Thursday, 1st June 2023

Drug trafficking

15 May
Iranian authorities on Monday executed five people over "armed drug smuggling" in the south of the country, the judiciary reported.
24 Apr
A widower, Ariyibi Ahmed Olaseinde and a divorcee, Akanbi Silifat Tunrayo, who were going for lesser hajj in Saudi Arabia have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, for attempting to export 14.4 kilogrammes of cocaine concealed in lace and Ankara fabrics.
24 Apr
It is a known fact that drug trafficking and abuse are at a level that calls for all to roll up our sleeves and join the ongoing effort to wrestle the scourge to the ground in Nigeria.
27 Mar
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested a businessman, Molokwu Nwachukwu, who frequents China, Dubai, Pakistan, and Vietnam, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos for concealing 36 parcels of cocaine
22 Mar
Six drug traffickers have been sentenced to a total of 156 years imprisonment for offences bordering on drug dealing, transportation, and conspiracy to transport illicit substances.
12 Mar
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a rehabilitated ex-fighter of the Boko Haram terror group, Alayi Madu for alleged drug trafficking.
8 Mar
Justice Akintayo Aluko of a Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, remanded 49-year-old Olanrewaju Wahab Lawal, said to be a soldier, for alleged trafficking in multiple banned substances.
20 Feb
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested three traders at the Trade Fair Complex in Ojo area of Lagos State.
18 Jan
Justice Tijjani Ringim of a Federal High Court, Lagos has convicted and sentenced a nursing mother, Adeoye Oluwakemi Fatimoh, to six years imprisonment, for trafficking in banned substances.
15 Jan
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has busted another Tramadol cartel in Lagos with the seizure of millions of opioids pills and bottles worth over N5 billion from a warehouse at the weekend. {ad} The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA Mr Femi Babafemi said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Babafemi said…
14 Dec
Nigeria and India have agreed to exchange vital intelligence on the activities of drug trafficking syndicates operating vulnerable drug routes between both countries, while the latter will also strengthen the capacity of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), officers with training.
2 Nov 2022
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has declared Lagos socialite and owner of Adekaz Hotels, Alhaji Ademola Afolabi Kazeem (a.k.a) Alhaji Abdallah Kazeem Muhammed...


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