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“Hope Phyno Is Not Into Drug” – Fans React To Rapper’s New Picture
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“Hope Phyno Is Not Into Drug” – Fans React To Rapper’s New Picture

A recent photo of Nigerian singer Phyno has raised concerns among fans on social media. According to some of his fans, he looks so skinny with many of them pointing to drugs as the cause of his sickly look. A fan identified as Hahnemann O Emmanuel on Facebook asked; “I hope my favorite rapper is not into drugs?” See other reactions below; Hahnemann O Emmanuel said; I hope my favorite rapper is not into drugs? Khqlid Bilqi said; He look like a newly endorsed bush baby. Ahhh who stone me Francis Loius Anyaks sais; If only him go gym up small… Na world class model we dey see do. My man be looking like Jidennea Ivyson John II said; Are you sure he has not been dealing with some kinda hard drugs recently?? Neutron Nicklaus said; You all saying, he looks like Jesus or try...
Coronavirus Cure: £5 drug Dexamethasone is 1st life-saving drug
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Coronavirus Cure: £5 drug Dexamethasone is 1st life-saving drug

A £5 cheap and widely available drug Dexamethasone has been tagged as the greatest breakthrough in the quest for the cure for coronavirus, UK experts say. The drug according to reports, has helped save the lives of patients seriously ill with the disease. The drug is part of the world’s biggest trial testing existing treatments to see if they also work for coronavirus. A major British trial, code-named RECOVERY, has declared the drug the biggest breakthrough. So far, there is no established cure yet for the virus. According to Daily Mail, dexamethasone was also shown to save the lives of a fifth of Covid-19 sufferers with moderate illness receiving oxygen. The results from the RECOVERY trial suggest the steroid can prevent death in one in eight ventilated coronavirus ...
They Give us Food all the Time, No Drugs – Coronavirus Patients in Niger
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They Give us Food all the Time, No Drugs – Coronavirus Patients in Niger

Coronavirus patients in Niger state have called out the state government over alleged poor treatments meted to them at the isolation center in Minna. According to The Nation, some of the patients who spoke to newsmen revealed that since their arrival at the isolation center, they have not received any single drugs for treatment of the disease. One of the discharged patients who was picked up from Zumba in Shiroro local government said that he was tested positive and quarantined at the isolation centre and that he was expecting to be treated and given drugs throughout his stay at the isolation centre but none was administered to him. “I expected that I will undergo some treatment, but apart from food, nothing was given to me in the form of treatment. They did not give me a sing...
Dokpesi and his Son Clash Over Comment on COVID-19
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Dokpesi and his Son Clash Over Comment on COVID-19

Founder of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi and his son have had a difference of opinion over comments made on COVID-19. Recall that Dokpesi Sr. had in a recent video said he was confused on the difference between COVID-19 and malaria as all drugs he was given while in isolation were malaria medications. He said at the time, "What’s the difference between COVID-19 and malaria? Every drug we were given were malaria medications. "A number of persons who tested positive were checked in reputable labs, hospitals in Abuja and were found to have malaria parasites in their bloodstreams. When did malaria become synonymous with COVID-19?" However, in an internal memo to staff of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower, the two stations owned by DAAR Communications, the ...
Prophet T.B Joshua Advises on How to Overcome Coronavirus Pandemic
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Prophet T.B Joshua Advises on How to Overcome Coronavirus Pandemic

Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, has identified another type of coronavirus. He said; “Let us discuss the fruit of COVID-19 that it appears the world is yet to notice. First, let’s take note that there are two COVID-19s,” he said during his live service on Sunday. “In the first, those who tested positive to the virus have symptoms such as a cough, fever, headache, difficulty in breathing, loss of smell, etc. “The deadlier COVID-19 is the one most people are not talking about but some of us may have seen or heard about. This is hardly mentioned – suicide, murder, divorce, a change in temperament – yet, it is the result of COVID-19. “Many are saying, ‘I cannot eat what I want to eat. I cannot go where I want to go. I have lost my job. They are dist...
Breaking: Use Madagascar’s herbal drug to treat COVID-19 patients – Buhari
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Breaking: Use Madagascar’s herbal drug to treat COVID-19 patients – Buhari

Following the treatment of about 55 COVID-19 patients with Madagascar’s herbal drugs, ‘COVID-Organics’, President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, ordered the presidential task force on COVID-19 to go for the drug. He advised them to use it for the treatment of covid-19 patients in the country.  Disclosing this at the daily briefing of the task force, the secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha said, Madagascar donated some of the products to Nigeria through Guinea-Bissau. He noted that arrangements are ongoing to bring it down to the country. “The president of Madagascar sent it to Guinea Bissau. Certain allocations have been made to different countries. “We have an indication of the quantities that have been allocated to Nigeria, and we are supposed to make arra...
COVID-19 Cure: FG Yet To Show Interest In Our Drug – Prof. Iwu
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COVID-19 Cure: FG Yet To Show Interest In Our Drug – Prof. Iwu

