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Police parade suspected 166 robbers, kidnappers, others in Kano

Kano State Police Command has paraded 116 suspected criminals accused of various crimes that include kidnapping, armed robbery and drug peddling along with arms recovered.
Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the General Overseer of Omega Power Ministry, OPM, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has said God did not call him to buy jet and flashy cars for his wife and children but to preach the gospel and reach out to the poor in a bid to bring them to Christ.

Insecurity: OPM rehabilitates 2,000 youths from kidnapping, robbery – founder

A faith-based organisation, Omega Power Ministries (OPM), Port Harcourt, on Sunday said it had rehabilitated more than 2,000 youths so far from social vices like kidnapping, drug abuse and armed robbers among others.
Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

2,259 corps members get skills training in Kano

Alhaji Ladan Baba, the Coordinator National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano says no fewer than 2,259 Batch B stream ‘l’ corps members posted to the State have been trained on various skills acquisition programmes.

NDLEA arrests 362 suspected drugs traffickers in Edo

The Edo Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested 362 illicit drug suspects and traffickers between June 2018 and May 2019.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor Abdulrazaq: It’s time to build Kwara for all

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday said he is committed to build a state that works for everyone, irrespective of political differences.

NDLEA: Kano commissioners, 33 permanent secretaries undergoing drug test

No fewer than 33 permanent secretaries in Kano state civil service and some commissioner nominees are currently undergoing compulsory drug test at the Kano state command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

NAPTAN boss suggests introduction of PTA in tertiary institutions

Umaru Ebeyan, Nasarawa State Chairman of National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has called for the introduction of the association in all tertiary institutions in the country.
Hadiza Bello Masari

Hadiza Masari calls for state of emergency on drug abuse

The First Lady of Katsina State, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, yesterday raised the alarm over the rising cases of drug abuse among youths and married women in Nigeria, calling for the declaration of state of emergency on the menace.
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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.

Experts: One out of five individuals vulnerable to mental illness

A team of Medical Experts from the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano (AKTH) have said that one out of five individuals are vulnerable to mental illness.

Medical officer advises youths to donate blood to reduce stress, heart diseases

Mr Awe Adegoke, a medical officer from the Department of Dermatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun, has advised youths in particular and the general public to always donate blood to save lives.

Pyrates partner NDLEA in war against drug abuse

National Association of SeaDogs, otherwise known as Pyrates Confraternity, has assured the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) of partnership in the fight against drug abuse.
Ahmed Illyasu

Police chief warns criminals to stay away from Kano

The newly posted Kano state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ahmed Illiyasu, on Friday declared that there is no hiding place for criminals in the as his officers and men are battle-ready to flush them out of the ancient commercial city.

Governor Akeredolu decries prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria

Ondo state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, decried the high rate of drug and alcohol abuse among underage children and school age pupils across the country, urging all stakeholders and authorities to intervene to regulate the tides.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola cautions children against drug abuse

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has urged the youths, particularly children, to shun drug abuse and imbibe the spirit of godliness and good moral standards.

Police arrest six suspected drug dealers in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has arrested six suspected drug dealers operating in the state.

Suicides: NGO seeks mental health assistance, psychological support for youths

Worried by the rising cases of suicide among Nigeria’s youths, an NGO, Peace, Unity, Security and Development (PUSD), has called for more assistance in the areas of mental health care and psychological support for that group.
A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Governor Ganduje: No going back on gazetted new Kano emirate law

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said the Kano State Emirs (Appointment and Deposition) (Amendment) Law 2019 has already been gazetted; hence it will not be reversed.

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