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While the increase in arrest is an indicator that operatives of the NDLEA are becoming more vigilant in arresting drug traffickers, it also highlights the fact that drug traffickers are not learning lessons from the arrest of others

A suspected drug baron, Godspower Chibogu, 51, who allegedly financed the cultivation of the cannabis plantations, was traced to his private residence in Ibadan, Oyo State, where he was apprehended

A 27-year-old suspected drug trafficker, Nwofia Nnamdi Kenneth has been arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for attempting to smuggle 4.965kg of substances that tested positive for methamphetamine to India. The arrest was made at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos during the outward screening of Ethiopian Airline passengers to New Delhi, India.

Worried by the increasing discovery that farm plantations meant for food a cash crops are steadily being turned to cannabis farms otherwise known as Indian hemp, the chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), yesterday revealed that 334 hectares of Indian hemp plantations have been destroyed.