Reps seek action against drug abuse among women, girls

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development, Hon Kafilat Adetola Ogbara, has called for a state of emergency on insecurity, trafficking and drug abuse among married women, young girls and the youths in the country. She…

198 arrested, 21 illicit drug joints dismantled in Kano

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kano State Command, has announced a significant breakthrough in its ongoing “Operation Hana Maye,” aimed at combating drug trafficking and abuse in the state. Between January 17 and January 26, under the leadership…

The conversations we don’t have — Gbubemi Atimomo 

Reflections on some controversial topics that we ought to discuss What will people say? This is one of the most often expressed questions when we reflect on some topics and our view towards them. Those topics that people generally do…

*Ikoyi Building: My 18-year-old son a victim, father cries out (Punch)*Death toll climbs to 22 in Lagos high-rise collapse (Guardian)

Ikoyi Building: My 18-year-old son a victim, father cries out (Punch) Father to one of the alleged victims of the 21-storey building that collapsed at Ikoyi, Abel Godwin, has stated that he travelled from Abuja to Lagos because his 18-year-old…

Obi says Nigeria’s economic woes fuelling drug abuse among youths

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Mr Peter Obi, has blamed the horrible spate of drug abuse among Nigerian youths to the ever worsening economic realities prevalent in the country, saying that a…

How to end drug abuse in Lagos, residents tell Gov Ambode

Codeine, Tramadol and other drugs taken to get high are ravaging the country, taking down young and old alike. Lagos has perhaps the largest concentration of Nigerians mot of them young people whose future is at stake because of drug…

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