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Teenagers allegedly threaten to stab neighbour cautioning them against hemp smoking

Teenagers allegedly threaten to stab neighbour cautioning them against hemp smoking

The police in Ikeja on Thursday arraigned two teenagers, who allegedly threatened to stab a neighbour cautioning them against hemp smoking. The defendants – Yusuf Olaiya and Rasak Alade, both aged 18 – were charged along with Isiaka Olarinde, 30, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The trio, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges […]

SMOKING ON THE RISE: Tragically, more Nigerians want to die young

SMOKING ON THE RISE: Tragically, more Nigerians want to die young

Smoking is becoming a way of life for many Nigerian youths despite the World Health Organisation, WHO, warning that tobacco kills up to half of its users and statistics, from the Nigerian Tobacco Atlas 2015, which revealed that, every year, more than 16,100 Nigerians are killed by tobacco-caused disease.