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Drug Abuse

3 Jul
Katsina State Chief Judge, Justice Musa Danladi, has decried increasing drug abuse amongst youths in the country, saying there was urgent need for stakeholders to put in more effort at combating the menace.
26 Jun
As the world marked the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2021, a Foundation, Salvaging Our Future Today (SoFT), on Saturday
11 Jun
As part of an effort aimed at improving the nation's education sector, the Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial (DOAM) Foundation recently held a one-day free mentorship programme for students
2 Jun
The Women, Youth, Children and Crime Organisation, a non-governmental organisation, has solicited the support of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in checking drug abuse and trafficking.
27 May
Lagos State Office of Civic Engagement, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, has asked all stakeholders to help eliminate cultism and drug abuse in the state through the recently signed Prohibition of Unlawful Societies and Cultism law.
14 May
As insecurity and criminality engulf Nigeria, the tenacity with which the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is pursuing drug traffickers is instructive, given that illicit drugs...
2 May
One of the things Nigerians have grown accustomed to in the past three months is the constant piece of news about arrested drug traffickers, stories of intercepted consignments of illicit substances...
29 Apr
Nigeria is on the brink of an epidemic as far as substance abuse is concerned, the wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Folu Adeboye, has said.  Adeboye said this recently at the graduation ceremony of the 49th set of Christ Against Drug Abuse Ministry (CADAM).     She hinted…
14 Apr
Justin Bieber has opened up about the low point of his past drug addiction and how his first year of marriage was tough. For GQ's May issue, Bieber, 27, revealed that it got to such a low point that security guards would sneak into his bedroom in the middle of the night and check his…
1 Apr
Concerned stakeholders drawn from various organisations have lamented increased cases of drug abuse and sexual harassment in the nation’s institutions
2 Mar
Adamawa State Governor Umoru Ahmadu Fintiri has urged government at all levels in the country to join hands with National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the war against drug abuse before the scourge destroys Nigeria.
13 Oct 2020
The need to enhance the knowledge of law enforcement agencies about mental health and effective drug response strategies will help curb illicit drug use among the young population, experts have advised.


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