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General Marwa: How Boko Haram threw child into burning vehicle

Ex-military governor of Lagos State, Brig Gen Buba Marwa (retd.), says he was informed that Boko Haram fighters threw a child into a burning vehicle during their attack on Auno, Borno State, two weeks ago.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NGO lauds NIS over compulsory drug test for personnel

The National Alliance Against Drug Abuse (NAADA) has lauded the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) over the compulsory drug test for its personnel across all cadres.

Northern governors care less about drug abuse among youths – Torture centre owner

The owner of the NIGAS Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Centre, Dr Lawal Muduru, also known as Malam Niga, has alleged that none of the 19 northern state governors is serious about the fight against drug abuse in the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: Winning war against crime difficult with drug abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari says winning the war against drug abuse remains one of the critical elements of the Next Level mandate of this administration.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: We must win war against drug abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that the war against drug abuse remains one of the critical elements of the Next Level mandate of his administration.
Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

Mothers of freed children protest against police, defend Kaduna slave school

Some parents of the freed 300 male children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually abused at an Islamic school or rehabilitation centre in Kaduna have kicked against the police for putting their children in protective custody.
Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA seizes one billion Tramadol tablets in one year

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said its operative made seizure of about one billion pills/tablets of Tramadol of dosages between 120mg and 400mg since its sales were outlawed in 2018.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Drug abuse: Aisha Buhari urges parents to use moral education to protection children

The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has called on parents to intensify efforts at ensuring moral upbringing and education of their children so as to protect them against drug abuse.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari: N500 billion social investment scheme has failed in North

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has rubbished the N500bn Social Investment Programme of her husband’s administration, saying that it failed “woefully” in the North in particular.
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Drug abuse: Committee to submit report soon – General Marwa

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd), has disclosed that the committee will soon transmit its report to the Presidency.
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General Marwa: Over one million killer patent medicine stores exist in Nigeria

No fewer than one million killer and fake patent medicine stores exist across Nigeria, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Elimination of Drugs Abuse, retired Gen. Buba Marwa, said on Monday in Yola.
NAFDAC Boss, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye and WAHO Director of Public Health, Dr Carlos Brito, addressing journalists in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.

NAFDAC raises the alarm over high rate of drug abuse

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at the weekend raised the alarm over the high rate and prevalence of drug addicts in the country.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari plans to establish university

Wife of the Prsident, Aisha Buhari, on Saturday said she has a plan to establish a private university to be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”.
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General Marwa urges ports stakeholders to block illicit drugs importation

The Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drugs Abuse, has urged maritime agencies and other ports stakeholders to support the Federal Government in eradicating importation of illicit drugs into the country.

Drug trafficking: Federal government reads riot act to airlines

The Federal Government says it will henceforth penalise any airline whose staff collude with baggage handlers to tag names of innocent travelers on bags containing illicit drugs on out-bound flights.
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Drug Abuse: Presidential committee sensitises drug dealers, bus drivers

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse (PACEDA), Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (retd), on Friday appealed to Luxury Drivers Union in Kano, to shun consignments of illicit drugs from drug peddlers in the state.
AI researchers from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and a number of top universities have called on Amazon to stop selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement.

AI researchers tell Amazon to stop selling ‘flawed’ facial recognition to the police

AI researchers from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and a number of top universities have called on Amazon to stop selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement.
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Drug abuse: Education, employment keys to reduction – Governor Marwa

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has said that Nigeria must retool its education system to allow more children into schools as a way of minimising drug abuse in the country.

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The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

NAIC, AFAN partner to insure 40m farmers against flood, other disasters

The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters.
Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka says it was fun inflicting a humiliating defeat on Lionel Messi after Friday night’s 8-2 win over Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Leon Goretzka: It was fun embarrassing Lionel Messi

Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka says it was fun inflicting a humiliating defeat on Lionel Messi after Friday night’s 8-2 win over Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals.
White House hopeful Joe Biden on Friday leveled fierce criticism at Donald Trump, with his campaign saying the president has resorted to “abhorrent” lies about Democrat Kamala Harris’s eligibility to be vice president.

Joe Biden flays Donald Trump over attack on Kamala Harris

White House hopeful Joe Biden on Friday leveled fierce criticism at Donald Trump, with his campaign saying the president has resorted to “abhorrent” lies about Democrat Kamala Harris’s eligibility to be vice president.

UN: Prepare for spike in conflict, hunger in Northeast Nigeria

The humanitarian community in Nigeria has said unless immediate action is taken, there would be a rise in conflicts, hunger and destitution in the North-East, and that the number of people needing humanitarian assistance is the highest ever recorded in five years of a joint humanitarian response.
The Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, house on Friday night got tensed after the housemates played charades and had some drinks.

#BBNaija: Wathoni wants to see us apart – Kiddwaya tells Erica

The Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, house on Friday night got tensed after the housemates played charades and had some drinks.