News - NDLEA

Adamawa: NDLEA Parades Notorious Chadian Drug Baron

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

4 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

6 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

7 months 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

8 months 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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...

How man with cocaine inside anus was nabbed by NDLEA at Lagos airport

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The suspect, Ikeh Maxwell Obumneme, was apprehended on Boxing Day by agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos for drug peddling. He was said to have tested positive for cocaine inserted in his anus, according to the NDLEA Commander at the...

Police Transfer Suspected Hemp Smugglers To NDLEA

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it received two suspected smugglers of Indian hemp from the police in Lagos. This is contained in a statement issued by the agency’s spokesperson, Mr Mitchel Ofoyeju in Lagos on Monday. The statement said that the suspects were arrested with 863 compressed parcels of...

Kano State Governor Visits Victims Of Arba’een Bomb Attack

1 year ago /
Nation 

Governor of Kano state, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has visited victims of Friday Arba'een symbolic trek bomb attack at Dakasoye village, Kano state, in northwest Nigeria. The Governor and his entourage were at Nassarawa and Murtala Muhammad hospitals. Speaking to newsmen shortly, Dr. Ganduje said, “we are interacting with the Shias here in...

 

"EFCC, NDLEA And Banks Should Track Drug Money"- Sen. Gyunka

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

Sen. Philip Gyunka (PDP-Nasarawa North) has called for a more stringent financial restriction of money acquired through sale of drugs as the only way to check drug abuse in Nigeria. Gyunka made the call shortly after the inauguration of the Senate Committee on Drugs and Narcotics of which he is the...

NDLEA Calls For Stiffened Penalties Against Drug Related Offences

2 years ago /
Security 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) wants the judiciary to stiffen penalties for drug related offences in nigeria. The Anambra State Commander Sule Momodu made the call while briefing newsmen at the agency’s base in Onitsha on recent arrest of four illicit drug dealers with over 150kg of Indian hemp,...

Director Advocates Unity For Risk Assessment

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has urged regulatory and law enforcement agencies to collaborate towards achieving the set objective of the National Risks Assessment (NRA) project initiated in 2013. Mr Francis Usani, Director of NFIU, made the call in Abuja on Tuesday at a One-day Sensitisation Workshop for select regulatory...


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