In Nigeria, thousands of young people are addicted to codeine cough syrup – a medicine that’s become a street drug.
The Nigerian senate estimates that 3 million bottles of codeine syrup are drunk every day in just two states – Kano and Jigawa.
But who makes this syrup? And who sells it to Nigeria’s students?
BBC Africa Eye went undercover to investigate.
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BBC News Africa Has anyone ever heard of Kratom? It’s all natural. It’s helped thousands of addicts get off drugs. The fb page is called Carolina Kratom. Please go research it so you can see how well it works. Different kinds of Kratom for different issues. Helps with energy,pain,ptsd, anxiety and so on,so PLEASE tell everyone about Kratom!!!
Don't forget how so many Nigerian women are Bleaching their Beautiful Dark Brown Skin. Skin Bleaching is an Epidemic in Nigeria. Self Hate is just as bad as Drug addiction. Even the Lady reporting this story has Bleached Skin...Ase'
Thank Cointelpro for that. They love to spread the degenerates forms of our culture. They took over hip-hop and use it as a weapon against blacks all over the world. Pitiful. And this degenerate music and culture is all funded by who?
That's the funniest thing I've seen in years. It's happening in Chicago, Memphis, St Louis, Detroit, Atlanta , Minneapolis, and Miami as well. Black zombies, being preyed on by their own. It's the same thing that Travon Martin was in the process of putting together the night he attacked George Zimmerman.
Codeine don't cause mental problems. This is a propaganda to attack a particular tribe. I don't see anything wrong with codeine addiction. Sugar addiction is more dangerous. Sex addiction is more dangerous.
Like Africa was not already fucked up.... Now they got junkie zombies who act like American "gangsters", keep drinking lean boys... Idolizing the American culture and bringing your youth and culture down to degrading levels... Sick
Wow, didn't realize codeine was such a hard drug. Withdrawal must be living hell. What a nightmare, right up there with Alka Seltzer addiction. And to think some municipalities sell it w/o prescription. Wow... Just, WOW (/s)
Is this satire??
Very informative as to this codeine crisis. It seems to me as in most illegal drugs (cocaine, heroin, methamphetimine, etc) that money is the supreme motivator. Those that suppy it, do so on the backs of the poor addict. Excellent journalism to our narrator n her team. Thanks for educating me. 🍁
It is kind of karma, some of the Nigerian nationals in South Africa are destroying young South Africans with drugs. They corrupt the police, and police in turn do nothing. At times people react violently and gets to be blamed as xenophobia.
They do not have to put opiates in that shit, the pharmaceutical companies just continue to import it knowing damn fucking well it's getting them hooked inevitably killing people all the while the companies make dollar$$$, disgusting.