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bioresources Development Group (BDG), Prof. Maurice Iwu has stated that the Federal Government is yet to show interest in treatment presented by his team of researchers for COVID-19. Iwu made this known during Zoom Conference organised by Elombah Communications in collaboration with Njenje Media Ltd, tagged “Covid-19 and the proposed Vaccination Bill: Implications for Nigeria”. The former INEC boss, who led a team of researchers had presented a plant-based patented treatment for COVID-19 to the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu. But, Iwu while speaking at the Zoom Conference, said the government is yet to show interest in the drug calling on the National Assembly to organise emergency Public hearing on this issue. He said...
Doctor Who Treated First US COVID-19 Patient Fears Second Wave
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Doctor Who Treated First US COVID-19 Patient Fears Second Wave

The doctor who treated the first COVID-19 patient in the United States said Monday he fears a second outbreak of the disease when lockdown measures are lifted. George Díaz’s first patient, diagnosed in January in Washington state, has already recovered after receiving remdesivir, an experimental drug that the US approved on Friday for emergency use. While he feels encouraged by this anti-viral, Diaz emphasized that isolation to avoid contagion remains the “most effective” treatment for COVID-19 right now. Since that first case in January, the US has overtaken all other countries to have by far the highest caseload — about 1.2 million — as well as the most deaths, around 69,000. Despite forecasts of a worsening death toll, some states are already reopening to try to ease the eco...
Rapper Chynna Rogers Died From Accidental Drug Overdose
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Rapper Chynna Rogers Died From Accidental Drug Overdose

American rapper Chynna Rogers was declared dead on Wednesday after she was found unresponsive at her Philadelphia home. It has now been established that the 25-year-old died of drug overdose. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health confirmed the cause of death on Thursday (via The Philadelphia Inquirer) though no further specifics were given. “Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed,” the family said in a statement issued through her manager, John Miller. In an interview with Pitchfork in January 2020, she described how the pressures of the music industry had played a part in her addiction: “I felt that I hadn’t gone through enough terrible stuff to deserve to have this as a career. I didn’t feel like I deserved to be making a living off talking about my life yet b...
Relieve As Australia Scientists Discover Already Existing Drug That Kills Coronavirus
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Relieve As Australia Scientists Discover Already Existing Drug That Kills Coronavirus

The Scientists in Australia have found an already existing drug that kills COVID-19 in the laboratory within 48 hours. The drug, Ivermectin, is used to treat head lice and is available all over the world. Researchers at Monash University found that a single dose of Ivermectin stops the SARS-CoV-2 virus growing in cell culture. But the research is in its early stages and Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug, has not yet been tested on persons infected with COVID-19. According to British tabloid Daily Mail, the next step is for scientists to determine the correct human dosage, to make sure the level used in vitro is safe for humans. The scientists warned that it could take at least a month before human trials start. ‘We found that even a single dose could essentially remove...
Rapper Playboi Carti Arrested On Gun And Drug Charges (Photos)
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Rapper Playboi Carti Arrested On Gun And Drug Charges (Photos)

American rapper and Iggy Azalea’s boyfriend, Playboi Carti, has been arrested on drug and gun charges. Police officers stopped the 23-year-old on Thursday night, April 02, over an expired tag before they discovered a slew of drugs in his Lamborghini, authorities said. The rapper – whose real name is Jordan Carter – was arrested in Clayton County in Atlanta, Sheriff Victor Hill said Friday in a news release. Police officers discovered 12 bags of marijuana, three guns, xanax, codeine and oxycodone inside the vehicle. He was arrested alongside another man, Jaylon Tucker and they were taken to Clayton County Jail at around 10 p.m. Authorities shared pictures of what was found inside the rapper’s black Lamborghini. Displayed on the hood of his car were several fire...
PrEP drug that prevents HIV infection will finally be made available
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PrEP drug that prevents HIV infection will finally be made available

A drug which prevents HIV infections is to be made available by the National Health Service this year in a move to try and eliminate new transmissions of the virus within the decade. PrEP or pre-Exposure Prophylaxis – will be made routinely available to patients deemed to be at greater risk of catching HIV from April. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said: “We are rolling out PrEP and making it available across the country – with evidence showing it almost completely eradicates the chances of getting HIV. This will benefit tens of thousands of people’s lives, and drive us towards our ambition of zero HIV transmissions in this decade.” “Having HIV was once a ‘death sentence’ and it still has ‘a devastating impact on so many lives across the country”, he said. NHS England will cover ...
Man Dies In Anambra Hotel After Taking Sex Enhancement Drug
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Man Dies In Anambra Hotel After Taking Sex Enhancement Drug

