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Reports: Chelsea’s Roman Abramovich rejects purchase offer from UK’s richest man

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has rejected a £2 billion offer for the club from the richest person in the United Kingdom and has no plans to sell, according to reports.

Expert: Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs

Smoking harms organs throughout human body, not just lungs as such related diseases as emphysema and lung cancer are among the leading causes of death among smokers, medical expert Maria Ocampo said.

Official: Meat of sick, dead animals sold in Nasarawa

Mr Jameel Zakari, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, says some butchers in the state have been selling meat of sick of dead animals to customers.

Federal government reinstates NAFDAC at nation’s seaports, borders

Months after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), was ordered to vacate the nation’s seaports and borders, the Agency has been reinstated by the Federal government.

Official warns against unorthodox eye treatment

Mr Yunusa Zarumai, the Chief Nursing Officer at the Eye Centre, General Hospital Minna, Niger, has warned Nigerians of inherent dangers in patronising traditional healers for eye treatment.

Syria: We won’t disclose when we’ll strike – Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday that missiles would be launched at Syria following a suspected chemical attack, virtually ensuring a military strike against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Donald Trump tweets US and China will reach deal on IP

US President Donald Trump has said in a tweet on Sunday that China would take down its trade barriers and that the two countries would reach a deal on intellectual property.

Donald Trump: We are not in trade war with China

President Donald Trump tweeted that the U.S. was not in “a trade war with China,’’ hours after Beijing announced tariff hikes on 50 billion dollars worth of U.S. products.

China vows countermeasures against Donald Trump’s tariffs

China has vowed imminent countermeasures in the escalating trade war between it and Donald Trump’s America as it also condemned the administration’s plans to slap tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese industrial and hi-tech products.

Governor Shettima calls for expansion of anchor borrower scheme

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno, on Tuesday called for expansion of Anchor Borrower scheme, to enhance participation in the programme.

German police destroy cache of chemicals discovered in homeless shelter

German authorities destroyed a cache of chemicals discovered in a homeless shelter that could have been used to make hazardous materials, police said on Tuesday.

NAFDAC warns against eating fruits ripened with calcium carbide

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public to shun consumption of fruits ripened with calcium carbide.

House of Representatives asks NBC to tell Nigerians how Fanta, Sprite could be harmful...

The House of Representatives has mandated the Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC, producers of Coca Cola to tell Nigerians that two of their products, Fanta and Sprite were dangerous to health when consumed with Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).

Federal government to deploy NAFDAC, NDLEA at airports, seaports

The federal government is to immediately deploy the National Agency for Food, Drugs and Administrative Control, NAFDAC, and the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to all the nation’s airports, seaports, land ports to assist other border agencies in chemical anti-smuggling enforcement.

Governor Tambuwal: How we’re tackling water shortages in Sokoto

Sokoto state government said it has devised strategies to tackle the current water scarcity bedevilling the state capital and parts of some major towns across the state.

Most suicide bombings done under drug influence – FG

The Federal Government says it is taking measures to control certain drugs, having discovered that most suicide bombings and other violent crimes are carried out under the influence of drugs.

Association wants federal govt to translate instructions on pesticides to Hausa language

The National Tomato Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria, has advised the Federal Government and agricultural extension officers to translate instructions on pest control pesticides to Hausa language.

25,000 rice farmers in Kano to benefit from N5bn farm inputs loan

No fewer than 25,000 rice farmers in Kano state are expected to benefit from farm inputs loan of N5 billion this dry season farming in the state.

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