Three months after announcing that he had quit smoking, Popular Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel has returned to the habit.
Recall that in May, Kizz Daniel made this known in a video announcing that he took the decision for the sake of his children.
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have uncovered some consignment concealed inside flood items exporting to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
The consignments, according to Director, Media & Advocacy NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, were exporting through the SAHCO shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja
In a release on Sunday, NDLEA said on Friday, August 5, 442 parcels of Crystal Methamphetamine concealed in heads of fishes packed in cartons for export to Dubai brought to the airport by a freight agent, Adekunle Oluwapelumi Paul, 32, exporting to Dubai were uncovered.
The following day, Babafemi said 1.45kg cannabis concealed inside granulated melon and crayfish and packed among other food condiments going to Dubai, UAE brought to the airport by another freight agent, Lateef Ajisefini, 39, were also intercepted.
The freight agents, Paul and Ajisefini that presented the cargo for export at the SAHCO shed have been arrested.
Meanwhile, anti-narcotic officers at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu also arrested a 50-year-old Mgbeobuna, Victor Eberechukwu for ingesting 77 pellets of cocaine.
He was arrested on Saturday, August 6, following his arrival from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia onboard an Ethiopian airline flight.
The suspect who hails from Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra state passed out the 77 wraps of the illicit drug in eight excretions spanning four days, the statement said.
In Kaduna, three suspects: Saifullahi Sani, Salisu Nafi’u and Abdulrazaq Mamman, were arrested in Zaria on Thursday, August 11, with 1,112,350 tablets of Tramadol (225mg and 100mg) weighing 38.3kg, while in Kano, a female drug dealer, Saratu Abdullahi, 28, from Wurno council area of the state was nabbed at Hotoro with 541 blocks of cannabis weighing 245kg.
In Lagos, NDLEA operatives recovered a total of 1,773.25kg cannabis sativa at Ebutte-Meta and Akala in Mushin areas of the state in separate raid operations between 9th and 10th Aug. At the Tincan seaport in Lagos, 86 parcels of cannabis indica (Colorado) weighing 43kg were recovered from a 40ft container during a joint examination with Customs and other security agencies.
The illegal consignment seized on Friday 12th Aug came from Toronto via Montreal, Canada and concealed in two drums inside a Mercedes Benz SUV in the container.
In Abia, two suspects: Nnanna ljo, 58, and Orji Uguru, 29, While commending the officers and men of MMIA, AIIA, Tincan, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos and Abia Commands of the Agency for the seizures and arrests, Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa
(Retd) charged them and their compatriots across the country to always remain steps ahead of the drug cartels.
He said: “To celebrate my birthday and for the sake of my kids and people who genuinely love me, I quit smoking.”
However, in a new video on his Instagram page, the father of two was seen smoking a cigarette.
He captioned the video, “Ko easy’ meaning, “it is not easy.”
Meanwhile, Kizz Daniel was arrested in Tanzania last week, during his Afroclassic Tour after he did not show up for a show which he had been paid for.
The social media was agog after Kizz Daniel was seen escorted to a police station by policemen on the orders of the show promoter.