Substance abuse

NDLEA warns parents on youths hiding illicit drugs in fancy bottles

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has advised parents to be watchful and look for little, fancy bottles...

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...
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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...

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

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