Thursday, 29th February 2024


21 Jun 2023
There is rising panic over the reported target of commercial vessels by oganised crime syndicates to facilitate the global trafficking of illegal drugs.
19 Jun 2023
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, (UNODC), has called for action from stakeholders to tackle rising grug abuse among school children in Nigeria.
24 Apr 2023
It is a known fact that drug trafficking and abuse are at a level that calls for all to roll up our sleeves and join the ongoing effort to wrestle the scourge to the ground in Nigeria.
19 Apr 2023
United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has deplored what it described as organised criminal trading in wildlife and forest products through Nigeria’s ports.


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A leading opponent of Chad's ruling junta Yaya Dillo Djerou has been killed in an army assault on his party headquarters, a government spokesman told AFP Thursday.
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Inflation in Germany, France and Spain eased further in February, data showed Thursday, a development likely to be welcomed by the European Central Bank as it weighs when to begin cutting interest rates.
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Paris Saint-Germain coach Luis Enrique on Thursday promised that the French giants will have a stronger team next season despite the impending departure of Kylian Mbappe when the superstar forward's contract expires.
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A bill to include Anambra State in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been rejected by the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday. The bill, sponsored by Senator Tony Nwoye, representing the Anambra North district, was presented on Wednesday but failed to pass the second reading, facing strong opposition from a majority of senators. Currently, the…
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The City of Boston has officially declared March 2nd as "Burna Boy Day" to honor the renowned Nigerian singer and songwriter. The City of Boston is the capital and most populous city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. This recognition comes in light of Burna Boy's significant contributions to music and his…
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The candidate of the Labour Party during the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, has projected that the new Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will worsen the country's economy, cause job losses and lead to other negative results. The Central Bank recently decided through the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to…
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The House of Representatives has urged the Ministry of Education to collaborate with the Ministry of Health to develop a mandatory drug test for secondary school students in Nigeria.
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The Lagos state government loses over N4 trillion annually to traffic congestion, according to reports. This was made known on Thursday in a statement issued by presidential media aide Dada Olusegun. "Reports out there say Lagos state loses over N4 trillion annually to traffic congestion as thousands of productive hours are lost in “go slow”…
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The Federal Government inaugurated the Odo-Ape Dam in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi on Wednesday, the Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation, stated in Abuja on Thursday.
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France star Paul Pogba has been given a four-year ban from football by Italy's anti-doping tribunal after testing positive for testosterone last August, his club Juventus said on Thursday. A spokesman for the club told AFP it had been notified of the decision against the 30-year-old World Cup winner, who had been provisionally suspended in…