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The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Governor Ganduje: Drug abuse aids Boko Haram, banditry, thuggery

Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje has declared drug abuse as the major crime aiding Boko Haram, banditry, thuggery, and street fights in the country while he called for all hands to be put on deck to curb the menace.
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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.
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.

NDLEA destroys 34,560 kg of drugs, substances in Ogun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has publicly destroyed over 34, 560 kilograms of hard drug in Ogun.

NDLEA arrests 462 suspects

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Borno command says it arrested 462 suspects for drug-related offences and convicted 11 in the year 2019.

NDLEA reveals airlines preferred by Nigerian drug traffickers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command, Lagos has said the frequently flown airlines by Nigerian drug traffickers in 2019 were Ethiopian and South African airways, both coming in and going out.
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.

Abia to partner NDLEA to fight drug trafficking

The Abia State government has pledged support for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to help combat the high use of illicit drugs in the state.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

Nigerian national Uzochukwu Uzor arrested with heroine in India

Hisar police in India have arrested a Nigerian identified as Uzochukwu Uzor for peddling heroine.
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.

Kano NDLEA secures 107 convictions in 2019

The Kano State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it had secured the conviction of 107 drug peddlers in 2019.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA parades 15 ‘illicit drug dealers, consumers’

The Abia State Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has paraded 15 suspected dealers and consumers of illicit drugs arrested by its operatives in the state.
Mexican security forces on Thursday arrested one son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in an operation that triggered intense fighting.

Fierce battles in Mexico as arrest of El Chapo’s son goes wrong

Heavily armed gunmen waged an all-out battle against Mexican security forces Thursday as soldiers arrested — then reportedly released — a son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his home state, Sinaloa.
Mexican security forces on Thursday arrested one son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in an operation that triggered intense fighting.

Fierce gun battles as El Chapo’s son arrested in Mexico

Mexican security forces on Thursday arrested one son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in an operation that triggered intense fighting.
Three men were indicted Wednesday in connection with the death of rapper Mac Miller who overdosed on counterfeit fentanyl-laced pills at his home in California last year.

Three men indicted in connection with rapper Mac Miller’s death

Three men were indicted Wednesday in connection with the death of rapper Mac Miller who overdosed on counterfeit fentanyl-laced pills at his home in California last year.

NDLEA drags job applicant to court for drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has preferred one-count charge of alleged trafficking on 1.44kg of Methamphetamine in a Federal High Court Lagos, against a job applicant, Guma Ismail.

Two drug traffickers arrested in Afghanistan

Security forces in Afghanistan’s northern Takhar province arrested two drug traffickers on Saturday, local authorities confirmed.
Edwin Elochukwu Anyaoku, a Nigerian suspected of being the mastermind of an international drug-smuggling operation, has been extradited by South Africa to the US to face charges of drug-trafficking.

South Africa hands Nigerian drug baron to US

Edwin Elochukwu Anyaoku, a Nigerian suspected of being the mastermind of an international drug-smuggling operation, has been extradited by South Africa to the US to face charges of drug-trafficking.

NDLEA takes three truck-load of cannabis to court as exhibit

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Tuesday took two Hilux truck and a Toyota Hiace bus loaded with 201 sacks of cannabis sativa as exhibits to the Federal High Court Abuja.

NDLEA nabs Kenyan mother of two with 6.5 kilograms of cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has apprehended a 33-year-old Kenyan lady with 6.5 kilogrammes of cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA).

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Looters invade NYSC camp in Abuja

Some hoodlums on Tuesday morning broke into the Orientation Camp of the National Youth Corps in Kubwa, Abuja.

ICPC to probe looted palliatives

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission says it is set to commence the investigation of the sources of looted items.
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned what it called the silence of President Buhari over protests against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, in the past two weeks.

#EndSARS: Nigeria risks resurgence of virus – PTF

The Federal Government says the risk of a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria is high due to the large gatherings of the #EndSARS protesters and the mayhem that followed.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged Thursday that China may have known of the new coronavirus as early as November, renewing accusations that Beijing has not been transparent and again drawing ire from China.

China tells US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Mike Pompeo’s visit

Washington had said the Indian Ocean island must make ‘difficult but necessary choices’ regarding its ties with Beijing.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is amazed by Mohamed Salah's record with the club.

Liverpool skipper amazed by Mo Salah record

Salah's goal during the 2-2 draw with Everton at Goodison Park earlier this month saw him reach the milestone of a century of strikes in just 159 appearances.