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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday said it has intercepted tramadol, codeine and other restricted drugs illegally imported into the country at a hidden warehouse in Lagos.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would make the fight against drug abuse and trafficking a priority.
Yobe command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday said future of youth in the state was in great danger except drastic measures were taken to check the excessive consumption of hard drugs.
The police in Bauchi on Saturday arrested a 26-year-old man, Victor Oguwa, suspected to be fake drugs manufacturer.
A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Segun Olulade, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for securing the release of Ms Zainab Aliyu, who was arrested by Saudi Arabian authorities for alleged possession of codeine.
Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Monday said the federal government would pay more than N1 billion as compensation to the companies that had their codeine impounded more than a year ago.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Katsina state says it arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.
Three students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) were on Wednesday found dead in a hostel after allegedly overdosing on mixture of tramadol, codeine and vodka.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has raided 30 hard drug black spots in Abia and arrested 39 persons in the last three months.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says many skin whitening products in the market can cause skin cancer and kidney failure.
The Zone ‘A Federal Operations Unit (F.O.U.) of the Nigeria Customs Service says it intercepted contraband with Duty Paid Value of N23.6 billion last year.
Troops of the Nigerian Army participating in Exercise EGWU EKE III (Python Dance) in Sokoto on while on routine patrol on Wednesday ran into a group of hoodlums causing mayhem, extorting and threatening the lives of innocent citizens along Sokoto – Gusau road.
Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), a Non Government Organisation (NGO), had appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent measures against drug abuse to safeguard the future of Nigerian youth.
The Lagos State Task Force Agency, on Sunday warned traders and other persons doing businesses on rail lines in the state to leave or be ready for arrest and prosecution.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday said no fewer than 2.5 million bottles of codeine had been recalled from circulation across the country by the Federal Government.
Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Hon. Daniel Igali, has charged the country’s wrestlers and coaches to the 12th All Africa Games in Morocco to ‘give their best efforts’ when hostilities resume in the Northern African Nation today.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has appealed to Nigerians to refrain from comments and actions that could pit the police against the army.
Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel, has asked Federal Government support any venture that would strengthen the economy of Nigeria, thereby, strengthening its democracy.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Friday received a draft cheque of N282.5 million from the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) being excess money recovered from auction of the state government’s properties.
Dream of making Calabar, the capital of Cross River State, the first city in the country to enjoy 24-hour uninterrupted power supply edged closer to reality, at the weekend, as the 23 megawatts power plant built by Governor Ben Ayade began to evacuate power to the city.