The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested four drug barons, in what appears to be the biggest singular cocaine seizure in the history of Nigeria’s premier anti-narcotic agency.

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) invaded a warehouse in a secluded estate in Ikorodu area of Lagos where 1.8tons (1,855 kilogrammes) of the illicit drug worth more than $278, 250,000, equivalent of about N193 billion in street value were seized.

At least, four drug barons, including a Jamaican and the warehouse manager were arrested in the well coordinated and intelligence-led operation that lasted two days across different locations in Lagos State.

Preliminary investigation reveals the class A drugs were kept in the residential estate from where the cartel was trying to sell them to buyers in Europe, Asia and other parts of the world.Arrest.