News - NDLEA

Ayade Unveils Calabar Carnival Theme For 2018

5 days ago /
Nation 

Cross Rivers State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has disclosed that plans are underway to reposition the annual Calabar festival and transform it into a veritable platform for African discourse.

Cross River, NDLEA Commence School To School Sensitization On Drug Abuse

1 week ago /

Following the recent inauguration of the health emergency response team and state drug abuse control committee, cross river state government in collaboration with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have commenced sensitization of students in secondary schools across the state.

Onaiyekan Advocates Agency For Rehabilitation Of Drug Abuse Victims

2 weeks ago /
Religion 

The Catholic Archbishop Of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan wants the Federal government to set up a different agency that will handle the care and rehabilitation of drug abuse victims.

NDLEA Gets Court’s NOD To Arrest Senator Kashamu

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Senator Representing Ogun East senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu can be arrested and extradited to the United States of America to face trial over allegation of drug related offences.

Cross River Sets Up Task Force To Enforce Codeine Ban

1 month ago /
Health  Nation 

Following the directive of the federal government  to ban  the importation of codeine as active ingredient for cough syrup, the Cross River State governmnent has set up Task Force to enforce the directive.

Codeine Ban: NDLEA Intensifies Border Survillance

1 month ago /
Nation 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamawa Command, says it has commenced intensive surveillance on major routes along the Nigeria-Cameroon border.

NDLEA Destroys Illicit Drugs Worth 500 Million Naira In Yola

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Yola Command of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has destroyed illicit drugs weighing 14 Tonnes with street value of 500 million Naira.

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment In Buruji Kashamu’s Extradition Case

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Lagos has reserved judgment till a later date in an appeal filed by the Federal Government seeking the extradition to the United States of America, of the senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu.

NDLEA Intercepts Illicit Drugs Concealed In Indomie Noodle Cartons In AdamawaB

4 months 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

4 months 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

6 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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...


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