A 40-year-old man, Paul Okwudili, died in Plus View Hotel Onitsha, Anambra state over the weekend after allegedly taking suspected sex enhancement drugs. A statement from the state police command public relations officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, says the manager of the hotel reported at Central Police Station, Onitsha that Okwudili, a resident of Ogboliolosi, off Awka Road, Inland town Onitsha, allegedly took a lady to the hotel and lodged. Minutes later, the lady came out shouting for help and the hotel management went to the room and discovered the man gasping for air. He was rushed to St Charles Boromeo hospital Onitsha for medical attention where he was confirmed dead on arrival by a medical Doctor on duty. The hotel was visited by Police detectives attached to CPS Onitsha and photog...
How Family Tragedy Stopped Adriano From Becoming An All-Time Great
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How Family Tragedy Stopped Adriano From Becoming An All-Time Great

Teammates at Inter Milan called him a mix between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Brazilian Ronaldo - but just as he was reaching his peak, heartbreaking news changed his life forever. "He got a phone call from Brazil: 'Adri, dad is dead'," said Inter legend Javier Zanetti of pre-season training in 2004. "I saw him in his room, he threw the phone and started screaming. You couldn't imagine that kind of scream... I get goosebumps even to this day." The striker had become a national hero just weeks earlier. An injury-time equaliser in a Copa America final against Argentina ultimately led to Brazil's victory. It was a standard Adriano screamer - turning to rifle the ball home with a left foot that could either be a magic wand or a rocket launcher. It was the stuff of childhood dreams, short...
US Police Warn about Fentanyl and Heroin drug Called Gray Death 
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US Police Warn about Fentanyl and Heroin drug Called Gray Death 

Officials in Louisiana are warning people to stay away from 'gray death', a lethal drug that is 10,000 times more potent than morphine. The drug, which first surfaced in the United States in 2017, is a dangerous combination of some of the most deadly opioids, including heroin, fentanyl, and various fentanyl analogues, according to Investigators. Police say it looks like concrete and varies in consistency from a hard, chunky material to a fine powder. They also blamed deadly drug for thousands of fatal overdoses nationally, including heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil sometimes used to tranquilize large animals like elephants and a synthetic opioid called U-47700. Deputies from St Mary Parish Sheriff's Office discovered the substance during an arrest last week. The authorities...
Davido Is Abusing a Drug Called ‘Risky’ – Kemi Olunloyo
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Davido Is Abusing a Drug Called ‘Risky’ – Kemi Olunloyo

Controversial Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo claims popular singer, Davido is abusing a drug called ‘Risky’ and he isn’t shy about doing it in public. The journalist recounted how the talented singer accused Peruzzi’s Former Boss, King Patrick of being involved with drugs whereas he is the main culprit. Olunloyo also claims Risky is an inhalent and the singer is a crackhead who has failed at being a role model to young children. The social media activist also tied educating youths on the dangers of the drug and advised musicians to live by example.
Colorado: The New Drug Making Our Youths Go Mad
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Colorado: The New Drug Making Our Youths Go Mad

It is bad news for Nigerian parents as their children and wards keep indulging in drug abuse. Not too long ago it was Codeine that was massively abused by our youths in a bid to get high. Marijuana has become a normal thing, It seems Sweet Sweet Codeine is no longer in vogue, something deadlier has replaced it. They have up their game to start ingesting Coloroda. Colorado has previously been rumored to be a combination of strong marijuana variants but with a strong indication of potency beyond any synthetic drug, a new story has emerged. Colorado makes a user start behaving like a mad person, it is being "high" on a different level. Colorado is a drug made from a synthetic plant, it is said to contain heavy metal that is not suitable for human consumption. It would , of course, make ...
Nigerian Lady Allegedly Sold into Slavery in Lebanon Cries out for Help
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Nigerian Lady Allegedly Sold into Slavery in Lebanon Cries out for Help

A Nigerian lady identified as Omolola Ajayi, has cried out for help via a viral video after allegedly being sold into slavery in Lebanon. Omolola who disclosed that her parents, Mr. Kehinde Ajayi and Mrs. Felicia Ajayi live at Offa Garage at Under Bridge in Ilorin, Kwara State, alleged that a family friend perpetrated the sad act against her. According to the distraught Nigerian lady, she thought she was coming to Lebanon to teach English but discovered she was lied to upon arriving the country. She disclosed that some of those who fell victim to same lie are already dead as they are not taken to the hospital when they are sick by their "masters" who seized their passport upon arriving the country. Omolola also revealed that her 'master' who won't let her go because she's been pai...
Snoop Dogg’s Wife Leaves Him After Insta Thot Exposes Affair & Drug Use!!
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Snoop Dogg’s Wife Leaves Him After Insta Thot Exposes Affair & Drug Use!!

