NDLEA busts drug cartel in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, makes arrests 

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted a 40-year-old businessman, Ejike Chibuke Solomon with 1.45 kilograms of cocaine concealed in his luggage while attempting to board an Ethiopia Airlines flight number 950 to Vietnam via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja.

Ejike was arrested at the Abuja airport Saturday after NDLEA officers subjected him to a thorough search and in the process, the illicit substance was discovered concealed, factory fitted, in his bag.

The director of Media and Advocacy, Mr. Femi Babafemi, in a statement made available to journalists over the weekend said the suspect claimed he was on a business trip to Vietnam.

Meanwhile, operatives of a special unit of the agency Friday, March 1, 2024, swooped on members of a syndicate that deals in methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin in their hideouts in parts of Lagos.