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NDLEA arrests kingpin, trafficker hiding cocaine in sandals

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said it had arrested a Saudi Arabia-bound alleged drug trafficker, Lawal Oyenuga, who concealed 400 grams of cocaine in a pair of palm sandals. The anti-narcotics agency said it also arrested a wanted notorious kingpin, Wasiu Gbolahan, who allegedly recruited mules for a cocaine …

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NDLEA seizes 5.8 tonnes of cannabis, arrests dealers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has seized 5.8 tonnes of cannabis from dealers across five states, the agency’s spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, said on Sunday in Abuja. Babafemi said among those arrested was a cripple, Ibrahim Yusuf, 45, in possession of 4kg of the psychotropic substance. He said that …

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NDLEA partners French police to tackle drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has announced its partnership with the French Police, The PUNCH reports. This was as the anti-narcotics agency’s Chairman, Major General Buba Marwa (retd.), commended the support from the Police Nationale of France, especially in the areas of training and equipment. The NDLEA boss spoke …

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NDLEA seizes 1.5 tonnes of illicit drugs

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency has seized 1.5 tonnes of illicit drugs and arrested 993 suspects in Katsina State from November 10, 2021, to November 23. The NDLEA Commander in the state, Mohammed Bashir, made this known while briefing newsmen on the activities of the command within the period …

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Stay away from entertainers, lawmaker tells NDLEA

The lawmaker representing Osun East Senatorial District, Senator Francis Fadahunsi, has urged the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency not to take the drug war to the entertainment industry. Fadahunsi told The PUNCH that entertainment was the only viable sector in Nigeria that had been a source of inspiration to the …

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NDLEA nabs wanted Lagos hotelier

Ten days after he was declared wanted, officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested fleeing Lagos socialite and owner of Adekaz Hotels, Ademola Kazeem, over alleged offences bordering on exportation and trafficking of illicit drugs as well as money laundering. The anti-narcotics agency had, on Tuesday, November …

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NDLEA arrests 21 suspected drug dealers in Rivers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said its operatives had arrested a suspected drug kingpin, Damion Onuoha, during a raid at Elele Alimini town in Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers State. The agency said the suspect, aged 40, was arrested at about 3.30pm on Monday with 1.6 kg of …

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NDLEA alerts public to new drug, Fentanyl

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has uncovered plans by some persons to introduce an illicit drug, Fentanyl, into the Nigerian market. The agency made this known in a statement on Tuesday by its Director,of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi. NDLEA noted that Fentanyl was 100 times stronger than Tramadol, …

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NDLEA nabs female drug trafficker enroute Dubai

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has revealed that the agency has arrested a 32-year-old female drug trafficker, Oladitan Olufunmilayo, with drugs enroute Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The agency listed the drugs as: Cannabis, Cocaine and Methamphetamine, Tramadol and Rohyphnol concealed in footwears and soap packs The announcement was made …

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