NDLEA burns 110.5 tons of illicit drugs in Ondo
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has destroyed drugs weighing 110.542 tons in Akure, Ondo State capital. According to the spokesman of the agency, Jonah Achema, “this is the single largest public destruction of exhibits by burning, coming after the one by Edo State, which gross weight was 136 tons. The drugs, mainly Cannabis…
Substance abuse, illicit drugs, youth and society
A man whose child was admitted into a psychiatric facility was downcast and lamented how he had been struggling to provide the best opportunities for the child. His psychopathic child was admitted after a long period of addiction to illicit drugs and the man has being trying all he can to salvage the situation.
Ortom warns Benue youths against taking illicit drugs
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has warned the youths against taking illicit drugs. He gave the warning at the weekend, at the J.S. Tarka Stadium in Gboko, during thanks giving prayers to mark the one-year anniversary of the Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse. Ortom said the warning was necessary to safeguard the youths’ future in…
Man earns 10-year jail term over illicit drug deal
A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday sentenced and convicted a 35-year- old Cote d’Ivoire-based Nigerian, Grou Bi Clauvis, also known as Umeme Fabian Lotachukwu, to 10 years of mprisonment for unlawfully dealing in 1.205 kilogrammes of methamphetamine, a prohibited drug. The trial judge, Mojisola Olatoregun, convicted and sentenced the convict, after he pleaded guilty to…
NDLEA arrests 231 suspects, recovers 122.229 kgs illicit drugs
The state NDLEA Commandant, Mr Abdullahi Abdul, who made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse, the Jigawa capital, noted that the feat was recorded between January and March 2017.