The Manace of Drug abuse in the Northern Nigeria

The Senate recently raised an alarm that the entire 19 states of the North face serious dangers of a drug abuse epidemic. It said over three million bottles of codeine cough syrup are being abused daily in Kano and Jigawa states alone. While the movement and other logistics of three million bottles of codeine is…

Why you should deworm your family every 3 months

Intestinal worms are terrible parasites that show no respect of persons. Just about anybody can be infested with worms. They are like tenants that don’t pay rent yet cause serious damage to the house. Even small parasitic worms can cause pain, discomfort, and illness. Deworming children allows them to absorb the critical nutrients the body needs,…

WHO reveals why monkey pox spread quickly in Nigerian states

The Delta State Coordinator of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Bassey Bassey, has said flooding in various parts of the country contributed to quick spread of monkey pox across the affected states. Bassey said this in Abuja on Thursday at a one-day colloquium organised by the Association of Medical Scientists of Nigeria, FCT branch….

Man Dies In Osogbo After Taking Excessive Tramadol

A 26 Years Old Man, one Seun popularly referred to as Dada has been reported dead after allegedly taking an overdose of a pain killer drug known as Tramadol. The incident happened last week Wednesday at the deceased residence at Celestial Church Junction in Omigade Area of Osogbo. According to an eyewitness and a friend…

50 Codeine Drug & Indian Hemp Sellers Arrested In Akala Mushin Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos State Police and environmental Task Force officials have arrested 50 suspected criminals with 48 bags of illicit drugs around Akala in Mushin. The mid-night operation was led by Soji Akinbayo, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), the task force Chairman, Olayinka Egbeyemi, a Superintendent of Police (SP) and all Divisional Police Officers under Area…

5 other drugs used by Nigerian drug users

Apart from codeine, here are five other drugs used by Nigerian drug users Kilos of cocaine seized by the NDLEA  (Pulse ) Also, with the revelation by the Nigerian Police that they found suspected hard drugs in the car of Davido’s former late DJ, DJ Olu has people concerned about the drug culture in Nigeria….

The favourite drink of Nigerian drug users

The government finally accepts that we have a big drug problem in Nigeria. Drug abuse is now a problem in Nigeria. How do we know this? Well, our usual busy lawmakers sat down to talk about the drug problem in the country on  Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Specifically, the spoke on the use of codeine syrup by…

Ladies, Here Are 7 Things That Can Help You Relieve Period Cramps

Extreme cramps will have you lying on the ground and wishing to die. Menstrual cramps, or primary dysmenorrhea, are an uncomfortable part of life for many women on a monthly basis. Period cramps occur when levels of chemicals called prostaglandins rise, causing uterine contractions, inflammation, and pain. Here are some things that can help you with the pain….

Drug abuse: ten drugs Nigerian youths get ‘high’ on

The alarming rate at which young Nigerians abuse drugs must be a source of worry for stake holders. Only last week, the Senate revealed that over 3 million bottles of codeine are consumed everyday in northern Nigerian alone. Although majority of the users are teenagers and young adults, older people too take these substances. Senator…

There is no treatment or vaccine for monkey pox — Expert

A Professor of Public Health/Consultant Public Health Physician at the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Prof. Tanimola Akande, talks about monkey pox and how to avoid the viral disease.  Monkey pox is an uncommon viral disease that produces pox lesions similar to smallpox; it occurs mainly in remote parts…

NDLEA Uncovers Cannabis Deport In Lagos, Arrests Suspect

ABUJA – The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered a deport of illicit cannabis sativa at Iyana-Ira, Ketu in Lagos state. Cannabis deport In a sting operation led by the Seme Area Commander in charge of Narcotics, Udotong Noah, a total of 7.5 tons of illicit cannabis sativa was seized. A statement signed…