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The Kano Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA) has impounded Tire Solution (illicit substance), worth N20 Million in Sabon Gari Area of Fagge Local Government Area of the State.

Kano agency impound hard drugs worth N20 million

The Kano Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA) has impounded Tire Solution (illicit substance), worth N20 Million in Sabon Gari Area of Fagge Local Government Area of the State.

Drug abuse: Many people resort to substance abuse to ease off stress – doctor

Resident doctors in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday embarked on a campaign at Wuse market, Abuja, to educate traders and shoppers on the dangers of drug abuse.

NAFDAC seals 47 bakeries, water factories in Borno

National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has sealed 22 bakeries and 25 “sachet water” factories during routine inspection in Maiduguri.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.

NGO seeks new approach to check drug abuse by youths

The Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) has called for alternative means to prevent drug abuse among youths in the country.

PCN: 14.4 million Nigerians engaged in illicit drug use

The PCN gathered critical stakeholders in Kaduna to brainstorm on alarming statistics on drug use prevalence in Nigeria and the way forward.

PCN: 14.3 million people between ages 15 and 64 abuse drugs in Nigeria

The Pharmarcists Council of Nigeria (PCN) on Thursday gathered critical stakeholders in Kaduna to brainstorm on the way out of the alarming prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor orders compulsory teaching of Igbo language in schools

The Imo State Government has announced the compul­sory teaching and learning of Igbo Language in all pri­mary, post-primary schools as well as tertiary institu­tions in the state.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Federal government to train 500,000 Nigerian youths on digital skills – minister

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has revealed that plans and programmes are at advanced stage for the Federal Government to train no fewer than 500,000 Nigerian youths on digital skills.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Correctional service comptroller orders probe of Ikoyi prison

The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Controller General sets up panel to investigate Ikoyi prison over undercover report

The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Kaduna governor leads police to raid another ‘torture home,’ rescues 147 inmates

Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday led a team of policemen on an impromptu visit to Malam Niga’s rehabilitation Centre at Rigasa Community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State where one hundred and forty-seven men, women and children were rescued and taken into protective custody by the Kaduna State government.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: Winning war against crime difficult with drug abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari says winning the war against drug abuse remains one of the critical elements of the Next Level mandate of this administration.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: We must win war against drug abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that the war against drug abuse remains one of the critical elements of the Next Level mandate of his administration.

Official: Cultism, drug abuse major issues in Lagos

The Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development has identified Cultism and Drug Abuse as major issues currently ravaging youths in the state.

Reps: Declare emergency on drug abuse

The House of Representatives has expressed concern over rising cases of drug abuse in the country.
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.

NDLEA warns youths to stop inhaling latrine stench, gutter

The Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Gombe State, Aliyu Adole, has warned youths in the state to desist from inhaling stench from pit latrine and gutter.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor tasks religious groups to address societal ills

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to collaborate with religious groups in addressing societal ills that impede development in society.

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Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.