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States with the most Narcotic drugs seized

drugs-seized-state-srtDrug abuse has become a worldwide problem in modern times. It has become so difficult to keep it under control especially because of the billions of dollars involved in drug trafficking. Even with all the say no to drugs hashtags flying around, anti-drug-abuse-themed football tournaments featuring celebs, massive road walk campaigns, and music snippets; drug abuse and addiction will continue to be a plague in our society because of the complexities surrounding it.

According to the latest crime data on drug abuse and enforcement released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Ondo state and Edo state lead in the quantity of drug seized. With over 500,000 kg of narcotic drugs, seized from both states through 2012 -2016 (See Viz above). The animated map illustrates seizure trends for each state from 2012 -2016.


On this note: #saynotodrugs

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Porting Dilemma.

I own just one phone and I use only one Mobile Network. Recently, I realized that my internet subscription which usually lasts for a month, now barely lasts for 2 weeks. The idea of getting a new phone and trying out a different Network provider or porting to another network became increasingly necessary. I tried to find out the rates per kilobyte or megabyte for other networks for comparison and was shocked that there was no information concerning that anywhere on their sites. The only information available was the amount of data, duration, and price. So, I called up a few friends and asked what their internet subscription experience was like and I got mixed responses which left me confused. Continue reading “Porting Dilemma.”