Snoop Dogg and his wife Shante Broadus have finally separated, according to MTO News. Speaking with one of Shante’s friends yesterday, and she said that she and her rapper husband are “separated.” And this morning, Shante all but confirmed the separation on social media, herself. Share, who has been married to Snoop for more than 20 years, posted the photo below on Instagram.   View this post on Instagram   “Where Did We Go Wrong” A post shared by Shante Monique Broadus (@bosslady_ent) on Dec 26, 2019 at 10:52am PST So what happened – to end their marriage. One of Snoop’s side chick’s is exposing his affairs, and his drug use. And it was too much for Shante to tak. Celina gave an interview e...
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Whitney Houston’s secret sadness and life she hid from the public

Whitney Houston 's death sent shockwaves around the world in 2012. The much-loved superstar was tragically found unconscious and submerged in the bathtub in her suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Paramedics were called and performed CPR, but she was pronounced dead. She was just 48. A coroner later ruled that Whitney died by drowning and the affected of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use. There was much Whitney hid from her fans throughout her life in the spotlight, including her decades-long struggle with drug abuse and a secret lesbian relationship. Film Whitney: Can I Be Me delved into the star's secret sadness and the cause of her tragic downfall. Documentary maker Nick Broomfield searched for the answers to exactly what killed Whitney. He said: "In the end I think the...
Pupils Drug Teachers To Cheat During Exams
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Pupils Drug Teachers To Cheat During Exams

A JUNIOR secondary school pupil has shocked a gathering of educationists in Alausa with a revelation. The boy told the audience how fellow pupils drugged their teachers to cheat during examinations. A parent also said she was severely distressed by her neighbour’s child drug abuse. These were the revelation at the seminar organised by the Conference of Private Schools Associations in Lagos State (COPSAIL). The event held at the Adeyemi Bero auditorium, Alausa on Monday. Its theme was “Danger of Illicit Use of Hard Drugs Among our Youths.” During the questions and answers session, the courageous boy stepped out to ask a question. He said: “How do we solve a situation whereby fellow pupils drugged our teacher in order to cheat during examinations?” The boy said once t...
Nigerians dig up list of 23 Nigerians awaiting execution in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences
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Nigerians dig up list of 23 Nigerians awaiting execution in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences

23 Nigerians are currently on death roll in Saudi Arabia over drug-related offenses. The Nigerians were convicted for flouting the Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances Control Law, issued under Royal Decree No. M/39 dated 8/7/1428AH, which is punishable by death. According to the statement released by the Saudi Arabian Government, the suspects were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah, and Prince Muhammad Bin Abdu-Aziz International Airport, Madinah. Below are their names: Adeniyi Adebayo Zikri Tunde Ibrahim Jimoh Idhola Lawal Lolo Babatunde Sulaiman Tunde Idris Adewuumi Adepoju Abdul Raimi Awela Ajibola Yusuf Makeen Ajiboye Adam Idris Abubakar Saka Zakaria Biola Lawal Isa Abubakar Adam Ibrahim Chiroma Hafis Amosu Aliu Muham...
How Nigerian Student Thomas Ewansiha Died – Malaysia Immigration Speaks
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How Nigerian Student Thomas Ewansiha Died – Malaysia Immigration Speaks

Thomas Orhionsefe Ewansiha, the Nigerian who died after a Malaysian Immigration arrest The Malaysian immigration department has provided details on how Nigerian student Thomas Orhionsefe Ewansiha died in its Bukit Jalil detention centre on Tuesday, denying that standard operating procedures had been breached. In a statement, it said Thomas died after he was arrested alongside 19 others during a raid at the Desa Aman Puri Apartment in Kepong, Selangor. “Residents of the apartment had lodged complaints to the immigration about the presence of foreigners and their misbehaviour,” it said. Residents had also alleged that the use of drugs, prostitution and public intoxication in the area had caused unrest among locals, according to The Star Online. Here is the account of the Malay...
“Women Get Raped Because Someone Raped Them” – Busola Dakolo Strikes Again
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“Women Get Raped Because Someone Raped Them” – Busola Dakolo Strikes Again

