Tag: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

NDLEA arrests 10 online drug traffickers, seizes 107kg cocaine, 11 dispatch motorcycles

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have launched fresh raids on online drug traffickers in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, during which a young lady and her boyfriend as well as eight others were arrested and assorted drugs recovered from them. The agency disclosed this in a[Read More…]

Femi Adesina: Now, another Operation Sweep is happening at the NDLEA

New things are happening at the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), and suddenly, there’s a throwback to the 1996-1999 Lagos State, when the then Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa was military administrator. Marwa took a broom, and swept Lagos almost clean. With Operation Sweep, criminals were given bloody noses, and[Read More…]

NDLEA arrests a trans-border drug trafficker with N1bn worth of cocaine in Sokoto

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a transborder drug trafficker with N1bn worth of cocaine. According to NDLEA, the suspect, 36-year-old Nkem Timothy, alias Auwalu Audu, was arrested with 62 wraps of cocaine substance weighing 1.550kg, which has an estimated street value of about N1bn. The NDLEA[Read More…]

Nigerian Senator, Buruji Kashamu Wanted In The U.S Says NDLEA Plans To Abduct Him

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has raised the alarm over a plot by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to abduct him as well as plans by some individuals to assassinate him. In a statement issued yesterday in Lagos, Kashamu[Read More…]

NDLEA Arrests Pregnant Woman With Wraps Of Cocaine At MMIA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Saturday arrested a woman at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, who faked pregnancy with wraps of substances suspected to be cocaine. This is contained in a statement issued and signed by the agency’s spokesperson, Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju. The statement alleged that[Read More…]

Roli Bode George, PDP’s Chieftain’s Wife Appointed Acting NDLEA Chairman

Mr Roli Bode George has been appointed as the first woman acting Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, following the retirement of Alhaji Ahmadu Giade who has bowed out after serving 10 years in the agency. Mrs Bode George’s appointment is considered by observers as a significant gender[Read More…]

NDLEA Uncovers Drug Cartel At Akanu Ibiam Int’l Airport Enugu

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday uncovered a suspected drug trafficking cartel at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu. This is contained in a statement issued by the agency’s spokesperson in Lagos, Mr Mitchel Ofoyeju, which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). According[Read More…]

NDLEA Arrests 6 Bureau De Change Operators For Swallowing $156,000

Operatives of the of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday arrested a Bureau De Change operator and five other suspected money laundering syndicate for swallowing $156,000 (N31, 083, 000.00) at Excel Oriental Hotel along Airport Road, Lagos. The six suspects were arrested in the hotel while they were[Read More…]

NDLEA Arrests Notorious Drug Baron, Azubuike Odugwe

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested a suspected notorious drug baron, Azubuike Odugwe, over unlawful importation of 1.025kg of cocaine. The agency’s Spokesman, Mitchell Ofoyeju, said in a statement Friday that the arrest was made during inward screening of passengers on Emirates airline flight from[Read More…]

“We Hid Cocaine In Arik Flight Meals” – Flight Attendant Confess

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA on Thursday said it had apprehended another employee of Arik Air, Ikechukwu Chibuzor Oliver, for his alleged involvement in the smuggling of 20kg cocaine to London on Monday. According to the NDLEA, Oliver had confessed to the crime and had revealed that he[Read More…]