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As successful candidates in the selection process into the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) prepare for documentation exercise scheduled to take place at the Regional Academy for Drug Control (RADC), Rikkos, Jos, Plateau State; the Agency has urged the candidates to ensure that they submit fully to the process and ensure that all credentials and information being submitted are genuine and factual. Candidates without requisite credentials also risk being screened out.
A trader at the famous Idumota market in Lagos had blamed his involvement in drug trafficking on the demolition of his shop by the Lagos State government. The suspect, Quam Animashaun, 26, was recently caught at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos with 1.550kg by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on his way to New Delhi, Indian.
KOGI STATE NDLEA ARRESTS 43 SUSPECTS WITH 2,827KG OF CANNABIS - DISCOVERS 56.6KG CANNABIS IN CAR ENGINE
The Kogi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered 56.6 kilogrammes of compressed cannabis inside a moving car engine compartment as it recorded the arrest of 43 suspected drug dealers in the State. A total of 2,827 kilogrammes of dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis were seized from the drug suspects. The arrests and seizures took place within the State between January and May 2011 as part of efforts to halt the spread of illicit drugs.
The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade has called for the implementation of fifteen years minimum sentence for drug culprits in line the NDLEA Act. The NDLEA boss who supervised the public destruction of drug exhibits worth 9.2 billion naira at the Agency’s office complex Badagry, Lagos on Friday May 6, 2011 said that stiffer punishment will help to address the drug problem in our society.
NDLEA STOPS INDIAN CARTEL FROM IMPORTING 2.300KG HEROIN IN FEMALE HANDBAGS; SEEKS JOINT INVESTIGATION WITH INDIAN AUTHORITIES
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has expressed satisfaction over the unsuccessful attempt by a suspected drug cartel in Indian to unlawfully import 2.300kg of high grade heroin into the country. NDLEA says that arrangements are in top gear for a joint investigation of the drug worth 25 million naira with the Indian authorities. The seizure took place at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos at the weekend during the inward screening of Emirate passengers from Bombay. Six female hand bags were found to contain parcels of brown powdery substances that tested positive for heroin weighing 2.300kg.
The Chairman Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade and Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State are working out modalities to address the problem of cannabis proliferation as court convicts 59 major drug traffickers in Edo State. Oshiomhole who admitted the NDLEA into the State Security Council stressed that fighting the drug war will reduce crime in our society. While re-echoing the call for a drug free society, stakeholders at the public destruction of 79,700 kilogrammes of forfeited drug exhibits valued at 569 million naira at Idogbo, Ikpoba-Okha Local Council near Benin City on Friday were unanimous in their call for the scarcity of illicit drugs particularly cannabis which is locally produced and abused in the country.
GIADE WARNS DRUG TRAFFICKERS AGAINST DAMAGING THE COUNTRY’S IMAGE, ARRESTS STUDENT, IMPORTER WITH 1.350KG OF METHAMPHETAMINE
The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Ahmadu Giade has warned drug traffickers to shun drug trafficking that negatively affects the nation’s image or face the legal consequences. The NDLEA boss gave the warning following the arrest of a student and importer at the weekend. The suspects were arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos while attempting to unlawfully export narcotics out of the country.
Determined to halt the abuse of illicit drugs, the Lagos State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) carried out a raid on major drug flash points on Sunday May 22, 2011. The operation that took place at Ido motor park, Oyingbo Railway Terminal and NNPC Ejigbo area of the metropolis led to the arrest of three suspected drug dealers and a seizure of 122.65kg of dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis.
The Director General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Mr. Femi Ajayi has attributed gruesome political killing and destruction of property in the country to drug abuse. The DG stressed that drug control is very vital and remains a panacea to the orgy of pogrom and wanton destruction turning people into refugees in their own communities. This was the crux of his lecture titled, Narcotic Drugs as Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction, delivered at the weekend under the auspice of the Science faculty, University of Ilorin, Kwara State.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has warned scammers extorting money from members of the public under the guise of giving them employment in the Agency to desist from the criminal act. The Agency stated that it never asked applicants to pay money on any account to be successful in its recruitment exercise. This warning is important to prevent applicants from criminal extortion by heartless individuals.
“Applicants are hereby advised to disregard text messages and letters requesting them to pay money to be shortlisted. We have received reports that some people have been asked to pay money and collect their employment letters. Such requests did not originate from the Agency and should be ignored” the Agency urged.
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