Tag: ‘cannabis

The NDLEA has destroyed 3,900 hectares of cannabis in Ondo and we are confused

One of the buzziest conversation last week was governor of Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu, in Thailand to learn how to grow cannabis and urged the Nigerian government to tap into the…

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Akeredolu flew all the way to Thailand on taxpayers’ money just to learn how to grow cannabis?

If you are looking for yet another reason why Nigeria is a joke, look no further: via his Twitter account on Tuesday, the governor of Ondo Rotimi Akeredolu revealed that…

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Cannabis reportedly cures 12-year-old girl of epilepsy

A 12-year-old girl from Tuscon, Arizona in US who suffered from a rare condition causing constant seizures that she was put into a coma, has been cured by cannabis. Annalise…

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NDLEA arrests police inspector with 75 sacks of cannabis

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi State, on Monday paraded a police inspector, Abali Zagi, with the Nigeria Police Force headquarters’ welfare bus loaded…

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NDLEA discovers cannabis warehouse in Kwara

The Kwara State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Wednesday said it has discovered a warehouse filled with  4.336 tons of cannabis sativa. The State Commander, Reuben…

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Customs seize N250m worth of cannabis in Lagos

The Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted 43 bags of cannabis along Agbara/Badagry road smuggled from Ghana. This was disclosed in a statement by the Western Marine Command of the NCS,…

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Cannabis possession: Singapore rejects Nigerian’s clemency plea – Amnesty Int’l

Singapore has rejected an appeal for clemency by a Nigerian, Chijoke Stephen Obioha due to be executed on Friday for being in possession of cannabis, Amnesty International has said. The family…

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N6m worth of Indian hemp seized by NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said it has confiscated a vehicle loaded with 35 sacks of Indian hemp weighing 1,244.4 kg in Kogi. This was revealed…

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NSCDC arrests 15-year-old boy with drugs, fake currency

A 15-year-old boy, identified as Umar Alhassan has been arrested by the Niger State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps for allegedly supplying cannabis to some residents in the…

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Woman, 21, remanded in prison for drug trafficking in Lagos

by Jewel Stephen A Federal High Court in Lagos today ordered that a trader, Rashidat Shehu, be remanded in prison custody for being in possession of 800 grams of cannabis.…

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Parents arrested as 5-year-old boy tests positive for cocaine

by Azubuike Azikiwe A couple have been arrested in California, after their 5-year-old son was found with a bag of cocaine and subsequently tested positive for the drug. While investigating the boy's…

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“I thought it was vegetable”: NDLEA arrest woman with cannabis at MMA

by Jewel Stephens A 37-year-old woman, Ezeh Ifeoma Maureen, has been apprehended at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, after finding substances suspected to…

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Cannabis cuts men’s fertility – but smoking, drinking & wearing tight underwear don’t – Study

by Zara Mustapha  The world's largest study of the effects of lifestyle on sperm suggests that men wanting to have children should quit smoking cannabis as it could have effect…

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Gunmen kill 2, abduct pregnant woman in Taraba, NDLEA detects 11.5kg of cannabis in cosmetics & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo File ohoto Gunmen kill 2, abduct pregnant woman, burn houses in Taraba  Gunmen on Friday attacked Kashimbilla community in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba, killing two persons and kidnapping two women, including…

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BUSTED: Nigerian arrested in India after illicit drugs fell off his scooter in an accident

by 'Jola Sotubo A Nigerian resident in the Goa area of India has been arrested after he was found in possession of illicit drugs. The unidentified male Nigerian was said…

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BUSTED: 3 men arrested in Jos with 691.7kg of marijuana

by Oke Efagene File photo A truck driver and 2 others with 691.7 kilogrammes of cannabis have been apprehended today by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Plateau State…

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Face of shame: This man was caught with drugs en route to Dubai (PICTURED)

by 'Jola Sotubo The game is up for a Nigerian man who is said to have been caught attempting to smuggle drugs into the United Arab Emirates. Obi Chinweike, 34,…

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Monsters: 5 men plied vulnerable girl, 15, with alcohol and cannabis before sexually abusing her

Five men have been convicted of child abuse after exploiting the 'profound vulnerability' of a 15-year-old girl, it emerged today. The victim, who was removed from her drug-addicted parents and…

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BUSTED: NDLEA arrests nursing mother for attempting to smuggle cannabis to China

by Oge Okonkwo File photo A 34-year-old nursing mother (name withheld) has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday for allegedly attempting  to export 6kg. of…

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Demola Rewaju: A case for legalizing marijuana in Nigeria

by Demola Rewaju Cannabis is proven to be less harmful or addictive to people than many other things we abuse legally. In relative addictiveness, nicotine, heroin, alcohol, cocaine, caffeine and…

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“I needed the money”: Student arrested in Lagos for trafficking heroin and cannabis

by Oge Okonkwo A  27-year-old student, Chukwu Ramsey Onyekaozuru, was nabbed by the operatives of  the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) as he attempted to  smuggle 5.300kg of cannabis and 660 grammes…

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So long Mary J, Hello Mary Amaka as scientists invent ‘weed without the high’

by Chi Ibe This should be good news to all although some might moan about it. Scientists in Israel have cultivated a cannabis plant that doesn't get people stoned or…

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