Tag: ‘cannabis

Bernard DayoMay 21, 2019

The NDLEA has destroyed 3,900 hectares of cannabis in Ondo and we are confused

One of the buzziest conversation last week was governor of Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu, in Thailand to learn how to grow ...

Bernard DayoMay 15, 2019

Akeredolu flew all the way to Thailand on taxpayers’ money just to learn how to grow cannabis?

If you are looking for yet another reason why Nigeria is a joke, look no further: via his Twitter account ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 3, 2017

Cannabis reportedly cures 12-year-old girl of epilepsy

A 12-year-old girl from Tuscon, Arizona in US who suffered from a rare condition causing constant seizures that she was ...

AzeezFebruary 28, 2017

NDLEA arrests police inspector with 75 sacks of cannabis

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi State, on Monday paraded a police inspector, Abali ...

AzeezJanuary 12, 2017

NDLEA discovers cannabis warehouse in Kwara

The Kwara State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Wednesday said it has discovered a warehouse filled ...

AzeezDecember 29, 2016

Customs seize N250m worth of cannabis in Lagos

The Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted 43 bags of cannabis along Agbara/Badagry road smuggled from Ghana. This was disclosed in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 16, 2016

Cannabis possession: Singapore rejects Nigerian’s clemency plea – Amnesty Int’l

Singapore has rejected an appeal for clemency by a Nigerian, Chijoke Stephen Obioha due to be executed on Friday for being ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2016

N6m worth of Indian hemp seized by NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said it has confiscated a vehicle loaded with 35 sacks of ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2016

NSCDC arrests 15-year-old boy with drugs, fake currency

A 15-year-old boy, identified as Umar Alhassan has been arrested by the Niger State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence ...

Isime EseneOctober 21, 2014

Woman, 21, remanded in prison for drug trafficking in Lagos

by Jewel Stephen A Federal High Court in Lagos today ordered that a trader, Rashidat Shehu, be remanded in prison ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

Parents arrested as 5-year-old boy tests positive for cocaine

by Azubuike Azikiwe A couple have been arrested in California, after their 5-year-old son was found with a bag of cocaine ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

“I thought it was vegetable”: NDLEA arrest woman with cannabis at MMA

by Jewel Stephens A 37-year-old woman, Ezeh Ifeoma Maureen, has been apprehended at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, by the ...

June 6, 2014

Cannabis cuts men’s fertility – but smoking, drinking & wearing tight underwear don’t – Study

by Zara Mustapha  The world’s largest study of the effects of lifestyle on sperm suggests that men wanting to have ...

April 12, 2014

Gunmen kill 2, abduct pregnant woman in Taraba, NDLEA detects 11.5kg of cannabis in cosmetics & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo Gunmen kill 2, abduct pregnant woman, burn houses in Taraba  Gunmen on Friday attacked Kashimbilla community in Takum Local Government Area of ...

January 12, 2014

BUSTED: Nigerian arrested in India after illicit drugs fell off his scooter in an accident

by ‘Jola Sotubo A Nigerian resident in the Goa area of India has been arrested after he was found in ...

December 24, 2013

BUSTED: 3 men arrested in Jos with 691.7kg of marijuana

by Oke Efagene A truck driver and 2 others with 691.7 kilogrammes of cannabis have been apprehended today by the ...

December 23, 2013

Face of shame: This man was caught with drugs en route to Dubai (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The game is up for a Nigerian man who is said to have been caught attempting to ...

November 8, 2013

Monsters: 5 men plied vulnerable girl, 15, with alcohol and cannabis before sexually abusing her

Five men have been convicted of child abuse after exploiting the ‘profound vulnerability’ of a 15-year-old girl, it emerged today. ...

September 23, 2013

BUSTED: NDLEA arrests nursing mother for attempting to smuggle cannabis to China

by Oge Okonkwo A 34-year-old nursing mother (name withheld) has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on ...

September 6, 2013

Demola Rewaju: A case for legalizing marijuana in Nigeria

by Demola Rewaju Cannabis is proven to be less harmful or addictive to people than many other things we abuse ...

August 17, 2013

“I needed the money”: Student arrested in Lagos for trafficking heroin and cannabis

by Oge Okonkwo A  27-year-old student, Chukwu Ramsey Onyekaozuru, was nabbed by the operatives of  the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) ...

May 31, 2012

So long Mary J, Hello Mary Amaka as scientists invent ‘weed without the high’

by Chi Ibe This should be good news to all although some might moan about it. Scientists in Israel have ...

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