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Drug abuse, cultism responsible for rising cases of rape – NGO

An NGO, Southern Nigeria Peoples Mandate on Tuesday attributed the rising cases of rape in the country to drug abuse and cultism.

Kebbi Varsity holds seminar on drug abuse

The Federal University Birnin Kebbi has thrown a public invite to all and sundry to a Seminar on drug abuse titled "The Implication of Drug Abuse: Medical and Sociological Perspectives" on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

How Nigeria could be freed from drug abuse, by lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Gbolahan Yishawu on Wednesday, said Nigeria could be freed from drug abuse and illicit trafficking, if institutions of criminal justice, health and social services collaborate to provide long lasting solutions.

NDLEA arrests 178 drug offenders, secures 29 convictions in Sokoto

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

Jam’iyyar Matan Arewa cautions on hate speech, rising drug abuse

A forum of Northern women, the Jam’iyyar Matan Arewa, on Monday cautioned against rising cases of fake news, hate speech and drug addictions that...

Tramadol ban: Consumption of locally made psychoactive substance on the rise, NDLEA cries out

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says the ban placed on tramadol has given rise to other forms of psychoactive stimulants.

Effects of substance abuse among women, by Rukayya Ibrahim Iyayi

Drug abuse poses various kinds of problems impacting the user, their families and the community at large. The broad impact of drug use on families is tremendous. It is the family to which the dependent user turns to in times of emotional or physical distress or crisis. 

Plateau govt troubled by increasing number of women in drug abuse

Plateau Government on Wednesday expressed concern over increasing number of women in drug abuse and child trafficking-related issues in the state. The state commissioner for...

Saraki: Law to curb drug abuse underway

The President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has vowed to tackle the menace of drug abuse among youths in Nigeria through legislation. Mr Saraki took...

Kano, Katsina maintain top positions in drug abuse chart

By Mustapha Usman The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has in the last four years arrested 34,499 persons in connection with drug related offences...

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