Clandestine Drug Laboratory: Emerging threat to Health and National Security

Over the years, Cannabis (hemp) has been the only locally produced illicit drug in Nigeria. This however changed in 2011 when the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) discovered the first Clandestine Drug Laboratory (CDL) in a three bedroom bungalow around Iba in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos state. Since then, NDLEA has discovered and dismantled eleven (11) CDLs…

Drug Abuse and the Future of Nigerian Youths

The use of mind altering substances of natural origin has been known since the prehistoric times. For centuries, man has tried to either complement some pleasant features of life or escape from the unpleasant features of life, whether real or imaginary, by using fermented liquor and different plant products. For example, drinking of palm wine and locally brewed alcohol such…