After the Public rape accusation Busola Dakolo had on the Senior Pastor of COZA church, Biodun Fatoyinbo, she went again to her Twitter page to write these. "Now, should we treat women as independent agents, responsible for themselves? Of course. But being responsible has nothing to do with being raped. Women don’t get raped because they were drinking or took drugs. Women do not get raped because they weren’t careful enough." "Women get raped because someone raped them."
Kano State Police intercept 303 cartons of Tramadol
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Kano State Police intercept 303 cartons of Tramadol

Kano State Police Command has intercepted 303 cartons of illicit drugs (Tramadol Tablets) transported to the state. Wakili Muhammad, the state Police Commissioner told reporters on Friday in Kano, that the illicit drugs were intercepted at No. 157 Miller Road Bompai Nassarawa LGA Kano, at Ugo Lab Manufacturing company based on a tip-off. “We have also arrested one suspect Chris Metuh of the same address,” said Wakili. He noted that four other suspects namely Aliyu Khalid, Ibrahim Alasan, Mohammad Ahmad and Chukwujekwu Felix were arrested with rubber of suck and die, two cutlasses, a breaking implement and large quantities of illicit drugs. According to him, the suspects would be prosecuted whenever investigations are completed. He assured the command’s effort to rid the state i...
Man drugs his family then stabs wife to death
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Man drugs his family then stabs wife to death

A father drugged his two sons after stabbing their mother to death in her bed, an inquest has heard. Laura Cecilia Navarrete De Figueira, 47, was found with stab wounds at her home in south-west London at around 6pm on March 5 2018. The bodies of her two young sons, Claudio, 10, and Joaquin, seven, as well as her husband Adelino Gabriel Figueira de Faria, 57, were found at Beachy Head, just one hour earlier. Today West London Coroner’s Court heard that traces of a sedative which should only be prescribed to adults, had been present in both children and their mother. Forensic pathologist Charlotte Randall said the drug was found in both of the ‘previously fit and healthy boys’. She added that it was not possible to say whether or not the boys had jumped, had fallen from the c...
Lady high on Drugs Attempts Suicide to Resurrect Late Father
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Lady high on Drugs Attempts Suicide to Resurrect Late Father

A young lady high on drugs has been rescued while attempting to commit suicide by setting her self ablaze in a bid to ‘resurrect her father’ in Verulam – KZN area of South Africa. When security operatives arrived the scene after being called, they found a female seated on the roadside attempting to burn clothing. According to reports, the lady informed them that she lives in a bush and was attempting to start a fire to conduct a prayer in an attempt to resurrect her father who died 17 years ago. She also confirmed that her mother was murdered and she had no family. The lady also admitted to being high on heroin while being interviewed. She allegedly supports her drug habit through prostitution. The 35 year old was transported to the station until her family could be lo...
Nigeria-bound heroin concealed inside HIV kits, intercepted in Kenya
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Nigeria-bound heroin concealed inside HIV kits, intercepted in Kenya

Detectives based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Kenya, on Tuesday, intercept a large quantity of heroin concealed inside HIV-1/2 sachets. The drug was impounded following a tip off that there was a consignment which was declared as medicament and destined for Lagos, Nigeria. A search was conducted on the consignment, leading to the confiscation of the heroin.
Cardi Admits to Using Sex to Drug Men and Rob Them of Their Money
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Cardi Admits to Using Sex to Drug Men and Rob Them of Their Money

Cardi has admitted to using sex to drug men and rob them of their money. The rapper made this known in one of her social media videos in which she talked about what her life was like in the past. The video by the former stripper turned rapper didn’t sit well with some fans who wondered why hell is not breaking loose at her confession. Some quarters even called on the men she must have done such to to come forward and form a male version of #Metoo, seeing that the female version has sent men to jail even when none of the men openly confessed  
Covenant University Student Expelled For Drug Use Disrupt Chapel Service
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Covenant University Student Expelled For Drug Use Disrupt Chapel Service

The boy popularly known as Jubril was allegedly expelled for drug use after other numerous infractions A Covenant University Ex Student was expelled recently from the school, as he was involved in breaking so many rules which were fully against the school policy and what they stand for. Here are some of the crimes he committed which is known to the public. 1. Came to class in Ankara: The school is known for putting on a fully corporate attire, but he decided to break the rule by wearing Ankara to class. 2. Wore an Iron Mask Into the Exam Hall: who does that? 3. Uses his phone in front of the porters: The school normally does not allow the use of phones(though tabs-IPAD, Samsung tabs and iPods are allowed)but Jubril took a bold step to use his phone in front of the porters of the ...
Two Men Are Cleared of Rape Charges Because Victim Was Too Masculine
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Two Men Are Cleared of Rape Charges Because Victim Was Too Masculine

