The mandate of our organization is to give relevant drug information to people especially the school children in our region that will help them make healthy decisions for themselves and their families and help to ensure a drug-free society as we are catching then young.
In attendance of the event was the Deputy Consular General for the German Embassy, Allexandra Herr. Lecture was delivered by Mrs Chizoba Etuka from NDLEA.
“On this International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, I call on countries and communities to continue to improve the lives of everyone blighted by drug abuse by integrating security and public safety with a heightened focus on health, human rights, and sustainable development.” By Resolution 42/112 of December 7, 1987, the General Assembly
Lagos State Government, yesterday, said comprehensive plans are currently being firmed up to generally address prevalence of drug abuse under the mental health policy in the State, revealing that a law to that effect has already been updated. The Federal Government had on Tuesday directed the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
Nigeria bans codeine cough syrup to stop an addiction epidemic. But something worse could take its place.
They drink it in alleyways and markets, at bars and in private homes. They take it straight or mix it with Coca-Cola, making their purchases underground or in pharmacies, with a prescription or without. It’s codeine cough syrup, and Nigerian lawmakers estimate that the residents of just two states in the country’s north consume more
If drug abuse has ever reached its present proportions in Nigeria’s history, the phenomenon was either not recorded or it, somehow, managed to escape our attention. Reports by new media and the general public indicate that drug use among Nigeria’s youth is worsening by the day. While Lagosians struggle to understand why drug-addled zombies are
In the North, Saddam Saidu, has become a celebrity of some sort. Not so much because he is an A-list actor, or a chart-topping, rave-making singer. In fact the 21-year-old owes his “super-star” disposition to his ability to successfully wrest himself from the strong grip of drug addiction. Saidu started threading the infamous path of
Illicit drugs: a transit point for heroin and cocaine intended for European, East Asian, and North American markets; consumer of amphetamines; safe haven for Nigerian narcotraffickers operating worldwide; major money-laundering center; massive corruption and criminal activity; Nigeria has improved some anti-money-laundering controls, resulting in its removal from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF’s) Noncooperative Countries and