NDLEA Impound Cocaine, Tramadol Hidden In Shoes, Custard Containers

NDLEA Impound Cocaine, Tramadol Hidden In Shoes, Custard Containers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered parcels of cocaine hidden in the soles of shoes bound for Europe. Disclosing this in a statement on Sunday, Femi Babafemi, shared videos of the seized contraband on X on Sunday,...
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NIMC, Reps Hold Retreat On Identity Management

NIMC, Reps Hold Retreat On Identity Management

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the members of the House of Representatives Committee on National Population, recently held a retreat themed Identity Management and Legislative Oversight to seek areas of collaboration towards the achieve...
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NDLEA Elevates 5,042 Officers, Deploys Body Cameras

NDLEA Elevates 5,042 Officers, Deploys Body Cameras

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Rtd) has approved the promotion of a total of Five Thousand and Forty-Two (5,042) personnel in an exercise that saw two senior officers elevat...
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NDLEA Arrests Couple, Recovers N2.1b Drug In Lagos

NDLEA Arrests Couple, Recovers N2.1b Drug In Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has raided the Lagos base of a high-profile cocaine syndicate where large consignments of the class A drug meant for export and local distribution were recovered. According to the NDLEA, the syndicate is...
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Suspected Armed Rubbers Shoot FRSC Personnel

Suspected Armed Rubbers Shoot FRSC Personnel

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Friday attacked personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), simply identified as Abu, who was coming from a bank and heading towards his house at Zango in Lokoja, Kogi State. Abu was disposed...
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Driver Jailed 12 Years For Killing LASTMA Officer

Driver Jailed 12 Years For Killing LASTMA Officer

The Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Thursday convicted and sentenced a commercial bus driver, Elijah Shokoya, to 12 years imprisonment for killing an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA). Justice Oyindamola Ogala jailed Shokoya af...
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Customs Impounds Firearms, Drones At Lagos Airport

Customs Impounds Firearms, Drones At Lagos Airport

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized assorted arms, drones, and military accoutrements worth ₦1.5bn exported from Turkey to Lagos State. Comptroller General of Customs, Adewale Adeniyi, disclosed this in Lagos on Wednesday at the Murtala Muhammed Are...
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Bill To Repeal NIMC Act Passes Second Reading

Bill To Repeal NIMC Act Passes Second Reading

A bill to repeal the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Act 2007 has passed the second reading in the Senate. The bill provides for the establishment of a National Identity Database, and the NIMC is charged with the responsibilities for...
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Customs Impounds N4b Arms Shipment

Customs Impounds N4b Arms Shipment

The Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted a shipment of assorted arms and ammunition originating from Turkey and estimated to be worth about ₦4bn. The Controller General of Customs, Bashir Adeniyi, on Monday, revealed that the 40-feet container with regist...
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EFCC Arrests Ex-Union Bank Staff Over Alleged Fraud

EFCC Arrests Ex-Union Bank Staff Over Alleged Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two former employees of Union Bank for allegedly stealing N4.1 million from the account of a deceased customer.The suspects, Idah Ogoh and Agbo Okwute, were apprehended in Makurdi on June 14,...
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Gunmen Abduct Catholic Priest In Zamfara

Gunmen Abduct Catholic Priest In Zamfara

Gunmen have kidnapped the parish priest of St. Raymond Catholic Church Damba, Gusau, Zamfara State, Rev. Fr. Mikah Suleiman. The spokesperson of Zamfara State Police Command, Yazid Abubakar explained that the priest was kidnapped around 3 am on Saturday at...
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NDLEA Impounds N4.7b Cocaine

NDLEA Impounds N4.7b Cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has clampdown on a cartel controlled by alleged drug baron and his sister, seizing cocaine and methamphetamine worth over N4.1 billion. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Director of Media and...
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EFCC, FBI Strengthen Partnership

EFCC, FBI Strengthen Partnership

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)on Friday, June 14, 2024 brokered a renewed strategic alliance towards tackling the menace of internet crimes and other waves of emerging and old crimes that are of...
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NDLEA Intercepts 176,000 Codeine Shipment From India

NDLEA Intercepts 176,000 Codeine Shipment From India

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted another consignment of 175,000 bottles of opioid imported from India. The is coming barely a week after seizing a shipment of codeine-based syrup at the Port Harcourt Ports co...
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