A 43-year-old Nigerian national was detained by police in Lilongwe, Mauritius, on suspicion of having 33 cocaine blisters in his possession.

Paul Chizetere Osuaha, the suspect, was taken into custody at Area 49 New Gulliver in the capital city on Friday, May 24, 2024, at approximately 2:30 p.m., according to Sub Inspector Foster Benjamin, deputy public relations officer for the Central West Region Police.

“The suspect was busted by the officers while he was selling the illegal drug at Pamowa, and they took him to his residence,” the police spokesperson stated. 

Following a search, 33 cocaine blisters and K1 million in cash were found; the authorities took immediate possession of them.

“In the meantime, Osuoha has been accused of possessing dangerous drugs without a license,” he continued. 

 Our sources tell us that he will be charged in court shortly. 

 Uzochukwu Davis Igboanugo, a 32-year-old doctor from Nigeria, tragically died in an automobile accident in the United States.

Three weeks ago, Uzochukwu met his untimely end while driving home from work. He was the son of well-known Igbo businessman Chief I.K.B. Igboanugo, founder of I.K.B Industries Limited.

A drunk driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel while speeding on the highway struck his son’s car, according to the distraught father, who confirmed the tragic news in a Facebook post on Monday, May 13, 2024.

His son was kind, bright, and gregarious, and he was described as a loving and vibrant individual by him.

Former First City Monument Bank manager Nwachukwu Placidus has been sentenced to 121 years in prison by Justice S. N. Odili of the Anambra State High Court in Onitsha, Anambra State.

Placidus was found guilty of using N112,100,000 of a customer’s fixed deposit funds for personal gain.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Zonal Command, arraigned Placidus on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, on 16-count charges of forgery, stealing, obtaining by false pretense, and uttering.

On Saturday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission announced this in a statement posted to its Facebook page.

Placidus, according to the statement, pleaded not guilty to the charges after hearing them read.

“During the trial, the EFCC, through its counsel, Mainforce Adaka Ekwu, presented four witnesses and several relevant documents, which were admitted as evidence.

“The court further ordered the convict to return the aforementioned amount to his victim, Idemili Microfinance Bank.”