NDLEA intercepts 1.5 million Tramadol tablets in-bound Kebbi, Kano, other drugs at Lagos airport, seaport
About 1.5 million tablets and capsules of pharmaceutical opioids such as Tramadol, Exol-5 and Diazepam loaded in Onitsha, Anambra State and heading to Yauri, Kebbi State have been intercepted in Edo State by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Friday, January 14, same day 425,000 Diazepam tablets were recovered at Segemu, Kano. In addition, a total of N1,413,344, was seized along with arms and ammunition from a suspected bandit and a drug kingpin in Plateau State while over 137.754 kilogrammes of assorted illicit drugs were recovered during interdiction operations across seven states in the past week.
Just In: Customs seize 34 containers of rice at seaport
The Nigeria Customs Service has announced the seizure of 34 containers of rice smuggled through the Tin Can Island port. The Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali (retd), disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday. One container of rice was concealed with spare parts, he disclosed further. He said in addition to the 34 containers of rice, the service also intercepted 11 containers of unregistered pharmaceutical products, two containers of used tyres, one container of used clothing and four containers of refined vegetable oil in retail packs, bringing the total to 52 containers of seized contraband. Ali put the Duty Paid