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    Metro Over 14 million Nigerians are on drugs â World Drug Report – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The World Drug Report of 2019 has put drug use prevalence in Nigeria at 14.4 percent of the population, representing 14.4 million Nigerians aged 15 to 64 years. This was revealed on Thursday, October 31st in Kaduna by registrar of the Pharmarcists Council of Nigeria (PCN), Elisha … Read...
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    Metro Nigeria Records 9% Increase in Drug Abuse – Thisdaylive

    Reports from the National Bureau of Statistics have indicated that despite the policy against the misuse and administration of drugs, Nigeria has recorded over nine per cent increase in the abuse of drugs from 5.6 per cent in 2006 to 15 per cent, which reveals … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Metro Man seen bathing with his urine after getting high - Instablog9ja

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    Metro Man Dies After Taking A Mixture Of 'Madara' And Gum In Abuja - Instablog9ja

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    Metro Unilag Student Dies After Taking Tramadol And Codeine - Instablog9ja

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    Metro Man Seen Praying On The Road After Overdosing On Drugs - Instablog9ja

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    Metro Cart Pusher Falls Down After Overdosing On Tramadol In Delta State - Instablog9ja

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    Metro How Tramadol Almost Ruined My Life – University Undergraduate Tells Drug Abuse Story – Tori News

    A student of the Federal University, Lokoja, Saddam Saidu, has narrated how drug addiction almost ruined his life, but for the intervention of his father, Mohammed, who refused to give up on him. The Political Science student explained that... Read more via Tori News –...
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    Metro NAFDAC flays N300,000 fine for drug smuggling – Punch Newspapers

    The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof Moji Adeyeye, has said the fines of N300,000 for.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2tLsrGM Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Drug Abuse: Why we abuse Codeine, Refnol and Marijuana – Nigerians Youths – Information Nigeria News

    Following a recent documentary on prevalent Codeine abuse by young Nigerians the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the Federal Government put a ban on cough syrups... Read more via Information Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2ruKSz5 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Drug Abuse In The North Handiwork Of Igbo People - Bayero Lecturer, Muhammad - Daily Post

    Dr. Bala Muhammad of the Faculty of Communication, Bayero University Kano, has accused Igbo drug merchants of supplying codeine syrups to the north. The lecturer made the allegation while presenting a paper at the Kano Youth Summit on Peace Advocacy and Development organised by Hamisu Magaji...
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    Metro Drug Abuse: Another youth suffers “brain malfunction” after trying “Colorado” – pulse.ng

    A video making the rounds on social media has revealed the demise of a young man after he used a new illicit drug known on the streets as “Colorado”. Read more via pulse.ng – https://ift.tt/2GwAiR8 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Youth Slumps, Dies In Suspected Tramadol Overdose - Ladun Liadi

    An unidentified male of Abraka community, Ethiope East local government area of Delta State, was weekend confirmed dead after ingesting a drug substance suspected to Tramadol. Sources claim the deceased who is in his mid 20s, has been a regular user of the drug. He was said to have slumped in...
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    Metro Young Man Starts Misbehaving after taking 7 tablets of 200mg Tramadol In Lagos - Information Nig

    A young man who went “loco” after he took an excess of the opiod pain medication, in an apparently attempt to get high, or probably impress on of his girls, has been talking to a hospital after overdosing on Tramadol on Sunday in Lagos. Read more via INFORMATION NIGERIA –...
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    Metro [VIDEO] Police seize cocaine found hidden in pineapples – Punch Newspapers

    via Punch Newspapers – http://ift.tt/2DthuAz Police in Portugal and Spain say they seized nearly a ton of cocaine hidden inside pineapples. The Police said they arrested nine members of a gang that shipped the drugs from South America. The cocaine was wrapped in yellow wax and packed inside...
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    Metro Drug abuse: Reps ask NAFDAC to ban codeine across counter – Vanguard News

    By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—Following the alarming rates of drug abuse in some parts of the country, the House of Representatives at plenary yesterday, asked the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, to immediately place a ban on the dispensing and sales of codeine...
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    Politics Illicit Drugs worth N4.1bn destroyed in Kano – Vanguard News

    The Kano State Government said on Monday that it had destroyed illicit drugs worth N4.1 billion confiscated in the state in 2017 alone. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje who revealed this at the Senate Roundtable on Drug Abuse Epidemic held in Kano, said this was part of the renewed fight against drug …...
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