EXPECT HARD TIMES IN 2011 GIADE TELLS DRUG BARONS

2011The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade has warned drug barons of stiffer penalty in 2011. Giade made the declaration while reacting to a judgement by Justice Faji Olayinka of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State. In his ruling, the 30 year old man was sentenced to 18 years for drug trafficking. He described the sentence as very encouraging stressing that it is a sign of what to expect in the New Year.
 
 
 
 

TWO HEATHROW-BOUND PASSENGERS CAUGHT WITH 2.465KG COCAINE

alhaji abiodun ganiyu imuranalhaja sule yemisiOfficials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos have apprehended two Heathrow-bound passengers over alleged trafficking of

NDLEA ARRESTS HISTORIAN, TRADER FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

okechi peter aniezeogugua michaelThe National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has recorded the first arrest of a suspected drug trafficker going to Czechoslovakia.

NDLEA ARRESTS ANOTHER CHINA-BOUND PASSENGER WITH 17KG OF CANNABIS

ugwu gibson obiorah17kg cannabis intercepted at lagos airportFew days after operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested a suspected drug trafficker for attempting to smuggle 2kg of methamphetamine to

I SWALLOWED 65 WRAPS OF HEROIN AT GUNPOINT- DRUG SUSPECT

oguke emeka macaulayThe National Drug Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the claim of a drug suspect, Macaulay Oguke, who asserted that he was forced to swallow 65 wraps of heroine at gunpoint by a stranger.

NDLEA ARRESTS MAN AT SEME BORDER OVER 2.5KG OF METHAMPHETAMINE

In a renewed offensive by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), a 27 year old man, Henry Nwaulu had been intercepted by the Seme Border Command of the anti-narcotic body. The suspected drug trafficker was arrested at Gbaji check point along the Lagos-Badagry expressway. The drug was neatly hidden in a false bottom compartment of his luggage to avoid detection by narcotic officers. The suspect who was travelling to Indonesia via Ghana enroute Seme border was found with the illicit drug during routine check.
 

INTERMINISTERIAL COMMITTEE REVIEWS DRUG CONTROL MASTERPLAN

An Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) for the implementation of the National Drug Control Master Plan (NDCMP) comprising the Armed forces, Paramilitary Agencies, Ministries and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have commended the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for its aggressive anti-drug campaign efforts leading to the delisting of Nigeria from the drug Majors List by United States.

NDLEA WARNS OF NEW TRICKS BY DRUG BARONS: FOILS ATTEMPT TO TRAFFIC 44.755KG, ARRETS 13 SUSPECTS

udoh christopher ugochukwuokafor george davidsonObodo KingsleyEdionsehi JudeChairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade has drawn the attention of the public to one of the recruiting tricks of drug barons. The anti-drug boss gave the warning following a revelation from a drug mule that he was assured that nothing will happen to him. According to Giade, drug barons need such false hope to persuade prospective drug mules in the light of the crackdown on them by the Agency. “Our arrests and seizures are a source of worry to drug barons who now give false hope to drug couriers so as to persuade them. The public should take note just as prospective drug mules must learn from the experience of those arrested” Giade cautioned.
 

DRUG WAR: NDLEA OFFICER DIES IN A MOB ATTACK GIADE VOWS TO FIGHT BACK AS 2,300KG OF CANNABIS WAS RECOVERED

Following the recent mob attack on a joint team of operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and Police at Owo town in Ondo State, the Agency had lost one of its officers in the process. The raid operation that led to the seizure of 2,300kg of cannabis and two arrests of drug suspects also claimed the life an NDLEA officer, Abdullahi Yerima Idris an Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics ASNI. The late officer who was said to have sustained a fracture during the drug operation died in a hospital where he was receiving treatment. His death brings the number of officers that have died this year to 31.

 

INTERMINISTERIAL COMMITTEE REVIEWS DRUG CONTROL MASTERPLAN

An Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) for the implementation of the National Drug Control Master Plan (NDCMP) comprising the Armed forces, Paramilitary Agencies, Ministries and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have commended the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for its aggressive anti-drug campaign efforts leading to the delisting of Nigeria from the drug Majors List by United States.

The IMC which met in Lagos to review implementation strategies and progress of the 2008 to 2011 Master plan also called for stiffer penalty for drug offender as well as increased funding for anti-drug programmes. The committee reiterated the fact that the Agency is crucial and critical to national security, economic growth, public perception and prosperity of the country.
 

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