Tag: NDLEA

NDLEA arrests pregnant woman, fake soldier for drug offences

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Sunday confirmed the arrest of a pregnant woman, a fake soldier and an Italy-bound lady for drug offences. NDLEA Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, in a statement in Abuja, noted that the operatives had continued their nationwide “offensive action” against drug[Read More…]

Group adopts ‘Protect A Life’ campaign in support of NDLEA

A non-governmental organisation, Adopt A Goal for Development Initiative, says living a drug-free life campaign by the NDLEA is a human right goal that requires inclusive support. The activities of illicit drug cartels and dealers threaten “the right to life, liberty and security of person” under the Universal Declaration of[Read More…]

Man excretes 68 wraps of heroin after arrest by NDLEA

A man identified as Abibu Miminu excreted 68 wraps of heroin after he was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at Lagos airport on his way to Italy. While under observation at the Agency’s facility between Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August 2021, the trafficker[Read More…]

NDLEA arrests wanted drug dealer in Lagos church

The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a wanted drug dealer, Stephen Afam Ikeanyionwu, at a Lagos church. According to a statement by Femi Babafemi, Director of Media and Advocacy, the arrest was made on Sunday, 15th August 2021. The suspected drug dealer according to[Read More…]

NDLEA arrests two ladies who hid 296,000 tablets of drugs in their hijab

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has announced the arrest of two ladies who allegedly used hijabs to hide 296,000 tables of illicit drugs on Saturday, The ladies, Chioma Afam, 36, and 22-year-old Chidinma Caleb, were arrested while trying to smuggle a total of 296,000 tablets of Diazepam and[Read More…]

Buba Marwa says 14.3 million Nigerians are drug abusers

The chairman chief executive officer of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Gen Buba Marwa (rtd) has said at least about 10.6 millions Nigerians are addicted to cannabis consumption saying the trend of drug abuse in the country was highly worrisome.Marwa disclosed this at the weekend during the celebration of ogidi[Read More…]

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…]

NDLEA arrests Brazil-based drug baron, seizes N8bn worth of cocaine

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have nabbed a Brazil-based drug baron, Ejiofor Enwereaku, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos, seizing N8bn worth of cocaine and $24,500. This information was contained in a statement released on Sunday by the NDLEA Director of Publicity and Media, Femi[Read More…]

NDLEA expresses worry over marijuana-laced cakes as lawmaker makes a case for legalization

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted cakes made with cannabis on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Oyo NDLEA Commander Josephine Obi disclosed this on Tuesday in Ibadan. “We also arrested a delivery man who was in possession of a birthday cake infused with 1.2kg of Cannabis Sativa. The continuous[Read More…]

Former Lagos LG Vice Chairman caught with cocaine at airport

A former vice chairman of Lagos Island Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Asekun Kehinde Sakiru, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos. NDLEA’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, said Sakiru had been on the wanted list of[Read More…]