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MILITARY

5 Notable Soldiers, Policemen Caught With Cannabis, Cocaine And Other Illicit Drugs in 2021

As the NDLEA widens its net and intensifies its offensive against traffickers of illicit drugs, suspects from all walks of life⸺including law enforcement agents, real and fake, serving and retired⸺have been arrested in the past nine months. The following are the notable five: 1. Ibrahim Musa

  8 months ago ago
5 Notable Soldiers, Policemen Caught With Cannabis, Cocaine And Other Illicit Drugs in 2021

SOCIETY

Top 5 Drugs Trafficked in Nigeria (Jan-May, 2021)

Between January and May 2021, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, seized a record haul of over two million kilograms of illicit drugs. The seizures consisted of assorted psychotropic drugs intercepted at airports, seaports, land borders and across the cities. The breakdown showed five of the most trafficked substance as follows:

  9 months ago ago
Top 5 Drugs Trafficked in Nigeria (Jan-May, 2021)

HEALTH

Marijuana For Medical Purpose

The use of marijuana is being reevaluated on a cultural and legal level as the substance which has been termed illegal has been identified to have medical advantages and has been termed beneficial to health. Marijuana is also known as Cannabis and Cannabis contains a chemical which impacts the brain, making it function better without giving it a high along with THC which has pain relieving properties, Cannabis can be found in different form and its health benefits are ever growing.

  9 months ago ago
Marijuana For Medical Purpose

HEALTH

Cannabis is Now Banned Across The World but There Was a Time It Was Used To Cure Various Illnesses

Cannabis is not one of the world's friendliest drugs at the moment, for some reason, it has been used negatively in recent times that it has become quite known or associated with wrong judgment. However, to date, some consider it a very useful herb with a wide range of medical uses.

  9 months ago ago
Cannabis is Now Banned Across The World but There Was a Time It Was Used To Cure Various Illnesses

HEALTH

Marijuana withdrawal symptoms

Cannabis (marijuana) withdrawal symptoms are mild compared to those associated with quitting alcohol or other drugs, but they are unpleasant enough to cause many people who try to quit to relapse to alleviate the symptoms. (Photo Credit: Getty images) To put it another way, marijuana withdrawal symptoms aren't life-threatening; their main risk is that they will make someone who really wants or needs to quit smoking weed fail.

  11 months ago ago
Marijuana withdrawal symptoms

POLITICS

Today's Headlines:Marwa Against The Legalisation Of Cannabis, Buhari Mourns Victims Of Boat Mishap

The NDLEA boss Marwa stated in his goodwill message in the three-day Special Summit on National Security saying that drug abuse mostly among the youths is the major factor adding to the unrest of this country. During January, 2021 the house proposed a bill titled ‘A Bill for an Act to Regulate the Cultivation, Possession, Availability and Trade of Cannabis for Medical and Research Use, and Related Purposes.'

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines:Marwa Against The Legalisation Of Cannabis, Buhari Mourns Victims Of Boat Mishap

POLITICS

Legalizing Cannabis will turn Nigeria to a nation of junkies - Buba Marwa warns

Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. General Mohammed Buba Marwa (Rtd) has warned that Nigeria will become a country of junkies if the legalization of Cannabis goes through. Marwa made this statement while addressing members of the House of Representatives at a national security summit in Abuja, on Wednesday.

  1 year ago ago
Legalizing Cannabis will turn Nigeria to a nation of junkies - Buba Marwa warns

ECONOMY-FINANCE

"Nigeria Can Make Multi-billion Naira From Cannabis Production" -Akeredolu Tells Buhari

The executive governor of Ondo state, Akeredolu has reportedly told president Buhari that Nigeria can make Multi-billion by investing in Cannabis Production. This suggestion that was made by Ondo state Governor, Akeredolu has been generating different reactions on the internet since today. According to a recent report that was gathered by Sahara reporters, governor Akeredolu asked President Mohammadu Buhari's Administration to invest in Cannabis Production.

  1 year ago ago

SOCIETY

NDLEA Reveals it has Confiscated 1605kg of Cocaine and Other Drugs within 1yr in Ekiti State

The National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency made the revelation after it recently seized the largest consignment of cocaine in Ekiti State. In a news brief, the agency's commander in the State, Gaura Shedow revealed that the quantity they seized from the drug dealers was the largest (87.88 grammes) they have done in the state.

  1 year ago ago
NDLEA Reveals it has Confiscated 1605kg of Cocaine and Other Drugs within 1yr in Ekiti State

POLITICS

NDLEA Warns Against Legalising Cannabis, Says Nigeria Will Turn To Nation Of Junkies

There is a general believe that drug addicts and drug abusers have the tendency to misbehave when under the influence of drugs. There is a notion that comes with the word criminality, as criminals are known to carry out their activities under the influence of drugs. Using Nigeria as a case study, criminals are most times reported to be caught with drugs alongside guns and other dangerous objects when arrested.

