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Drug Abuse

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…
8 Dec 2019
Purists believe that taking part in international sport is an end in itself, and argue that victory in such competitions only adds to the joy in participation.
1 Nov 2019
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.
27 Oct 2019
A non-governmental Organisation, YouthRise Nigeria has recommended the adoption of public health approach to tackling drug abuse in Nigeria.


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Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is expected to step down as the social media network's CEO, CNBC reported on Monday.
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A businesswoman heading to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja for ingesting 80 pellets of cocaine.
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The much-anticipated sex crimes trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite charged with grooming underage girls for late financier Jeffrey Epstein, is set to begin Monday before a packed federal courthouse in Manhattan.
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The former Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has highlighted the critical steps that the Nation must take to end the security challenges facing the country. Dogara said that the electoral system should be rejigged to ensure the emergence of credible leaders. Dogara who was a keynote speaker at House of Justice Annual Summit in…