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Following a report that about 14.3million people in Nigeria use drugs outside prescription, drug control experts have urged the authorities to improve on drug control policies in the country.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) says Nigeria, and West and Central Africa face “disruptive and destabilising” new trends regarding drug trafficking, drug use and other crimes.
Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has said that the world loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has provided technical support to 60 legal practitioners to render pro-bono legal aid to drug arrestees.
The European Union (EU), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are supporting the production of a movie on the menace of drug abuse in Nigeria.
The Federal Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as well as the Kebbi State Government, have trained 200 Secondary Schools Principals in the state on how to curtail drug abuse among students.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has distanced the organisation from the news making the rounds that it called for the decriminalisation of cannabis in Nigeria.
The United Nations (UN) has asked the federal government to relax its “stringent laws” against the use of marijuana.
The Edo Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has called for support from the state government to enable it to destroy more than 130,000 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and the Nigeria Immigration Service have partnered with the European Union, the International Organisation for Migration and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime on how to combat illegal migration and human trafficking in the country.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has called for stricter laws to combat the proliferation of small arms across the West African sub-region.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has urged Nigeria Custom Service to work with the police for comprehensive investigation on seizure of fire arms at Tin-Can Island port in Lagos recently.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Edo says it has arrested 67 persons for allegedly trafficking in various drugs in the state.
The Nigeria Police yesterday debunked claims contained in a report recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) which rated the Police as the most corrupt institution in Nigeria.
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The Katsina State Independent National Electoral Commission will begin the distribution of sensitive materials to the 34 local government areas in the state on Wednesday (today) for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly polls.
Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abak Federal Constituency have alerted security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot in Akwa Ibom State.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Automated Teller Machine (ATM) from selected banks across the country recorded transactions valued at N39.15 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and senator representing Abia-North District, Mao Ohuabunwa, has cried out over an alleged plan by senatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Orji Uzor Kalu, to rig the forthcoming election.
As the 2018/2019 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) abridged season continues mid-week today, Rangers International F.C will hope to take all Match-day 10 three points at stake against Bauchi’s Wikki Tourists inside the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, in which he bold-facedly credited Senate President Bukola Saraki with the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed as Minister as nothing but a fiction.
Less than 24 hours to the presidential election, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has charged its 40 million members nationwide to vote for a candidate whose values align with those of the association.
A Zimbabwean court has convicted prominent opposition politician Tendai Biti for announcing that his party's leader won disputed elections held in July.
A runaway teenager who has divided British opinion after joining the Islamic State group in Syria but now wants to return home, has given birth, her family said on Sunday.
Turkish authorities on Thursday detained three suspects over the collapse of an apartment building in Istanbul that claimed the lives of 21 people, local media reported.