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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.
Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.
Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has donated N30m to the Christian community in Zuru Emirates to build churches.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) to desist from associating criminality with Christ.
The Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of Blue Crescent Schools, Sokoto, says it has been sponsoring the education of orphans in the last four years as part of its contributions to the development of education in the state.
The Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service, retried Col. Hameed Ali has insisted that all import and export of goods from the nation’s land borders remain banned until there is an agreement with neighbouring countries on the kind of goods that should enter and exit Nigeria.
Rafael Nadal married his partner of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle in Mallorca on Saturday.