Saturday, 9th December 2023


2 days ago
Japan's parliament has passed a bill to legalise cannabis-based medicines in a landmark revision of its stringent drug laws, while toughening its ban on recreational use of marijuana. The changes to Japan's cannabis and narcotics control laws passed on Wednesday in the upper house will pave the way for the lifting of a ban on…
24 Nov
Forward Operating Base (FOB) of the Nigerian Navy, Badagry, Lagos State, on Friday handed over nine and half sacks of seized cannabis sativa,worth N15.2million, to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) in Badagry. Lt. Empire Okorie, the Base Intelligence Officer, representing FOB Commanding, Navy Capt. Aiwuyor Adams-Aliu, said operatives seized the cannabis on Thursday…
13 Nov
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), have arrested a notorious drug dealer, 45-year-old Godwin Emuneyin, who is physically challenged and uses his wheelchair as cover to deal in illicit substances such as methamphetamine and cannabis in Afuze
Turmeric | Photo: BBC Good Food
12 Oct
Worldwide, millions of people who menstruate have endometriosis, a gynecological condition that can cause debilitating symptoms and severely impact a person’s quality of life, mental health, and productivity.
16 Aug
The German government approved a draft law Wednesday legalising the purchase and possession of small amounts of cannabis for recreational use, despite criticism from opposition politicians and judges.
7 Jul
More than 450 people were charged and cannabis plants worth more than £115 million seized in a massive month-long drugs operation in June, British police said Friday.
26 Apr
Singapore on Wednesday executed a man for abetting the trafficking of cannabis, despite pleas for clemency from his family and protests from activists that he was convicted on weak evidence. Tangaraju Suppiah, 46, who is a Singaporean national of Indian origin, was sentenced to death in 2018 for abetting the trafficking of 1 kilogram (2.2…
12 Feb
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it has intercepted a consignment of 1,340 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa being conveyed from Ogbese in Ondo state to Odukpani in Cross River.


30 mins ago
The President of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Dr. Ike Neliaku, has inaugurated two committees on the forthcoming first edition of the Nigeria National Spokespersons' Awards (NNSA) scheduled for March 2024. This is part of the historic deal with the Image Merchants Promotion Limited (IMPR) - publishers of PRNigeria, Economic Confidential, Spokespersons' Digest…
33 mins ago
The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has allayed the fear about artificial intelligence in communication and national security. Kashifu spoke at the 2023 Security and Emergency Management Awards (SAEMA) and Spokespersons’ Communication Awards (SCA); 29 awards were presented to eminent security personnel, agencies, public relations experts, public…
1 hour ago
Manchester United went one step forward against Chelsea but have gone two steps back as they fell to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
2 hours ago
Nigerian government has said that the surge of military coups in the West African is fast becoming a threat to the democratic culture in the region.
3 hours ago
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to create quality jobs for its teeming unemployed youths to stem the trend of brain-drain bedeviling the continent.
3 hours ago
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ola Olukoyede has stated the commission's plan to go after international countries warehousing monies illegally moved out of Nigeria.
3 hours ago
The House of Representatives has expressed concern over the demise of no fewer than 80 persons after a recent drone attack by the military in Tudun Birni, Kaduna state.
3 hours ago
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to collaborate with the new President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr Gabriel Idahosa, to enhance economic activities in the state.
3 hours ago
The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) says one person died and another sustained injury when a truck lost control at the Alagbon-Olorunda bridge along Owode-Idiroko Road in Ogun.
4 hours ago
The Kano State Government says it has blocked leakages that might led to the misuse of public funds by those in authority in the state.