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Nigeria seeks international action against drug trafficking, terrorism

The Federal Government has called for international cooperation to tackle the links between drug trafficking and terrorism.

Okonkwo Henry nabbed with cocaine worth N423m

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a suspected drug trafficker, Okonkwo Henry, with 1.750kg cocaine worth N423 million.

NDLEA charges 20-year-old for drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has charged a 20-year-old man, Buhari Lawal, with peddling 1.45kg of Cannabis Sativa (hemp).

5 drug traffickers arrested

The Afghan Interior Ministry on Sunday said five drug traffickers have been arrested.

Honduran President Hernandez linked with drug trafficking

U.S. prosecutors claimed Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernández met a drug trafficker around 2013 and took $25,000 in exchange for protecting the trafficker from law enforcement.

Court sentences sexagenarian to 9 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, sentenced a 62-year-old man, Nurudeen Aremu, to nine years in jail for cocaine trafficking.

Court sentences drug trafficker to 15 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a 41-year-old man, Raji Adio, to a concurrent jail term of 15 years imprisonment for unlawfully importing 5.10kg of Heroin into Nigeria.

Police bust cross-border drug trafficking ring

Public security department of north China's Shanxi Province on Sunday said police have recently arrested 10 suspects and seized 21 kg of drugs involved in a cross-border drug trafficking case, Xinhua reported.

Edo NDLEA Apprehends 65 Drug Trafficking Suspects

No fewer than 65 suspected drug traffickers have been apprehended by the Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA charges 2 brothers for drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday, preferred drug trafficking charges before a Federal High Court Lagos, against two brothers, Ifeanyi and Jude Okeke.

Nigerian Ugbechi jailed 30 years in Tanzania for drugs

Tanzania's High Court for Economic Corruption and Organized Crime Division has sentenced Nigerian, Christian Ugbechi to 30 years imprisonment for trafficking in 56 pellets of Heroin Hydrochloride, narcotic drugs, weighing 947.57 grams.

Kashamu extradition: Court to begin hearing afresh over alleged drug trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos has now fixed June 6, to reopen hearing in a suit by Sen. Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop...

Drug trafficking: Airport scanners not functioning optimally – Dabiri-Erewa

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa says scanners at some Nigerian Airports are not working...

President Buhari vows to intensify fight against drug traffickers

President Muhammadu Buhari says the sweeping offensive against drug trafficking will be sustained, urging Nigerians in diaspora to always provide information that will help...

Zainab Aliyu, Ibrahim Abubakar’s release: Muslim groups hail FG

Muslim groups on Friday commended the Federal Government for efforts to secure the release of Miss Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar detained by Saudi Arabian authorities.

Zainab Aliyu: Ganduje lauds FG over release

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended the Federal Government for securing the release of Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian falsely accused of drug peddling in Saudi Arabia.

Canadian citizen sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking

China has sentenced a Canadian citizen to death for his involvement in drug trafficking. Canada’s Fan Wei received the death penalty, similar to Wu Ziping,...

Drug-trafficking: Another Nigerian arrested in Saudi Arabia

Another Nigerian has been arrested in Jeddah airport, Saudi Arabia for allegedly smuggling about 1,138g of cocaine, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa said on Friday.

NDLEA boss worries over school-age children’s involvement in drug trafficking

Edo State Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, Mr Buba Wakawa has expressed worries over the involvement of school-age children in drug trafficking and abuse.

Man bags 14-month jail sentence for drug trafficking

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, sentenced one Dauda Sani to 14 months in prison for being in possession of 13 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa (Indian Hemp).

Unemployed man sentenced for drug trafficking

For trafficking in 450g of Cannabis Sativa, a Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a 38-year-old man, Bana Lliyasu, to two years imprisonment.

Man sentenced to 15 months imprisonment for drug trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday sentenced a 32- years-old man, Mojeed Akeem, to 15 months imprisonment for drug trafficking.

Man bags 50 months in prison for drug trafficking

A 38-year-old man, Ayo Ogunjobi, is to spend the next 50 months in prison for drug trafficking, a Federal High Court ruled in Lagos...

Nigerian prophet arrested in Zambia for drug trafficking

Zambian authorities have arrested a Nigerian pastor for allegedly trafficking 26.29 kilogram of ephedrine, a medication and stimulant drug, a spokesperson said on Thursday.

Drug trafficker pleads guilty in court

Guilt-racked 30-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Stephen James, who is standing trial for drug trafficking, is to cool his heels in prison pending sentence, a Federal...

3 Kogi policemen dismissed for drug trafficking

Kogi State Police Command has dismissed three of its officers for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of 30 bags of weeds suspected to...

Former Anti-Drugs Chief Investigated Over Narco-Trafficking

France’s Former anti-drugs agency boss has been placed under formal investigation over allegations that he aided and abetted narco-traffickers, the Paris Prosecutor’s Office said on Friday.

Bus Conductor Jailed 5 Years For Drug Trafficking

A 23-year-old bus conductor, Ahmed Abbas, was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment for drug peddling, according to a ruling of a Federal High Court, Lagos.

3 drug traffickers jailed 39 months

Three drug traffickers are to spend the next 39 months in jail, Justice Joyce Abdumaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, has ruled.

Pharmacists Advocate Stiffer Penalties For Drug Trafficking

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has called on the Federal Government to ensure stiffer punishment for perpetrators of drug trafficking to curb the menace in the country.

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