Drug seizures/arrests increase by over 1,000% in Nigeria

The Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics has reported that the annual number of drug seizures and arrests increased from 9,831 in 2018 to 621,035 in 2019. The report also highlighted that the quantity of drugs seized increased from 163,684kg to 612,547kg over the same period. The highest number of drug-related cases were reported in the North Central region of Nigeria.

Source: https://nairametrics.com/2020/08/27/nigeria-records-621035-drug-seizures-arrests-in-2019-up-from-9831-in-2018/