Hundreds of people protested outside a court of appeal in the Italian city of Ancona on Monday, March 11, after it emerged that two men were cleared of rape charges after judges ruled the alleged victim was "too masculine" and the men were not attracted to her. Demonstrators gathered at the court of Ancona in central Italys shouted “for shame!” and accused the Italian justice system of misogyny and a "witch hunt", according to video footage from Italian media. The reasons behind the 2017 ruling were only discovered last Friday, when Italy’s highest appeal court ordered a retrial of the case, the Cronoche Ancona daily reports. Protestors outside the court on Monday. The men had initially been convicted in 2016 of raping the woman, then aged 22, in 2015, but the Ancona appeals cour...
Woman Almost Dies After Swallowing Partner’s Semen During Oral Sex
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Woman Almost Dies After Swallowing Partner’s Semen During Oral Sex

A woman suffered anaphylactic shock after swallowing her partner's semen during oral sex. The unidentified 31-year-old was rushed to hospital after she started vomiting, breaking out in hives and struggling to breathe. At the hospital in Alicante, Spain, she told medics that she was allergic to penicillin but said she hadn't taken the drug before delivering the blow job. It was later discovered that her partner had been on a course of amoxicillin-clavulanic acid - a form of penicillin - to treat an ear infection. According to doctors at Hospital General Universitari d'Alacant, the drug had worked its way down into the man's semen and entered the woman's mouth, causing her to suffer a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Reactions to penicillin have happened via k...
Drug importation, not in the interest of Nigerians – SKG boss
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Drug importation, not in the interest of Nigerians – SKG boss

Managing Director of SKG Pharma Limited, Dr. Okey Akpa, has tasked the Federal Government on medicine security, saying “it is not in the interest of national security for Nigeria to depend largely on imported drugs for the health care needs of a population of over 180 million people”. Akpa further called on the Federal Government and other tiers of government to adopt and implement the concept of Medicines Security, a strategic document developed by the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN). The concept was developed to ensure that the pharmaceutical industry in Nigeria is encouraged through policy and political will to produce adequate, quality and affordable drugs locally for the health needs of Nigeria. Akpa, who spoke in Lago...
El Chapo Found Guilty on 10 Counts of Drug Trafficking
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El Chapo Found Guilty on 10 Counts of Drug Trafficking

Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has been found guilty on 10 counts of drug trafficking in a US court. The 61-year-old was arrested in January 2016 after he escaped from prison via a tunnel five months previously. He has now been found guilty in a federal court in New York on all 10 counts of drug trafficking. The cartel kingpin was once one of the richest people in the world and was listed on Forbes’ rich list in 2009. The drug lord is alleged to have overseen the exportation of hundreds of tonnes of cocaine into the US and ordered hit-men to carry out hundreds of killings. Part of the reason Guzmán was so notorious because of his numerous improbable escapes. He has escaped arrest on numerous occasions and custody in Mexico on twice. During the trial, the court h...
Nigerian Drug Trafficker Arrested In India
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Nigerian Drug Trafficker Arrested In India

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Madurai, on Monday, arrested a suspected Nigerian drug supplier, Grant Victor Ikenna. Ikenna who lives in Tiruchengode, Dist-Namakkal (Tamilnadu), was arrested in connection with smuggling of drug to Doha, Qatar which was seized at Andheri Mumbai.
Lagos State Police Arrest Two Men For Drugging And Raping Girl in Lekki
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Lagos State Police Arrest Two Men For Drugging And Raping Girl in Lekki

The Gender Section of the Lagos State Police Command is investigating a case of rape reported  against one Razaq Oluwaseun Oke, 28, in Blue and Don-Chima George, 25,in Black of Dallankester Hotels, Lekki, Phase one Lagos.   A statement from the Lagos state police command, CSP Chike Oti, states that the duo allegedly took a girl, 23, to a club on Saturday, February 2, 2019, unknown to her that they had ulterior motive. While at the club, they mixed the young woman's drink with a substance that made her weak and almost unconscious.   Satisfied that the drug was beginning to affect the victim, they quietly left the club with her to Dallankester Hotels in Lekki Phase one, owned by the father of one of the suspects named Don-Chima George.   At the hotel, they to...
Buhari Appoints Aisha As Member Of Committee For Elimination Of Drug Abuse
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Buhari Appoints Aisha As Member Of Committee For Elimination Of Drug Abuse

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, appointed his wife, Dr. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari as member of Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse. The Committee has the former Military Administration of Lagos, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, retd, as its chairman. President Buhari also inaugurated the Ministerial Steering Committee which is headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha. Mrs Aisha Buhari, Wife of the President Inaugurating the two committees at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the President called for collective action to help those enslaved by drugs build a new life. He noted that the challenges associated with drug abuse had grown to become a major public health problem in the country, lamenting that Nigeria, hitherto conside...
Unilorin Student’s Suicide Was Drug Induced – Management
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Unilorin Student’s Suicide Was Drug Induced – Management

