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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA arrests 1,247 drug suspects in Edo in two years

The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested no fewer than 1,247 suspects over drug-related offences in the state between 2015 and 2016.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA raids 30 black spots, arrests 39 hard drug suspects in Abia

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has raided 30 hard drug black spots in Abia and arrested 39 persons in the last three months.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA dislodges 35 drug joints, hotspots in Kano

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says the agency had dislodged 35 drug joints and hotspots in Kano State.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA nabs 11 suspects with 9.3 kg of cannabis in Gombe

Gombe state command of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency said it arrested a total of 11 suspects for dealing in prohibited drugs, weighing 9.3 kg, last month.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA nabs man with 244 PVCs in Akwa Ibom

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Akwa Ibom said on Monday during one of the raids on Friday, it arrested one Prince Okon Bassey, in possession of 244 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) belonging to different voters.

Chinese construction workers arrested for growing cannabis in Zambia

Zambian anti-drug authorities have arrested 12 Chinese construction workers for allegedly cultivating cannabis without a permit, a top government official said on Thursday.

Report: Nigeria lost $2.8 billion to oil-related crimes in 2018

The United Nations says Nigeria lost an estimated 2.8 billion dollars in revenues in 2018, mainly due to oil-related crimes.

NDLEA smashes cannabis warehouse, seizes 10, 210 bags

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday said it had smashed a make-shift warehouse for storage of Cannabis harvests in Ondo State.

Cannabis use can alter genetic profile of sperm – study

Scientists have found that the active ingredient in the drug cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can alter sperm.

Federal government recalls 2.5 million bottles of codeine

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday said no fewer than 2.5 million bottles of codeine had been recalled from circulation across the country by the Federal Government.

NDLEA seizes 9607kg of illicit drugs in Kano

The Kano State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Thursday that it confiscated 9,607.72 kilogrammes of illicit drugs from January to date.
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Lagos Assembly to stem rising spates of drug abuse

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday called on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode and all relevant stakeholders to embark on aggressive campaign against drug abuse.

NDLEA arrests fake policemen smuggling cannabis in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two persons suspected to be drug smugglers in the Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.
The perpetrator, Hassain Khalif Shire Ali, 30, had his passport canceled in 2015 after it was learned he planned to travel to Syria, police said.

Police: Melbourne attacker was known to authorities

Australian police said on Saturday a man who fatally stabbed a person and injured two others in central Melbourne "held radicalised views" that prompted him to carry out the attack.

NDLEA seizes N250 million worth of cannabis in Kwara

Kwara state command of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two persons in possession of three tonnes of compressed cannabis valued at N250 million in an open market.

Customs seizes over 500 bales of used cloths in Imo

The Controller of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone C, Owerri, Olusemire Kayode, yesterday said the unit seized 563 bales of used cloths from smugglers.
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference after an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

WHO: ‘Just say no’ to drug legalisation

With Canada on the verge of becoming the world's second nation to legalise recreational marijuana, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that countries should think twice before opening that door.

30 drug traffickers convicted in Gombe

No fewer than 30 convicted drug traffickers are serving different jail terms in Gombe prisons, says National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

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