25 Sep 2018
Different governments across the world have introduced initiatives aimed at beating the menace of drug abuse. But the problem seems intractable, resulting in health and social ills...
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…
14 Sep 2018
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.
12 Sep 2018
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…
8 Sep 2018
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.
30 Aug 2018
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....
6 Aug 2018
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, has seized 18kg of hemp and arrested two suspected drug traffickers in remote areas of the state.
3 Aug 2018
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.
25 Jul 2018
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.
20 Jul 2018
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has enjoined Lagos State intending pilgrims to represent the state well in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
14 Jul 2018
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has promoted a total of 1, 311 staff. This is made up 1, 291 staff within the rank and file and 20 others converted to officer cadre.
13 Jul 2018
A joint operation by Nigeria and Ghanaian authorities to tackle drug trafficking and organized crime in the two countries over the past two months has resulted in the arrest of 22 suspects and seizure of large quantities of drugs.