Approval for multi-billion Naira Investment in Cannabis Production: A twisted story

The attention of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has been drawn to a story trending in the social media which created the impression that a Nigerian senator has been granted license for “a multi-billion naira investment in the cultivation and production of medical cannabis oil and powder.” 2.        The Agency has not granted license or approval to any person or corporate organization for “a multi-billion naira investment for the cultivation and production of medical cannabis oil and powder.” The significance of medicinal cannabis for medical and wellness purposes has…

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Press Release: Additional 241 million tablets of tramadol seized at Apapa Port

  The search of the suspected 62 containers continued yesterday November 15, 2018. Eleven (11) new containers already searched were found to contain 241 million tablets of tramadol, weighing 118 metric tons. This brings to 581 million tablets of tramadol so far discovered within two days of the search operations at Apapa sea port. On the first day of the search operations, the Agency discovered 340 million tablets of tramadol from 12 containers. The tablets which are in various dosages ranging from 120 to 250 milligrams are above the permissible…

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