Tag: drug abuse

Drug abuse: NDLEA urges Plateau Govt to establish rehabilitation centre

inno.korie- July 2, 2018

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has called on the Plateau Government to establish a rehabilitation centre for drugs addicts in the state. Mr ... Read More

NSCDC commends FG’s ban on codeine, urges regulation on rubber solution sales

inno.korie- May 6, 2018

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commended the Federal Government for banning the production and importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient ... Read More

Effects of hard drugs worst than insurgency, says substance expert

inno.korie- April 27, 2018

Mr Dankolo, a substance expert with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Adamawa, says the danger posed by drug abuse to a nation ... Read More

Under-aged Children Used in Hard Drug Peddling, NDLEA Raises Alarm

Henry Solomon- March 15, 2018

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, has raised alarm over the use of under-aged street children in the sale of hard ... Read More

Tramadol is Dangerous if Used for Delayed Ejaculation – Expert

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 12, 2018

A Consultant Pharmacist, Dr Clever Okeke has warned that the use of Tramadol to get high or for delayed ejaculation could lead to depression and ... Read More

Paracetamol Abuse Damages Liver, Kidney, says PSN Chairman

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 16, 2018

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has warned against indiscriminate or misuse of Paracetamol, saying such practice damages the liver and kidney. Paracetamol abuse damages liver, ... Read More

Saraki Calls On Nigerians to Join the Fight Against Drug Abuse

Tanimu- January 1, 2018

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday called on Nigerians across the nation to join the fight against drug abuse. Reacting to ... Read More

NDLEA Smashes Cannabis Inter-State Smuggling Hub in Edo

Henry Solomon- November 8, 2017

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has smashed a cartel that specialises in inter-state cannabis smuggling. Mr. Ofoyeju ... Read More

RCCG Opens Rehabilitation Centre For Drug Addicts

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2017

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday urged parents, guardians, and caregivers to watch out for signs of drug addiction in their children and ... Read More

Youth Groups Laud Saraki’s Call for Reforms On Drugs

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2017

Abubakar Bukola SarakiNigeria's Senate President The Youth Initiative for Drug Research Information Support and Education,  otherwise known as Youth Rise and the All Progressives Congress ... Read More

NDLEA Destroys 246 Tonnes of Cannabis Sativa in Ekiti State

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 2, 2017

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ekiti State Command ‎on Tuesday said it had destroyed 246 tonnes of cannabis sativa (weeds) in the state. ... Read More

Police Arrest Drug Courier With Substance Worth N17.2 Million

Henry Solomon- July 18, 2017

The Kano State Police Command, has arrested a Drug Courier, Stanley Arinze, for allegedly transporting hard drugs (Tramadol) worth N17.2 million from Lagos to Kano. ... Read More

Increase In Females Abusing Drugs In Yobe, Alarming – NDLEA

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2017

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Yobe has described as ‘worrisome’ increase in number of females abusing drugs in the state. Commander of ... Read More

Alarming Rate Of Drug Abuse, A Future Time Bomb – Ex-Customs Official

Henry Solomon- May 13, 2017

Mr Mujitaba Ahmed, a retired Deputy Controller General of Customs on Saturday in Sokoto warned that the increasing rate of drug abuse by youth in ... Read More

Network News Summary: All You Need to Know Today 27/6/2016

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 27, 2016

World Day Against Drug Abuse   The United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit trafficking is observed on June 26 each year, to raise ... Read More

NSCDC arrests 30-year-old IDP for allegedly killing her newborn baby

Abdul Jimoh- June 13, 2016

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) and other security agencies have arrested a woman at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Dikwa ... Read More

UNODC to spend N20bn on prevention of corruption, drugs & terrorism in Nigeria

inno.korie- May 5, 2016

The UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) says it is spending 100 million dollars (about 20 billion naira) on the prevention of corruption, drugs ... Read More