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NDLEA destroys 34,560 kg of drugs, substances in Ogun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has publicly destroyed over 34, 560 kilograms of hard drug in Ogun.

Five killed in China as hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians

At least five people were killed and 21 injured after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians in east China’s Fujian province on Tuesday afternoon, state media reported.

Official: About 60m Nigerians suffering from mental disorder

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government towards reducing cases of mental disorder in Nigeria.

Experts call for collaboration to reduce cases of mental disorder

Two consultant psychiatrists have called for collaboration among public and private stakeholders in creating mental health awareness to reduce the rising cases of mental disorders in Nigeria.

Ondo government approves N1.5 billion for cancer treatment centre

The Ondo State Government said on Wednesday in Akure that it had approved N1.5 billion for the take off of a cancer treatment centre in the state.

Psychiatrist raises concern over increasing suicide among young Nigerians

Dr Ninyo Omidiji, a Psychiatrist and Clinician, Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, has raised concern over the growing rate of suicide among young Nigerians.

Anti-depressants lift people’s mood – study

Anti-depressants do help lift people’s mood, although their effects vary, according to a recent study published in the London-based medical journal The Lancet.

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The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 15

Looting: I forgive my accusers – minister

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouq, says she has forgiven those who accused her of hiding COVID-19 palliatives meant for the poor.
Police Commands across Nigeria have begun making arrests after widespread looting, arson and vandalisation of public and private property across the country by a mob which took advantage of legitimate protests against police brutality to unleash mayhem across the country.

Police arrest suspects over looting, arson and vandalisation across Nigeria

Police Commands across Nigeria have begun making arrests after widespread looting, arson and vandalisation of public and private property across the country by a mob which took advantage of legitimate protests against police brutality to unleash mayhem across the country.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.

LASEMA commences clean-up of Lagos in support of LAWMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Looters invade NYSC camp in Abuja

Some hoodlums on Tuesday morning broke into the Orientation Camp of the National Youth Corps in Kubwa, Abuja.

ICPC to probe looted palliatives

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission says it is set to commence the investigation of the sources of looted items.