The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says its operatives have arrested a notorious drug dealer, 45-year-old Godwin Emuneyin, who is physically challenged and uses his wheelchair as cover to deal in illicit substances such as methamphetamine and cannabis in Afuze, headquarters of Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State. NDLEA said the suspect … Continue reading NDLEA nabs man with disability trading illicit drugs
Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party, LP, has decried a report by the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime in Nigeria, indicating that 14.4% of citizens aged between 15 and 64 abuse drugs, which he said is significantly higher than the global average of 5.6%. Obi also blamed leadership failure in the country, … Continue reading World Drug Day: Peter Obi laments rate of drug abuse in Nigeria, blames leadership for upsurge
Photo by MART PRODUCTION on Pexels.com Key Takeaways The fentanyl crisis has had a significant impact on teens and young adults, whether they face opioid addiction or use other drugs.1 It takes a very small amount of fentanyl to cause an overdose, and tools like naloxone sprays are becoming more prevalent in discussions of harm … Continue reading Fentanyl crisis and what everyone can do about it
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com 15 COMMONEST DRUGS THAT NIGERIANS ABUSE, AND THEIR SIDE EFFECTS. This compilation is from nationwide submissions. Check to see which you take, please, and take necessary action to save your life. DICLOFENAC A lot of people pop these pills for pains, menstrual pains and Bone pains the so called "RHEUMATISM." … Continue reading Say no to drug abuse, live life to its fullest
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com There is no clear evidence that depression is caused by low serotonin levels, researchers have said, as they called into question the widespread use of antidepressants. The new review of existing studies found that the condition is not likely caused by a chemical imbalance and said people should be … Continue reading No ‘clear evidence’ depression is caused by chemical imbalance in the brain
An epidemic has hit Igboland. No one is safe. Gory tales litter the space. Photo by MART PRODUCTION on Pexels.com On October 19, 2021, a boy allegedly killed his father in Adazi Ani in Anambra State and took the father’s N50, 000 just to buy "Mkpuru mmiri." He was apprehended by youths of the community, … Continue reading Methamphetamine: Nigerian youths and substance abuse
On August 2, U.S. President Donald Trump announced a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports. In a tweet, he blamed China for failing to stop fentanyl trafficking to the U.S., which he said was responsible for thousands of deaths due to drug overdose. Fentanyl and its chemical analogs are at the heart of an … Continue reading Fentanyl trafficking, the cause of new China-US trade war
More than 1,100 people died from drugs in Scotland last year, new figures indicate, the worst level since records began. There were 1,187 drug-related deaths registered in 2018 - above 1,000 for the first time and up 253 (27%) on the previous year. The National Records of Scotland statistics indicate Scotland's drug death rate is … Continue reading Scotland confirms increasing rate of drug-related deaths
People with bad habits appreciate themselves more if they successfully call it quits. When the habit turns out dangerous or life-threatening and a superstar is involved, then a divine intervention is needed. Thank God that Demi Lovato made it through hell. In 2010, the 'Cool for the Summer' singer aged 19, checked into rehab for … Continue reading Thank God For Demi Lovato.
"I made a huge mistake," she said. "I have let my fans down and let the sport down that I have been playing since the age of four, that I love so deeply. "I know that with this I face consequences and I don't want to end my career this way. I really hope to … Continue reading Maria Sharapova Disgraced Again.