Group recommends public health approach to tackle drug abuse
A non-governmental Organisation, YouthRise Nigeria has recommended the adoption of public health approach to tackling drug abuse in Nigeria.
CSOs seek repeal of drug laws in Nigeria
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have advocated the repeal of drug laws in Nigeria, which according to them, do not take into cognisance the health and human rights of people who use drugs.
Group, UNODC sensitise youths on dangers of drug abuse
With the recent execution of a Nigerian by Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking, a group, Youth Initiative for Drug Research, Information, Support and Education (YouthRise Nigeria) in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has sensitised Nigerian youths on the dangers of drug abuse. Speaking at a sensitization programme held yesterday…
Dilemma of drug abuse, organised crime and human rights
Different governments across the world have introduced initiatives aimed at beating the menace of drug abuse. But the problem seems intractable, resulting in health and social ills...
Group campaigns to stop maltreatment of drug addicts
The YouthRISE Nigeria has launched a campaign to stop the maltreatment of drug addicts by law enforcement agencies and rehabilitation centers.