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Drug Abuse

1 Apr 2021
Concerned stakeholders drawn from various organisations have lamented increased cases of drug abuse and sexual harassment in the nation’s institutions
2 Mar 2021
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.
3 Aug 2020
The Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP), yesterday, expressed concern over the rising cases of drug abuse in the country and charged law enforcement agencies...
24 Jun 2020
The impact of substance abuse disorder in recent times continues to be a source of concern for our society as a whole.
2 Apr 2020
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.
15 Mar 2020
The Borno State government is to partner the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to rid the state of all forms of drug abuse and addiction.
27 Feb 2020
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
20 Feb 2020
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.
7 Feb 2020
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…
30 Jan 2020
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...
29 Dec 2019
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. In recent times, a number of high profile celebrities deaths have been linked to drug abuse. The most recent…


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Worried about huge financial losses to cybercrimes and hackers, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed commitment to standardise the nation's Information Technology
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Group D table toppers, Super Eagles of Nigeria, will be aiming for another record in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations when they file out against Guinea-Bissau this evening in Garoua, Cameroon...