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Nigerian Man and Female Drug Dealers Caught With Drugs Worth Over N113m In South Africa


A 50-year-old man alleged Nigerian drug dealer and a South African woman prosecuted before the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning, March 7.

The suspects identified as “Collins Emeka Akona” and the 24-year old South African woman, identified as “Mahlatse Maseko” were apprehended at Thornhill Estate in Polokwane for possession of heroin and Crystal meth drugs worth R4.2 million.

The law offenders were arrested on Friday by members of the Provincial Organized Crime Unit and the Provincial Detectives

Brigadier “Motlafela Mojapelo”, Limpopo Police spokesperson, says they are still in the hunt for Maseko’s boyfriend, who fled from the crime scene leaving behind the woman in a room full of drugs.

The chairperson of Seshego Community Against Crime and Gansterism, “Vincent Kunutu” has expressed his happiness with the development, adding that heroin and crystal meth are the most used drugs by youths within their area.

Kunutu said they believe that these arrests will send a strong warning message to the remaining drug dealers that are yet to be identify, who are demolishing the education system by selling drugs to learners.

In the meantime, their case has been postponed to March 10th, 2022 for formal bail application.

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Buni Dismisses Report Of Removal, Says ‘I’m Still In Charge Of APC

Against reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved his sack as Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mala Buni has said he remains in charge of the party.

Buni in a statement signed by Mr John Akpanudoedehe, the Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) said the reports were false.

According to him, there’s no leadership change in the party.

Refering to the news as “sponsored media reports on an imaginary leadership change”, he said the report “should be disregarded.”

He noted that the APC is a progressive political party guided by rules, therefore, “Leadership changes are not announced by ‘sources’ through name dropping.”

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Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State had led a meeting attended by a highly placed minister on Sunday and Governors Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Simon Lalong (Plateau), and Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa) to carry out the mandate of the president.

Later today, a meeting of the National Executive Committee of the party called by Bello is expected to hold barring last minute changes.

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