NDLEA arrests 103 suspected drug traffickers

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it has arrested 103 suspects for trafficking illicit drugs. Mr Peter Ogar, Head of Operations and Intelligence in the command, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Monday. Ogar said the suspects, comprised of 88 […]

NDLEA arrests 64 drug traffickers, impounds 38kgs of illicit drugs

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Bayelsa State Command, has apprehended 64 suspected drug traffickers in the state. NDLEA also said it impounded 38 kilogrammes of illicit drugs in the state. The State Commander, NDLEA, Mrs. Josephine Obi, said while 45 of the suspects were males, 19 others were females. She said […]

Picture: 41-Year-old woman fakes pregnancy with N20m cocaine at Murtala Mohammed International Airport

Leke Baiyewu   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Saturday said it had apprehended a woman, Dorothy Onyekasi, for allegedly faking pregnancy at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos, with 86 pellets of a white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine tied to her belly. The NDLEA said the cocaine weighed 1.720kg with […]

Picture: NDLEA busts Mexican-Nigerian drug cartel

7643 National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has discovered a methamphetamine laboratory run by Mexicans and dislodged a major drug trafficking organisation in the country. Officials of the Special Enforcement Team NDLEA discovered the illicit methamphetamine production laboratory in Asaba, Delta State. According to the Head, Public Affairs, NDLEA, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, the “super” methamphetamine laboratory, […]

Drug suspect dies of cocaine ingestion at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

Obiefuna   advertisement      TOP HEADLINES     A THIRTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD Lagos-based trader and suspected drug peddler has died of cocaine ingestion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.   The suspect, identified as Ndulue Emmanuel Obiefuna, collapsed at the Departure Hall and was taken to a nearby hospital.   Ndulue was an intending […]

Extradition: NDLEA fails to bring Kashamu to court

  Mr. Buruji Kashamu The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Monday failed to bring the senator-elect for Ogun-East senatorial district, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for extradition hearing despite a declaration by the agency that he would be produced in court. The agency, whose operatives had laid siege to Kashamu’s […]

NDLEA razes N120m drugs in Katsina

The Katsina State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has set ablaze 6,795.2 kilogrammes of drugs, including Cannabis sativa (popularly called hemp) among other narcotic substances. The NDLEA Public Relations Officer, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, said hemp constituted 5,879kg of the burnt drugs which were valued at N120m, a statement said on Thursday. The […]

44 years after, Igbo demand N2.6trn reparation over civil war

BY HENRY UMORU, LEVINUS NWABUGHIOGU & JOSEPH ERUNKE FORTY- Four years after, the Civil War , Igbo delegates asked for N2. 6 trillion as reparation and compensation for the devastation Igbo land experienced during the 1967 to 1970 war. In an amendment to the proposed National Intervention Fund, the South East delegates said the former […]

Don’t politicise census, Aliyu tells Nigerians

The Chairman, Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, has warned Nigerians against politicisation of the census saying that previous head counts failed to achieve the desired results because of the way it was handled. Nigerians preferred to see census as a means of getting higher returns from the national purse instead of […]

Terrorism: Delegates ask FG to shut borders

Delegates on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to shut Nigeria’s borders with Cameroon, Niger and Chad to curtail the  influx of insurgents. The advice followed the early Monday morning bomb blast at Nyanya Terminus on the outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory. Official figure said no fewer than 72 people died while 124 sustained various degree of […]

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