Former first lady Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi dies at 97

  Wife of late Nigerian Military Head of State, Major General J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi, Victoria, is dead. The former First Lady died peacefully on Monday morning, August 23 at the age of 97. She would have been 98 on November 21, 2021. Her husband, and the Supreme Commander of the National Military Government, was killed on July 29, 1966. Chief Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi never re-married.

Nigerian national arrested with drugs worth over N500,000 in India


Nigerian and Ivory Coast nationals with police

A 35-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested for illegal possession of drugs worth Rs 94,000 (N522,563.26) in Anjuna, Goa. 

The accused identified as Chizoba Boniface Okeke was caught red-handed when he came to deliver drugs to his prospective customers on Thursday, August 5. 

The Anjuna police team led by LPSI Sneha Sawal, Head constable Shyamsundar Parekar along with police constable Sudesh Kerkar, Raj Parab, Rajesh Gokharnkar, Godhish Goltekar conducted a raid between 00.45 am to 3.40 am near a bar at Assagao and caught the Nigerian who had come to deliver psychotropic drug Ecstasy worth Rs 13,000 and amphetamine worth Rs 81,000 all worth Rs 94,000.

Police said that the raid was conducted on reliable information and the accused had concealed drugs in the scooter bearing Registration no. GA-03-AN-2662. 

An offense was registered under Section 22 (b) of the NDPS act and the accused was arrested. Anjuna police are investigating the case further. 

Anjuna police also arrested an Ivory Coast national identified as Dion Albert,31, for possession of narcotic drugs suspected to be Cocaine worth Rs 17,000. 


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