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Drug addiction: Experts want religious, family institutions to address rising moral decay

WORRIED by the rising effects of drug addiction on Nigerian society, experts have called on traditional, religious and family institutions to rise up to...

 El-Rufai, Ngige Others Lament Unemployment Caused By Drug Abuse 

      By Chikezie Omeje The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, has lamented the abuse of drugs and substances such as vulcanizer’s solution, codeine in cough...

Drug Abuse Is Common Among Northern Women – Director, Psychiatric Hospital, Kaduna

Dr Taiwo Sheikh, a Psychiatrist and Chief Executive Officer/Medical Director, Federal Neuro- Psychiatric Hospital, Kaduna, in this interview speaks about the spike in drug...
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How Drug Addiction Threatens A Generation Of Northern Women (Part 2)

This is the second and concluding part of this report by ICIR Editor, Tajudeen Suleaiman, on the worrying trend of young women in Northern...

How Drug Addiction Threatens A Generation Of Northern Women – Part 1

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17 Customs Officers Sacked Over Certificate Forgery, Drug Addiction

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has dismissed 17 of its Junior Officers between January and September 2016, for various offences including drug addiction, certificate forgery, theft and absence from duty.
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Rent your house to Yahoo boys, risk 15 years in jail, EFCC warns landlords

THE Economic and Financial Commission Commission (EFCC) has warned that landlords risk 15 years in jail for renting houses...

IPC kicks as police detain, arraign Wikki Times publisher, reporter

PUBLISHER of online newspaper, Wikki Times, Haruna Mohammed, was detained after honouring an invitation by officials of the State...

AfDB approves African Pharmaceutical Foundation, aims to close $14bn annual import gaps

THE Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the establishment of the African Pharmaceutical Technology...

Many feared dead as Army, residents clash in Cross Rivers

MANY people are feared dead following a clash between troops of the Nigerian Army and residents of Nko and...

Why I didn’t implement 2014 CONFAB report – Jonathan

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has said the limited time between the period the 2014 National Conference (CONFAB) Report was submitted to...
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