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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would make the fight against drug abuse and trafficking a priority.
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.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.
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.
No fewer than three million bottles of cough syrup with codeine were being consumed in Kano and Jigawa states before the recent ban on cough syrup containing codeine, the national chairman and chief executive officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha, (Retd), has stated.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried what it termed the high-level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried the continuous high-level of abuse of Tramadol and codeine based cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has appealed to Gombe State Government to establish drug abuse control committee comprising of NAFDAC and other relevant agencies to fight substandard drugs.
In an effort to curtail the abuse of codeine containing cough syrup, the federal government has recalled about 2.4 million codeine from circulation.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Adamawa says some youth have resorted to taking human urine to get high.
Just as the federal government have placed a ban on the use of codeine, research have revealed that about 30,000 bottles of codeine made of cough syrup are consumed daily in Niger state.
A total of 42 hectares of cannabis were destroyed in Delta State by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) between 2014 and 2018.
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Adamawa State have intercepted about 1,316 tonnes of illicit drugs believed to be for Boko Haram terrorists.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi State Command, has confirmed the arrest of 211 suspects and seizure of 3,717.6 kg of hard drugs from January to December 2017.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi State Command, said it had arrested 211 suspects and seized 3,717.6 kg of hard drugs from January to December 2017.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
The Kogi State government has insisted the State is still free from the rampaging Coronavirus disease even as it has given condition for recognizing any Covid-19 test conducted outside it’s boundaries by it’s citizens.
Akwa United coach Kennedy Boboye has advised against canceling the current league season come what may so as not to create a precedent of not been able to finish league seasons in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has performed the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of its National Secretariat in the eyebrow Maitama area in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area of Abuja.
Montpellier have appointed their former player and ex-Nigeria international John Utaka as coach of their U19 team.
A Rwandan court on Thursday handed a life sentence to a former politician found guilty of orchestrating the killing of tens of thousands of people during the 1994 genocide, a court spokesman said.