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Why NDLEA is going after illicit drugs’ production labs – Marwa

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has said the agency is pressing on with its offensive action against illicit drugs’ production laboratories and farms because of the threat they pose to Nigeria’s national security.

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.

Marwa is winning big in the war against illicit drugs

The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Rted), has proven to be the new sheriff in town.

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.

Ashoko, most wanted drug baron busted in Nasarawa

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says it has arrested a most wanted drug baron, Sami Ashoko in Nasarawa State.

Islamic society backs NDLEA’s drug war

An Islamic society, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’a Wa’Iqammatis Sunnah (JIBWIS-Nigeria), has expressed its full support for the renewed fight against drug abuse and trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA intercepts N2bn worth of illicit drugs at Lagos airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted illicit drugs worth over N2 billion at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos with three suspected traffickers arrested.l

NDLEA files drug trafficking charge against minor

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday charged a 17 year-old, a minor with drug trafficking,

Chadian lady nabbed at Abuja airport with 18 wraps of heroin in private part

A Chadian lady, Vivien Tarmadji has been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

Lagos bizman Sodiq Adeosun docked for selling cocaine

A 24-year-old businessman, Sodiq Adeosun, was docked today before a Federal High Court in Lagos, accused of drug trafficking.

Marwa: NDLEA seizes N60billion worth of drugs in 60 days

The NDLEA has seized illicit drugs worth more than N60 billion in the last two months, its executive chairman, Brig.-Gen Buba Marwa, has said.

4.5m Lagosians on drugs, Marwa orders NDLEA wipe out cartels

Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA), said 4.5 million people in Lagos are hooked on drugs.

Cocaine trafficker Taiwo nabbed with 3 parcels in bag’s bottom [Video]

A drug trafficker, Hassan Bishi Taiwo, has been arrested at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos with cocaine concealed in a false bottom of his suitcase.

Marwa warns NDLEA officers against hostage arrest

The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa has warned personnel against the detention of suspects beyond the limit allowed by law.

NDLEA intercepts 115kg compressed cannabis in Rivers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Rivers State Command has arrested two persons at Ahoada in Ahoada East local government area of Rivers State, in possession 115kg of cannabis sativa.

15 million Nigerians high on drugs: Buba Marwa

Chairman National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Buba Marwa, said no fewer than 15 million Nigerians are using illicit drugs.

NDLEA uncovers cannabis warehouse, seizes N17m illicit drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Rivers has uncovered a warehouse of compressed cannabis Sativa in Abuja Estate in Port Harcourt, Rivers.

NDLEA intercepts 1,292 kilograms of illicit drug in Ondo

Nine suspected drug dealers have been arrested and a total of 1,292 kilograms of cannabis Sativa and its seeds have been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ondo State Command.

NDLEA to rid Lagos of illicit drugs – Commander

Mr Ralph Igwenagu, the Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Lagos State, said the agency is working hard to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NDLEA raids 3 LGAs in Jigawa, arrests 36

The National Drug Law Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Jigawa Command, said it arrested 36 suspects from three Local Government Areas of the state in two days.

NDLEA arrests 116 drug offenders in Enugu

The Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Enugu State, Mr Abdul Abdullahi said the command arrested 116 drug dealers and users between January 2020 and February 2021.

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).

Cannabis warehouse, truck busted by NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has again busted a cannabis warehouse in the suburb of Guma LGA of Benue

Recruitment: NDLEA warns against scammers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has yet to resume job recruitment it suspended to comply with the requirements of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 pandemic.

N32b cocaine from Brazil seized at Tincan Island Port, clearing agents arrested

Forty parcels of cocaine weighing 43.11kg, with an estimated street value of over N32 billion have been intercepted at the Tincan Island Port, Lagos.

NDLEA boss to clampdown on drug barons

The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd.) has sworn to deal decisively with drug barons across the country.

Busted: Drug trafficker Onyekachi conceals N7b cocaine in 68 T-shirts

Suspected drug trafficker Ukaegbu Onyekachi has been arrested in Lagos by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) after he was busted concealing 3.30kg of cocaine in 68 T-shirts.

Hairdresser Ifesinachi hides N21b worth of cocaine in 16 duvet covers

A 33 year-old hairdresser, Onyejegbu Ifesinachi Jennifer, has been arrested by NDLEA for smuggling cocaine worth N21 billion into Nigeria.

NDLEA arrests 43 suspects, seizes 581.702kg of exhibits in Kano

The Kano Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 43 suspected drug traffickers in January.

CACOL applauds Marwa’s NDLEA appointment

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has given a pat on the back to the President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing former Governor of Lagos and Borno state, Brigadier-General Mohammed Buba Marwa (Retd) as the Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

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