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Corps members move against drug abuse in Ogun

Corps members under the aegis of Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, National Youths Service Corps have called on youths and secondary school students in Odeda local government area of Ogun State to shun drug abuse and abstain from immortal acts considered harmful by societal norms.

NDLEA destroys 137 tons of prohibited drugs in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has destroyed 137 tons of illicit drugs in Edo State, South South Nigeria.

Customs impounds 88 packs of cannabis sativa in Ogun

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun Command, has seized 88 packs of Cannabis sativa also known as weeds and 42 compressed packs of books on Ihunbo-Okeodon, Idiroko road.

NDLEA destroys drugs worth N10 billion in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Edo Command on Friday destroyed illicit drugs valued at more than N10 billion in Benin.

Nepal police arrest 279 in crackdown on drugs inside Hindu temple

Authorities in Nepal have arrested 279 people over the last five months in a crackdown on the sale and use of cannabis inside a major Hindu temple in Kathmandu, a police officer said Monday.

France to slash fines for cannabis use

The French Government announced, on Thursday, that it would slash fines as part of a new policy on cannabis use but that it will not pursue de-criminalisation of the drug.

NDLEA uncovers N20m worth of Indian hemp

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered a large quantity of the harvested dried weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa in a warehouse in Ugbubezi Forest, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo.

Imo Assembly moves against marijuana peddlers, smokers

Youths in Imo State, who are in the habit of smoking and trafficking Indian hemp and other types of hard drugs, are in for a tough time as the state House of Assembly has vowed to clamp down on them.

Operation Cobra: FRSC arrests 6,000 offenders

The Federal Road Safety Corps says it arrested at least 6,000 offenders in its ongoing Operation Cobra launched in July to check life threatening traffic offences.

Court sentences 87-year-old woman for dealing in hard drugs

Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari of the Federal High Court, Lagos, convicted 87-year-old woman, Maria Seriki, for dealing in hard drugs.

Katsina NDLEA secures 5 convictions for drug offences

The prosecution and legal services unit of the Katsina State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) secured five convictions at the Federal High Court for various drug offences, between September and November 15, 2017.

NSCDC arrests 12 suspects, secures 2 convictions in Edo

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, said it arrested 12 suspects for various crimes between July and September.

NDLEA arrests 86 people for alleged drug trafficking

The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 86 people, suspected to be trafficking illicit drugs.

26-year old man gets 9-year jail term for possession of hard drugs

A Federal High Court, sitting in Jos, on Thursday, sentenced a 26-year-old man, Awos Arin, to nine years imprisonment for unlawful possession of hard drugs.


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