Man excretes N423m cocaine after arrest at Lagos airport

A Madrid, Spain-bound drug trafficker, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry, arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, excreted a total of 113 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.750 kilogrammes with a street value put at N423 million. Okonkwo was about boarding a Turkish Airline flight number TK0626 at about 8pm, […]

Marwa warns NDLEA officers against hostage arrest, illegal detention

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (retd), has warned commanders, officers and men of the agency against the detention of suspects beyond the limit allowed by law, even as he also prohibited the arrest of relation, spouse, or acquaintance of a suspected drug offender often referred […]

Task before Marwa, new NDLEA boss

President Muhammadu Buhari recently appointed former military governor of Borno and Lagos states, Maj.-Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd)  as the Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Marwa, who has since assumed duty, replaced Col. Muhammad Abdalla (retd), whose tenure expired in January 2021.   His appointment came at a time of frightening […]

War on Drugs: Marwa reads riot act to commanders

From Godwin Tsa Abuja Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mohammed Buba Marwa, has ordered commanders and special commands of the agency to mop up illicit drugs across the country or face the music. Besides, the new NDLEA boss has proposed drug tests for all tertiary institution students […]

NDLEA destroys 10-hectare cannabis sativa plantation in Kogi

NDLEA officials By Friday Idachaba The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kogi Command has destroyed a 10-hectare Cannabis Sativa (Indian hemp) plantation in Okula community, Ofu Local Government Area of the state. Mr Alfred Adewumi, NDLEA Commander in the state, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen shortly after the  destruction of the farm on […]

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 […]

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