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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.
26 Oct 2019
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called for urgent implementation of the drug abuse report submitted by the Buba Marwa-led presidential committee on the eradication of drug abuse in Nigeria.
24 Oct 2019
General Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Olawale Afolabi, has called on Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD), to avoid abusing substances while on the wheels.
Miley Cyrus
21 Oct 2019
Award-winning actress and singer, Miley Cyrus has never shied from her drug fueled past  by admitting that she has used to do drugs including MDNA and marijuana. The 25-year-old star in 2013 sang about it in her hit song, “We Can’t Stop” and while many may want to blame her recent actions on drugs, she…
19 Oct 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, vowed to sustain the fight against drug abuse in Nigeria, noting that winning the war remains critical to his administration’s Next Level agenda for the country.
18 Oct 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the report of the Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
17 Oct 2019
Minister for Interior, Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, yesterday charged civil society and non- governmental organisations (NGOs) to campaign against drug addiction and encourage youths to key into government’s development programmes.
15 Oct 2019
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has solicited the support all the 36 state governors in a bid to safeguard the future of Nigerians...
13 Oct 2019
The commissioner, who said this at the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Young Pharmacists Group (PSN-YPG) Week, noted that with this approach, Nigeria could achieve drug abuse free among youths by 2030.
Elton John
9 Oct 2019
Multiple Grammy award-winning British singer, Elton John has been clean and sober for almost 30 years but he still wears his badge of sobriety proudly. The "Candle In The Wind" singer has always been open about his past struggle with alcohol and drug abuse. In 2015, he took to his Instagram page to reveal that…


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