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Illicit Drugs

28 Oct
Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig.General Mohammed Marwa (retd), yesterday, decried the situation where 10.6 million Nigerians are consuming Cannabis sativa and other illicit drugs, which is the highest in the world.
26 Sep 2022
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested a 75-year-old grandpa, Usman Bokina Bajama (alias Clemen) and 22 suspects in operations across seven states.
9 Sep 2022
The United State of America has decried the use of cryptocurrency in the buying and selling of drugs and contrabands items across the world. U.S. said the development is becoming a major concern as it diminishes the importance and benefits of digital assets.
22 Aug 2022
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested a major importer of Loud variant of cannabis from the United States, Abibu Afis Sola and a 63-year-old grandfather
13 Aug 2022
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a drug peddler arrested with 21 parcels of illicit drugs.
11 May 2022
A Federal High Court, Lagos , yesterday, sentenced a woman, Saliu Mariam, to 10 years imprisonment for trafficking in 2.5 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa.
25 Feb 2022
Some concerned Yoruba Muslim scholars in Nigeria have joined the government in the national campaign against drug trafficking and illicit use of drugs in the country.
17 Nov 2021
The Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen Buba Marwa, has said that 15 million Nigerians indulge in the consumption of illicit drugs.
21 Jun 2021
A serving officer of a law enforcement agency, Popoola Abayomi, has been arrested for allegedly selling assorted illicit drugs to students of a federal university and cultists in Ogun State.
23 Feb 2021
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Rtd), has said that 90 per cent of criminalities in Nigeria is linked to drug abuse
17 Feb 2021
Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has intercepted two fake military officers Mohammed Nura and Abubakar Dahiru with 234 kilogramme cannabis. The duo were intercepted along Okene-Lokoja expressway on Monday by the officers of the agency's Kogi state Command. NDLEA Kogi state commander Adewunmi Alfred said the Nura and Dahiru when questioned…
18 Sep 2018
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has destroyed drugs weighing 110.542 tons in Akure, Ondo State capital. According to the spokesman of the agency, Jonah Achema, “this is the single largest public destruction of exhibits by burning, coming after the one by Edo State, which gross weight was 136 tons. The drugs, mainly Cannabis…


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