Apparently, the drug peddlers had an inkling of their impending arrest by the NDLEA
operatives and laid ambush for the law enforcement team, added Olapade.
decided to get a welder to cut open the engine parts and behold, we found hidden inside them 130 kg of heroin with a street value of about 1.
cooperated with international drug enforcement efforts during the reporting period, including participating in multiple joint operations with DEA.
reported no money laundering convictions in 2013.
Marijuana is the most common illicit drug produced in Nigeria, though in 2012, the NDLEA
discovered four clandestine methamphetamine laboratories in Lagos.
In the past year, NDLEA
cooperated with international drug enforcement efforts, including numerous operations with the U.
is responsible for enforcing laws against illicit drug trafficking and abuse.
, in conjunction with civil society, conducted occasional public awareness campaigns about the dangers of drugs.
From January to December 2009, NDLEA
reported it seized a total $1,631,789 in currency and real estate.
is responsible for the enforcement of laws against illicit drug trafficking and abuse.
The new NDLEA
created by the Act has a limited budget and staff.
In 2007, the NDLEA
enjoyed successes in securing more resources from the Nigerian national budget, but is still under funded.