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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.
The House of Representatives has reiterated its resolve to probe into the allegation of mismanagement of over N40 billion by the interim management committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta development commission (NDDC).

House of Reps panel investigates seized assets by anti-graft agencies

A House of Representatives panel has commenced investigation into the recovered assets by various anti-graft agencies in Nigeria.

NDLEA files drug trafficking charge against 25-year-old man

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday, filed a one-count charge of drug trafficking, against a 25-year-old man, Joshua Benson, in a Federal High Court in Lagos.

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.

NDLEA arrests 188 suspected drug peddlers in Rivers

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Rivers State Command, has arrested 188 suspected drug peddlers in the state.

NDLEA restates commitment to tackle pandemic of substance abuse in Anambra

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) has extolled Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state for his dogged and relentless fight against drug and substance abuse coupled with various initiatives put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.

World Drug-free Day: NDLEA says synergy, cooperation most effective strategy for drug-free society

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Sokoto State Command, has solicited for public engagement to end the ugly trend of drug abuse and illicit trafficking in the state.

Kaduna identifies measures for curbing drug abuse

The Kaduna State Bureau for Substance Abuse, Prevention and Treatment (KADBUSA) has identified measures for curbing the high prevalence of drug abuse in the country.

NDLEA arrests 150 suspected drug addicts in Ondo

Ondo State command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that no fewer than 150 suspected drug addicts were arrested in the state between January and June this year.

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.
Muhammad Abdallah, chairman and chief executive officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday, June 25, stated that the insurgency witnessed in the North-East region of the country is fuelled by tramadol abuse.

Tramadol abuse is fueling insurgency in North-East – NDLEA chief

Muhammad Abdallah, chairman and chief executive officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday, June 25, stated that the insurgency witnessed in the North-East region of the country is fuelled by tramadol abuse.

NDLEA destroys 14.73 hectares of Indian hemp farm in Osun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Osun on Monday said it had destroyed 14.73 hectares of cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) farm discovered in Ikire, Irewole Local Government Area of Osun.

Kebbi tasks FRSC on synergy with sister agencies

The Secretary to Kebbi State Government (SSG), Alhaji Babale Umar-Yauri, has urged the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to work in synergy with other security agencies to reduce incidences of road crashes in the state.

NDLEA: Women getting more involved in Tramadol sale in Kwara

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the weekend raised the alarm on the rising involvement of women in the sale of Tramadol and other illicit drugs in Kwara state.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Cross River, NDLEA demolish hard drugs joints in Calabar

The Cross River Government in partnership with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have demolished suspected narcotics joints in Calabar metropolis.
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 on manhunt for gunmen who killed its officer in Imo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Imo command, said it would ensure it brought to justice suspected gunmen who killed its officer on duty.

Court restrains Nigerian government from extraditing Senator Kashamu

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Federal Government from extraditing Buruji Kashamu, a Nigerian senator, to the U.S. to answer drug charges.

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