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NDLEA arrests 55 drug dealers in Niger

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Niger State Command, has arrested 55 suspected drug traffickers in different parts of the state between January and July.
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Governor Makinde: We are committed to ensuring drug-free Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would make the fight against drug abuse and trafficking a priority.

NDLEA arrest 182 suspects for drug abuse, trafficking in Katsina

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Katsina state says it arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.
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 178 drug offenders, secures 29 convictions in Sokoto

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.

Drug abuse: NGO cautions federal government on rise among youths

Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), a Non Government Organisation (NGO), had appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent measures against drug abuse to safeguard the future of Nigerian youth.
Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA: Kano, Jigawa consumed three million bottles of codeine before ban

No fewer than three million bottles of cough syrup with codeine were being consumed in Kano and Jigawa states before the recent ban on cough syrup containing codeine, the national chairman and chief executive officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha, (Retd), has stated.

NDLEA decries high-level abuse of tramadol, cough syrup

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried what it termed the high-level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA: Abuse of Tramadol, cough syrup still high among Nigerian youths

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried the continuous high-level of abuse of Tramadol and codeine based cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.

NAFDAC urges Gombe government to establish drug abuse control committee

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has appealed to Gombe State Government to establish drug abuse control committee comprising of NAFDAC and other relevant agencies to fight substandard drugs.

Federal government recalls 2.4 million bottles of codeine containing cough syrup

In an effort to curtail the abuse of codeine containing cough syrup, the federal government has recalled about 2.4 million codeine from circulation.

Customs impounds 498 cartons of codeine syrup

The Nigeria Customs Command in Lagos have arrested an Iveco truck carrying 498 cartons of Codeine Cough Syrup of 100 milligrams worth N199.2 million.

NDLEA: Youth uses human urine as intoxicant in Adamawa

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Adamawa says some youth have resorted to taking human urine to get high.

Research: 30,000 bottles of Codeine consumed daily in Niger

Just as the federal government have placed a ban on the use of codeine, research have revealed that about 30,000 bottles of codeine made of cough syrup are consumed daily in Niger state.

NDLEA destroys 42 hectares of cannabis sativa in Delta

A total of 42 hectares of cannabis were destroyed in Delta State by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) between 2014 and 2018.

NDLEA intercepts hard drugs meant for Boko Haram in Adamawa

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Adamawa State have intercepted about 1,316 tonnes of illicit drugs believed to be for Boko Haram terrorists.

NDLEA arrests 211 drug suspects, seizes 3,717.6 kg of hard drugs in Kebbi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi State Command, has confirmed the arrest of 211 suspects and seizure of 3,717.6 kg of hard drugs from January to December 2017.

NDLEA arrests 211 suspects, seizes 3,717.6kg of illicit drugs in Kebbi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi State Command, said it had arrested 211 suspects and seized 3,717.6 kg of hard drugs from January to December 2017.

NDLEA arrests 175 suspects in Benue

The Benue State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested 175 suspects and seized four tons 145.2545kg of cannabis sativa between January and December this year.

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