. As NDLEA intercepts opioids going to US, UK, New Zealand A 90-year-old Yusuf Yarkadir has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for selling drugs to the youths in his Yarkadir village in Rimi Local Government Area of Katsina state.
There is bad news for drug barons in Nigeria and also those who carelessly mix up with drug traffickers or allow their property to be used for storage of and sales point for illicit drugs. In the renewed war against narcotic drugs, the NDLEA now focuses on the forfeiture of assets belonging to anyone connected with the illicit drug trade and trafficking.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has released the second batch of Narcotic Assistant (NASS) list of successful candidates for the 2019 recruitment exercise and the updated final list for Narcotic Officer cadre. Candidates on the updated list of Narcotic Officer cadre are to report for training at the NDLEA Academy, Kotton Rikus, Jos in Plateau State on Saturday 17th July, 2021.
NDDC FORENSIC AUDIT - A PROMISE KEPT. By Monday Onyekachi Ubani In February, 2020, a firm of Leading Forensic Auditors in the country was nominated and appointed at Federal Executive Council to look into the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from inception to August, 2019.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has set a standard and taken an unprecedented step that other Agencies need to follow in the process of discharging their duties. In a press release made available on the official social media handle of the Agency (Facebook), signed by the Public Relations Officer, DC Joseph Attah, on behalf of the Controller-General Customs, the Agency tender its apology.
No Hajj For Nigerian And Others Photo Credit : Nigerian Tribune Saudi Arabia has announced the number of people it will allow to perform Hajj pilgrimage this year. The country will allow only 6000 of its citizens to perform the divine worship, said SPA (Saudi Arabia state-owned Agency); other countries' citizens will not visit hajj pilgrimage this year.
The Akwa Ibom State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (AKSPHCDA), has assured the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) joint team of its support, cooperation and collaboration to ease the organizations' effort in serving persons desiring humanitarian services for a better living.
The Director General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency, Doctor Ibrahim Kabir has received awards of Excellence and Recognition by the Biological Sciences/Education final Year students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi. During presentation of the awards, The Chairman of the association comrade Aliyu Adamu said the awards were based on his outstanding performance in reshaping the Agency and for his commitments towards keeping the state clean and healthy.
Marwa Muses #1 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, launched Operation "Offensive Action" in January 2021. Eight months later, the anti-narcotic agency has recorded over 5, 000 arrests, 1, 500 convictions and seized over two million kilograms of assorted drugs.
The ongoing cooperation among relevant government agencies would further enhance and improve the sector, not just for maritime members but for stakeholders in the maritime economy and the country.Giving constant hearing and briefing and regular consultations with ship owners will produce insight into the challenges faced, and how the Agency can mitigate their challenges and encourage them to participate and invest in the maritime sector, for its development.
The resurgence of attacks by cult groups and the attacks that are easily attributed to farmer-herder conflicts in all local governments in Plateau State has been described as a “worrying trend” despite the deliberate efforts for the return of peace in the state. This was contained in the opening remarks delivered by the Director General of the Peace Agency, Mr. Joseph Lengmang as the Agency in collaboration with GIZ hosted the June edition of the Plateau State Peace Architectural Forum (P-PAF) on Monday 28th June 2021 in Jos Plateau.
According to reports made available by the news Agency, Gen. Obi Umahi has resigned from his position as the Chairman of the Southeast Security Committee. According to the retired General, his reason for resigning boils down to a lack of an enabling environment for the success of security and lack of proper funding.
On Wednesday May 19th, 2021, the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) intercepted 2,498.2 kilograms of tramadol capsules at Onne Port, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, worth 4.9 million naira. The spokesman of the Agency Femi Babafemi disclosed this in Abuja.He said efforts by the Agency to block access and availability of drugs led to the seizure of illicit drugs concealed in 1,387 cartons on Tuesday 18th May, 2021.
The Chairman of the Cross River State Anti-Tax Agency, Bishop Emmah Isong, has commended Governor Ben Ayade for inventing the state anti tax policy and providing technical cover to the project. Speaking during a Thanksgiving service at the Christian for Jesus Ministry, Calabar South, to mark one year anniversary of setting up the Agency to implement the tax exemption policy of the Ayade administration for low income earners in the state, Bishop Isong said the governor's tax exemption policy was "a strategic move done in the right direction"
Inadequate satellite and other facilities, according to the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), impede surveillance of bandits and other criminal elements operating in the region.Halilu Shaba Halilu Shaba, the newly named Director-General of the Agency, told journalists in Abuja after an interactive meeting with agency workers in the nation's capital.
NDLEA smashes online drug trafficking cartel, arrests 5 in Abuja The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, or NDLEA, busted an online drug trafficking cartel over the weekend that used the internet to sell drugged cookies, cakes, brownies, and other illegal drugs to residents of Abuja and beyond.
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has warned internet fraudsters commonly known as yahoo boys and corrupt leaders to stop their illegal activities, as they are now being monitored and will soon be brought to book. The Commission today made a statement on its official Facebook account, the statement reads; " EFCC will get you anywhere, anytime, shun financial crimes in all its forms"...
Popoola Abayomi, a Law Enforcement Officer, Was Arrested For Selling Drugs to Students and Cultists.
Popoola Abayomi, a 37-year-old law enforcement officer, was detained in Ogun state for distributing various illicit narcotics to students at a federal institution and alsi to cultists. After days of monitoring on his wife's store in the Camp area of Abeokuta, the drug dealer who worked in the Lagos State Command of the security agency was caught on Wednesday, June 15, 2021.
Recall that the 17 southern governors had earlier in the week held a meeting to unanimously ban open grazing in the region.The northern leaders youths forum (NLYF) has endorsed the ban at their 27th delegate meeting held in Yola, Adamawa State yesterday. SOUTHERN GOVERNORS Speaking at the meeting yesterday, the national chairman of the forum which represents 42 different northern youth groups, Elliot Afiyo, said that they have taken time to study the southern governors' communique issued on open grazing.
The Director-General of the Plateau State Contributory Health Care Management Agency (PLASCHEMA), Dr. Fabong Jemchang Yildamn has said proactive measures have been put in place by the agency to commence full implementation of the Agency’s mandate of providing affordable and quality healthcare to the citizens.