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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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Lagos State Government has empowered over 2,000 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the state with assistive devices and business grants for them to be self-reliant, just as it pledged continuous support for them.
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As the world marks International Volunteer Day (IVD) for Economic and Social Development today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on the global community to work together to tackle the common challenge of poverty.
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To ensure sustainability in the nation’s built environment, the Lagos chapter of Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), has called for synergy among professionals in the sector.
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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Secretariat has published the first-ever World Wildlife Trade Report, which gives insights and analysis into the global trade in animals and plants that are regulated under this international treaty.
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A member of the Nigeria Institute of Surveyors, Adedapo Fashina, has charged younger colleagues aiming to reach the pinnacle of their career to imbibe ethics of the profession.