unlawful arrest, detention

Abba Kyari demands N500m in damages from NDLEA over alleged unlawful arrest, detention

Abba Kyari, the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), has demanded N500 million in damages from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, over alleged unlawful arrest and detention. Kyari, in an originating motion on notice, marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/182/22, filed before Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja, also wants for an order directing the NDLEA to tender a written apology to him in two national dailies. The motion, dated February 16 and filed February 17 by his lawyer, C. O. Ikena, also wants an order “restraining the respondent (NDLEA), its agents, servants, police, privies or anyone acting…
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