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August, 2019

  • 14 August

    How Drug Abuse Worsened HIV, Hepatitis Infections – NDLEA

    Drug abuse worsens the severity of the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis infections because of the peculiar behaviour and quality of life of drug addicts, it has been learnt. The Head of Drug Reduction Unit of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Adamawa State, Shehu Dankolo, stated …

May, 2019

  • 21 May

    We Never Advocated For Growth Of Cannabis In Ondo, Says NDLEA Chairman

    Muhammad Abdallah (retd), chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency  (NDLEA), has said the agency never advocated for the growth of cannabis sativa for medicinal purpose or economic gain in Ondo State. Abdallah stated this on Monday, noting that he and the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, did not go to …

  • 19 May

    We Haven’t Yet Legalised Cultivation Of Cannabis – Ondo Govt

    The Ondo State government has said it has not yet legalised the cultivation of cannabis in the state. Yemi Olowolabi, Ondo State Commissioner for Information, made the clarification following widespread media reports during the week that Rotimi Akeredolu, the state governor, was advocating for the growth of the drug in …

April, 2019

  • 22 April

    NDLEA Arrests Two For Planning To Carry Cocaine To Saudi Arabia

    The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two men in Kano for planning to allegedly traffic substance suspected to be cocaine to Saudi Arabia. Ibrahim Abdul, the Kano State NDLEA Commander, disclosed to journalists in Kano on Sunday that the two suspects: Abdul Abubakar and Ibrahim Mustapha, were …

February, 2019

  • 22 February

    NDLEA Arrests Man With 244 PVCs In Akwa Ibom

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has announced the arrest of one Okon Bassey in possession of 244 permanent voter cards (PVCs) in Akwa Ibom state. The agency said a cash of N310,000 was recovered from the suspect who was arrested in Mbo local government area of the state. …

  • 18 February

    Gunmen Kill Four NDLEA Officials In Ondo

    Gunmen have killed four officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agencies (NDLEA) in Ondo State. The incident occurred on Sunday when the men of the service were performing their duty at a checkpoint near Ifon in Ose Local Government Area of the state. The dead bodies of the victims …

  • 9 February

    NDLEA Raids Hideouts Of Drug Peddlers, Arrests 64 Suspects

    The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has embarked on constant raid of drug peddlers’ hideouts across the state. The NDLEA Commandant in the state, Josephine Obi, made this known in Dutse on Saturday. Obi said the raids were being carried out by men of the …

December, 2018

  • 13 December

    Court Remands Suspected Drug Dealer

    Justice P.I. Ajoku of a Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, on Thursday, remanded one Bashiru Adepoju accused of trafficking in 237.5kg of marijuana. Ajoku ordered that Adepoju should be kept in prison until January 18, 2019, when defence counsel, Musibau Olapade, would argue his bail application. The National Drug …

  • 12 December

    NDLEA Arrests Fake Soldier With Marijuana

    The Niger State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a fake soldier with 218 kilogrammes of weeds suspected to be marijuana in Minna. The suspect, Vwang David was arrested on Monday by the NDLEA operatives at Mokwa after allegedly making spirited effort to escape the …

October, 2018

  • 16 October

    NDLEA Nabs 147 Drug Dealers, Seizes $1.9m In One Month

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, FCT Command, said on Tuesday that it arrested 147 suspected drug dealers and seized various consignment of drugs. Chinyere Obijuru, Commander, NDLEA FCT Command, told newsmen in Abuja that the command in its sting operation that commenced on September 1, also seized fake …

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