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29 Oct
Despite existing drug laws, policies, and strategies for prevention of drug abuse, the burden of drug abuse is still high in Nigeria.
18 Oct
The problem of drug abuse and trafficking in Nigeria is “on its way to being under control”, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has said. Marwa told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that with the support from the Federal Government, foreign…
2 Oct
In a bid to frontally tackle drug and substances sale and abuse in Lagos State, a non-profit organisation, United Breed Foundation, has partnered with the Amuwo-Odofin local council....
18 Sep
Worried by the prevailing political unrest and security threat ravaging the northern part of the country, stakeholders in the region have cautioned Arewa youths to redefine their orientation
20 Aug
Lagos State House of Assembly lawmakers have raised the alarm on the threat of drug abuse in the country, describing it as an impediment to the development of the nation.
16 Aug
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Akwa Ibom State Command has said it seized a total of 165kilograms of hard drugs from 105 youths within a period of four months. Akwa Ibom State commander Obot Bassey disclosed this while speaking about the role of hard drugs in teenage cultism at the panel discussion on…
3 Aug
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Buba Marwa, yesterday called for support of Ogun State Government in the efforts of the agency
31 Jul
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it has arrested no fewer than five thousand suspects and secured 500 convictions between January and May for drug abuse and trafficking.
29 Jul
Nigerian youths have been advised to have a rethink and tilt their focus to innovations that can transform lives as well as shun drug abuse, which has contributed to high rate
21 Jul
The NALT International Club, Eagle chapter, Enugu, has cautioned Nigerian youths against taking illicit drugs and indulging in social vices.
11 Jul
Recently, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) launched the War Against Drug Abuse (WADA) initiative to rally Nigerians to actively partake in the war against drug abuse...
3 Jul
In commemoration of this year’s United Nations Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, wife of Ogun State governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, has said achieving a drug-abuse free society....

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