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Psychiatrist: 13-year olds also abusing drugs

Dr Marcus Vandi, Head of Psychiatric Unit, Yola Specialist Hospital, Adamawa, has raised alarm over the increasing rate of drug abuse among youths in the state with teenagers as young as 13 years of age also among those abusing drugs.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi: Social media destroying ‘our humanity’

Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has warned that the current use of the various social media platforms by majority of the youths and other internet savvy people is destroying ‘our humanity’ across the world.
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WHO: Half of mental health disorders start at adolescence

Half of all mental illnesses begin at the adolescent age – before the age of 14 – but most cases go undetected and untreated, the World Health Organisation, has said.

I slept with 20-25 men everyday – Libya returnee

A Nigerian teenager, Beauty John, yesterday, relived sad memories of how she slept with over 20 men everyday all in her bid to migrate to Europe in search of greener pastures.
Lili and Howick

Teenagers disappear ahead of deportation from Netherlands

Two Armenian teenagers due to be deported from the Netherlands have gone missing on Saturday, the Dutch justice ministry said, in the latest twist of a high-profile drama as the pair battle to stay in the country.
The team, Save-A-Soul, developed a mobile application called ‘FD Detector’ to tackle the problem of fake pharmaceutical products in the country.

Nigerian teenagers win World tech innovation challenge

A team of Nigerian female teenagers on Thursday emerged winner of the 2018 Technovation World Pitch in California, United States.

Teenagers in court for alleged possession of dangerous weapons, hemp

Seven teenagers, on Monday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged possession of dangerous weapons and Indian hemp.
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Teenage boys nabbed with guns, live ammunition in Enugu

Two teenagers, suspected to be members of a secret cult, have been arrested with guns and live ammunition in Enugu.
The Nigerian Army has handed over 184 teenagers suspected to be Boko Haram members to the United Nations, in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

Nigerian Army hands over 184 Boko Haram suspects to UN

The Nigerian Army has handed over 184 teenagers suspected to be Boko Haram members to the United Nations, in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.
Jordan Douherty | Locals claim around 300 youths gate-crashed a 16th birthday bash on Saturday after the details were posted on social media | The Sun

15-year-old Nigerian rapper killed in London

A 15-year-old Nigerian boy, Jordan Gbolade Jaiyeola, was stabbed to death when a mass brawl broke out as some 200 teenagers were leaving a 16th birthday party at a community centre in London.

Police rescue two kidnapped girls in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa said they had rescued two female teenagers, abducted by a gunman in Agbura, near Azikoro village in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

Court jails minor, four teenagers for six months over theft

An Upper Area Court 3 sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos on Monday sentenced a minor and four teenagers to be remanded for six months in a Juvenile home for criminal conspiracy, store breaking and theft.

Flash flood kills 10 Israeli teenagers

Flash flood in southern Israel has so far killed a total of 10 Israeli teenagers, as the body of a missing student was discovered on Friday.

Egypt bans Blue Whale social media game over suicide claims

Egypt's top Islamic body has banned a social media game that allegedly entices teenagers to commit suicide, saying it contains elements that are prohibited by Islam.

Expert urges Nigerians to adopt sleep hygiene

Dr Itopa Garuba, a behavioural Scientist at the General Hospital Minna, has called on Nigerians to adopt sleep hygiene for the body’s general well being. ‎

Kogi govt moves to end herdsmen, farmers clash

The crisis between herdsmen and farmers in Kogi State will soon be a thing of the past as the governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello‎, has given a matching order with dispatch to all those concern to maintain peace and tranquility in their various domain.

Philippines’ Duterte likens rights chief to paedophile

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has likened the nation's human rights commissioner to a "paedophile" for expressing concern over teenagers who police killed in a controversial war on drugs.

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Kwara by-election: Bukola Saraki faults Ibrahim Idris for transferring four DPOs

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has faulted the transfer of four Divisional Police Officers ahead of Saturday by-election in Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke Ero/Isin federal constituency, Kwara State.

Teenager drowns in Kano well

A 12-year-old boy, Saifilahi Isa, on Tuesday drowned in a well in Bagadawa Community in Dawakin Tofa LGA of Kano State.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government, pensioners move to resolve dispute

The National Industrial Court in Ibadan has adjourned till January 14, 2019 the suit instituted by the Nigerian Union of Pensioners against the Oyo State Government over the unpaid entitlements of its members.
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2019: Candidate cautions against vote buying

Alhaji Fahad Ahmed-Chikaji, candidate contesting the seat in Kaduna State House of Assembly for Sabongari, has cautioned Nigerians against vote buying, saying the ugly trend could put the nation’s democracy in danger.
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Eko Atlantic City refutes Davido’s claim, says he didn’t provide necessary information

Eko Atlantic City has termed false, the claim by Davido, that the city refused to grant him approval to hold his upcoming concert in the city, due to his political affiliations.