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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 United Kingdom says it is working with Nigeria to fight corruption through the provision of technical assistance and equipment to key agencies fighting financial and economic crimes.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised an alarm over millions of people who have viral hepatitis but are unaware or unable to receive treatment.
The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) on Friday commended efforts of the Federal Government in its anti-terrorism measures.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has cautioned drug manufacturers against producing substandard drugs to curb addiction and drug related issues in the country.
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 Northern Governors Wives Forum has applauded the Federal Ministry of Health for its recent decision to ban the importation and production of codeine, saying the ban “is a major breakthrough in the fight against drug abuse among youths in the country”.
Militants from Islamic State have beheaded three brothers, all working in the medical profession, in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said, on Monday.
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 UN has called for the protection of big cats species such as lions, tigers and leopards, warning that they are fast going into extinction.
The Economic Community of West African States has collaborated with civil society organizations to curb drug and substance abuse in six West African countries.
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 UN has warned of a rise in trafficking of the synthetic opioid tramadol across West Africa, as one official revealed it is being found in the pockets of suicide bombers.
The Centre for Research and Information on Substance Abuse (CRISA), has said that Nigeria must be prepared to take hard decisions if the war against drug abuse must be won.
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Three men, who allegedly conspired to defraud seven people of N750,000 on the pretext of depositing the money into a cooperative society account for them, were on Tuesday arraigned in Lagos.
Mr Chris Isiguzo, who is aspiring to be President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has promised to fight for special salary package for Nigerian journalists if elected.
Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers on Tuesday walked out on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s State of the Nation address to parliament.
A 53-year-old Festus Ajetunmobi, on Tuesday, asked a Badagry Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve his 20-year marriage to his wife, Titilayo, alleging that she destroys his property.
The Senate President and presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bukola Saraki, has said Nigeria’s Presidency is not a part-time job, insisting that the occupant must be youthful, energetic and vibrant.
Three weeks after the alleged murder of a student, Abdullahi Abbati, the Police Command in Sokoto State said it would fully investigate the case and bring those responsible to justice.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Peter Rufai has urged the national team coach, Gernot Rohr, to equally give Ikechukwu Ezenwa playing time rather than pin his hopes on Francis Uzoho.
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says more Nigerians have access to mobile phones than those with access to toilets.
Two health workers at the General Hospital, Umuolo in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State have been placed under surveillance by officials of the Ministry of Health, for suspected case of Lassa fever.
The British High Commission to Nigeria has restated its commitment to spend 47. 4 million pounds on Deepening Democracy in Nigeria Programme Phase 2 (DDiN2).