The NDLEA has announced the arrest of a pregnant woman, a nursing mother and a 200-level female university undergraduate and 25 other suspects during interdiction operations across 12 states of Nigeria; namely: Yobe, Ondo, Edo, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Jigawa, Kogi, Adamawa, Kaduna, Kwara, Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
There may be no more hiding place for drug offenders in Nigeria as NDLEA signs MoU with Interpol that will enable it to contribute to the pool of global criminal data and also access such records of 195 countries around the world for local use.
The NDLEA destroys 560,068kg cocaine, cannabis in landmark exercise in Lagos as Marwa warns drug barons to quit illicit drug trade now or lose it all.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it’s operatives have intercepted no fewer than 2,750,000 tablets of Tramadol 225mg weighing 1,650 kilograms worth N1,375,000,000 at the Apapa port in Lagos.
NDLEA releases photographs of eight suspects arrested in Lagos, Abuja and Enugu airports cocaine busts, says it seized tons of opioids, rubber solution, skunk, meth in Kaduna, FCT, Sokoto and Anambra.
…As NDLEA revs up balanced approach to drug control; UNODC calls for more support.
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.