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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 destroys 40 hectares of hemp plantation in Oyo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Command in Oyo State, on Thursday destroyed over 40 hectares of hemp plantation in Abatade in Oluyole Local Government Area of the state.
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Police recover stolen bus from man in Katsina

The police in Katsina State have arrested one Ibrahim Usman, 35, of Unguwar Kwari, Badawa area of Kano State, from whom a Toyota Coaster bus, with 35 sitting capacity and suspected to have been stolen, was recovered.

Police detain webmaster over published story

Police operatives have arrested a professional webmaster, Adebowale Adekoya, over an investigative news story published last year.

Police in Lagos apprehend robbery suspect for stealing church tithe, offering

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the leader of a robbery gang that recently broke into a church and stole offering and tithe monies running into millions.

Police arrest 17 drug dealers in Borno

The Borno State Police Command has said that 17 suspected high profile drug dealers have been arrested in a joint operation with operatives of Operation Puff Adder.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Lagos taskforce arrests 71 hoodlums in drug spots

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Police arrest 30 drug peddlers, nab 2 for defiling minors

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 30 suspected drug peddlers in the state.

FACAN: Nigeria can make over $100 billion annually from agro commodities

Dr Victor Iyama, the President, Federation of Agricultural Commodity Association of Nigeria (FACAN), says Nigeria has over 52 agro commodities to enable it earn over 100 billion dollars annually.

NDLEA arraigns two for alleged drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday arraigned two men in a a Federal High Court Lagos, for allegedly trafficking 2,139kg of Cannabis Sativa, also known as marijuana.

Police parade medical student for cultism

The Cross River State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a fourth year student of Medicine and Surgery in the University of Calabar for alleged cultism and illegal possession of firearms and military uniforms.

IPOB sit-at-home: Police to arrest, prosecute ‘enforcers’

The Police Command in Enugu State has promised to arrest and prosecute any miscreant, who disguises as a member of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) to disrupt activities in the state.
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Governor Akeredolu: Cannabis cultivation in Ondo not yet legal

The Ondo State Government has said it is not yet legal to cultivate cannabis, popularly known as Indian hemp, in the state.

Three FUTO students die of alleged tramadol, codeine overdose

Three students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) were on Wednesday found dead in a hostel after allegedly overdosing on mixture of tramadol, codeine and vodka.

Police: We recovered two bodies, Tramadol, Indian hemp from scene of suspected group sex

The Police Command in Owerri, Imo State, said they have recovered two male corpses, Tramadol tablets and Indian hemp from the scene of what appeared to be a group sex at a student lodge.

Gunmen kill four NDLEA officers at checkpoint

Four men of the Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be drug dealers.

Lagos task force to clampdown on traders on rail lines

The Lagos State Task Force Agency, on Sunday warned traders and other persons doing businesses on rail lines in the state to leave or be ready for arrest and prosecution.

NDLEA arrests fake soldier with 218kg cannabis sativa in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger State command, has arrested a 53-year-old fake soldier, identified as Vwang David, with 335 blocks or 218 kg of weeds suspected to be Cannabis Sativa.

Customs: N2.7 billion worth of goods seized in one month in Lagos

The Nigerian Customs Service, Zone A, Lagos, has said it seized goods valued at N2.7 billion smuggled through the Lagos border over the past four weeks.

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Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
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ECB chief tells Europe to ‘innovate and invest’

Christine Lagarde on Friday urged European countries to “innovate and invest” more to support growth at a time of global uncertainty, in her first major policy speech as president of the European Central Bank.