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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.
United Nations says one trillion dollars are paid in bribes annually, while another 2.6 trillion are stolen, all due to corruption
President Muhammadu Buhari challenges African youths to champion fight against corruption, saying their involvement is critical to winning anti-graft crusade in the continent
A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Shehu Sale, has commended Federal Government effort at integrating mental health into Primary Health Care (PHC) system to improve mental health coverage and services in the country.
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”.
The family of Shamima Begum, one of the three British schoolgirls who left the United Kingdom to live in ISIL's so-called caliphate, say they plan to challenge the government's decision to strip her of her citizenship.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, is again meeting with General Officers Commanding (GOCs), Field Commanders and Brigade Commanders over the rescheduled elections holding Saturday, February 23.
An eighth Labour MP quit the party on Wednesday in protest against leader Jeremy Corbyn, joining a mounting rebellion sparked by rows over anti-Semitism and Brexit.
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) granted approval for Pioneer Status Incentive (PSI) to nine companies with an investment of ₦277.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Andrew Robertson believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's impact at Manchester United has given Liverpool a tougher job of winning at Old Trafford on Sunday.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has received a fresh batch of returnees from Libya.
Security was tight at the Lagos State Headquarters of INEC in Yaba on Wednesday, as the Commission took delivery of sensitive election materials.
Ohaneze Ndigbo, a pan Igbo socio-cultural group has urged eligible voters in the South East and South-South to come out en masse and vote their choice candidates during the Presidential/National Assembly elections on Saturday.
The Presidency has said that President Muhamamdu Buhari, will speak on the elections postponement after Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) briefing.
Paul Merson has attributed Alexis Sanchez's poor form at Manchester United to a loss of confidence and hunger.