Freedom Foundation to host webinar on substance abuse and mental health to commemorate World Drug Day
The impact of substance abuse disorder in recent times continues to be a source of concern for our society as a whole.
Group seeks government support to curb drug abuse
The Initiative for a Drug-Free Africa (IFDFA) volunteers has urged the Federal Government to take more proactive steps aimed at reducing drug abuse amongst youths and vulnerable groups by at least 40 percent in the country.
Don canvasses drug abuse courses for undergraduates
The Medical Director and Consultant in charge of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Kware Sokoto, Dr. Shehu Sale, has advocated the introduction of courses on drug abuse in tertiary institutions
UNILAG holds orientation for new students, harps on drug abuse
To acquaint new students with the university’s policies and practices, the Student Affairs Division, University of Lagos (UNILAG), has organised orientation programme, for the newly admitted students of the institution.
Bobbi Kristina Brown's Former Boyfriend, Nick Gordon Died Of Heroin Overdose
Late Nick Gordon, the boyfriend of late Bobbi Kristina Brown was reported to have been found unresponsive and in cardiac arrest on New Year's Day. Following an autopsy, the cause of death of the 30-year-old's death has been established as a heroin overdose. Florida medical examiner Tracy Corey ruled out trauma and disease as the…
RUN VC urges freshmen to shun drug abuse, cultism, others
The Vice Chancellor, the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Prof. Anthony Akinlo, has urged students to desist from any form of societal vices.He said the society has been polluted with misconduct such as stealing...
Juicy J Apologizes To Fans For Promoting Drug Use
American rapper Juicy J has apologized to his fans for his role in promoting drug use. The 44 years old rapper tweeted on Friday: "If I inspired anybody to do drugs, I apologize," he tweeted. https://twitter.com/therealjuicyj/status/1210839941682323456?s=19 In recent times, a number of high profile celebrities deaths have been linked to drug abuse. The most recent…
PCN cautions against drug abuse
Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has cautioned against drug abuse among citizens. It stated this yesterday at a stakeholders’ forum in Kaduna to brainstorm on the alarming statistics on drug use in the country and the way forward.
Group recommends public health approach to tackle drug abuse
A non-governmental Organisation, YouthRise Nigeria has recommended the adoption of public health approach to tackling drug abuse in Nigeria.