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 >> Trending video of ‘NDLEA officers in a minibus’ is an old skit, not real >> 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 >>

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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.

Our Mission

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.

Our Goal

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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