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Niger government issues alert over poisonous meat in circulation

Niger State Government has warned Nigerian to be cautious of meats in circulation that contains steroid applied by local livestock farmers and butchers.
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Commissioner: Butchers now inject animals with steroids

As the population of people increases, the Niger State Government on Wednesday decried the circulation of contaminated meats across the state, saying butchers now inject animals with steroids.
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Lagos Assembly decries poor condition of abattoirs

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday decried the poor and unhygienic condition of abattoirs in the state and directed its Standing Committee on Agriculture to embark on oversight of the facilities.
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Bauchi group trains butchers on meat hygiene

Women Empowerment Initiative (WEIN), a non-governmental organization, says it has collaborated with WASH Coordination Project (WCP) in Bauchi state to train 35 butchers on hygienic practices and prevention of meat contamination.

Five killed in Ibadan butchers, police clash

Five persons were said to have been killed in Ibadan, Oyo State, during a clash between butchers at the Bodija International Market and police on Thursday.

Stop those using soldiers, policemen to destroy our property – Butchers tell Governor Ajimobi

Scores of butchers under the umbrella of National Butchers Union from the 11 local government areas in Ibadanland on Sunday appealed to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to as a matter of urgency prevail on some elements who are using soldiers, policemen and other security agents to destroy their property, intimidate and harass butchers across the various abattoirs in Ibadan, the state capital.

Sale of donkey meat worries butchers

Butchers in the South South region have decried the killing and sale of donkey meat in the region and called on the National Butchers Union of Nigeria (NBUN) to check the menace.

Truck driver, butchers clash in Ilorin

Truck drivers and butchers have engaged in a free-for-all at the popular Mandate Market located at Adewole area of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

I won’t allow political enemies come between me and Senator Akume – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said he would never allow political enemies drive a wedge between him and Sen. George Akume in the state.

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