  1 year ago ago
NDLEA Warns Against Legalising Cannabis, Says Nigeria Will Turn To Nation Of Junkies

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Allow Nigerians To Start Cultivating Cannabis - Akederolu Tells FG, Gives Reasons

To commemorate Governor Rotimi Akeredolu's 100 days in office of his second term, the Governor granted a virtual interview tagged "Governor Speaks". During the interview, he talked about Cannabis and the importance of cultivating it. The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, was reported by Punch Newspaper to have said that the Federal Government (FG) should allow Nigerians to start cultivating Cannabis.

  1 year ago ago
Allow Nigerians To Start Cultivating Cannabis - Akederolu Tells FG, Gives Reasons

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Colombia Authorizes Export Of Dried Cannabis Flowers

Colombia, the world's biggest cannabis producer, has given the go-ahead to export dried cannabis flowers for use in medical items, as well as permitting manufacturers to develop things using the plant, such as textiles or foods. The decree was signed by President Ivan Duque to end the ban on the export of dried flowers.

  11 months ago ago
Colombia Authorizes Export Of Dried Cannabis Flowers

HEALTH

Legalizing Cannabis In Nigeria : Nigerian Women's Opinion

Cannabis is a plant which, when it’s flowers are harvested, one is left with the most common drugs in the world. Cannabis are usually consumed for it’s relaxing effect, some medical practitioners prescribe it for some health conditions such as chronic pains, poor appetite and glaucoma.

  9 months ago ago
Legalizing Cannabis In Nigeria : Nigerian Women's Opinion

SOCIETY

Nigerian Cannabis (marijuana) and it influences in the society.

We would like to start this article with a description of what Cannabis is. Cannabis also wildly known as marijuana is a tall plant with a stiff upright stem, divided serrated leaves, and glandular hairs. This plant is known for the production of hemp fiber and it's also used as a medication.

  1 year ago ago
Nigerian Cannabis (marijuana) and it influences in the society.

HEALTH

Health Benefits of Cannabis (Weed)

Cannabis can be found in various forms and the health benefit of cannabis is overgrowing. Cannabis contains CBD which is a chemical that impact the brain, making it function better without giving it a high Alon with THC which has pain reliving properties. Now here are the major benefits of cannabis when used:

  1 year ago ago
Health Benefits of Cannabis (Weed)

SOCIETY

Legalizing Cannabis Will Take Nigeria 10 Steps Backwards - NDLEA Chairman

The NDLEA Chairman has warned against the legalization of Cannabis in Nigeria He said that a step like that would mean Nigeria taking a step forward and ten steps backward which would ultimate erase any gains made in the war against drugs. This was contained in a statement made by NDLEA's Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi at a summit on national security organized by the House of Repsrentatives.

  1 year ago ago
Legalizing Cannabis Will Take Nigeria 10 Steps Backwards - NDLEA Chairman

POLITICS

Legalizing Cannabis Will Turn Nigeria To Nation Of Junkies-Marwa

Cannabis in Nigeria is well known as marijuana or weed. In some countries like Georgia, Cannada, and the District of Columbia in the United States have legalized the recreational use of cannabis. Many of the countries that are yet to approved the use of cannabis may be due to the fear of abuse of cannabis since many of these countries are trying to control the damages caused by trafficking and abuse of these drugs.

  1 year ago ago
Legalizing Cannabis Will Turn Nigeria To Nation Of Junkies-Marwa

HEALTH

Governor Akeredolu Reveals Why Nigeria Must Legalize Cannabis Cultivation

The Ondo state Governor Akeredolu has reportedly revealed why Nigerian Government should Legalize the cultivation of Cannabis. This statement that was made by Governor Akeredolu has been generating different reactions on the internet since today. According to a recent report that was gathered by the punch newspapers, Akeredolu said its useful for the Nigerian Government to start the cultivation of Cannabis for medicinal purposes.

  1 year ago ago
Governor Akeredolu Reveals Why Nigeria Must Legalize Cannabis Cultivation

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FOU Zone B Seize Tramadol, Cannabis, Shisha, Pharmaceutical Items Worth Over 198 Million

Dedeigbo Ayodeji The Federal Operation Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service Zone B had made seizure of over 198 Million Naira suspected to be narcotic drugs which was said to have been armful to to body . In continuation of the fight against smuggling, the Federal Operations Unit, Kaduna under the leadership of Comptroller Albashir Hamisu psc(+) has presented a record of its activities for June 2021.

  11 months ago ago
FOU Zone B Seize Tramadol, Cannabis, Shisha, Pharmaceutical Items Worth Over 198 Million

HEALTH

Evidence That Ancient Queens, Princesses and Noble Women Used Cannabis To Cope With Breast Cancer

Several ancient pieces of evidence point to the usefulness of cannabis, in the world as of now and in the old world. For instance, the mummy or perhaps body of the Siberia Ice Maiden also known as the Princess of Ukok, and the Altai Princess of Ochi-Bala, a 2,500-year-old mummy of a woman found in 1993 in a kurgan (mound) of the Pazyryk culture in the Republic of Altai, Russia.

  9 months ago ago
Evidence That Ancient Queens, Princesses and Noble Women Used Cannabis To Cope With Breast Cancer