Nigerian arrested at Malawi airport for illegal possession of forex

A 39-year-old Nigerian, Efeoma Emmanumara has been arrested at Kamuzu International Airport after being found in possession of US$26,150(approximately K15, 467,250.00) without supporting documents.

Malawi Police arrested Emmanumara when he was about to leave the country through Ethiopian Airline.

National police Publicist, Rhoda Manjolo told Nyasa Times that the money was discovered in Emmanumara’s bag when he was being searched at the airport’s departure lodge.

Last month police in Blantyre arrested a Pakistan national, Muhammad Jawad at Chileka Airport in Blantyre after being found in possession of US$270,000 (approximately K143, 100,000) without supporting documents.

The law-enforcers arrested businessman Jawad owner of Pick and Shop in Limbe as he was trying to leave the country for Dubai.

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Alandidwe ndalamazo ndipo athamangisidwe.Chifukwa ndiakuba

Max Prist

Amayamba Ndi Atsogoleri Kodi Nanga JB Pochoka Mdziko, Nayenso Sanatulutse Ndalama?

Micheal Banda

Wake-up Malawi!!!

Binton wakale

Boma lathu liyetsetse kukweza miyoyo ya a Malawi kuti mabizinesiwa mdziko muno akhale mmanja awo.Alendo akuchulukira munomu nkumapanga mabizinesiwa ndipo onsewa akuthawa nazo ndalama kunoku sikwao tisayiwale kwanu ndi kwanu.Akuluakulu tiyeni mokondana tikweze miyoyo yathu akunjawa asapeze mwai wongotola numalemera ndinso kuthawa nacho chuma chathu dzikoli ndilathu likasauka wovutika ndife tomwe alendowa apita kwao ndipo azatisekanso.A Polisi limbikirani kondani dziko lanu.

Boyd Kilembey

Our economy can not collapse because of these few dollars. Ours is in billions. I think we waste time with these small time crooks while our poiliuticians milk forex big time. You think JB is eating stones out there? You think there are well wishers out there who could care for her for a whole year? Amalawi kugona too much. Let these traders take their money, they worked for it.


kamuzu gave Malawian youths a chance by taking out non Malawians from rural areas
what has happened today only bar dance shops all the people come to Blantyre zomba Lilongwe and mzuzu to but goods its a shame on Malawians wake up start farming


No. 7 you are not a genuine Malawian. Inu ndemumafunika Big Kahuna akanakhala moyo to deal with you.

mzungu wa nzeru

These come here to make ud poor



I was there
When things started to get out of hand during Bingu era, this type of news was one of the symptoms that things were bad. Everyone, including state House was hoarding forex. Did we nothear hope state hous does not hear of sacks of forex in car boots during JB’s alarm about looting at state House By the way, how did that story end? And now ankolo goes China but could not go Gaborone? Help me understand, what priorities and policies is mu uncle pursuing? Why can’t he let us know where he is driving this bus to. Or is he… Read more »

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