Nigeria’s deadly cough syrup epidemic
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Nigeria’s deadly codeine cough syrup epidemic

In Nigeria, thousands of young people are addicted to codeine cough syrup – a medicine that’s become a street drug.

But who makes this syrup? And who sells it to Nigeria’s students?

The BBC has gone undercover to investigate.

This is the first report from BBC Africa's new investigations unit, Africa Eye.

  • 30 Apr 2018
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