NDLEA intercepts over 2.4m tramadol pills worth N1bn

By Ibironke Ariyo, Abuja.   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has foiled attempt by a drug cartel to smuggle over two million, four hundred and sixty-five thousand tablets of pharmaceutical opioid into the country.   NDLEA spokesperson, Mr…
NDLEA intercepts 2.3m tablets of opioids

By Ibironke Ariyo, Abuja.   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted over 2.3 million tablets of illicit pharmaceutical opioids and other psychoactive substances, meant for distribution in seven northern states.   The Director of Media and Advocacy,…
Police intercept drugs worth N3m in Lagos

The Police Command in Lagos State says it has intercepted 10 bags of illicit drugs, suspected to be Indian hemp, worth N3 million.   The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said this in a…
NDLEA intercepts counterfeit $4.7m in Abuja

Operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have foiled an attempt by a syndicate to push fake 4.7 million U.S. dollars (about N2.7 billion) into circulation.   This is contained in a statement by Mr Femi Babafemi, Director, Media…
NDLEA intercepts N2.7b cocaine at Abuja airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 9.30 kilogrammes of cocaine, worth over N2.7 billion, at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.   The NDLEA spokesperson, Mr Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said that…
JTF intercepts migrating herders in their hundreds

The Joint Task Force (JTF) has intercepted a large number of herdsmen, believed to be Fulani, who have the intention of settling down in Kwara State.   The JTF is made up of personnel from the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence…