National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 17th, 2013
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  Bawaba | credits: File copy The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has seized 364 wraps of high- grade Brazilian cocaine, weighing 6.490kg and valued at N72m. The NDLEA Head of Public Affairs, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, said on Monday that the seizure was made at the Murtala Muhammed Internationa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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Lagos — Not less than 1,585 Nigerians were apprehended in Norway between 2000 and 2012 over drug trafficking, and of the number 432 were arrested in 2012 alone, out of which 95 were deported, a visiting team of Norwegian police and customs officials said. Leader of the delegation Mr Kai Arild Holm sa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2013
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At 45, he should have known better. In any case, ignorance is not an excuse and he will soon be arraigned under the NDLEA Act…The suspect will soon be charged for unlawful exportation of cocaine as soon as investigations are concluded THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murt...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, father of the former governor of Kwara state and a political titan in Nigeria, is dead. He died in Lagos today. He was aged 78. He was born on the 17th of May, 1933 at Ilorin, Kwara State.His mother was from Iseyin in Oyo State and his father was from Ilorin. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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Luck betrayed a 65-year-old grandmother, Hassan Fatimat Abike also known as Chika Okoye, who attempted to smuggle 1.740kg of cocaine into London concealed in herbal syrup. It was not her fist time of going to London as the drug was packed in balloons and inserted in 10 plastic containers of herbal sy...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 3rd, 2012
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The roasted chickens had an unusual stuffing – $150,000 worth of cocaine, according to Nigerian police. A Nigerian mechanic who struggled in Brazil for more than six years had hoped the drugs would buy him a life of luxury in his native land, Nigerian authorities said Monday. “This was li...
By benim
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Nov 4th, 2011
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A Nigerian comedian arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs in his stomach will be released on bail on Friday after drug enforcement agents failed to find anything inside him following an exhaustive search of his excretions, his lawyer told Reuters. A renowned joker in his Nollywood performances, Ba...
By benim
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Nov 1st, 2011
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Lagos – Investigators detained the famous Nigerian comedian at the airport, accusing him of swallowing narcotics before trying to board a flight to Paris. But after more than two weeks of observation, Baba Suwe has given up no drugs. Instead he’s made drug enforcement agents the punch lin...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Sep 25th, 2011
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ABOUT 130 heroin pellets were allegedly found in the intestines of a Malaysian woman after she got off a flight at Sydney Airport. A 25-year-old Nigerian man, who was waiting to collect the drugs, was arrested outside a restaurant in Kings Cross, the Australian Federal Police, said in a statement. Th...
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Aug 7th, 2011
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Lagos – Authorities say a 25-year-old Nigerian man smuggling methamphetamine on a Malaysia-bound flight died from ingesting a kilogramme of it. Saturday’s statement from Nigeria’s national drug law enforcement agency says Chilaka Ogbonna Emmanuel’s death forced the flight from...