>> NDLEA intercepts N9.8billion worth of fresh codeine shipments from India >> US, UK, Europe-bound cocaine, opioids concealed in shoe soles, clothes seized in Lagos >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> Marwa elevates 5,042 NDLEA officers, gives 15 commands, 70 personnel special awards >> Wanted drug baron arrested in village mansion as NDLEA recovers meth, precursors, guns >> NDLEA smashes cocaine syndicate, arrests couple, recovers N2.1b drug in Lagos raid >> Delta monarch, Dein of Agbor, meets Marwa, warns drug dealers to flee his kingdom >> India-bound drug trafficker bags 25 years imprisonment >> >> NDLEA, ALGON partner on drug war, to set up WADA committees at LGs, communities >> President Tinubu rallies support for drug war, assures NDLEA of more help >> >> >> N4.7billion cocaine, meth seized as NDLEA bursts Lagos warehouse, arrests siblings in Aba >> >> Hajj 2024: NDLEA arrests intending pilgrims with cocaine consignments in Lagos >> Codeine syrup, Loud consignments worth over N2.1billion intercepted at Lagos, P/H ports >> Drug war: NDLEA officer emerges global winner of outstanding operational success award >> Thailand Govt commends NDLEA over drastic drop in number of Nigerians in Thai prisons >> NDLEA smashes 2 drug cartels, recovers multi-billion-naira cocaine, fentanyl consignments >> Paris-bound businessman excretes 111 wraps of cocaine at Abuja airport >> Make discipline, hardwork, patriotism your watchwords, Marwa charges NMS Boys >> NDLEA declares couple wanted, arrests 4 cartel members over cocaine seizures >> NDLEA intercepts 3 trailer loads of opioids, seizes 3.5million pills, 344,000 codeine bottles >> NDLEA smashes intl. drug syndicate, seizes Loud consignments, arrests 5 members >> Cocaine trafficking: Two notorious drug kingpins sentenced to life imprisonment >> 51.90kg heroin: NDLEA nets 3 wanted kingpins, intercepts Oman-bound drug consignment >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> NDLEA destroys 304,436kg, 40, 042 litres of illicit drugs seized in Lagos, Ogun >> >> Pregnant woman, widow arrested over N3.2m counterfeit cash, lethal illicit substance >> Choked by ingested drugs, India-bound passenger vomits, excretes 80 wraps of cocaine >> NDLEA intercepts Qatar-bound illicit drugs concealed in African salad, dried vegetables >> United Nations assures NDLEA of support as Amina Mohammed visits Marwa >> NDLEA launches massive raids in Lagos, Edo, Ondo, seizes 44,948kg drugs, 11 vehicles >> NDLEA alerts public on new scam >> Hair stylist, dispatch rider arrested for selling drug-laced chin-chin to students, parties >> NDLEA uncovers illicit drug consignment in commercial bus engine, arrests 2 grandpas >> NDLEA, NPFL partner on drug test for footballers >> >> Adamawa monarchs commend NDLEA, seek enhanced partnership over drug war >> Ramadan: Marwa seeks prayer for President Tinubu, Governors, other leaders >> NDLEA intercepts Vietnam-bound businessman with cocaine consignment at Abuja airport >> Marwa commends British Govt over marine headquarters project for NDLEA >> NDLEA intercepts largest consignment of heroin at Lagos airport, arrests 4 cartel members >> NDLEA arrests port terminal operator, dock worker over 1,044.29kg Cocaine, Colos >> >> NDLEA intercepts large consignment of Loud concealed in loudspeakers at Lagos airport >> >> NDLEA mourns late Access Holdings CEO Wigwe >> Declare state of emergency on drug abuse in Nigeria, Governors Wives tell FG, States >> Sen. Tinubu, Fagbemi, Marwa charge states on drug use prevention, treatment >> >> Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders >> >> NDLEA intercepts 14.5 tons of Ghanaian Loud linked to wanted drug baron in Lagos >> Youth Ministry partners NDLEA on drug abuse as Minister Bio Ibrahim meets Marwa >> Brazil returnee feigns sickness to evade arrest, excretes 60 wraps of cocaine in custody >> Shun all enticements from drug traffickers, barons, Marwa charges NDLEA officers >> NDLEA, Customs synergy a strong warning to drug cartels, Marwa, Adeniyi declare >> NDLEA intercepts 1,274 parcels of Cocaine, Colorado in Lagos, 5.6m opioid pills in Kano >> NDLEA intercepts large consignment of Canadian Loud in Lagos, UK, Italy-bound opioids >> >> NDLEA intercepts Colos consignment in boxing kits on New Year day >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> Qatar-based businessman, others to spend New Year in custody over drug trafficking >> NDLEA intercepts 7.5m tramadol pills, 95,400 codeine bottles Christmas consignments >> NDLEA, Military to strengthen synergy on drug war as CDS Musa visits Marwa >> Convicted baron loses VGC mansion, jeep as NDLEA arrests grandma for drugs in Lagos >> Drug war: Marwa, UNODC experts harp on alternative development strategy >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> NDLEA intercepts businessman with large consignments of cocaine at Enugu airport >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> NDLEA officers repel gunfire