archiveNDLEA

NDLEA signs MoU with U.S to strengthen drug war
News

NDLEA signs MoU with U.S to strengthen drug war

NDLEA signs MoU with U.S to strengthen drug warChairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the United States Government on how to strengthen Nigeria’s war against drug even as he assured that the agency would be hard against drug traffickers, exporters, and importers operating in the country.

NDLEA arrests notorious drug dealer
News

NDLEA arrests notorious drug dealer

NDLEA arrests notorious drug dealer

A notorious drug dealer, Okoli Collins Ikenna, who is the mastermind of recent multiple attempts to export illicit drugs to London in the United Kingdom through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, and some courier companies in Lagos has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

NDLEA
News

NDLEA jailed 126 for drug trafficking in Plateau, Kano, Ondo, others

NDLEA

Statistics released by the National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) showed that a total of 126 Nigerians across 14 states have been sentenced to various jail terms for offences bordering on drug trafficking between January and February 2021.

According to the agency, one of the convicts, Musa Ibrahim, who was prosecuted for trafficking 40 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa in Akure, Ondo state, was sentenced to 16 years, eight months imprisonment by a Federal High Court in the state capital in charge number FHC/AK/10C/2021.

A statement issued by the Director Media and Advocacy, Mr. Femi Babafemi, yesterday, disclosed that another convict, Ibrahim Haladu bagged 15 years imprisonment after he was found guilty of trafficking 6.7kg of cannabis in Bauchi in charge number FHC/BAU/CR/22/2010.

Also, in Bauchi state, Haruna Aliya was convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment for trafficking 609 kilogrammes of cannabis. Justice Hassan Dikko of the Federal High Court, Bauchi, convicted both Aliya and Haladu.

In Jos, Plateau state, Eke Chibuke was convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment for trafficking Tramadol and Diazepam, while Idan Kenneth charged with unlawful possession of 220 grammes of cannabis, 4.3 grammes of Tramadol, 3.3 grammes of Rophynol, was convicted on all three-count charges and sentenced to two years on each count.

A breakdown of conviction records across some other states in February shows that 18 persons were sent to jail in Kano, five each in Imo and Abia and four in Gombe.

Reacting to the record of conviction, Chairman/Chief Executive of the NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) commended the Agency’s Directorate of Prosecution and Legal Services for the diligent prosecution of the cases and charged them to do more so that such convictions will serve as deterrent to those who may want to be attracted to the illicit trade of drug trafficking.

Two arrested for possession of 167 parcels Cannabis photos
News

Two arrested for possession of 167 parcels Cannabis photos

Two arrested for possession of 167 parcels Cannabis photosThe Comptroller Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B, Kaduna Comptroller Albashir Hamisu psc(+) today July 2nd, handed over two suspects arrested in possession of one hundred and sixty-seven (167) parcels of substance suspected to be cannabis to the Kaduna State, Commander National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

1 2
Page 1 of 2