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6 May 2019
Dysfunctional scanners have induced manual clearing of over 1.5 million 20-foot containers equivalent (TEUs) at the Lagos Ports yearly. Consequently, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has expressed concern over the inefficient cargo handling system and deployment of additional barriers, stating that scanners at the Lagos Ports Complex have not worked in the…
3 May 2019
Foreign Affairs Ministry says its silent diplomatic efforts in the past few weeks culminated in the release of Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar arrested by Saudi authority for drug related offence. The ministry said this in a statement by its Acting Spokesperson, Mr Friday Akpan, on Thursday in Abuja “Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian student who…
15 Apr 2019
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 66 -year-old woman, Sikirat Adeyemi to five years in prison for exporting 1.340 kg of heroin. Adeyemi who was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) had pleaded guilty to the offence. When the matter was called on Monday, she pleaded for forgiveness, almost…
5 Apr 2019
The House of Representatives is to approve the draft National Tobacco Control Regulations (NTCR) before June this year. Speaker Yakubu Dogara gave the assurance yesterday during an interactive session with stakeholders organised by the Simon Arabo-led committee on delegated legislation on the tobacco control regulation in Abuja. Represented by the Deputy Whip, Pally Iriase, he…
2 Apr 2019
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on the judiciary to be more proactive in handling criminal charges.     The Centre made the call at a one-day Nigeria Criminal Justice (Crimjust) Project Review Meeting held penultimate week in Keffi, Nasarawa State.     The Executive Director, Auwal Ibrahim Musa, who was represented…
21 Mar 2019
Medical experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in fake and adulterated drugs, medicines’ abuse and misuse, misdiagnosis, disease treatment errors and failure as well as morbidity and mortality in the country. They blamed the situation on the delay and failure by the Federal Government (FG) in reconstituting the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria…
8 Mar 2019
Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Friday sentenced two drug dealers– Suleiman Mustafa and Wasiu Gafar– to seven years imprisonment for trafficking in 601.1 kg of Indian hemp. In two separate judgments, Ayo-Emmanuel held that he convicted Mustafa and Gafar based on the evidence before him. “The quantity of the Indian…
10 Jan 2019
A distraught father, Pa. Michael Ehigie, has dragged the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to the Federal High Court, Akure, demanding N660 million as compensation over alleged extra-judicial killing of their son, Mr. Uyi Ehigie. The 62-year-old father of the deceased, who is the plaintiff in the suit, alleged that his son was on…
19 Oct 2018
The Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) Lagos state has enhanced the skills of counsellors in responding to the cases of drug abuse in the country. Specialists attended the program, from National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Movement for Islamic Culture and Awareness (MICA)…
26 Jun 2018
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Adamawa says some youth have resorted to taking human urine to get high. The state commander of agency, Mr Yakubu Kibo made this known Tuesday in Yola in his speech to mark the 2018 UN International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Kibo said other…
9 Jul 2016
Superintendent of Narcotics, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Lagos State Command, Musa Aliyu, has lamented the high level of drug abuse and how it affects the youths negatively.
22 Jun 2016
He National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 8,778 suspected drug traffickers, comprising 8,143 males and 635 females in 2015, while a total of 903,624.56kg of narcotic drugs were seized in the same year.

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