NDLEA arrests wanted kingpin, another Saudi-bound trafficker with cocaine in sandals, recovers 4kg cocaine soaked in towels from Brazilian returnee; nabs cripple drug dealer, others over 5.8 tons of skunk.
NDLEA operatives arrests widow enroute Saudi with cocaine in footwears at Lagos Airport, intercepts 5.6kg cocaine, meth heading to Australia, Cyprus at courier firms; skunk, ecstasy tabs concealed in yam tubers; cannabis drinks imported from Belgium.
Why Nigeria was elected to host heads of African drug law enforcement agencies in 2023.
The NDLEA said its operatives have arrested 2 Pakistanis at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos with 8kg of cocaine concealed in a public address system while attempting to board a Qatar Airways flight to Lahole, Pakistan via Doha.
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.
War against illicit drugs in Nigeria continues as the NDLEA Intercepts 2.3 million tabs of opioid meant for distribution in 7 Northern states, and arrests grandpa who ships illicit drugs to his daughter in Dubai.
NDLEA uncovers 442 parcels of Crystal Meth in heads of smoked fish in Lagos, intercepts 1.1million Tramadol tabs in Kaduna, others in Lagos, Kano as returnee excretes 77 wraps of cocaine at Enugu Airport.
As NDLEA uncovers 4.56kg crack in lawn mowers tyres; seizes tons of Tramadol, Codeine in Zamfara, Kogi, Kaduna, Kano
The NDLEA said its operatives have arrested two pregnant at the Lagos Airport for attempting to import and export illicit drugs through the airport.