Monday, 2nd October 2023


6 Aug
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 57,450 pills of tramadol, rohypnol and exol-5 along Abaji-Abuja highway from a suspect, Mr Joseph Usman.
4 Aug
Lagos State government, through its Safety Commission, and has warned nightclubs owners in the state against usage of drugs and firearms in their environment.
4 Aug
Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, yesterday, remanded a pharmacist, Ikwebe Ori Helen, at the Kirikiri female section of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS), for unlawful dealing in hard drugs.
2 Aug
A 34-year-old man from Suriname, Dadda Lorenzo Harvy Albert, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for smuggling 117 parcels of cocaine into Nigeria. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. NDLEA said its operatives at the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State…
2 Aug
The police in Delta State said they have arrested the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) operative suspected of killing a two-year-old boy, lvan Omorhiakogbe, who was hit by bullet during a raid in the Okpanam area of the state. The state police command spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the arrest to journalists on Tuesday…
28 Jul
The Edo Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Friday destroyed eight hectares of cannabis sativa farms in the state.
27 Jul
Operatives of Edo State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested 30 suspected drug lords for allegedly engaging in drugs related offences.
27 Jul
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, commended President Bola Tinubu and National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for joining National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to fight against hard drugs.
26 Jul
Senior officials of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have held a two-day meeting with their South African counterparts in the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), popularly known as HAWKS,...
25 Jul
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano State says it has arrested two suspected drug traffickers and seized 1,553.1 kgs of cannabis sativa in Wudil Local Government area of the state. This is contained in a statement by the NDLEA Acting Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Sadiq Maigatari, on Tuesday in…
24 Jul
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Friday, July 21, stormed a hotel in Okota area of Lagos and arrested a drug kingpin, when he was preparing a recruited courier to swallow 93 pellets of cocaine meant for distribution in Italy.
23 Jul
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a drug kingpin, Charles Uwagbale, with 93 wraps of cocaine in Lagos.


6 mins ago
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Abbas Tajudeen, has approved the appointment of Prof. Jake Dan-Azumi as his Chief of Staff. The appointment, according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Mr Musa Krishi, takes effect from Oct17. Dan-Azumi is to take over from Mr. Wasiu…
23 mins ago
The National Coalition of All Progressives Congress (APC) Stakeholders has faulted the protest staged in London over the decision of the election petition tribunal that invalidated the election of Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano state. The group's National secretary, Barr. Isabella Odunayo at a press conference in Abuja claimed that the protest was tantamount to…
56 mins ago
The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has thrown out the petition filed by the Labour Party governorship candidate in the state, Beatrice Itubo, contesting the election of Simnalayi Fubara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
1 hour ago
The leader of the main opposition party in Seychelles was charged on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged witchcraft. Patrick Herminie, the head of the United Seychelles party who has said he plans to run in the 2025 presidential election, has denounced the move as politically motivated. Herminie, also a former speaker of…
1 hour ago
The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) says it is working assiduously to recover the N243 million loan disbursed to 150 debtors between 2011 and 2024 in Kwara. The BOA Ilorin Branch Manager, Mr Dele Aderibigbe, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin. He said the loan, termed…
1 hour ago
Liverpool's Hungarian midfielder #08 Dominik Szoboszlai controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 30, 2023. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP) / A review into English-based match officials being paid for one-off appearances in other domestic leagues could take…
2 hours ago
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has debunked the insinuation that there is conflict between the traditional thrones and Christendom. The monarch stated this when he received the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye, Orumogege III, a former pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, in his Palace in Warri Kingdom. The…
2 hours ago
The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. 'Bosun Tijani, expressed excitement on Monday to release the draft Strategic Blueprint for the Ministry.
2 hours ago
Federal government has commenced verification of individuals under the National Social Register, (NSR), in communities across Lagos and the South Western states to ensure accuracy of available data ahead of government's poverty alleviation intervention such as cash transfers. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, flagged off the exercise, in Lagos state…
2 hours ago
Mr Nyesom Wike, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has called for collective efforts in rebuilding the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Wike, who made the call in his independence message in Abuja on Sunday, stressed that building a strong and resilient society requires collective effort. “It means working together to address the issues that…