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Ex-Legislator, Drug Baron Convicted

Missa Bobbo, a former member of Adamawa State House of Assembly and delegate to the national constitutional conference, 1995, has been sentenced to seven-years imprisonment for unlawful possession of illicit drugs. Bobbo was convicted along with one Bappa Madu whom the prosecutors described as a “notorious drug baron.” The former lawmaker was convicted for possessing

2 Nabbed With 132 Wraps Of Cocaine

Otaka Patrick Kalu, 48, a trader and David Ikechukwu, 32, an apprentice, have been apprehended with 132 or 2.7kilograms wraps of cocaine by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. The suspects were caught at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano State on their way back from Kenya after testing positive for

NDLEA Counsels 21,640 Persons On Drug Addiction

At least 21,640 persons nationwide have received anti-drug abuse/trafficking sensitisation counselling by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. This was done through the agency’s offline counselling services nationwide between 2010 and 2014, Ahmadu Giade, NDLEA Chairman said in a statement. Giade also disclosed that the agency has launched online counselling services to complement existing

NDLEA Impounds 810.1kg of Cannabis in Lagos

Officers of the Lagos State command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have impounded compressed dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis sativa weighing 810.1kilogrammes. The seizures were made during raid operation conducted within the metropolis. The first consignment of the drug weighing 658.8 kilogrammes believed to have been imported from Ghana was

NDLEA Apprehends Man With Narcotics Worth N120 Million

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have apprehended Okonkwo Isaac Ekemezie, 51, for allegedly attempting to smuggle 36.850kg of narcotic drugs to South Africa. The consignment was intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja during the outward screening of an Ethiopian Airline flight. The substances valued at N120 million were

NDLEA Arrest Drug Courier in Abuja

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a Nigerian drug courier with 15.850kg of cocaine worth N126 million at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Thursday. Ilo Chidera Alex, 27, was apprehended following the discovery of the drugs inside his luggage at the Abuja Airport while returning from Brazil. The drug suspect,

NDLEA Arrests Man with 1.535kg Drugs

Men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have arrested Darlugar Ufondu Steven, a 38-year-old man, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, for attempting to smuggle drugs to South Africa. The suspect was arrested during the outward screening of Arik Air passengers to South Africa when the anti-drug agency discovered the drug,

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