NDLEA Chairman/CEO Buba Marwa has said that the ongoing synergy between the anti-narcotic agency and other stakeholders especially the military will further tighten the noose on drug cartels and spell doom for their activities in the country.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has reached an agreement with the South African Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), popularly called HAWKS, to collaborate in tackling the menace of drug trafficking between the two countries.
NDLEA said its operatives have intercepted 101 parcels of cocaine in children duvets at Lagos airport and seized drugged Milo beverage in Edo; skunk in detergent containers at Enugu airport.
NDLEA operatives arrest 7 drug dealers in Kano seize largest cocaine consignment in Port Harcourt and 9.5 million Tramadol tablets worth N5 billion seized at Lagos Airport, Abuja and Edo State.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the weekend scaled up its preparedness to wage relentless war again drug cartels in Nigeria when 650 officers of its Strike Force unit graduated from the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji, after weeks of rigorous specialised trainings.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says its operatives have intercepted three million capsules of opioid that are more dangerous and potent than Tramadol at Jaelith Bonded Container Terminal under Tincan seaport in the Apapa area of Lagos.