NDLEA arrests 178 drug offenders, secures 29 convictions in Sokoto
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.
NDLEA urges court to dismiss Kashamu’s suit to enforce right against extradition
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged a Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Senator Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop security agencies from extraditing him to the United State of America...
Family takes NDLEA to court over son’s death, demands N660m
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…
2018: NDLEA arrests 200 drug traffickers in Oyo
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, had arrested 200 suspected drug traffickers and convicted 39 in the state from January to December 2018. The Commander of the agency in the state, Mrs Omolade Faboyede, said on Tuesday in Ibadan that the convicts were sentenced to different jail terms ranging from 6…
Prosecute illegal sale of Tramadol
It is curious that the Federal Government’s recent ban on sale of syrups containing codeine as one decisive step towards stemming the phenomenal and widespread...
Court sentences Congolese to 4 years in prison for smuggling 27kg Tramadol
A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Friday, sentenced a 58-year-old Congolese, Zitou Mampouya, to four years in prison for smuggling 27 kg of Tramadol, a restricted drug.
Customs seizes another 13 containers of Tramadol, bleaching soaps worth N3billion at Tin-Can Port
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can Island Port Command, has seized 13 containers of Tramadol and bleaching creams worth about N3 billion at the Port in Lagos.
Two drug addicts drown in River Niger evading NDLEA arrest
Luck ran out of two alleged drug addicts in Lokoja on Sunday when the men of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency...
Businessman docked for trafficking in 1.06kg of heroine
For importing 1.060 kilograms of heroine, a businessman, Ezeobiakor Chika Humphrey was arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.