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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).

Court remands applicant for being in possession of 692g of cannabis

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday ordered that a 32-year-old applicant, Chidi Nweka, be remanded in prison custody for being in possession of 692g of Cannabis Sativa.
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 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.

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.

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.

Nine sentenced to death in Vietnam for dealing meth, heroin

Nine drug smugglers were sentenced to death in Vietnam on Friday for selling methamphetamine and heroin in a country with some of the toughest drug laws in the world.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi

Police arrest three foreigners with narcotics

Kenya’s anti-narcotics police on Friday said they had arrested three foreigners at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on suspicion of trafficking in narcotics.
Lagos State House of Assembly

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.
Joaquin El Chapo Guzman- trial begins in New York Monday, but it will be behind closed doors

Mexican drug baron El Chapo’s closed door trial begins tomorrow

Joaquin El Chapo Guzman goes on trial in New York on Monday, accused of running the world’s biggest drug cartel and spending 25 years smuggling more than 155 tons of cocaine, worth $14 billion, into the United States.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo urges West African governments to decriminalise drugs

West African governments should overhaul their drug laws to decriminalize personal use and prioritize treatment as a response to rising substance abuse in the region, former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said on Tuesday.

NDLEA nabs 46 suspected drug barons in Gombe

National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, Gombe State Command, said it arrested 46 suspected drug barons in the last eight months.
Police were called to the property on Muggelton Road on Saturday evening - SWNS

UK police: Two exposed to ‘unknown substance’ near Salisbury

British police have declared a major incident after it said two people in critical condition may have been exposed to an unknown substance near the southern English town of Salisbury.
Donad Trump-Shaped Ecstasy Pills - Indiana State Police

Drug dealers nabbed with Donald Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

The Trump brand has been slapped on steaks, ties, wine, an airline and any number of skyscrapers, but US police have discovered a new product trying to get a high from the president's image: the drug ecstasy.

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.

Study: Marijuana could help lower opioid addiction

US experts have found a solid reason for legalising medical marijuana, saying it can help Americans who are struggling with opioid addiction and possibly reduce opioid-related mortality.

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