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YouthRise Nigeria

27 Oct 2019
A non-governmental Organisation, YouthRise Nigeria has recommended the adoption of public health approach to tackling drug abuse in Nigeria.
17 Jul 2019
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.
20 Apr 2019
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…
25 Sep 2018
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...
8 Jul 2018
The YouthRISE Nigeria has launched a campaign to stop the maltreatment of drug addicts by law enforcement agencies and rehabilitation centers.
17 Dec 2017
A non-governmental organisation (NGO), YouthRISE Nigeria, has appealed to the Federal Government, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)...
17 Sep 2017
Stakeholders have called on Federal Government to immediately review the country’s drug law policy, so as to be in line with current realities and international best practices.


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