attack in Edo forest >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> PUBLIC NOTICE >> NDLEA uncovers meth, opioid consignments in jeans hems, dolls, buttons >> >> Update: Unholy alliance drug party main organizer arrested >> NDLEA raids Osun illicit drug party tagged unholy alliance, arrests organisers >> Photos: Customs hands over seized illicit drugs to NDLEA in Abuja >> Seven years after escape from prison, NDLEA arrests wanted Abuja drug kingpin >> Gov. Zulum assures NDLEA of enhanced partnership as Marwa rallies Borno stakeholders >> Photos: Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), engaged Local Government Chairmen in Borno state on fruitful discussions to cascade the War Against Drug Abuse, WADA, advocacy efforts to the grassroots in Maduguri >> Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) on a WADA advocacy visit to the Shehu of Borno, HRH (Dr) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai, at the Shehu's Palace in Maiduguri, Borno State >> Man who sells illicit drugs in wheelchair, ex- convict, others arrested in NDLEA raids >> Photos: Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) receives Members of Management of Veritas University Abuja led by the Vice-Chancellor Rev.fr.Prof. Hyacinth Ichoku >> >> Drug war: Senate Committee commends Marwa, assures NDLEA of partnership, support >> >> Nigerians must rise in unison to defeat drug scourge, say Marwa, Gov. Oborevwori >> Photos: Opening Ceremony of a three-day training on Crime Scene Investigation, organized by UNODC and Bureau of International Narcotics & Law Enforcement, United States >> Hong Kong, France-bound businessmen arrested at Abuja airport for ingesting cocaine, heroin >> Drug war: NDLEA 'll deploy personnel in 774 LGAs in 2024 Marwa >> Photos: Nigerian Governors Wives Forum Visits Marwa >> >> Marwa to NDLEA officers: Stand firm, resist temptations from drug cartels >> >> NDLEA detains 2 wanted drug barons, arrests two others for ingesting 175 wraps of heroin >> Photos: Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), in company of Senior Management Staff of the Agency, at a briefing of the Hon. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, on the activities of NDLEA at the Federal Ministry of Justice complex in Abuja >> President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in a handshake with the Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) at the presidential villa in Abuja >> NDLEA arrests 67-year-old at Abuja airport for ingesting 100 wraps of cocaine >> Mohbad: NDLEA responded to police enquiry since September 28, 2023 >> >> >> Wanted kingpin, Chadian, grandpa arrested over London-bound shipment, 4 tons of drugs >> African anti-narcotics bodies seek specialised courts for drug cases, money laundering >> HONLAF Abuja 2023: Measures to Counter the Illicit Manufacture and Diversion of Precursor Chemicals in Nigeria >> >> HONLAF Abuja 2023: Ongoing deliberations on alternative development to cannabis cultivation and production with @ndlea_nigeria making a robust presentation on the issue as part of our drug control strategies >> HONLAF: We're committed to fight against illicit drugs - President Tinubu >> Photos ahead of the start of the 31st HONLAF Meeting >> >> Heads of anti-narcotic bodies converge on Abuja as NDLEA hosts HONLAF meeting >> Marwa warns NDLEA officers against hostage arrest, illegal detention >> NDLEA seizes illicit drug consignment at MMIA, intercepts 5 pregnant teenage girls >> Meth, skunk consignments concealed in tomato pastes, clothes intercepted at airport >> NDLEA intercepts ephedrine, skunk, laughing gas consignments at Lagos airport >> South African arrested with Methamphetamine consignment at Abuja airport >> NDLEA launches manhunt for Lekki drug dealer who crushed operative to escape arrest >> NDLEA raids drug warehouse in Lagos, recovers N4.8billion worth of opioids >> >> Drug baroness, 4 kingpins arrested as NDLEA busts 3 syndicates in Lagos >> >> Surinamese man arrested with 9.9kg cocaine concealed in condoms gets 13 years in jail >> >> Order of Forfeiture >> >> Recruitment: NDLEA releases lists of Successful candidates for Narcotic Officer and Narcotic Assistant cadres >> NDLEA arrests drug lord while giving mule 93 cocaine wraps to swallow in Lagos hotel >> >> NDLEA investigating shooting incident involving officers in Delta >> >> Public Notice >> Auction Notice >> >> 4,560kg skunk seized in Lagos, Adamawa, Osun >> 4,560kg skunk seized in Lagos, Adamawa, Osun >> >> NDLEA, NCA-UK recommit to taking battles to drug cartels in renewed MoU >> Order of Forfeiture >> Public Notice >> NDLEA intercepts 5, 344kg imported skunk consignments in Lekki, Lagos >> >> 2 Qatar-based drug lords arrested as NDLEA intercepts their meth consignment at MMIA >> Nigeria, India agree to block pipeline of illicit drug flow as NDLEA, NCB sign MoU >> >> NDLEA uncovers Meth Lab in Lagos residential community, recovers packs of illicit drug >> Public