Questionnaire-National Drug Control Master Plan 2014-2018

An Inter Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Drug Control is currently in the process of formulating a National Drug Control Master Plan 2014-2018, which will provide a road map for Nigeria to respond to drug supply and drug control matters for the next five years. The IMC is eager to ensure they have captured as much information as possible to feed into the development of this strategy. A series of town hall meetings are occurring across Nigeria, but we recognise that we can't get to every person who has something valuable to contribute to this strategy.
 

NDLEA DISCOVERS 2.235KG OF COCAINE IN FEMALE SHOES

 
eeewwwssOfficials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have discovered 2.235kg of cocaine inside soles of female shoes imported from Brazil. The cocaine was detected at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) during search of passengers on board an Etihad flight. A suspected drug trafficker who checked-in the bags with the narcotic had been apprehended.
 

NDLEA ARRESTS TECHNICIAN SMUGGLING CANNABIS TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

 
wwOfficials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have apprehended a technician for allegedly possessing 665 grammes of cannabis. The arrest took place at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) during the outward screening of passengers on an Etihad flight to Dubai. Dried weeds which tested positive for cannabis concealed in foodstuff were found inside the suspect’s luggage.
 

NDLEA DESTROYS 133 MILLION NAIRA DRUGS IN KOGI

 
aaawwwssssNarcotic drugs mainly cannabis valued at 133 million naira have been burnt to ashes by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lokoja the Kogi State capital. The Chairman/Chief Executive of the Agency, Ahmadu Giade and the Kogi State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Honourable Steven Tayo Aremu led other invited guests in setting ablaze 13,372.209kg of drugs.
 
The NDLEA boss who expressed satisfaction with the destruction exercise said that cannabis is the most abused drug in the country. “We have a total of 13,372.209kg of drugs for destruction this morning. Cannabis Sativa otherwise called hemp constitutes the largest chunk of the drugs with 13, 319.829kg. Diazepam is 3.40kg, Rohypnol is 180grms, Tramadol is 850grms and Volatile Solvent 47.950kg. These statistics attest to the fact that cannabis is the most abused drug in the country. I am satisfied with this public burning of drug exhibits aimed at promoting national peace and security” Giade stated.
 

NDLEA DESTROYS 20,784,595KG OF DRUGS AHEAD OF YULETIDE, ELECTIONS

 
rrrssssThe National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intensified security measures for a hitch-free yuletide and violence free elections in the country. The NDLEA Chairman/Chief Executive, Ahmadu Giade gave the assurance when the Agency publicly destroyed 20,784,595kg of illicit drugs in Ibadan, Oyo State on Thursday November 20, 2014. The estimated street value of the drugs is 207 million naira.
 

NDLEA COMMANDERS MEET IN KADUNA

 
dddfffffGovernor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has called on the management of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to seek elaborate collaboration with stakeholders in the war against narcotics. The governor gave the charge at the opening ceremony of 2014 Command Officers’ Summit in Kaduna with the theme; Transforming NDLEA to Meet with Contemporary Challenges in Drug Control in Nigeria.
 

HOW NDLEA ARRESTS SEVEN ON ONE FLIGHT WITH 8.739KG OF COCAINE, TARGETS ASSETS RECOVERY OF DRUG BARONS

 
ffffAs commanders of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) meet in Kaduna to brainstorm on the way forward, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) has recorded arrest of seven suspected drug traffickers on an Ethiopian Air flight. Six of the suspects were going to Hong Kong while one was going to Tel Aviv.  All the suspects excreted 8.739kg of cocaine which they ingested in a bid to evade arrest.
 
NDLEA Commander at the Abuja Airport, Mr Hamisu Lawan gave the names of the suspects as   Fred Chuka Obi, 49years old found with 1.594kg of drugs, Ekechi Ikechukwu Ferdinand, 36years old found with 1.616kg, Okonkwo Okwuchukwu Paul, 20years old found with 1.103kg, Azubuogu Emmanuel Obumneme, 30years old caught with 1.450kg, Okechi Tochukwu Anthony, 34years old found with 935 grammes, Anozie Uzoma Henry, 34years old caught with 874 grammes and Okafor Ifeanyi Francis, 51years old found with 1.167kg. Apart from Fred Chuka Obi who was going to Tel Aviv with narcotics in his stomach, the final destination of others was Hong Kong.   
 

NDLEA SEEKS AMENDMENT FOR STIFFER PENALTIES, ARRESTS 4 WITH N374 MILLION NAIRA DRUGS

 
ffffffffffffffChairman/Chief Executives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), AhmaduGiade has ratified a planned amendment to the NDLEA Act in search of stiffer penalties and easier forfeiture of illegal drug proceeds. The proposed review is part of efforts to reposition the NDLEA for enhanced performance and greater productivity. The management of the Agency at the 2014 Command Officers Summit held in Kaduna made the crucial recommendations on the way forward for the country’s drug control programmes.
 
 

NDLEA LAUDS DRUG CONTROL COMMITTEE IN KATSINA, DESTROYS 6,795.213KG OF DRUGS

 
The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) AhmaduGiade has commended the establishment of Katsina State Council Committee for the fight against Drug Abuse amongst Youths and the proposed construction of a Rehabilitation Centre by the Katsina State Government. Giade gave the commendation during the public destruction of forfeited drug exhibits in Katsina weighing 6,795.213kg with an estimated street value of 120 million naira.
 

PUBLIC NOTICE!!! NDLEA NOT RECRUITING

 
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. The general public is therefore advised to discountenance any covert or online advertisements for vacancies in the NDLEA which is being perpetrated by employment scammers on the internet. The public is to also note that such recruitment notices are fake, fraudulent and criminal in all ramifications. Any person or group of persons that patronise such vacancy vendors do so at their own risk.
 

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