Wednesday, 31st May 2023


20 Apr
The etymology of the fantastically decorated and widely celebrated phrase ‘coat of many colours’ can actually be traced to an ancient story told in the Old Testament. But in the contemporary period, a popular musician from the United States of America Miss Dolly Parton popularised the phrase in her award winning song ‘Coat of many…
8 Jan
US President Joe Biden will seek Mexico's help tackling illegal flows of migrants and drugs, particularly deadly opioids, during a visit beginning Sunday for a North American leaders' summit. Aiming to tame criticism over what he has called a "broken" immigration system, Biden will stop off in Texas for his first trip to a border…
6 Dec
President, Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), Dr. Ibrahim Abdul, has warned athletes against relying on drugs in their pursuit of excellence in the weightlifting event, which began yesterday at the ongoing 21st National Sports Festival, Delta 2022.   Abdul, who spoke on the eve of weightlifting event, warned that the Federation has zero tolerance for use…
17 Nov 2022
The occasion was the grand finale of the National Inter-School Music competition and Academic Award (NISMCAA) tagged: ‘Say No To Drugs’ held at the NUT Pavilion, Alausa Ikeja.
19 Oct 2022
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire; Chairman, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN), Dr. Fidelis Ayebae; Director General, National Agency
18 Sep 2022
The fourteen-year-old stowaway boy found in an aircraft at the Ikeja Airport in Lagos is symptomatic of the frustration of the Nigerian youth with a system that has failed them serially.
20 Aug 2022
The National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has commenced a nationwide clampdown on all illegal manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic bitters and ‘man power’ herbal
11 Aug 2022
A team of United States (U.S.) and Nigerian researchers plan to demonstrate the potential of novel technology in identifying and removing nefarious suppliers and reducing
5 Aug 2022
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), yesterday, in Abuja, confirmed the growing use and importation of hard substances in Nigeria...
9 Jul 2022
At least nine women were given a date-rape drug at an invite-only event attended by Chancellor Olaf Scholz and MPs, his Social Democratic Party (SPD) said Saturday.
26 Jun 2022
The Apapa Area Command of the  National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said it seized 19,703.25 kgs of hard drugs, worth over N6 billion between January and June 20. Its Commander, Mr Ameh Inalegwu, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN ) in Lagos on Saturday. He said that the command was ready to…
16 May 2022
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is to introduce branded medication to address the perennial problem of out-of-stock drugs in accredited health facilities.


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The United Arab Emirates has withdrawn from a US-led maritime coalition tasked with securing tense Gulf waterways that are vital to the global oil trade, it said Wednesday. The UAE "withdrew its participation" in the 38-nation Combined Maritime Forces two months ago, a foreign ministry statement said, without giving reasons for the move. "As a…
16 mins ago
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said Kosovo officials bore "responsibility" following clashes this week over local election results that left more than 80 people injured. "It is very clear that Kosovar authorities bear responsibility for the current situation and there is non-compliance with an agreement that was nevertheless important, and which was secured just…
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A former Kaduna Central senator, Shehu Sani, has slammed the immediate past governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, over the debt he left behind for his successor, Senator Uba Sani. Sani in a tweet on Wednesday also dared El-Rufai to make public his assets by publishing the content of the form he submitted at the…
28 mins ago
Zinoleesky has generated excitement among fans after teasing a snippet of a new song, coinciding with rumours of a conflict with fellow artist Seyi Vibez. After engaging in a social media exchange, Zinoleesky, the talented artist signed to Marlian Records, has now shared a preview of an upcoming song, leaving fans eagerly anticipating its release.…
33 mins ago
A chef who was armed with a knife and allegedly attacked the home of actor Benedict Cumberbatch in north London has pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal damage. Jack Bissell, a former chef at the Beaumont Hotel, forcefully entered Cumberbatch's property and threatened him and his family while they were at home. Bissell appeared…