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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

62-year old jailed nine years for peddling 2.66kg cocaine

A Federal High Court in Lagos State has sentenced a 62-year-old man, Aremu, to nine years in jail for trafficking in cocaine.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA confirms arrest of wanted drug dealer in Imo

The Imo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has confirmed the arrest of one Uzochi, an alleged notorious drug dealer in the state.
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 charges two brothers with peddling hard drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday, preferred drug trafficking charges before a Federal High Court Lagos, against two brothers, Ifeanyi and Jude Okeke.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court sends man to prison for ‘selling marijuana’

The National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Wednesday arraigned a drug peddler, Ayobiojo Hammed, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, for allegedly peddling marijuana.

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.

NDLEA arraigns businessman for allegedly peddling cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday arraigned a businessman, Adewale Ibrahim, in a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly trafficking 840 grammes of cocaine.

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.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Trader pleads guilty to trafficking 300g of cocaine

A defendant, Francis Okafor, Thursday, pleaded guilty to a one count charge of drug trafficking before a Federal High Court in Lagos.
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President Buhari rejects bid to stop EFCC, ICPC, others from seizing assets

The bill is seeking to establish the Proceeds of Crimes Recovery and Management Agency (POCA), which will strip the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and six other agencies of powers to seize assets or invoke the forfeiture clause. It has been sent to the President.

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 arraigns suspected drug syndicate

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday arraigned a drug syndicate at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Six alleged drug traffickers to pay N180m bail

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday admitted six men facing trial for drug trafficking to bail in the sum of N30 million each.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Malian jailed two years for Tramadol trafficking

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a Malian, Alasan Diamoutene, to two years imprisonment for dealing in Tramadol illegally.

Court fixes date for NDLEA to arraign applicant for peddling cannabis

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed March 25,for the arraignment of a 24-year-old applicant, Sunday Smart, who allegedly peddling 10kg of Cannabis Sativa, also known as Indian hemp.

Two men bag 10 years in jail for trafficking in cocaine, Indian hemp

Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court Ibadan, on Thursday, sentenced two drug traffickers: Rahmon Ademuyiwa and Suleiman Jimoh to 10 years imprisonment each for dealing in Cocaine and Indian hemp.

Court jails teenager for illegal drugs’ possession

A Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Wednesday sentenced an 18-year-old boy to a one-year imprisonment for unlawful possession of hard drugs.

Court jails man two years for hemp trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a 28-year-old man, Yusuf Abdulkareem, to a term of two years imprisonment, for trafficking in one kg of Cannabis Sativa alias Hemp.

Man bags 24 months imprisonment for unlawful possession of cannabis

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, has sentenced a 37-year-old man, Mashood Mohammed, to 24 months imprisonment for unlawful possession of cannabis sativa, popularly called Indian hemp.

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