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NAFDAC DG seeks collaboration of state govts. against illicit, substandard drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sought the assistance of state governors to combat the menace of...

Group distributes free drugs to FCT community

A group, the King Medical Mission, has distributed drugs to over 100 women and children in Daki Biyu District, Jabi in the Federal Capital...

2 brothers in court for allegedly peddling hard drugs

Two brothers on Wednesday appeared in a Federal High Court in Lagos for trafficking trafficking 24.9 kg of Ephedrine and 16.9kg of Metaphetamine. The National...

[email protected]: NGO urges youth to avoid drugs, violence

As Nigeria marks her 59th independence anniversary, Advocacy for Positive Behavioural Patterns Initiative, an NGO, has called on Nigerian youths to avoid drugs and...

Develop local drugs for diabetes, Omo-Agege advises pharmacists

Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has called on pharmacists in the country to intensify efforts on research for thevdevelopment of local drugs...

Group seeks support to take Nigerian youths off drugs

Legal Advocacy Response to Drugs Initiative (LARDI), a group of pro bono lawyers, has urged well-meaning Nigerians to take proactive steps to save...

NDLEA charges 2 brothers with peddling hard drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday, preferred drug trafficking charges before a Federal High Court Lagos, against two brothers, Ifeanyi  and...

World Pharmacist Day: Society raises alarm over fake drugs in circulation

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Zamfara chapter has raised an alarm over increased fake and counterfeit drugs circulating in the country. The alarm is in...

Gbajabiamila donates drugs worth N60m to Borno govt

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) on Friday in Abuja, donated drugs worth over N60 million to the...

Zamfara Govt begins local production of drugs

The Zamfara Government has commenced the production of drugs to reduce cost and guard against use of fake drugs in the country. Gov. Bello Matawalle...

NDLEA arrests 25 drug suspects, seizes 166.95 kg of hard drugs...

  Drugs ( ) Adamawa Command  of the National Drugs Laws Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA) says it...

Pharmacist urges enforcement of regulations against contraband drugs

An Abuja based pharmacist, Mr Malachy Ugwu, has called on regulatory agencies to be pragmatic and aggressive on the enforcement of laws to curb...

Pharmacist Council trains medicine dealers on proper dispensation of drugs

The Pharmacist Council of Nigeria (PCN) in Nasarawa State has commenced the training of Nigeria Association of Patent Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED) members...

Global Fund: FG to stop diversion of malaria drugs

The Federal Government says it will engage law enforcement agencies against parties whose actions or inactions lead to diversion of anti-malaria drugs (ACT) supplied...

NGO’s Exec.Dir. calls for establishment of Task Force on drugs in...

Malam Ibrahim Yusuf, Executive Director of a Kaduna-based Non Governmental Organization, Triumphant Youth Foundation, has called for the establishment of a Task Force on...

Some Nigerian-made drugs more reliable than imported ones, says Health Specialist

Some of Nigerian-made  drugs have been described as more reliable and potent in preventive and curative interventions of diseases than foreign made ones. Dr Ijeoma...

Kogi takes delivery of equipment, drugs, consumables for...

. Audu said that the medical outreach was targetted at indigent patients across the three senatorial zones of the state, saying that the would be...

FG distributes 10,000 delivery kits, drugs in Kwara

The Federal Government has distributed over 10,000 delivery kits and drugs in Kwara for Maternal and Neo-natal child health care. Dr Umar Hassan, the state...

AIDS: UNAIDS releases Nigeria’s rating of vision 90:90:90 for 2020

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), on Monday rated Nigeria 62:88:62 in the achievement of Vision 90:90:90 for the year 2020. Vision 2020 is...

Drug use among youths, women worrisome – Zamfara Governor’s wife

The Wife of Zamfara governor, Hajiya Balkisu Bello-Matawalle on Thursday expressed her displeasure over the alarming rate of drug abuse among youths and women...

PSN moves to boost production of local drugs

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has said that work-plan is already in place to ensure that Nigeria boosts its locally made drugs in...

Security forces arrest 2 drug traffickers in N. Afghanistan – Official

Drugs Provincial government spokesman Mohammad Jawad Hejri made this known to Xinhua. He said that personnel of the...

Customs intercepts N5bn illicit drugs in Lagos

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 21 contraband drugs valued at over N5 billion. The National Public Relations Officer (NPRO) of NCS, Assist....

Drug abuse: Group urges FG, traditional rulers collaboration

A group, Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), on Wednesday advised the Federal Government to partner the traditional rulers in tackling drug abuse, insecurity, and...