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Three men — Chinonso Izueke, Oyam Raphael and Omokpia Ogbemudia — on Monday appeared before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over alleged possession of six wraps of marijuana (Cannabis or hemp).
Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Aminu Pai Saleh, has warned landlords in the state to be wary of whom they rented their properties to.
Researchers say there is no strong evidence to suggest that cannabis reduces chronic non-cancer pain, in spite of the growing use of the psychoactive drug worldwide for medicinal purposes.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Bayelsa State Command, has raised the alarm over increase in the abuse of a combination of various illicit substances in the state.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’, Owerri says it seized Tramadol and other goods with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N379.29 million between March and June.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Niger has arrested a man for allegedly pouring boiling water on her mother, causing serious injuries on her body.
Flamboyant former US basketball star Dennis Rodman has said he will fly to Singapore to support his “friends” Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un at their historic peace summit on Tuesday.
To mark the 2018 World No Tobacco Day, activists have asked the Federal Government to establish a Tobacco Control Fund, as part efforts to rid the country of the dangerous substance.
The National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has destroyed 142 hectares of Cannabis sativa farms in Delta state.
The Zimbabwean government has reportedly warned its citizens not to use cannabis for recreational purposes after it recently legalised its production specifically for medicinal and industrial purposes.
A former State commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mohammed Kaka Jibrin, said recent research has revealed that Nigerian youth have long gone into the abuse of unconventional psychoactive substances such as pawpaw leaf, paint, glue and petrol.
The Zimbabwean government has reportedly set high licence fees for those wishing to farm cannabis.
Zimbabwe has legalised production of cannabis for medicinal or scientific use, according to new regulations seen by AFP Saturday.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says no fewer than 10,290 arrests were made for drug-related offences at various ports and border posts across the country in 2017.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has announced a reward of N10 million for persons with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of four policemen in the Owan West Local Government Area of the state.
France's victorious World Cup players will all be awarded the Legion of Honour, the office of President Emmanuel Macron said Monday ahead of their visit to the Elysee Palace.
The Director General of the Kayode Fayemi Campaign Council, Honourable Opeyemi Bamidele, has dismissed rumours of his death at a London Hospital.
Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District and Alhaji Rufai Umar representing Gombi constituency in Adamawa House of Assembly have formally announced their defection from All Progressives Congress (APC) to African Democratic Congress (ADC).
The Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reform (PER), Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, on Monday said politicians were forcing Nigerians into discussing frivolities at the expense of real issues in the polity.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubarkar says the signing of Memorandum of Understanding amongst the various opposition parties will end negative change in the country.
The national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to deliver quality leadership and foster national unity.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has described as “very impressive but a hard earned victory” for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi, in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State.
An Abuja-based legal practitioner, Francis Obalim, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, against the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, demanding her sack.
Israel will not dismiss the possibility of future relations with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday.