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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…
6 Jul 2018
A survey conducted by CLEEN Foundation in 12 states across three geo-political zones, has revealed that hate speech is leading in factors that could cause electoral violence in 2019. In the report, which was released yesterday in Abuja, 84 per cent of respondents affirmed hate speech, while 83 per cent believed that the use of…
23 Jun 2018
The increasing involvement of women in drug abuse, especially in Abuja has been described as frightening and worrisome, requiring concerted efforts and commitment by all, FCT Minister, Muhammed Musa Bello has said.
21 Jun 2018
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has expressed concerns about the abuse of prescription medicines and other psychoactive substances not under international control. The fundamental objective of the drug control conventions is to achieve a balance between ensuring availability for medical and scientific purposes and preventing diversion to illicit use…
21 Jun 2018
Pharmacists, under the aegis of the Board of Fellow (BoF) of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), have promised to unveil strategies for combating drug abuse at their mid-year meeting scheduled from Tuesday, June 26 to Thursday, June 28, 2018. The pharmacists, at a press briefing in Lagos yesterday, said over 90 per cent of…
21 Jun 2018
Mr. Albert Kelong Alkali is a consultant pharmacist and outgoing Chairman of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN). Alkali, a fellow of the West African Post-graduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP) and former Chairman of the ACPN Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in a chat with journalists proffered solutions on how reduce the menace of…

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