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Malawi farmers protest cannabis license fees

Malawi’s new Cannabis Regulatory Authority this week said the country is ready to become the latest in Africa to produce the plant for medicinal and industrial use.
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NDLEA seals off cannabis warehouse, seizes drugs worth N24 million

The Lagos Command of the National Law Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has clamped down on a Cannabis warehouse in Lagos state, seizing over five tons of Cannabis worth about N24 million
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NDLEA intercepts over N15 million drugs in Lagos

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Drug Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a 5,371kg of cannabis worth over N15 million.
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NDLEA arraigns artisan over alleged trafficking of cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday dragged a 35-year-old man, Azeez Moshood, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, over drug trafficking.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court jails physically challenged drug dealer, another

A Federal High Court in Lagos Wednesday convicted two men for unlawfully dealing in Cannabis Sativa, popularly known as marijuana.
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NDLEA arrests 37 ‘drug peddlers’ in Oyo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said it has arrested 37 suspected drug peddlers in Oyo State in the 3rd quarter of the year 2020
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

#EndSARS: Nigeria boils as hoodlums go on rampage

The protests by the youths against police brutality started on a peaceful note about two weeks ago and gained international attention.
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NDLEA intercepts 1.6 kilograms of controlled drugs en-route Turkey

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Special Area Command, has intercepted 1.6 kilogramme of controlled drugs suspected to be Tramadol and Flunitrazepam.

Pharmacists council advises youth against indiscriminate drug use

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), has urged the youth to desist from drug abuse in order to fulfill their potential and ensure national development.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again challenged the nation security agencies to rejig their strategies in the ongoing battle against insurgency, banditry and other violent crimes in some parts of the country.

President Buhari asks security chiefs to rejig strategy

President Muhammadu Buhari has again challenged the nation security agencies to rejig their strategies in the ongoing battle against insurgency, banditry and other violent crimes in some parts of the country.
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NDLEA arrests soldier with arms, cannabis

A 25 year old soldier, Mohammed Kashim, has been arrested in Yobe State in possession of arms and some quantity of cannabis sativa, otherwise known as Indian hemp.

Customs arrests 41 ‘smugglers’ with cannabis, rice

Nigeria Customs Service, Oyo/Osun Area Command, has made seizure of some contrabands worth N171,001,782.

Man in court for publicly smoking marijuana

A 29-year-old man, Adewole Adeyeni, on Monday appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for publicly smoking marijuana.
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NDLEA: How drug traffickers operate during coronavirus lockdown

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed how traffickers of illicit drugs have been circulating cocaine, heroin, cannabis and other psychotropic substances in Borno amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
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NDLEA secures 18 convictions in 11 months in Gombe

A total of 18 convictions have been secured by the Gombe State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) between July 2019 and June 2020 for various illicit drug-related offences.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Nigeria-Denmark citizen docked over alleged hard drugs production

A 41-year-old Nigeria-Denmark citizen, Oluseyi Oladapo, was yesterday arraigned before a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, over alleged unlawful dealings in hard drugs.

Customs seize cannabis worth N1 billion in Lagos waters

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has made a massive seizure of drugs suspected to be Cannabis Sativa worth over N1 billion.
Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium was a target for the terrorist cell that conducted attacks in the city a year ago, Catalan newspaper El Periódico reported on Wednesday.

Mike Tyson’s cannabis company wants Camp Nou naming rights

Barcelona announced this week that they will sell the naming rights to Camp Nou for the 2020-21 campaign and donate the proceeds to help in the fight against coronavirus.

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FCTA spent N29 billion on coronavirus during lockdown – minister

The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.

Only good governance will silence social media criticism – NCC chair

The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.

INEC expresses readiness for saturday bye-elections in 11 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed readiness for the conduct of bye-elections across 11 States this Saturday.

APC sets agenda for reappointed INEC chairman, tasks him on fairness

Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.

Experts identify free zones as key route for economic recovery

As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.