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5 Apr 2019
The House of Representatives is to approve the draft National Tobacco Control Regulations (NTCR) before June this year. Speaker Yakubu Dogara gave the assurance yesterday during an interactive session with stakeholders organised by the Simon Arabo-led committee on delegated legislation on the tobacco control regulation in Abuja. Represented by the Deputy Whip, Pally Iriase, he…
2 Apr 2019
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on the judiciary to be more proactive in handling criminal charges.     The Centre made the call at a one-day Nigeria Criminal Justice (Crimjust) Project Review Meeting held penultimate week in Keffi, Nasarawa State.     The Executive Director, Auwal Ibrahim Musa, who was represented…
29 Mar 2019
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday destroyed unsafe and unwholesome products seized by the agency...
21 Mar 2019
Medical experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in fake and adulterated drugs, medicines’ abuse and misuse, misdiagnosis, disease treatment errors and failure as well as morbidity and mortality in the country. They blamed the situation on the delay and failure by the Federal Government (FG) in reconstituting the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria…
13 Mar 2019
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo State command, have arrested a 23-year-old polytechnic graduate...
8 Mar 2019
Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Friday sentenced two drug dealers– Suleiman Mustafa and Wasiu Gafar– to seven years imprisonment for trafficking in 601.1 kg of Indian hemp. In two separate judgments, Ayo-Emmanuel held that he convicted Mustafa and Gafar based on the evidence before him. “The quantity of the Indian…
2 Mar 2019
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested no fewer than 105 suspected political thugs during the last elections in Kano.
28 Feb 2019
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano State says it has dislodged 45 drugs joints and arrested 250 addicts across the state within the month of February.
19 Feb 2019
Yesterday, news hit the internet that popular comic Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina popualarly known as Baba Suwe is down with chronic diabetes. It was also reported by some media outlets that the ailing screen star has been abandoned by colleagues and the film industry but the National President of the Theatre Arts and Motions Pictures Producers…
19 Feb 2019
Less than three weeks after the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agencies (NDLEA), Ondo State Command, swooped on illicit drugs and their dealers in the state, four officers of the agency were murdered by unknown gunmen in an utmost bizarre manner. The unfortunate attack occurred on Sunday while the NDLEA officers, five in number, were at…
19 Feb 2019
A Federal High Court, Lagos has ruled that Abiodun Ojulate would spend six months in Prison for dealing on “Indian Hemp”. Justice Sule Hassan pronounced the jail term on the convict Friday, after he pleaded guilty to a count charge of unlawful dealing in 130 grams of cannabis sativa, popularly called Indian hemp or marijuana,…
18 Feb 2019
The Ondo State Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr Haruna Gagara says killing of its men will not deter the agency in its fight against...


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Nigerian students in Federal government-owned universities will remain out of school as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) did not reach an agreement to end the strike. ASUU and the government met on Tuesday but their conversation on ending the ongoing strike ended without an agreement. READ ALSO: We’ll suspend strike if UTAS agreement…
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