Five remanded in court over export of N22.3bn pangolin scale


A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos has ordered the remand in the custody of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) five persons, who were accused of trying to export N22.3 billion worth of pangolin scale and elephant tusk.

The five accused persons include: four Guinea national and a Nigerian. Three of the accused who were present in court were arrested in Lagos in August 2021 by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service

The accused who were identified as Troare Djakonba, Muyribein Bereye, Mohammed Berete, Sediki Berete (Guinean) and Isiaka Musa were arraigned before Justice Tijjani Rigim of the Federal High Court, Lagos on a four count charge.

However, Muyribein Bereye and Sediki Berete were…

Source: Nigerian Tribune