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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.

Man bags 50 months in prison for drug trafficking

A 38-year-old man, Ayo Ogunjobi, is to spend the next 50 months in prison for drug trafficking, a Federal High Court ruled in Lagos on Tuesday.

Man jailed three months for drug trafficking

A middle-aged man, Sikiru Omowaye, was on Thursday sentenced to 92 days imprisonment drug trafficking by the Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti.

NDLEA arraigns 58-year-old for drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday arraigned a 58-year-old alleged drug baron before a Jos Federal High Court for illegal possession of tons of hard drugs.

Trader to spend three years in jail for peddling Indian hemp

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a 65-year-old trader, Ogbonnaya Onyenekwe, to three years’ imprisonment for trafficking six kilogrammes of Cannabis Sativa commonly known as Indian hemp.

Ambrose Ali University graduate arrested with 762kg of cannabis

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested a graduate of Geophysics with about 82 bags of dried weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa weighing 762 Kilogrammes.

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