Tag: Drug

tosin adesinaMay 4, 2018

The Federal Government just banned codeine production in the country but is it enough?

After a long wait the federal government this week announced the ban of syrup containing codeine substances in the country. ...

Mazi EmekaJune 20, 2016

Reno Omokri: How not to get addicted to your salary

Speaking from his bed, author and television host, Reno Omokri, on Monday, spoke on how to overcome poverty and an addiction ...

Mazi EmekaJune 14, 2016

Report: Heroin, cocaine consumption common in Lagos

Consumption of heroin and cocaine is prevalent in Lagos, says the former Director-General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ...

Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

Opinion: Are herbal mixtures a new kind of drug abuse?

by Mbawuike Anthony Okechukwu The streets of Nigeria have been filled with lots of herbal mixtures being paraded all over ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 14, 2016

How fake NDLEA officer supplied cocaine, illicit drugs to Boko Haram victims

Baba Haruna, a 48-year-old drug dealer has been arrested by officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 13, 2016

How Ojukwu’s niece was arrested in drug ring bust

Ijeoma Ojukwu, niece to late politician, Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu, among others were arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement ...

Janeth JOctober 10, 2015

How passenger was nabbed with $34,000 in Lagos airport

A passenger, Ozoh Ikenna was arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA)Lagos ...

Janeth JJune 27, 2015

FG set to shut down open drug markets from July 1

Over the years, disorganized distribution of drugs have been the deal but the government isn’t okay with it, to ensure ...

Janeth JJune 21, 2015

North Korea’s ‘agbo’ cures HIV and Ebola

I remember when growing up I would have a stomach upset or headache or something  as silly as  a slight scratch on ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 23, 2015

First batch of Ebola experimental vaccine shipped to Liberia

by Chinwe Okafor The first batch of an experimental vaccine against Ebola is on its way to Liberia, according to ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2014

Nigerian drug lord gets 25-year sentence, as US begin moves to extradite PDP Chieftain, Buruj Kashamu

by Kolapo Olapoju A Nigerian man, Koyode Lawrence, was sentenced to nearly 25-years in prison on Tuesday, 30 September, after ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

This South African football coach was nabbed in MMIA for drug trafficking

by Azubuike Azikiwe A South African football coach, Steven Darlugar, has been arrested by officials of the National Drug Law ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 15, 2014

Nigerian dies in India after jumping from three-storey building

by Azubuike Azikiwe A Nigerian man, Onyeka Anwanbukwa has died after jumping out from the window of an apartment in ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 16, 2014

The hypocrisy of America’s experimental Ebola drug

by Theophilus Ilevbare These days, nothing strikes a bout of panic and paranoia than the thought of Ebola Virus Disease. ...

December 27, 2013

Good news: Researchers discover wonder drug which may prevent AIDS

Research led by scientists at the Gladstone Institutes, San Fransisco, United States has identified the precise chain of molecular events ...

November 5, 2013

Got a cold? Stick to paracetamol: Study finds it superior to Ibuprofen in treating sore throats & runny noses

Coping with a cold? Doctors believe paracetamol is the best treatment to keep on top of coughs, colds and sore ...

April 16, 2013

Heartwrenching images of poverty and violence capture true misery of Mexico, ravaged by drug cartels (LOOK)

It is a place at once thought of for its destitution, crime, and poverty – where a bitter conflict has ...

March 27, 2013

“Big Marijuana”: Drug dealers launch marketing campaigns to gain customer loyalty

Street-level drug dealers in Washington and Colorado are up in arms over the takeover of the marijuana market by large-scale ...

March 16, 2013

Lil Wayne’s professed drug addictions and hospitalisation is a warning about the dangers of codeine

One of the greatest marketing tools for drug addiction these days have been hip-hop artists who rap about “popping Mollys,” ...

March 15, 2013

New drugs claiming to extend life span up to 150 years to be released by GlaxoSmithKline soon (DETAILS)

There may not be a magic potion to make you immortal; however, there may be some drugs that can keep ...

November 14, 2012

TICKER: Startling PHOTOS that show the ravaging effects of drug addiction

Many would automatically assume judgements about those caught in the grip of drug addiction. But one photographer has sought to ...

October 23, 2012

TICKER: Monster energy drink ‘linked to five deaths’

The heavily-caffeinated Monster Energy Drink is being investigated by US officials for its reported link to five deaths and one non-fatal ...

September 5, 2012

Cynthia Osokogu’s alleged killers recorded rape video

by Isi Esene There are indications that the alleged killers of Cynthia Osokogu might have recorded their crime while raping ...

OluwapelumiNovember 4, 2011

Vindicated! #Suwe'sDaddy is free

At the expiration of the 15-day period granted the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency today, a Lagos high court has ...

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