Youth RISE Nigeria is an initiative with a mission to promote evidence based drug policy and interventions with the meaningful involvement of young people and most affected communities.

Strategic Focus

Drug Policy Reform

Drug Policy Reform

Nigeria the most populous African nation is witnessing a surge in availability and consumption of illicit drugs.

Health- HIV, Sexual Reproductive Health and Right

Health- HIV, Sexual Reproductive Health and Right

Today drugs are easily accessible on the streets that the required resources, information, support, and education needed to keep young people from harm.



Globally young people are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic.

Youth Empowerment

Youth Empowerment

Generating evidence is very important in policy advocacy and programming.

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Have you applied for the Drug Policy Internship Program? What are waiting for?! You're just a click away

I join my voice with @IDPCnet @ssdp_nigeria @YouthRISE_NG @SDPcampaign @DrugPolicyOrg in soliciting for evidence based drug policies with regards to drug use in Nigeria.


Interesting conversation on drug use, harm reduction and the decriminalization of drug use happening live!
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tired of police brutality and incarceration

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YouthRISE... Towards effective drug control in Nigeria