Discovered Tramadol: Company wants CP, IGP to revisit the matter

A pharmaceutical firm in Kano State has called on the state Police boss, CP Wakili and the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu to revisit the issue of claims by the police that cartons of Tramadol were discovered in the company. The firm, Ugolab manufacturing company...

Edo records highest drug seizures in 2018

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that out of a total of 271,812 kilograms of cannabis seized in 2018, Edo State recorded the highest kg (42,402) drug seizures while Borno State recorded the least with 147.54kg of drugs seized. The bureau also said in a statement obtained...

How pastor ruined teenager’s life: “My pastor gave me alcohol, took me to hotels- teenager

.DSS arrests Pastor, Wife A 17-year old girl ( names withheld) has told how the resident Pastor of the Amagba branch of the Living Faith Church (a.k.a Winners Chapel), Pastor Kingsley Emeka Mokwunye, introduced her to alcohol and had sex with her severally. Narrating her story to...

Court orders destruction of 14 containers of Tramadol

Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court Lagos yesterday ordered the destruction of 14 containers loaded with a prescribed drug, Tramadol, confiscated at Apapa Wharf, Lagos, by the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS). The court gave the order while granting an ex-parte...

4 Onitsha traders jailed for selling fake drugs

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka, the capital of Anambra State, yesterday sentenced four Onitsha traders to 72 months imprisonment for possession and sale of fake drugs. Each of the convicts, Anayo Okoye, Ifeanyi Onuoha, Chukwudozie Eze and Okechukwu Nwafor, will serve 18...

Emzor staff nabbed for selling Codeine to BBC reporter in Lagos

A former staff of Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, Maduike Chukwnonye, has been arrested for allegedly selling Codeine to an undercover BBC Reporter in Lagos.     The Police said that the suspect also sold the drugs to unauthorised persons.   The suspect...

customs intercepts N1.2 billion worth of Codeine at Alaba international market 

Operatives of the Nigeria  Customs Service attached to the Federal Operations Unit Zone A, Ikeja, on Tuesday, intercepted a truck conveying  2,748 cartons of DSP Codeine worth about N1.2 billion at the Alaba International Market, Ojo, Lagos.   The drug was said to have been...