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

Sudanese jailed two years for drug trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday sentenced a Sudanese, Guma Ismail Mahdi Abdalla, to two years imprisonment for drug trafficking.
NDLEA Kaduna state commander, Bala Fagge during press briefing with Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.

NDLEA seizes 929.318kgs of hard drugs in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said on Thursday that it had made a total seizure of 929. 318 kilogrammes of drugs.

NDLEA arrests 55 drug dealers in Niger

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Niger State Command, has arrested 55 suspected drug traffickers in different parts of the state between January and July.

NDLEA warns of alarming rate of drug abuse in Yobe

Yobe command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday said future of youth in the state was in great danger except drastic measures were taken to check the excessive consumption of hard drugs.
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Nigerian footballer nabbed for drugs in India

At a time when Nigerians are reportedly being executed in Saudi Arabia over drug deals, one would have thought that others seeking green pastures abroad will stay away from drugs to avoid fast lane to six feet.
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 11 suspects with 9.3 kg of cannabis in Gombe

Gombe state command of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency said it arrested a total of 11 suspects for dealing in prohibited drugs, weighing 9.3 kg, last month.

NDLEA decries high-level abuse of tramadol, cough syrup

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried what it termed the high-level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA: Abuse of Tramadol, cough syrup still high among Nigerian youths

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried the continuous high-level of abuse of Tramadol and codeine based cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.

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.

NDLEA arrests 131 suspects, seizes 263 kg illicit drugs in 12 months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Kwara on Monday said the agency arrested 131 suspects and seized 263.752 kg illicit drugs in 12 months.

NDLEA destroys 10-hectare Indian hemp farm in Osun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said it has destroyed a 10-hectare Indian hemp farm at Area 5, Ife-South Local Government Area of Osun.

Court jails two for drug peddling

Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Friday sentenced two drug peddlers, Monday Nwodo and Shina Adeleke, to two years imprisonment for dealing in illicit drugs.

Senator Saraki: Codeine abuse is everybody’s problem

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, commended the BBC Africa, ‘Africa Eye’ documentary ‘Sweet Sweet Codeine’ that details the widespread prevalence of drug and substance abuse in Nigeria.

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.

2017: NDLEA secures 31 convictions of illicit drug dealers in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command, says it has secured 31 convictions of illicit drug dealers in 2017.

NDLEA apprehends 235 drug offenders in A’Ibom

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Akwa Ibom Command, said on Sunday that it arrested 235 suspected drug offenders and seized 334.06kilogrammes of drug from them in 2017.

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