Notice >> 'No lopsided promotion exercise in NDLEA' >> NDLEA destroys 3 tons of skunk in Edo forest, seizes 76.9kg Loud from Canada >> U.S. assures NDLEA of more support, collaboration on fight against illicit drugs >> Recruitment: NDLEA invites candidates for Screening/Interview >> Fentanyl: NDLEA busts lethal drug syndicate, arrests members in Anambra >> NDLEA intercepts explosives going to bandits, another Europe-bound Meth consignment >> Public Notice of Interim Forfeiture >> Public Notice >> 2 businessmen excrete 193 cocaine pellets in NDLEA custody after arrest at Abuja Airport >> After gun duel, NDLEA seizes 8,852kg illicit drugs consignment in Lagos >> Recruitment: NDLEA announces online test for superintendent cadre applicants >> Drug consignments hidden in imported car, food items seized at Lagos Airport, seaport >> >> Lesser Hajj: Saudi-bound widower, divorcee arrested at Lagos airport with 14.4kg cocaine >> NDLEA intercepts drug consignments in winter jackets, body lotion at Lagos airport >> Surinamese man arrested at PH airport with 9.9kg cocaine concealed in condoms >> NDLEA extends close of recruitment application portal by a week >> Illicit drugs: NDLEA, Customs sign MoU, assure cartels of maximum loss >> NDLEA declares prophetess, celebrity couple, wanted over seized illicit drugs >> NDLEA trains 6 West African countries on how to dismantle clandestine laboratories >> Businessman arrested as NDLEA intercepts cocaine, meth going to Vietnam, Brazil, Italy >> British Govt trains NDLEA marine officers in Nigeria, UK >> NDLEA applauds Reps members for rejecting cannabis bill >> Format for Verifying Affidavit >> Six drug traffickers bag 156 years imprisonment in Lagos, Ogun >> 1.2million pills of tramadol seized as NDLEA intercepts heroin consignment at Lagos Airport >> Ex-Boko Haram fighter, traditional ruler, 35 others arrested for drug trafficking >> India-bound businessman arrested with 9.40kg heroin at Lagos Airport >> Illicit drugs: NDLEA partners Pakistani counterparts as INCB facilitates talks in Vienna >> 3 Grandpas, Nigerien, arrested over 52kgs cocaine, skunk seized in Lagos, Kwara, Plateau >> Ahead of polls, NDLEA storms Edo forest, destroys 72,286kgs skunk after gun battle >> NDLEA intercepts Europe-bound 58kg cocaine, meth at Lagos, Abuja Airports >> Church General Overseer, theology student arrested over Dubai-bound meth, skunk >> Europe-bound Cocaine, Heroin, Meth consignments intercepted at Lagos Airport >> Marwa to religious leaders: Make anti-drug abuse messages constant in your sermons >> Public Notice !!! >> NDLEA busts trans-border cartel, arrests 5 kingpins, seizes skunk, meth in compressors >> Marwa seeks community support as OchiIdoma, others back drug war >> NDLEA intercepts cocaine, skunk consignments from Brazil, Canada at Enugu, Lagos ports >> NDLEA storms Edo forests, razes 317 tons Cannabis warehouses, arrests 4 >> 2023 ll be tougher for drug barons and cartels Marwa >> NDLEA busts another Tramadol cartel, seizes over N5billion Opioids in warehouse >> NDLEA intercepts drug consignments in wooden statue, imported vehicle >> Brazil returnee arrested with 105 parcels of cocaine in candies on Christmas Day >> Transborder drug trafficker arrested in Sokoto with N1bn worth of cocaine >> NDLEA intercepts brewery truck with illicit drug, nabs 20-yr-old with 6grams cocaine in Ondo >> NDLEA: Marwa asks Nigerians to take ownership of the fight against drug abuse >> NDLEA intercepts container load of Tramadol in Apapa port >>

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The NDLEA is a federal law enforcement Agency established by Decree No. 48 of 29th December 1989. The promulgation of the decree was chiefly in response to the rising trend in the demand for and trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances which adversely affected the international image of Nigerians and Nigeria in the 1980s. Since then the trafficking of illicit substances has become an organised criminal activity that undermines the security and development of the country and therefore demands urgent attention and priority from the government.

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To deploy all resources at our disposal for the total eradication of illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, by cutting off the supply of illicit drugs and bringing suppliers to book, reducing the demand for illicit drugs and other substances of abuse and tracing and recovering drug-related proceeds, through effective drug law enforcement.

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Recovery of ill-gotten wealth, acquired from proceeds of illicit drug trade, protecting the image of Nigerians


To become the most proactive and leading Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Africa and one of the best in the world and contribute to the creation and maintenance of a positive image for Nigeria.

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