NDLEA: Marwa, Late Officers’ Widows Hail President Buhari Over Payment Of Entitlements

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) on Wednesday 25th August joined widows of deceased officers of the Agency to appreciate and pray for President Muhammadu Buhari for granting intervention fund to pay the burial entitlements of at least 188 personnel who died in active service.


Marwa Reels Chilling Data On Drug Abuse

By Victor Emeruwa 32 years after the establishment of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), it appears the agency is on a renewed offensive to push back the brutal rise in the incidences of illicit substances abuse and high rate of drug trafficking in Nigeria. In a much visible effort to cut the rising […]

Nigeria Extradites U.S. Defendant For Drug Trafficking

Tayo Olanipekun Agencies of the Nigerian government assisted the United States of America in the arrest and successful extradition of a Pakistani national charged with drug trafficking and money laundering, U.S Mission to Nigeria has said. The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Justice with the prosecutors from the Central Authority Unit (CAU) and the National Drug […]


NDLEA Arrests Mother, 50 With 40kg Of Cannabis

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has apprehended a 50-year-old mother of seven, who allegedly hid 40kg of cannabis in a consignment of vegetables. The state Commander of the agency, Mr. Buba Wakawa, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Tuesday. Wakawa said that the suspect, who lives […]

NDLEA confirms arrests of NAHCo, SAHCOL staff

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has confirmed a report published by African Business Travel News( ABTN) on Sunday that it has  arrested of many staffers of the two ground handling companies operating in Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, for their involvement in aiding drug trafficking in the airport. The nation’s anti-narcotic agency in a […]

Abdallah apoints new NDLEA spokesman, Achema

The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd) has appointed Mr Jonah Achema as the new spokes person of the anti-narcotic agency. Until his present appointment as Principal Staff Officer Public Affairs, Achema was the Assistant Commander Administration and Logistics at the Enugu State command. He takes […]

NDLEA Arrests Fish Farmer With 25KG of Ephedrine

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) have apprehended a 59 year old fish farmer while trying to board an Ethiopian airline flight to Johannesburg, South Africa through Addis Ababa. According to a release made available to nationalwire.com.ng by NDLEA’s Head of Public Affairs, Ofoyeju […]

NDLEA arrests 8,257 suspected drug traffickers, seizes 263,947.57kg illicit drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Friday that it arrested 8, 257 suspected drug traffickers and seized 263,947.57kg of illicit drugs nationwide in 2016. The NDLEA Chairman, Mr Muhammad Abdallah, disclosed this at a news conference to mark the “International Day against Drugs and Illicit Trafficking’’ in Abuja. Abdallah said arrested suspects […]


The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah said that the Agency has seized over 15,064kg of cocaine and heroin at the Tin Can and Apapa ports since 2006 with an estimated value of 225 trillion naira. Abdallah said that drug barons are targeting the ports for their […]