WOMEN TAKE COCAINE, TRAMADOL MORE THAN MEN IN RIVERS – NDLEA

Revelation has emerged that there are now more females engaging in drugs and substance abuse in Rivers State than the male counterparts. Also, hard drugs like cocaine and heroine are consumed more in Rivers State than any other type of hard drugs. These were the observations of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA in Port Harcourt. Commander of NDLEA in Rivers state, Rachael Shelling disclosed these on the occasion of the 2019 International Day Against Drugs Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Shelling noted that the command has made a seizure…

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NDLEA BOSS LINKS ILLICIT DRUGS TO FULANI HERDSMEN MISBEHAVIOUR

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has attributed the consumption of illicit drugs by herdsmen as a reason nomads invade farms and destroy crops. Armed herdsmen are reportedly responsible for 3,094 deaths in Nigeria since 2018. Col. Muhammed Abdallah (rtd), NDLEA Chairman said at the agency’s sensitization campaign in Abaji Area Council of the FCT on Tuesday that ignorance on the part of the herdsmen led to the consumption of drugs. He said, “Our decision to embrace you as a target group is for the simple fact that you…

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POLICE ARREST 14 DRUG PEDDLERS FROM 5 GANGS IN ABUJA

The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested 14 suspected drug paddlers belonging to five syndicates in the Federal Capital Territory in a sting operations to rid the FCT of drug peddlers. The suspects arrested during the operations are: Anas Abubakar, 23 years; Musa Buhari, 30 years; Abdullahi Adamu, 30 years; Adamu Ibrahim, Abdullahi Adamu, Mahi Ibrahim, 20 years. Others are Sanusi Attahiru, 28 years; Yushau Dahiru, 20 years; Nazifi Kabir, 22 years; Samuel Jacob, 32 years; Dennis Salisu, 23 years; Muktari Buhari, 40 years; Ezekiel Donatus, 40 years and…

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SEE NEW PICS OF LIZZY, THE DRUG ADDICT REHABILITATED BY PASTOR TONY RAPU + HER OLD VIDEO

Tony Rapu with Lizzy By Jennifer Okundia On a cold saturday night like this one, If this good news doesn’t gladden your heart, then we don’t know what else will. Recall that in April this year, we reported the story of a young lady, Lizzy who used to beg on the streets of Lagos, was exposed to drug addiction and prostitution after the video of her rescue by This Present House pastor Tony Rapu went viral? The 26 year old mother of one is impressively responding to her rehabilitation as…

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CONFIRMATION OF NEW PERM SECS IN KANO SUBJECT TO THEIR PASSING DRUGS TEST- GANDUJE

Determined to ensure maximum loyalty, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has approved the appointment of 36 new acting permanent secretaries on three months probation. Ganduje said upon the expiration of the probation period, confirmation of the new permanent secretaries will be subjected to a drug test. Ganduje recently relieved all the serving permanent secretaries in ministries, agencies and parastatal of their appointments for alleged sabotage and partisanship. Out of the 22 relieved permanent secretaries, 12 considered loyal to the constituted authority made the new list. Six were offered the opportunity to…

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NDLEA CLEARS KANO UGOLAM MANUFACTURING COMPANY OVER 303 BOXES OF TRAMADOL, SAYS KANO CP LIED

The Police Commissioner in Kano, Mr Muhammad Wakili has been accused of being economical with the truth over the arrest of 303 Cartoons of Tramadols. According to the State command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), the commission lied by his claim. Faulting the state Police Commissioner over the arrest of 303 cartons of suspected hard drugs, the NDLEA Commander, Dr Ibrahim Abdul, said what the Police have in their custody was rather Diclofenac and not Tramadol as claimed. Dr Ibrahim Abdul noted that his men had arrested…

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2 NIGERIANS ARRESTED IN INDIA’S BIGGEST DRUG SEIZURE, SEE PICS

India’s biggest ever narcotics seizure, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has recovered 1,818kg of pseudoephedrine from a house in Greater Noida and arrested two Nigerian nationals, a man, Henry Ideofor (35), a woman, Chimando Okora (30) and one South African national, Nomsa Lutalo. Officers said that the house, which belongs to an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer was being used as a drug-manufacturing unit. The approximate value of the seized drugs are estimated to be more than Rs1,000 crore. Madhav Singh, zonal director, NCB, said the seizure is India’s biggest-ever…

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DRUG SUSPECT REVEALS WHAT HE MAKES AS ANNUAL PROFIT, SEE PICS

  A drug peddler arrested alongside another suspect by the operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has disclosed that he makes N3.6m annually selling hard drugs.The suspects Olukoya Ayodele, 26, and Victor Godwin, 30, who were arrested in the Alausa community of Ikeja, Lagos following an intelligence gathering by officers of the Decoy team of the RRS who were mandated to uncover illicit drugs being distributed in the area, confessed to buying and hawking different types of hard drugs such as, Indian Hemp, Skunk, Tramadol, Refnol, Diazal and…

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NDLEA IMPOUNDS OVER 1005KG OF TRAMADOL IN NIGER

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, has arrested one suspect with 1,008 kg of 225 tramadol at Tungan Shanu of Tafa Local Government Area of the state. The NDLEA’s Commander in the state, Mrs Sylvia Egwunwoke, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Tuesday. Egwunwoke said that the suspect (name withheld) was arrested at Tungan Shanu village through intelligence report from a good samaritan. She said: “The command will, however, not relent in frustrating the activities of drug peddlers…

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