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23 Dec 2018
Taraba State Governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku has raised alarm over high rate of drug abuse among youths in the state. The situation has made the governor to support a non-governmental organisation with N100m for establishment of a rehabilitation centre to cater for victims of drug and substance abuse. Commending his wife, Mrs. Anna Ishaku for…
20 Dec 2018
The 2018 National Summit of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has made recommendations of how to reduce the menace of drug abuse and misuse in Nigeria as well as six recipes to revive the ailing National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Summit in its resolutions endorsed by the National Chairman, ACPN, Samuel…
19 Dec 2018
Worried that the increasing rate of cultism and drug abuse among youths could pose grave danger, security agencies in Lagos State have engaged in road walk campaigns to promote awareness against the menace.
17 Nov 2018
“Though I still struggle with tramadol sometimes, I don’t take codeine and alcohol again said 17-year-old Halima who started abusing drugs when she was in JSS 2. Halima’s voice reverberates with a renewed hope and courage to look to the future. She credits this continuing mental makeover to the mental health care and rehabilitation she…
13 Nov 2018
“Though I still struggle with tramadol sometimes, I don’t take codeine and alcohol again said 17-year-old Halima who started abusing drugs when she was in JSS 2. Halima’s voice reverberates with a renewed hope and courage to look to the future. She credits this continuing mental makeover to the mental health care and rehabilitation she…
10 Nov 2018
Nigerian music star, Dammy Krane has revealed what he learnt during his time in prison. It would be recalled that the Amin  singer was last year docked in Canada over credit card fraud allegations. In a chat with Showtime, the entertainer revealed that the memories of the experience are still fresh in his mind. He said,…
8 Nov 2018
It has been learnt that Sorry Not Sorry hitmaker, Demi Lovato is still heavily dependent on her ex-boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama, to remain sober. Valderrama has remained a constant in her life after her return to Los Angeles and sources close to her reveal that although the pair hasn't been seen together in public since Lovato returned…
5 Nov 2018
The Royal Ambassadors of Baptist churches under the Lagos West Baptist conference, a group for boys and young men between the age of 10 and 35 years...
4 Sep 2018
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has identified poverty as the commonest factor that has encouraged drug abuse among young persons in the country.
23 Aug 2018
To mark the 2018 International Youth Day, President, Global Centre for Drug Eradication, Keji Hamilton, has called for the inclusion of subject on dangers of drug abuse in the national school curricula. The United Nations International Youth Day is celebrated August every year to recognise the efforts of youth in enhancing the global society. Addressing…
26 Jul 2018
In its countinued efforts to promote healthy living, Pharmacy Plus Limited has deepened the delivery of healthcare products to Nigerian homes with the launch of WhiteHouse Apple Cider Vinegar. The launch in Benin City, Edo State, was part of activities at the 37th annual national conference of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN),…
15 Jul 2018
A resident doctor at Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr Raliat Akerele has called on government to take enlightenment campaign on the dangers of drug abuse to schools across the country. “Enlightenment campaigns should be taken to primary, secondary schools up to tertiary level, as the task of sensitizing the youth on the dangers of drug abuse…

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