Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (Ndlea)
The destruction was supervised by the director general of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye and the Area Controller, Mohammed Aliyu. He said the destruction was legal.
A viral video hits the social media showing a Ghanaian young man shutting down after overdosing on Tramadol. The young man was seen trying to wedge himself from falling down with an iron pole as he was gradually bending backwards.
Northern Governors’ Wives Forum (NGWF) on Tuesday, May 8 stressed the need for collaboration by stakeholders to tackle increasing cases of drug abuse by youths in the country. The call was made a their meeting in Sokoto.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state at the weekend cautioned youths in the state against taking illicit medicine. Governor Ortom gave the warning at the J.S. Tarka Stadium in Gboko during thanksgiving prayers.
Few days after the federal government placed a ban on the use of codeine in the country, a research study has revealed that about 30,000 bottles of codeine made of cough syrup are consumed daily in Niger state.
The Appeal Court in Lagos has on Friday, May 5, nullified a previous ruling by the Federal High Court preventing the arrest of Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East district, by Nigerian law enforcement agencies.