News - NDLEA

NDLEA Intercepts Illicit Drugs Concealed In Indomie Noodle Cartons In AdamawaB

1 week ago /
Nation 

Security operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted 183 cartons of Indomie Noodles that were used in concealing illicit drugs by barons. Addressing journalists in Yola on Friday, the NDLEA Commander, Yakubu Kibo, said it’s a new method deployed by criminals in the guise of doing genuine...

Ilicit Drug Trafficking On The Increase In Adamawa

3 weeks ago /
Health 

The NDLEA, Adamawa chapter has raised alarm over the increasing number of persons indulging in trafficking of illicit drugs across the country.

Oyo House Of Assembly Identifies 500 Indian Hemp Joints

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Oyo State House of Assembly has identified about 500 hard drugs joints and 25 notorious gang leaders in some parts of Ibadan, the state capital. The Chairman of the state House Committee on Security and Strategy, Honourable Gbenga Oyekola made this known on Thursday, while giving a report on recent...

NDLEA Destroys N10 Million Worth Of Illicit Drugs

3 months ago /
Nation 

54,224 tonnes of illicit drugs and other harmful substances worth ten million naira have been burnt by the national drug law enforcement agency NDLEA in Kano, north west Nigeria. NDLEA chairman Mustaph Abdullahi said illicit drugs destroy the moral fibre of society. This was not the first time the NDLEA in Kano...

Patience Jonathan: Senate Summons Bank MDs

4 months ago /
Nation 

The senate committee on Monday summoned the managing directors of seven banks over the freezing of the accounts of former first lady, patience Jonathan. The banks, zenith bank, first bank, Ecobank, fidelity, Stanbic- IBTC , Diamond and Skye banks were summoned by the senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions headed...

House Committee Issues Arrest Warrant For Ibrahim Magu

4 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The House of Representatives committee on public petitions has   issued an arrest warrant for the acting chairman of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu for failing to appear before it to answer questions on a petition filed by former first lady, Patience Jonathan. The committee during its sitting,...

Adamawa: NDLEA Parades Notorious Chadian Drug Baron

6 months ago /
Nation 

The NDLEA Adamawa state command has paraded a notorious drug baron who is a Chadian for dealing in trans-border drug peddling from Nigeria to chad via Cameroon. The NDLEA says the drug dealer packaged the illicit narcotics in between Panadol tablets and was able to evade security s from Anambra...

NDLEA Destroys 24 Tons Of Narcotics

7 months ago /
Nation 

Over 24 tons of assorted narcotics have been destroyed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency. The commander of the NDLEA in the federal capital territory Obijuru Chinyere said the huge quantity is the result of two years of concluded drug cases and forfeited drug seizure in the nation’s capital from...

Patience Jonathan Alleges EFCC Assassination Plot

7 months ago /
Politics 

The wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs Patience Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of sending assassins after her. Alleging that she that she had survived two of such attempts, Mrs Jonathan urged the House of Representatives to quickly intervene before the EFCC would succeed in the...

Patience Jonathan Petitions Reps Over Alleged Harassment

7 months ago /
Nation 

The wife of former President of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, has written a petition to the House of Representatives over what she described as persistent personal attack and harassment by some agencies of the Federal Government. In the petition written by her lawyers and presented by Rep. Bright Tamuno, the former First...

NDLEA Arrests 123 Suspected Drug Traffickers In Bayelsa

7 months ago /
Nation 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 123 suspected drug traffickers in Bayelsa State. The Bayelsa State Command of the agency said it also has confiscated illicit drug weighing 81.95 kilogrammes from suspects in the state. The State Commander, Mr Abdullahi Abdul, disclosed this on Monday during a press conference...

Drug Abuse: Oyo Govt Establishes Rehabilitation Centres To Curb Menace

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Oyo State Government has established rehabilitation centres to checkmate the increasing rate of drug abuse in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Azeez Adeduntan, disclosed this after a consultative meeting with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and relevant stakeholders at the Ministry of Health. The meeting stemmed from the...

We Must Defeat Drug Merchants, Says NDLEA Chairman

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Colonel Muhammad Abdallah (Rtd),  says the agency cannot afford to remain static in its war against drug abuse, therefore its merchants require more strategies. “We cannot afford to remain static for the fact that the drug criminals are...

NDLEA, Ogun Govt. Inaugurate Drug-Free Club In Secondary Schools

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Government in collaboration with National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has inaugurated a drug-free club in 10 secondary schools in the state. This development follows the government’s determination to curb the menace of drug abuse among teenagers and forestall related juvenile delinquencies. Inaugurating the club at the Rev. Kuti...

NDLEA - Every Crime Is Committed Under The Influence Of Illicit Drug

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal government has been challenged to give priority to issue of illicit drug abuse and trafficking as a way of checking hostility and criminality amongst youths in the country Speakers at the fourth annual lecture organised by the national drug law enforcement agency, NDLEA Anambra state command, believe that every...

Passengers Attempting To Smuggle Cocaine Arrested In Nigeria

1 year ago /
Nation 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Tuesday said it arrested two suspects with cocaine at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. A statement by the agency’s spokesperson, Mitchell Ofoyeju, said one of the suspects was arrested on his way to Hong Kong after ingesting cocaine. “Another suspect, who lives in Athens,...

NDLEA raids drug addicts’ den in Kaduna

2 years ago /
Nation 

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kaduna State has raided a popular drug users’ den, called ‘The Black Street’ in Sabo area of Kaduna, arresting about 25 suspected drug addicts and traffickers with cocaine and other unlawful drugs. Some of the suspects paraded at the Kaduna Command headquarters of the...

Senate begins investigation into fresh allegation to extradite senator Buruji Kashamu

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition has begun investigation into fresh allegations of moves by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to extradite Sen. Buruji Kashamu to the U.S. The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu while meeting with the senator and his solicitor on the...

Ojukwu’s niece, 3 others arrested in 2.24kg drug bust

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday arrested Ijeoma Ojukwu, a niece to late politician, Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu and three others just as the anti-graft agency quizzed one of its staff over the importation of 2.24 kilogrammes of cocaine from Brazil. In a statement issued in Lagos, spokesman...

See how Nigeria foreign drug dealer involved a lady via Facebook marriage proposal

2 years ago /
Nation 

A lady, who was unwittingly recruited into drug trafficking by a fiancé she met on Facebook, residing in Malaysia, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The suspect, Gloria Ezeabata, was arrested during screening of passengers on an Ethiopian airline flight on her way...


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