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By Emmanuel Kwada The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested ten persons for alleged illegal production, distribution and counterfeiting of Seaman Schnapps, Henessy, Chelsea, McDowells, Gordons, Smirnoff ice, Eva Non-Alcoholic Drink, among others. This was disclosed by the Director-General of the Commission, Prof Moji Adeyeye in Continue Reading
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… Saw Palmetto cancer drug price surges from N65,000 to N200,000 in just one year. Key points: Patients now result to use of unregulated drugs Essential medicine scarce, out of stock Major health crisis looms as prices of drugs prices soar How GSK’s exit complicates Nigeria’s drug problem Government need to promote localization of pharmaceutical […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Students of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)’s Department of Mass Education in Kuje, Abuja have begun to share testimonies about the life of transformation they now enjoy, sequel to an intervention on abuse of substances hitherto common among them. The students, whose past was infested with drug abuse, stated that the intervention […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Hajia Bintu Ali, a 53-year-old mother of ten, fled to the Abuja Area One Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp for refuge after a deadly Boko Haram attack in her community in Gwoza local government area, Borno state. Everyone fled for safety. Many persons were killed, and several others are missing to date. […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government is to relocate 10,000 persons in Mosun Community in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi following the rampaging activities of the River Benue during raining season. Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, the Managing Director of the Hydro-Electricity Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), made this known during a tour of the affected communities in Continue Reading
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By Kolawole Oluwadare Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the nine oil producing states in Nigeria to “provide and widely publish details of spending of the oil derivation refunds of N625bn recently paid to them by the Federal Government, including details and locations of projects executed with the money.” The Federal Government recently Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Baby Annabel, 15 months old, from Pergasson Galadimawa, a rural cocmmunity in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, weighs about 5.5kg and cannot walk on her own. She looks too pale and small for her age. She is barely surviving due to acute malnutrition, perhaps, because of her parents’ resolve to see her alive […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji A Non-governmental Organisation, Citizens Initiative for Security Awareness (CISA) has commended the drastic measures taken by the Nigerian military in curtailing the excesses of pipeline vandals, sea pirates and other economic saboteurs. The group also decried call for sack of Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor, by some interest groups over […]Continue Reading