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FG bans codeine importation, production 

FG bans codeine importation, production 

Eniola Akinkuotu,  Abuja The Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits for the importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations. The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole said this in a statement on Tuesday. […] …

Rehab centre tasks NDLEA on measures to curb drug abuse

Rehab centre tasks NDLEA on measures to curb drug abuse

The Social Rehabilitation Centre in Minna, Niger State, has advised the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to restrategise in tracking down Indian hemp (Cannabis Sativa) farmers and vendors in the country. Chief Nursing Officer of the Centre, Mrs. Mariam‎ Ibrahim, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […] …

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