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EU donates COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment to drug treatment centres

Implemented through UNODC’s “Response to Drugs and Related Organised Crime” project                    L- R: Kurt Cornelis, Head of Cooperation, EU Delegation to

UNODC supports Nigeria’s correctional service to raise awareness on COVID-19

Following the spread of COVID-19 in prisons around the world, the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has donated information materials providing basic facts about the virus to

UNODC launches DrugHelpNet to provide over-the-phone assistance to drug users, others

UNODC  has launched DrugHelpNet, a network of Nigerian Doctors, Psychologists, Nurses and Counsellors to provide over-the-phone assistance to drug users or families who need such services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Youth anti-corruption forum raises alarm on effects of corruption on children and youths

Uyo 3 March 2020: In December 2019, 12-year old Blessing Ejindu of Battle Axe Academy and young anti-corruption champion expressed the effects of corruption on youths in her poem titled

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Nigeria, UNODC present 2nd survey report on corruption at UN Convention

The Second Survey on Corruption in Nigeria has been presented by the Federal Government in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to an international audience

UNODC launches new Nigeria Handbook on counter-terrorism investigations

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), working in conjunction with the European Union and the Nigeria Police Force  on Friday, November 15, launched a new Handbook on

UNODC, ECOWAS. EU release report on illicit drug trafficking, drug abuse

ABUJA – The WENDU Report, the first-ever regional report on illicit drug trafficking and drug abuse in West Africa, covering the period of 2014 to 2017, has been published. The Report

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Engaging airlines and travel agents in preventing human trafficking

When she was offered a ticket to Oman to start work as a house help, 28 years old Nigerian woman Adaora already pictured a bright future abroad. But once in

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Global maritime security: Gulf of Guinea States set to tackle trafficking, piracy, other crisis

With a growing number of incidents of piracy, the epicentre of global piracy has gradually shifted into the Gulf of Guinea, adding further to the multi-dimensional security threats faced by

UNODC partners FG to prevent crime, drug use through education

ABUJA – The United Nations office on drugs and crime Nigeria (UNODC) and the Federal Ministry of Education today launched a new programme, Education for Justice (E4J) Initiative in Nigeria,

We didn’t tell Nigeria to legalise cannabis – UNODC

• Refutes Media reports The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has denied media reports that it called for the decriminalization of Cannabis in Nigeria in its presentation

NAPTIP, UNODC empower human trafficking victims

Thirty victims of human trafficking today received equipment for various vocational skills ranging from catering, hairdressing, photography to tailoring and bead making  to set them up in business. The recipients, all

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Law makers opt for balanced approach responses to drug control

Members of the Senate and House committees of the National Assembly on Narcotics and Drugs have restated their commitment and resolve to strengthen Nigeria’s response to drugs and related organised

UNODC annual media workshop on anti-corruption ends

● Participants urge media to avoid sensationalism while reporting anti-corruption issues The 3-day annual annual media workshop on anti-corruption organised by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Nigeria develops National Policy for Controlled Medicines

• Becomes first country with policy to provide access to controlled drugs for medical purposes while preventing diversion and abuse ABUJA – Nigeria is stepping out as the first country

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UNODC organizes conference on regional drug enforcement cooperation

The Regional Office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) begins a  2-day  “Conference on supporting the implementation of the ECOWAS Drug Action Plan through Effective Regional

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Promote good governance, UNODC workshop participants urge media

  Participants at a three-day workshop on Anti-Corruption in Nigeria organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  recently  in Calabar have called on the mass media

EU partners UNODC, NAPTIP to mark decade of anti-trafficking campaigns

       The European Union (EU), the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are collaborating on