Sweet sweet codeine: Nigeria's cough syrup crisis - BBC Africa Eye documentary
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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