The Police Command in Ogun has discovered a large expanse of land cultivated for marijuana, also known as Indian Hemp, while seven suspects met planting the seeds were apprehended.
The Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, yesterday, debunked a report that its officers were smuggling Indian hemp and alcohol into its custodial centres.
NDLEA arraigned two men, Samuel Ekomwen (33) and Thompson Okotie (50), at a Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday for alleged drug trafficking. It charged the duo of conspiracy and unlawfully dealing in Indian hemp. The prosecutor, Mr Jeremiah Aernan, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Jan. 30 at Akerele…
8 Dec 2021
They are the future leaders all right, no one can deny them the pleasure of that assumption. But nothing comes on a platter of gold; one needs to work hard to attain any goal in life.
1 Oct 2021
The Kogi State Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has seized 56,223.824kg of cannabis sativa popularly called Indian hemp through the efforts of its patrol operation
3 Jun 2021
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have kicked against calls for legalising medical Cannabis (Marijuana/Indian hemp).
2 Feb 2020
Undisclosed bags of Indian hemp (cannabis sativa) exhibits kept at the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) office, Ado Ekiti were yesterday, razed down by fire.
2 Oct 2019
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Wednesday that it had intercepted an articulated vehicle loaded with 500kg of Indian hemp in Ilorin.
27 Sep 2019
The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit on Friday raided a brothel around Mile 2 area and arrested 14 persons for alleged possession of illicit drugs.
31 Jul 2019
The police in Ogun State have arrested an alleged illegal substance dealer caught with 17 bags of suspected marijuana. Daniel Elimuya, a resident of No. 9, General Hospital Street, Iyana-Ira in Agbara, was arrested at about 6:30 p.m. on July 28 at Ibafo.
29 Apr 2019
Four persons were arrested with a chest freezer loaded with weeds suspected to be marijuana. The suspects reportedly used the freezer to conceal sale of Indian hemp, while pretending to use it to retail soft drinks. The four suspects namely, Opeyemi Wahab, 22; Kabirat Ahmed, 21; Yusuf Rasaki, 20; and Saheed Mustapha, 32; were all…
10 Jan 2019
The recent household drug use survey revealed that prescription drug abuse is a fast-emerging public health problem that has led to increasing poly-drug use amongst drug dependent persons. It is undermining all efforts to deepen socio-economic development and is associated with crime and lawlessness. Indeed, every year millions of young Nigerians ages between 10-25, are…