An Area Court in Ilorin on Tuesday ordered Emmanuel Jolayemi, 17, to spend three years in a correctional facility over drug abuse.
A drug kingpin wanted for attempts to ship illicit drug consignments to the United Kingdom tops the list of arrests made by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency through interdiction operations that led to the seizure of four tons of illicit substances in the past week.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his administration’s commitment to the country’s fight against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking as part of efforts to curtail the global drug problem, even as he assured he’ll continue to provide necessary support and tools for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to fulfil its mandate.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested three suspects for allegedly being in possession of a prohibited substance suspected to be Indian hemp.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested three suspected cultists, Abass Oluwatosin, Babatunde Daniel, and Fagboun Idris, and recovered three locally made guns.
The popular Nollywood actress disclosed this in a chat with media personality, Chude Jideonwo.
The Task Force apprehended the two with their friend, 26-year-old Precious James, who facilitated the transaction.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Usaini-Gumel, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in Kano.
The commitment was disclosed during a courtesy visit by the Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye to the National Coordinator of NCTC-ONSA, retired, Rear Adm. Yaminu Musa, Wednesday in Abuja.
Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella Friday ordered officials to have daily review meetings on drug supplies after medical associations and doctors voiced serious concerns about shortages.
The police said they contacted the rail operator Deutsche Bahn and duly found the bag, and let the owner know he could come and collect it.
The organisation said in a statement that current indications did not justify using colchicine to treat non-severe illness, adding that fluvoxamine should not be used without clinical trials
A cross-section of residents in the metropolis who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews Tuesday, said the responsibility to check the act rests majorly on parenting.
The 45-year-old was caught red-handed near the BDA Complex in HRBR Layout.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, the NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations.
We are faced daily with the evolving talent of a kid who escaped the brutalising confinement of Peckham’s gangland lifestyle to lead a boisterous Marlian movement that derives its power through music that encourages euphoric freedom, athletic dance steps, Bohemian abandon, sartorial rebelliousness (no belt, no bra), and his obsession with boobs, bums, ganja and bullshit.
Tyson Fury is facing a fresh investigation into his failed drugs test in 2015 after a farmer alleged he was offered £25,000 to lie and cover for the heavyweight champion.
Dr Ovo Ogbinaka, a medical practitioner with a private hospital in Warri, has advised patients on medications not to mix food with medicine.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to immediately intervene in the case of Zainab Aliyu, the student incriminated in drug related matters and being detained by the Saudi Arabia authorities.