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Buhari Appoints Marwa As New DG NDLEA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of former Military Administrator of Lagos State, Brigadier General Mohamed Buba Marwa (rtd), as the New Director...

Adamawa NDLEA secures 57 convictions in 2020 – State commander

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Adamawa State command has secured 57 convictions from Jan - December 2020. Reeling out the activities of the...

14.3m Nigerians abuse drugs – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and other stakeholders on Tuesday decried that 14.5 percent of Nigerians representing 14.3 million people were using...

COVID-19: We’ve 80 pending cases in Adamawa Court – NDLEA

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Adamawa state command said it has over 80 cases of suspected Drug dealers and users pending at the Federal High Court, Yola.

Presidency appoints Shadrach Usman as new Secretary of NDLEA

The Presidency has approved the appointment of Shadrach Usman Haruna as the new Secretary of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. Haruna, a trained Lawyer takes over from Mrs. Roli Bode George whose tenure as NDLEA Secretary lapsed in June 2018. The appointment is with immediate effect.

14.2 percent of Nigerians abused drugs in 2018, says NDLEA

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said 14.2 million Nigerians representing 14.2 percent of Nigerians consumed illicit drugs last year.

Nigerian Hajj commission moves to ensure Zainab Aliyu’s release from Saudi prison

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has announced the hiring of lawyers in Saudi Arabia to facilitate release of a Nigerian lady, Zainab Aliyu, falsely accused of drug trafficking.

Alleged drug trafficking: Buhari directs Attorney General to ensure release of Zainab Aliyu

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to facilitate the release of Zainab Aliyu, a student who was wrongly arrested for drugs trafficking in Saudi Arabia.

Nigeria has 15m drug addicts – Presidential C’ttee

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier Gen. Mohammed Marwa (retd) has put the nation’s figure of drug addicts at about 15 million.

NDLEA: After the ban of Codeine, youths in Adamawa now drink human urine to get high.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Adamawa says some youth in the state now utilities human urine to intoxicate themselves. The state...

290 suspects of drug-related offences arrested in Kano

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano State said on Tuesday that it arrested 290 suspects for drug-related offences within the last six months.
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