The Comptroller-General of Customs Strike Force, Team A, Lagos, has seized 1, 613 cartons of codeine cough syrup (100ml per bottle), 132 cartons of 200mg Sildenafil Citrate
The rampant abuse of drugs among Nigerians especially youths has left many asking the rhetorical question “are youths still the leaders of tomorrow”?
Barely a week after operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), seized 14,080kg of codeine-based syrup at the Apapa seaport, Lagos, they have again intercepted 40,250 kilograms of the schedule 2 controlled narcotic worth over a whooping N2billion imported in two 40-feet containers from India. "Both seizures followed intelligence from foreign partners and…
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has seized over 22,160 kilogramms of Codeine syrup, Methamphetamine and Skunk at Apapa seaport, while a notorious drug dens
The Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has uncovered a container of unregistered pharmaceutical (codeine syrup and col caps) with duty paid value of N78.7 million imported into the country through the seaports.
8 Dec 2021
They are the future leaders all right, no one can deny them the pleasure of that assumption. But nothing comes on a platter of gold; one needs to work hard to attain any goal in life.
9 Jun 2021
The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two drug dealers, Martins Ejiofor, 31 and Bala Mohammed, 33, with 24.450 kilogrammes of substances suspected to be illicit drugs.
6 Aug 2020
Police detectives in Apapa Area Command of Lagos State have intercepted a 40-foot container laden with drugs suspected to be tramadol and codeine. The container was intercepted on water and taken to a bonded terminal in Apapa. A team of officers from Customs and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) joined the Area B…
8 Jul 2019
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has commended the Federal Government for banning some hard drugs.
2 May 2019
I remember with nostalgia how participants at a focused group discussion held recently in Lagos, bemoaned infestation of our nation by social problems perpetrated consciously and unconsciously by her own people. Warning that under this condition, it may be thought audacious to talk of creating a better society while we are still battling with the problems of battered economy arising…
16 Feb 2019
Mosunmola Dosunmu is a community pharmacist and Publicity Secretary, Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, Lagos chapter. The Ahmadu Bello University graduate of Pharmacy has been practicing for the past 23 years and runs her own business in Lagos. In this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU, she opens up on her RX project, the challenges facing…
31 Jan 2019
No fewer than 14.3 million people (14.4 per cent of Nigerian’s population) in the age group of 15 to 64 years abused drugs such as tramadol, codeine and cannabis in 2018.