Tag: Drugs

NDLEA Detains Indian Businessmen Over Smuggled Codeine Syrups

Henry Solomon- February 13, 2022

An Indian businessman has been taken into custody for interrogation by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, over alleged smuggling of about ... Read More

Containing Youth Involvement on Drugs, Arms & Insecurity in Nigeria

AMT Tanimu- June 30, 2021

The sustainable path towards attaining a social status free from illicit drugs consumption and arms proliferation is gaining stakeholders collaboration as a tool to contain ... Read More

Court sentences man to 18 months imprisonment for peddling hemp

Abdul Jimoh- November 12, 2020

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akeem Sanusi, to 18 months imprisonment for peddling 1.1kg of hemp. The National ... Read More

NDLEA Intercepts 607 Cartons with Over 11m Tramadol Tablets

Henry Solomon- August 26, 2020

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted another 607 cartons containing 11, 785, 800 tablets loaded with tramadol in Lagos.   A statement ... Read More

Covid-19: VSF to Disburse Food, Drugs Worth N1bn to IDPs, vulnerable Groups

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2020

Victims Support Fund (VSF), a Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO), has set up a task forcec on COVID-19 to disburse food and drugs worth N1 billion ... Read More

NDLEA Seizes 20 Tonnes of Illicit Drugs in Adamawa

Henry Solomon- February 18, 2020

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Adamawa says it seized about 20 tonnes of illicit drugs in different operations between 2015 and ... Read More

WHO Identifies ‘More Effective’ Ebola Treatment Drugs

Henry Solomon- August 13, 2019

Two of four Ebola treatment drugs have been determined “more effective” than the others and will be the only ones used on patients going forward, ... Read More

Police Bursted Fake Drugs Manufacturers in Lagos

AMT Tanimu- December 14, 2018

Jimoh Moshood, Nigeria Police Public Relation Officer parades 4 notorious fake Pharmateutical drug manufacturers and discovery of a factory with heavy machines used for producing ... Read More

Psychotherapy with Drugs Quickens Recovery from Depression by 90% – Expert

Henry Solomon- October 6, 2018

A Clinical Psychologist, Dr Ehi Oamen, has advised sufferers of depression to seek help from psychotherapists, saying psychotherapy with usual drugs quickens recovery by 90 ... Read More

NDLEA to curb drug abuse through “special raids” in FCT

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 25, 2018

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT command says it is poised to curb drug abuse and trafficking among youths in the territory through ... Read More

Lagos CP Advises Students to Live Lifestyles Free From Harm

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 23, 2018

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, on Wednesday urged students to live a healthy lifestyle to be free from harm. The News ... Read More

FG Looks at The Other Side of Codeine

AMT Tanimu- May 2, 2018

Olajide Oshundun, Abuja: The Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to ban with immediate ... Read More

Social Media Causes Panic As Army Commence Free Medical Service In Anambra

Henry Solomon- October 11, 2017

  Panic erupted in Anambra over social media reports as the Nigerian Army begins free medical service in the state. The Panic overshadowed the commencement ... Read More

New Antibiotics Are Short-Term Solutions To Growing Threat Of Antimicrobial Resistance – WHO

Henry Solomon- September 21, 2017

Few new antibiotics currently in the pipeline cannot combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report has said. “Most of ... Read More

PHDA Boss Warns Cross River Communities Against Destroying PHCs

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2017

Dr Betta Edu, Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, has warned communities in the state to stop  destroying Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC) and other ... Read More

#WorldMalariaDay: Students Get Free Drugs In Gombe

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2017

The Gombe State Malaria Control Office on Tuesday said it had distributed anti-malaria drugs free to students of Gombe State University (GSU) who were diagnosed ... Read More

Sokoto Hospital Performs 36 Plastic Surgeries In 2 Months

Abdul Jimoh- March 29, 2017

AminuTambuwal, Sokoto State Governor On Plastic Surgeries By Sokoto Hospital NAN, The Noma Hospital, Sokoto, has successfully performed reconstructive surgeries on 36 patients suffering from ... Read More

Gov. Al-Makura and NAFDAC Destroys Illicit and Counterfeit Drugs In Lafia Worth Millions

AMT Tanimu- November 25, 2016

Gov. Almakura calls for more Action as NAFDAC Destroys Millions of Naira Worth of Illicit and Counterfeit Drugs In Nasarawa. His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura ... Read More