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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.
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.
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Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has extended it scholarship programme to China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced a community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitise people in Cross River ahead the planned oil palm-based bio-diesel project.
Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".
Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.
Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher says the decision to give France a penalty against Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final in Moscow was "100 per cent" wrong.
Outgoing Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose’s plan to install his deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka, as his successor may have been dealt a big blow as several key members of his party switched support to the All Progressives Congress.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Tuesday injected 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the market.
President Vladimir Putin on Monday suggested that Washington question the Russians accused of election interference.
No fewer than six shops were burnt at Kofar Wambai Jewelry Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Yeri) in Kano on Friday night.