Posts Tagged ‘Drugs’

JUST IN: Oregon Decriminalizes Possession Of All Drugs For Personal Use

According to AP, Oregonians have made their state the first in the United States of America (USA) to decriminalize use of all drugs, including cocaine and heroin, after voting to approve Measure 110. However, the approval of the measure doesn’t mean that the state has legalized the drugs. Instead, Oregon will remove criminal penalties, including […]

#COVID19: NCDC Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu Reveals Drugs Not Relevant For #COVID19 Treatment

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has removed antiviral drugs from its new set of guidelines for the treatment of COVID-19. NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this at a Presidential Task Force briefing on COVID-19 on Thursday. According to him, the decision to stop the use of antiviral drugs on Coronavirus patients was […]

60-yr-old Man detained over attempt to smuggle drugs to son in custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a 60-year-old fish-farmer, Muyiwa Otuyalo, for allegedly attempting to smuggle in substances believed to be hard drugs for his son, Damilola Otuyalo, who is currently in the custody of the commission’s Ibadan zonal office. It was gathered that the older Otuyalo was at the premises of […]

Nigerian Man arrested in India, 265g of Heroin discovered

The Indian Police has arrested a Nigerian, 21-year-old Nonso from Anambra State, for being in possession of 265gm of heroin. Nonso, who only arrived in India on a business visa two months back, was arrested near Ziri Market, Chandigarh, on Tuesday afternoon. The police said that 265gm heroin was a commercial quantity and it was […]

Mexico gunfight near Texas border leaves over a dozen dead [PHOTOS]

At least 21 people have died in a shootout between police and suspected cartel gunmen in northern Mexico near the US border. Homicide rates have soared to historic levels after a series of recent attacks. Mexican security forces have killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force, a day after after clashing with […]

Malaysia court frees Aussie grandmother facing death penalty in drugs case

Malaysia’s top appeals court today acquitted an Australian grandmother who faced the death penalty in a drugs case, her lawyer said. Defence lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah said Australian national Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was immediately taken into immigration custody because her visa has expired. Exposto was first exonerated by the High Court in 2017 on […]