Today's Headlines: Nigerian Man Excretes Cocaine Worth N423m, US Warns Nigerians Over New Scam

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Nigerian Man Excretes Cocaine Worth N423m

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended a suspected drug trafficker, Okonkwo Henry, with 1.750kg of cocaine worth N423 million.

The NDLEA spokesman Femi Babafemi confirmed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja, that Mr. Henry, a Spain-bound trafficker, was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos.

After his arrest, Mr. Henry excreted 113 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.750kg with a street value of N423 million.


US Warns Nigerians Over New Scam

The United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria has warned Nigerians of a fake visa alert in circulation.

The United States came out to debunk a fake press release claiming to offer a new type of work visa to Nigerians.

“The U.S. Mission to Nigeria is drawing the general public’s attention to a fake “press release” claiming to offer a new type of work visa to Nigerians. Scammers and fraudsters circulate this phony information that the new work visa applies to Nigerian citizens aged 40-55.

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