The management of the University of Ilorin has debunked media reports that one of its students, Mr. Adigun Emmanuel Adewale of the Faculty of Agriculture, who committed suicide last Thursday (November 29, 2018) resorted to the unsavory action to ventilate his frustration over his failure in his final year project. In a statement signed by its Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Kunle Akogun, and made available to newsmen on Thursday (December 6, 2018), the University said that painstaking investigations revealed that the late Mr. Adigun took his own life as an eventual culmination of his pathetic drug addiction, which he must have unwisely adopted to address the prolonged depression he suffered as a result of personal challenges he could not bear. Some close friends of the late Mr...
Dope: Great Britain’s Levine Banned for Four Years
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Dope: Great Britain’s Levine Banned for Four Years

British Olympic sprinter Nigel Levine has been banned from all sport for four years after failing a drugs test. The European 4x400m relay gold medallist was provisionally suspended in December. And UK Anti-Doping has now confirmed the 29-year-old tested positive for banned asthma drug clenbuterol following an out-of-competition test on 24 November 2017. Levine was part of Britain’s 4x400m relay team at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Clenbuterol is on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s prohibited list because it is deemed a performance-enhancing drug and can induce weight loss. Levine, an indoor and outdoor European 4x400m relay champion, has not raced since he broke his pelvis in a motorbike crash in Spain in January 2017, an accident which also involved compatriot James Ellington. ...
Owerri Customs Intercepts  Military Hardware, Illicit Drugs, Others
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Owerri Customs Intercepts Military Hardware, Illicit Drugs, Others

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ Owerri, has intercepted a truck with military hardware and other illicit medicaments concealed among other imports. Customs Disclosing this in Owerri, Customs Area Controller, CAC, of the Unit, Kayode Olusemire, said the offensive items were intercepted by a mobile patrol team at the bridge-head axis of Onitsha in Anambra state. Olusemire gave a breakdown of the items impounded to include; 90 pairs of military camouflage uniform, 97 pieces of military camouflage jungle hats, 202 pieces of military camouflage round neck vest and 20 pieces of military camouflage singlet. Other items seized by the Unit are; 40 pieces of military camouflage jungle boots, 10 pieces of military camouflage water bags, two rolls of plai...
Skales Accused Of Abusing Drug, Rohypnol Before Performance
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Skales Accused Of Abusing Drug, Rohypnol Before Performance

Nigerian singer, Skales who did a short freestyle during his interview on MTV Base, has been accused of abusing illicit date rape drug, Rohypnol a.k.a Rochies before his performance. Skales' blue tongue gave him out, and left viewers of the interview wondering if abusing Rohypnol a.k.a Rochies is now the new cool.
Rapper Mac Miller Dies At 26 Of Suspected Drug Overdose
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Rapper Mac Miller Dies At 26 Of Suspected Drug Overdose

US rapper, Mac Miller has died at the age of 26 of a drug overdose. The rapper, whose real name is Malcolm James McCormick, was found unconscious at his home in the San Fernando Valley outside Los Angeles at around mid-day on Friday. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics, according to a report by TMZ. Miller was notably linked to Ariana Grande and he was there with her through her grief after 22 people were killed at her concert in Manchester last year. But they ended their two year relationship back in May and following the breakup, Miller struggled with sobriety. His latest album Swimming was released on August 5th. According to reports, authorities were alerted by a male friend who placed a 911 call from Mac's home. Miller has battled substance abuse issues f...
NAFDAC Plans 10-Year Limit On Registration Of Imported Drugs
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NAFDAC Plans 10-Year Limit On Registration Of Imported Drugs

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it plans to place a 10-year limit on registration of imports on pharmaceutical to encourage local production of drugs. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Christianah Adeyeye said this at a stakeholders’ meeting tagged: “A Date with the Director- General, NAFDAC” on Friday in Lagos. The NAFDAC boss said that the Agency would increase its vigilance activities and spot checks to ensure consistent product quality. “We have developed relevant guidelines and documents to enhance pharmaco vigilance and post marketing surveillance activities in the country. “This has been evidenced by the series of alerts issued by the agency in the face of threats as well as the recall of some products in the interest o...
Pete Davidson Pulled Over In New York, Passenger Arrested With Drugs
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Pete Davidson Pulled Over In New York, Passenger Arrested With Drugs

