Update: Court grants NDLEA’s request to detain Abba Kyari and six others

An application by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to further detain Abba Kyari, the suspended deputy commissioner of police (DCP), and six others for 14 days, has been granted by a federal high court in Abuja. LIB reported

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NDLEA intercepts 1.5million Tramadol tablets going to Kebbi, Kano; seizes N1.4m, arms from suspected suspected bandit and drug kingpin

About one million, five hundred thousand tablets and capsules of pharmaceutical opioids such as Tramadol, Exol-5 and Diazepam loaded in Onitsha, Anambra state and heading to Yauri, Kebbi state have been intercepted in Edo state by operatives of the National

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70-year-old woman, others arrested as NDLEA intercepts 12,385kg drugs smuggled into Lagos on waterways

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have seized 12,385 kilograms of Loud Cannabis, a strong variant of the illicit weed imported from a neighbouring country and smuggled into Lagos through the waterways. Director, Media & Advocacy of

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Any politician caught encouraging illicit drug use won’t be spared – Marwa

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Buba Marwa, has warned politicians against sponsoring or encouraging the use of illicit drugs. In his speech at the weekly ministerial briefing at the State House in

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National assembly members know they can’t go back to their constituencies if they legalize marijuana – NDLEA Chairman, Buba Marwa

Chairman of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd) has said that members of the National Assembly know they can’t go back to their constituencies if they legalize marijuana. Addressing State House correspondents after meeting

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NDLEA busts interstate drug cartels, recovers 843kg skunk and cocaine

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have busted three major interstate drug cartels supplying illicit substances to some states in the North, recovered skunk and cocaine weighing over 843 kilograms and arrested at least seven of the

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”It’ll Turn Nigeria to a Nation of Junkies”- NDLEA Boss Buba Marwa Warns Against Cannabis

The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that current moves by some stakeholders to push for the legalisation of cannabis in Nigeria will rob the country of the

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NDLEA arrests former Local Government Vice Chairman with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers at Lagos airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Asekun Kehinde Sakiru. Asekun was nabbed by NDLEA operatives at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos,

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Gunmen Set NDLEA Office Ablaze in Abia

Amaekpu Ohafia Local Government Area office of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) was on Tuesday May 11, set ablaze by unknown gunmen. The State Commandant, Mr Akingbade Bamidele confirmed the attack and also disclosed that no casualty was

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Wanted Drug Baron Nabbed in Nasarawa as NDLEA Intercepts 1,330kg Skunk in Edo

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, have intercepted the most wanted drug baron in Nasarawa state, Sami Ashoko. A statement released by the spokesperson of NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, states that Ashoko, 39, who hails from Ibilo in

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