• NDLEA nabs 20-year-old with 400 grammes of hemp in Abuja

    NDLEA nabs 20-year-old with 400 grammes of hemp in Abuja

    A 20-year-old man, Mansur Bashir of Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory, on Friday pleaded guilty to dealing on cannabis sativa.

    Bashir was arraigned before a Federal High Court, Abuja, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for being in possession of 400 grammes of cannabis sativa.

    The accused took his plea in Hausa language through an interpreter.

    He was alleged to have committed the offence in the Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory in August.

    The prosecuting counsel, Mrs S.I. […]

  • Kano prosecutes 11 women for drinking, romancing men, smoking hemp

    Kano prosecutes 11 women for drinking, romancing men, smoking hemp

    It was gathered that the Faggae Outpost of the Kano State Hisbah Board (Sharia Police) on Monday said it had commenced the prosecution of 11 women for allegedly engaging in social vices.

    Salisu Umar, the Commander, Special Services of the board, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano that the suspects were apprehended around the Sabongari area in the metropolis.

    He said they were arrested during a special patrol conducted by the Fagge local government office of the Board.

    Mr. Umar said […]

  • NDLEA arraigns 23-year-old deaf, dumb man for hemp

    NDLEA arraigns 23-year-old deaf, dumb man for hemp

    According to reports, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday, arraigned a 23-year-old deaf and dumb man, Abass Hamed, in a Federal High Court in Lagos for drug peddling.

    The NDLEA Prosecutor, Mr Jeremiah Aernan, told the court that the accused was arrested on Feb.18, 2014, along Agege Motor Road in Lagos.

    Aernan said that one kilogramme of Cannabis Sativa, a banned weed, was recovered from the accused who traded on the narcotics.

    He said the offence contravened Section 11(c) of […]

  • NDLEA destroys Indian hemp farm, recovers five guns in Plateau

    NDLEA destroys Indian hemp farm, recovers five guns in Plateau

    It was gathered that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has destroyed 5.93 hectares of Cannabis Sativa in Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State.

    Ngozi Madubuike, the NDLEA Commander in the state, said that the farm, located at Zampit village in Shimaka district of the area, was located after a tip off.

    Madubuike told newsmen on Monday in Jos that the value of the destroyed Indian hemp stood at N670,380.

    Madubuike said that the operation was carried out in collaboration with soldiers […]

  • Police nab truck with 176 bags of Indian hemp

    Police nab truck with 176 bags of Indian hemp

    Police authorities in Kebbi have arrested a truck conveying 176 bags of Indian hemp, weighing 50 kilograms.

    The Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, Kabiru Ibrahim, disclosed this in his office while briefing newsmen on the efforts of the Police to rid the state of crime.

    He explained that policemen while on stop and search duty at Koko Division in Kebbi state, intercepted a truck with registration number Kano SML 124 XA, belonging to a cement company with the illicit weeds suspected to […]