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3 Jul
During this year 2022 celebration of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, or World Drug Day, marked on June 26 every year, it was reported that the United Nations Office on Drugs...
29 Mar
The increasing menace of hard drug trafficking and the attendant addiction to them, especially by the youth in Nigeria should be a source of great concern to us all; not the least the parents of all the culprits of both evil practices.
5 Mar
Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has warned that unabated corruption and illicit financial flows will threaten Africa’s ability to realise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
1 Feb
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has received approval for its proposals to set up a comprehensive court-monitoring scheme.
30 Jan
The encroachment of foreign military forces on Nigerian waters has once again raised concerns about the nation’s capacity to protect its sovereignty and ensure seamless, safe seaborne trade, despite unveiling of $195 million deep blue project.
21 Jan
Following the first-ever successful prosecution of piracy in Africa by Nigeria, the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Ghada Fathi Wali, has applauded Nigeria...
18 Jan
Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, and Chief Justice of Nigeria Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad will be special guests at the Justice Sector Summit 2022 scheduled to hold in Abuja on January 25. Others expected as special guests at Justice Sector Summit 2022 are Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of Nigeria’s House of…
5 Jan
The current health situation of Nigerian youths is disheartening and worrisome considering their engagement into hard drug abuses. Over 11 per cent of youth’s population in Nigeria take hard drugs like Syrup,...
11 Dec 2021
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has uncovered a staggering 1.7 trillion dollars, which is estimated to be wagered on illicit betting market every year.
8 Sep 2021
The Gulf of Guinea (GOG) where Nigeria is the dominant player accounting for more than 70 per cent of trade has for many years remained, in the eyes of the international maritime community....
27 Jul 2021
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it rescued over 17,000 victims of human trafficking and jailed over 550 traffickers.
28 Jun 2021
A foundation, Salvaging Our Future Today (SoFT) is partnering with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) against drug abuse in Lagos. The group at the weekend led a sensitisation march from the General Hospital Ikeja, and terminated at Alausa seat of the Lagos State Government to commemorate the 2021 International Day against Drug Abuse…

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The International Executive Committee of the All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA), in conjunction with the African Union Commission (AUC), on Tuesday, appointed Mr Makhtar Diop as the country director
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Fellow Nigerians, I address you today, with a deep sense of gratitude to God and a high level of appreciation to all Nigerians whose tremendous goodwill gave me the opportunity to provide leadership...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the level of trade among African countries but stated that the Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would succeed if the various governments demonstrate
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An employee of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Anambra State, Duruocha Osita Joel, who was declared missing, has been found dead.
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Nurse educators under the Federal Ministry of Health have dragged the Federal Government to court seeking an interpretation of the newly signed harmonised retirement age for teachers in Nigeria.