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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have apprehended a customs clearing and forwarding agent over exportation of 72.320kg of methamphetamine worth about 1.8 billion naira in international market. The seizure which is the single highest recorded since January was made at the cargo section of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. A total of 36 parcels of methamphetamine hidden inside the filters were meant for export to Mozambique in a South Africa airline flight.
The attention of the Management of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency [NDLEA] has been drawn to the activities of illegal and fraudulent employment 'consultants' who are selling what they refer to as NDLEA RECRUITMENT FORMS to unsuspecting members of the public. For the avoidance of doubt, the Management of NDLEA is not conducting any recruitment exercise at the moment.
A 53 year old grandmother has been apprehended at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. She was arrested at the weekend by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDEA) following the discovery and seizure of 1.00kg of white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine hidden inside her hair. The suspect, Giwa Ayoka Sikirat concealed the drug in her beautiful hair style while trying to board an Ethiopian airline Flight ET 910 to Pakistan enroute Addis Ababa and Dubai.
NDLEA ARRESTS 3 CLEARING AGENTS WITH METHAMPHETAMINE; ‘I WAS TOLD IT IS FOOD SEASONING’ SAYS SUSPECT
Three clearing agents at the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) export seat of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos have been apprehended for attempting to smuggle two consignments of methamphetamine on an Emirate flight to Malaysia. The drug weighing 36.44kg was concealed in foodstuffs and laptop bags declared as personal effects by the consignor. Anti-narcotic Agency dismissed the claim by the suspects that they thought the drug was a food seasoning.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Lagos State government have begun partnership to ensure total eradication of illegal methamphetamine production plants in Lagos.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) while receiving the NDLEA boss, Alhaji Ahmadu Giade in his office at Alausa, promised to work with the anti-drug agency to stem the tide, saying that drug control “is the first line of defence against insecurity and crime.”
A suspected drug trafficker was on Christmas day arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. He was caught by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on his return from Sao Paulo, Brazil with parcels of high grade cocaine with a total weight of 1.620kg concealed in his shorts. The drug was detected during inward screening of passengers on an Emirate flight at about 1526 hours on Christmas day. The suspect said that he ignored the wife’s warning of danger.
NDLEA Commander at the airport, Mr Hamza Umar said that the suspect Madueke Chukwuemeka Patrick was apprehended on his way from Sao Paulo, Brazil. “During inward screening of Emirate passengers, Madueke Chukwuemeka was found to have hidden 16 parcels of cocaine in his inner wear. The cocaine weighing 1.620kg was carefully sewed on the shorts he wore on arrival. The case is under investigation” Hamza said.
NDLEA UNCOVERS 3 METHAMPHETAMINE PRODUCTION FACTORIES, HOW DRUG CARTEL PAY COLOMBIAN KINGPIN $38,000 DOLLARS WEEKLY
Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade has raised concern over the health and security implication of illegal methamphetamine production in the country. This followed the discovery of three production factories in Lagos and Anambra States as well as the arrest of a Colombian drug kingpin who specialises in the establishment of methamphetamine production laboratories.
To become the most proactive and leading drug law enforcement Agency on the African Continent and one of the best in the world through the provision of effective and efficient services to Nigerians by cutting off the supply of illicit drugs, reducing the
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