The drug extradition case against me is dead, says Kashamu.

Buruji Kashamu, the lawmaker representing Ogun east senatorial district, says the drug trafficking case involving him is dead, and no fresh extradition proceeding can be brought against him.

On Thursday, Washington Post reported that a US appeal court had upheld a ruling mandating Kashamu to face trial for allegedly being the ringleader of a heroin cartel in Chicago.

But in a statement on Thursday, Kashamu said some “mischievous elements” were seeking to twist a suit he filed to stop his “forcible abduction”.

“It is most unfortunate that some mischievous elements are seeking to twist a suit I filed in the United States of America to stop by abduction and forcibly transportation to face trial for a case two British courts had adjudicated upon and found that it was a case of mistaken identity,” the statement read.

“I asked my lawyers in the US to file the suit when I got wind of an evil plot to abduct me in 2015 which later happened between the 23rd and 28th of May, 2015, until there was a judicial intervention which ordered the US officials and their local collaborators out of my Lagos residence.

“It should be noted that there is no ANY extradition proceedings against me anywhere in the world. The last one they purportedly brought after the siege to my residence was dismissed by the Federal High Court, Abuja, on the 1st of July, 2015.

“So, the wicked interpretation that the latest ruling which was based on a suit I instituted against my abduction has set the tone for my extradition is totally unfounded, vexatious and malicious.

“No fresh extradition proceedings can be brought against me. Twice, I won the extradition proceedings against me in London where I was tried at the instance of the US government and the one they brought here has been dismissed by the court, hence the case is dead. Any other purported extradition proceedings or abduction is illegal. I am not afraid of anything because I know my rights under the law.”


Source: The Cable

Nigerian Man Deported from Kenya Twice Over Alleged Drug Trafficking Arrested Again in Nairobi

Police in Nairobi, Kenya have arrested a suspected Nigerian drug lord, Emmanuel Peter Inobemhe. According to Kenyan media, Inobemhe who was deported from Kenya in 2013 on Presidential orders, was arrested by police officers in Kayole Estate, Nairobi yesterday Wednesday Sept. 28th.

The Police boss at Kayole police command, Ali Nuno, said Inobemhe had been deported twice from Kenya over drug issues and wondered how he came back to the country.


“He says he used Namanga border on both occasions and that is what we want to know how and why. He had been deported in June 2013 before he sneaked back four months later,” said Nuno.

Inobemhe and another Nigerian, Anthony Chinedu (pictured above), were arrested in 2013 for their involvement in trafficking of hard drugs. Following a Presidential order, Inobemhe, Chinedu and other Nigerians were deported for being in the country illegally.

Inobemhe later sneaked back into the country three months later but was arrested in Donholm estate with a Kenyan woman. When he was arrested, he revealed that he came to the country from Tanzania via the Namanga border.

Here’s What The Drug Maria Sharapova Was Taking Does To Your Body

Champion tennis player Maria Sharapova has admitted that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open for taking a drug that was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s list of banned substances in January.

But what does the drug, meldonium, actually do to the body?

Meldonium (also known as Mildronate) is an “anti-ischemic” drug, which means it is used to treat inadequate blood flow to the organs, especially the heart.

According to the Latvian pharmaceutical company Grindex, which manufactures the drug, it not only protects against tissue damage in patients with angina pectoris (chest pain caused by heart disease), chronic heart failure, and disorders of brain circulation, but it also improves physical capacity and mental function in both ischemic and healthy people.

Sharapova said she had been taking the drug since 2006 because ofseveral health concerns, including magnesium deficiency, an irregular EKG (a test of heart function), and diabetes, a condition she said runs in her family.

Some animal studies and small human studies suggest that meldonium, in combination with other drugs, may help treat diabetes. But others studies suggest the drug could increase the endurance performance of athletes by increasing oxygen uptake, which is why it was banned by anti-doping authorities, the Associated Press reports.

Meldonium is legal in Lithuania, but it is not approved for use in the US. Before it was banned, meldonium was popular among Russian athletes, according to AP reporter James Ellingworth.

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66 Drug-Addicted Customs Officers To Be Sacked

Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (retd), on Thursday said 66 officers found to be hooked on hard drugs would be eased out.
Ali disclosed this while addressing officers and men of the Plateau/Benue Area Command of the service in Jos.


“We are now operating zero tolerance on the issue of drugs, because it is very dangerous and inimical to our operations and to our success as a government revenue generating organ.


