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        The Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse (PACEDA) has said it will support the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in its war against drug abuse. Chairman of PACEDA, Retired Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, made the promise on Tuesday during an advocacy visit of the committee to the NDLEA headquarters ...
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      CG Customs, Col. Hameed Ali   The Comptroller-General of Customs, Retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Monday, urged states hosting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to evacuate food items allocated to them. Ali made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after visiting the warehouses of the Federal Operations Unit Zone ...
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    The British Government on Tuesday restated its resolve to ensure speedy prosecution of more Nigerians living in the UK involved in human trafficking.The UK Minister of State for Immigration, MS Caroline Noakes, made the assertion during her facility of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in Lagos. Noakes, a Conservative MP ...
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    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gombe State Command, has appealed to the traditional and religious leaders to preach against substance abuse as the 2019 elections draw near. Mr Aliyu Adole, the state NDLEA Commander, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Tuesday. Adole tasked ...
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    National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gombe State Command, said it arrested 46 suspected drug barons in the last eight months. The state NDLEA’s commandant, Mr Aliyu Adole, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Friday. He said operatives of the agency also confiscated about 230.34kilograms ...
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    June 29, 2018 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi on Friday said it had arrested 60 suspected drug traffickers and seized 976.2 kg illicit drugs between April and June. Alhaji Idris Bello, Commander, Kogi State Command of the agency, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in ...
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    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says the ban placed on tramadol has given rise to other forms of psychoactive stimulants. The NDLEA Commander in Yobe, Mr Apeh Reupen disclosed this while speaking at the 2018 commemoration of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on Thursday in Damaturu. “Many emerging psychoactive ...
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    June 26, 2018 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) seized 2.9kg of illicit drugs and rehabilitated 129 drug dependent persons in plateau in the first six months of 2018. Mr Ibrahim Barji, the Plateau State NDLEA Commander, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos on Tuesday that the seized drugs consisted narcotics ...
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    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said Nigeria might face a drug abuse epidemic due to increasing influx of Tramadol into the country. Mr Garba Ahmadu, the NDLEA Commander, Murtala Muhammed Airport Command, gave the warning at an event to mark the “UN International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” in ...
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    February 9, 2018 A 38-year-old man, Ndubuisi Uzoma, on Friday pleaded guilty before a Federal High Court in Lagos to trafficking of 500gm of Cannabis Sativa. The accused was charged with one count of drug trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Uzoma, who is a laundryman by profession, told the court that ...