Pete Davidson has been winning recently. His engagement to Ariana Grande has thrust him into a spotlight bigger than the one he already had, and the SNL comedian is experiencing a career high. Davidson is currently up near Syracuse, New York filming Big Time Adolescence with Machine Gun Kelly, and he almost caught an enormous L while driving with his friend. According to TMZ, Davidson was pulled over while driving in Syracuse last weekend at around 4 AM with a friend. The reason for the traffic stop was not revealed, but police claimed to smell weed when they approached the vehicle. That is usually the cops’ first move when they want to cite a reason for conducting a search. After initiating a search, police found marijuana and arrested Davidson’s friend for felony possession of a co...
Cardi B Believes Husband Offset Was ‘Targeted’ By ‘Hip-Hop Cops’ in Gun Arrest
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Cardi B Believes Husband Offset Was ‘Targeted’ By ‘Hip-Hop Cops’ in Gun Arrest

Rapper Cardi B has weighed in on the recent arrest of her husband Offset, who was arrested on Friday for gun and drug possession in Atlanta. The Migos rapper whose real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus, and his bodyguard, Senay Gezahgn, were pulled over in Jonesboro, Georgia, for the illegal lane change when Clayton County police searched his 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera and found three guns and less than one ounce of marijuana and over $107,000 in cash.     On Tuesday, TMZ claimed that Cardi B has confided in friends that she would stand by her husband's side 'even if he were sentenced to prison,' The gossip site also reported that 25-year-old believes the Migos rapper 'was pulled over for doing nothing more than being a rich, successful black rapper.'   A...
Cardi B plans On Taking Offset’s Charge After His Arrest For Gun and Drug possession
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Cardi B plans On Taking Offset’s Charge After His Arrest For Gun and Drug possession

Cardi B is reportedly planning on “taking” the criminal charges for her husband Offset following his arrest for Gun and Drug possession in Atlanta. The Migos rapper was arrested on Friday afternoon July 20th on gun and drug charges after he and his bodyguard were pulled over outside of Atlanta. Offset, whose real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus, and his bodyguard, Senay Gezahgn, were pulled over in Jonesboro, Georgia, for the illegal lane change when Clayton County police searched his 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera and found three guns and less than one ounce of marijuana and over $107,000 in cash, according to Atlanta ABC affiliate WSB.   The 26-year-old who is already on probation for a 2015 arrest on drugs and weapons charges, was charged with possession of a firearm by...
Man Catches His Wife Getting ‘Head’ From Their Local Drug Dealer
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Man Catches His Wife Getting ‘Head’ From Their Local Drug Dealer

This viral video shows the moment a man from West Virginia caught his wife in a compromising position with their local drug dealer. According to online reports, the husband claims that his wife was coming up with a lot of extra weed all of a sudden, and she didn’t appear to have to pay for it. It was also reported that the married man was feeling strange about it and then decided to video his wife’s next encounter with her dealer. Beyond the man’s imagination, he caught his wife naked in bed, with their drug dealer was performing mouth action on her. Watch the video Here.
After 83 Arrests, 66 Convictions, 19 Years Of Drug Addiction And Prostitution, Lady Celebrates 14 Years Of Freedom
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After 83 Arrests, 66 Convictions, 19 Years Of Drug Addiction And Prostitution, Lady Celebrates 14 Years Of Freedom

An American lady with the name, Tonier Cain-Muldrow has got herself trending on social media after sharing her touching story to celebrate her 14 years of freedom. Tonier Cain-Muldrow revealed how she prayed to turn a new leaf while being incarcerated in prison. She revealed how she was arrested 83 times, had 66 convictions, not forgetting 19 years of drug addiction, prostitution among other vices. She shared her story with pictures as proof which has now gone viral on Facebook. Read below; Fourteen years ago, I laid on my prison cell floor pregnant with my daughter, and I cried out to God. My prayer was sincere and desperate. I cried out “God I don’t know if you listen to people like me but if you do please help me”!! After 83 arrest, 66 convictions, 19 years of drug addict...
Daycare Workers Arrested For Drugging Toddlers
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Daycare Workers Arrested For Drugging Toddlers

Three Illinois daycare workers have been arrested and charged with drugging kids before nap time at a Des Plaines daycare The daycare employers, Kristen Lauletta, 32, Jessica Heyse, 19, and Ashley Helfenbein, 25, were accused of giving the toddlers melatonin gummy bears without parental consent. According to Des Plaines Police Cmdr. Christopher Mierzw, the women were arrested and charged with two counts of battery and two counts of endangering the life of a child last Friday. Management at the daycare reported one teacher to the police Friday afternoon that she had been handing out gummy bears laced with melatonin to her class of 2-year-olds without parents' permission. “Allegedly, this was done in an effort to calm them down before nap time,” police said in a statement on Mond...