Despair drives search for cheap high as youths’ tongues go blue 

Oluwadamilare, a 19-year-old pick-pocket, has just woken up to another Tuesday of highness in the notorious community of Akala, in the Mushin area of Lagos, Nigeria’s bustling commercial nerve-centre. His tongue is dyed blue from licking five tablets of Rophypnol, a brand of Flunitrazepam. That is a good morning gesture to prepare his system for…

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