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  • Lawyers Aid 138 Indigent Drug Offenders

    Lawyers Aid 138 Indigent Drug Offenders

    Pro bono lawyers under the aegis of Legal Advocacy Response to Drugs Initiative (LARDI) have assisted 62 indigent drug offenders to resolve difficult legal challenges, leading to their release

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  • Lawyers Aid 138 Indigent Drug Offenders

    Lawyers Aid 138 Indigent Drug Offenders

    Pro bono lawyers under the aegis of Legal Advocacy Response to Drugs Initiative (LARDI) have assisted 62 indigent drug offenders to resolve difficult legal challenges, leading to their release

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  • UN Trains Lawyers on Pro Bono Services

    UN Trains Lawyers on Pro Bono Services

    The Regional office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC, has organized a training for lawyers to render pro-bono legal services to drugs arrestees in the country.

    The

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  • Ex-CJ Seeks Amendment of NDLEA Act

    Ex-CJ Seeks Amendment of NDLEA Act

    Sanusi backs codeine ban

    Former Federal High Court Chief Judge (CJ) Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati has called for the amendment of the National Drug Law Enforcement (NDLEA)

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  • Man, 63, Jailed 4 Years for Cocaine Trafficking

    Man, 63, Jailed 4 Years for Cocaine Trafficking

    A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday sentenced a 63-year-old man, Hassan Nurudeen Aremu, to four years imprisonment for trafficking in 2.66 kilogrammes of cocaine.

    The court handed the

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  • Emir of Kano hails ban of codeine, others

    Emir of Kano hails ban of codeine, others

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has commended the Federal Government for banning some hard drugs.

    He also applauded lawyers under the aegis of Legal Advocacy Response to Drugs

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  • NDLEA NABS KENYAN NATIONAL WITH 6.5KG OF COCAINE

    NDLEA NABS KENYAN NATIONAL WITH 6.5KG OF COCAINE

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, (NAIA), Special Area Command has apprehended a Kenyan national, Angela Wairimu while trying to smuggle 6.5

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  • Lawyers Task Government On Death Row Convicts Abroad | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria And World News

    Lawyers Task Government On Death Row Convicts Abroad | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria And World News

    Lawyers under the aegis of Legal Advocacy Response to Drugs Initiative (LARDI) have urged the Federal Government to intervene and save Nigerians on death row in foreign countries.

    The

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  • Lawyers Urge Respect For Drug Arrestees' Rights

    Lawyers Urge Respect For Drug Arrestees' Rights

    A network of lawyers under the aegis of Legal Advocacy Response to Drugs Initiative (LARDI) has urged all stakeholders to uphold the rights of drug arrestees by ensuring that they gain equal

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  • Lawyers task government on death row convicts abroad

    Lawyers task government on death row convicts abroad

    Wrongly accused Nigerian girl for drug peddling in Saudi Arabia, Zainab Aliyu (middle), with officials of Nigerian Consulate in Jedda, shortly after her release…yesterday.

    Lawyers

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  • Lawyers urge FG to save Nigerians on death row abroad

    Lawyers urge FG to save Nigerians on death row abroad

    A group, the Legal Advocacy Response to Drugs Initiative (LARDI), has urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to save more innocent Nigerians who are on death rows abroad.

    It

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  • NDLEA Uncovers Airport Cartel Planting Hard Drugs in Passengers’ Luggage

    NDLEA Uncovers Airport Cartel Planting Hard Drugs in Passengers’ Luggage

    National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered a cartel, which specialised in planting illicit drugs in travellers’ luggage.

    The NDLEA Chairman, Col. Muhammad Abdallah

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  • Stakeholders Decry Illegal Migration, Drug Abuse in Plateau

    Stakeholders Decry Illegal Migration, Drug Abuse in Plateau

    Stakeholders in Plateau on Thursday decried the rising influx of illegal migrants, and drug abuse in the state, and called for urgent measures to tackle the two evils.

    The stakeholders

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  • Uganda to Export Medical Marijuana to Canada

    Uganda to Export Medical Marijuana to Canada

    A Ugandan producer has tied up deals to export $160 million worth of cannabis to pharmacy chains in Canada and Germany.

    Israeli firm Together (TASE: TGDR) has set up a business called

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  • As Canada Legalises Indian hemp, Stores Run Out Of Supplies In 24 Hours

    As Canada Legalises Indian hemp, Stores Run Out Of Supplies In 24 Hours

    Stores selling Indian hemp in Canada have announced that they ran out of supplies within 24 hours of its legalisation.

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  • NDLEA Promotes 6 Officers To ACG Of Narcotics

    NDLEA Promotes 6 Officers To ACG Of Narcotics

    Chairman/Chief Executive, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd.) has approved the promotion of six officers to the rank of Assistant Commander General

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  • NSCDC arrests 29 suspected drug peddlers in Borno

    NSCDC arrests 29 suspected drug peddlers in Borno

    The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Borno, on Friday said it has arrested 29 suspected drug dealers in the state.

    The Commandant of the corps, Alhaji Ibrahim

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  • EU, UNODC Partner Pro Bono Lawyers  for Drug Arrestees

    EU, UNODC Partner Pro Bono Lawyers  for Drug Arrestees

    The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has initiated a partnership with Nigeria’s pro bono lawyers to offer legal aid services to drug arrestees. The initiative got off the

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