These 66 identified drug addicted personnel are as good as out of the system because we have no place for such persons in the service,’’ he said.

Ali blamed the existence of ‘’bad eggs’’ in the service on the recruitment system, which, he said, had to be changed to rid it of unscrupulous and unwanted persons.

He charged the officers to be disciplined in order to serve the nation well and gain their promotions.
According to Ali, promotions from now must be earned and not got.

He told the officers to display the fear of God in all their operations and to be diligent in attending all the courses lined up for them.

He expressed hope that the service would meet its 2015 revenue target of N944 billion before the end of the year.


“Presently, we have generated N825 billion but we have to double up so that we will not only meet the target but surpass it by God’s grace, ’’ he said.



Man Dresses Up As Beautiful Woman To Lure Men To Hotels, Drug & Rob Them

A former stylist in China robbed men he’d met online by dressing up as a beautiful woman, luring them to a hotel and drugging them, police said.

The 48-year-old, surnamed Tang, pretended to be a well-off, divorced woman who was just “looking for a good time.”

He’d entice men with sexy snaps over social media to hotel rooms in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.

But once they were together, he’d slip them sleeping pills and make off with their cash and valuables.

Tang, who used the alias “Black Rose,” targeted at least six people with the sophisticated scam.

But he was finally captured when he invited 22-year-old Zhang Jun to a hotel.

Zhang awoke the next morning to find his mobile phone and cash had been pinched, and contacted police.

Cops had previously been unable to gain a good description of Tang.

But Zhang gave such a detailed account of what he looked like that officers were able to arrest him at another hotel later that day.

Reports said that not even police realised Tang was a man when they brought him into custody.

They had originally thought he was a female con artist, until he removed his wig and make-up.

Tang told authorities that he learnt how to do make-up when working in a barber shop during his younger years.

He is apparently married but separated from his wife, with whom he has a son in his 20s.

Tang is being held by police and will be charged on multiple counts of fraud and robbery.

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Scott Disick Checks Into Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center For Treatment

Scott Disick has checked into a drug and alcohol rehab center for treatment, a source confirms to ET.

The news breaks one day after the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star shared a cryptic message on his Instagram account, posting an image with the phrase “Never give up” written in chalk, but no additional caption.

The 32-year-old has been having a tough year, as he and longtime love Kourtney Kardashian called it quits in July after Disick was photographed cozying up to an ex-girlfriend in Monte Carlo. “I made the worst decision I’ve ever made in my life,” Disick told Kardashian in a recent episode of the family’s reality series.

Together, Kardashian and Disick share three young children, but a source recently told ET not to expect a rekindled romance anytime soon.

“Kourtney is not taking Scott back – never, as of right now,” the source said. “Kourtney has been through a lot of drama with Scott over the years but it’s for real this time.”

Read More: ETonline

NDLEA Arraigns Drug Baron, Two Others In Court

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday arraigned a drug baron, Ikejiaku Sylvester Chukwunwe, before a Federal High Court in Awka.

Chukwunwe, who was described as the most wanted drug trafficker in Anambra, was arraigned on 13 count charges. Also dragged to court by the agency were Oluchi Nduaguba and John Atuenyi.

However, the trio pleaded not guilty to all the charges preferred against them by the prosecutor.

Chukwunwe was charged for conspiracy to form and operate a drug trafficking organisation to process and export Methamphetamine; a drug similar to cocaine and heroine by using couriers and cargoes.

He was charged for unlawfully engaging in the organisation, management and financing of a drug trafficking organisation by the production and exportation of methamphetamine.

He was also charged to have conspired to convert the proceeds of illicit traffic in narcotic and psychotropic substances into legitimate enterprises between 2010 and 2015.

Prosecuting counsel Lambert Nor said the offences contravened Section 18(a) of Money Laundering Act, 2011, and punishable under Section 15(1) and (2).

Accordingly, he was charged for converting the proceeds directly from the illicit traffic in narcotic substances into real property and physical assets in different locations in Lagos and Anambra.

The other accused persons; Oluchukwu Nduaguba and John Atuenyi, were charged differently on six count charges on the same matter.

The defence counsels, Chief Benson Ndakara and Emmanuel Okenyi, made applications for their bail, but the prosecuting counsel opposed it.

After hearing from both the defence and prosecuting counsels, Justice Isa Gafai adjourned the ruling for their bail application to July 1.

Gafai, however, adjourned the case to November 3 and November 4 for hearing.

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