Chinese drug in Nigeria contains human flesh, SON confirms
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has confirmed that a Chinese drug in Nigeria markets contains human flesh. SON made the confirmation when it received a letter sent by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on the unnamed Chinese drug reported to be made from human flesh. The Intelligence Agency had alerted several relevant agencies including…
FOMWAN equips counselors with skills to tackle drug addiction
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)…
NDLEA burns 110.5 tons of illicit drugs in Ondo
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…
NDLEA inducts celebrities, journalists as ambassadors
Chairman of the National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd.) has advised the newly inducted members of the Celebrity Drug Free Club founded by the Drug Salvation Foundation to campaign against illicit drugs and substance abuse as ambassadors of the agency.
NDLEA arrests Lebanese over alleged illegal drug deals
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday arrested a Lebanese, Chef Charbel Chalouhi, suspected of using and dealing in drugs. Chalouhi, of No. 18, Wahab Ogunbambo Street, off Simeon Akinlonu Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, was arrested following a tip off from worried residents of the area. He is being held at NDLEA’s Nigerian Aviation…
Customs seizes 517 bags of rice, 320Kg Indian hemp in Sokoto
The Sokoto Command of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized 517 bags of foreign rice and 320 parcels of Indian hemp of 1kg each illegally smuggled into the country.
Group seeks closure of secret detention centres
A civil society group, Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE-Nigeria), has called for closure of all the secret detention facilities across the country.The group also called on the government to stop the practice of secret detention and imprisonment of all categories of suspects....
Group wants collaboration with NDLEA to fight drug abuse in FCT
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (V-GADA_NG), says it wants to collaborate with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the fight against drug abuse among the youth in the FCT.
How to outlaw counterfeit drugs in Nigeria
Drugs are medicines with physiological effects when taken which are used to treat illness, relieve a symptom or modify a chemical process in the body for specific purpose.