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The House of Representatives has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to ensure that the Mobile Authentication Service (MAS) is reactivated and applied to all drugs purchased in the country.
Babatunde Irukera, Director-General of the Consumer Protection Council, on Saturday urged the Nigerian youth to deploy their creative energy to productive ventures and refrain from cyber-crimes.
The Adetokunbo Abiru led Skye Bank a couple of days ago in the news for a good reason- empowering millionaires. Skye Bank through its ‘Reach for the Skye Millionaire’ reward promo produced another millionaire in Port Harcourt Rivers State.
The Director General of the Consumer Protection Council, Babatunde Irukera, says the council has apprehended eight persons for allegedly dealing in substandard rice in Akwa Ibom.
Over 20 billion sticks of cigarettes are consumed annually in Nigeria, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said.
The minister of health, Isaac Adewole, says the police should arrest defaulters of the ban on tobacco products including Shisha.
The new excise duty for alcoholic beverages and tobacco earlier approved by President Muhammadu Buhari will take effect from Monday, June 4, says the federal government.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says there is the need for stakeholders in the e-Commerce space to adhere strictly to standards to grow the sector.
The Senate yesterday directed the four leading Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) operators in the country; the MTN, Airtel, Globacom, and 9Mobile to appear before its Committee on Communications in the bid to check intrusive and unsolicited adverts from them to their numerous customers.
Enugu State, and indeed all South-East States, have been urged to emulate Anambra State whose House of Assembly is considering a bill to regulate smoking in public places, which, if passed into law, would curtail indiscriminate smoking of any kind in open places.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday said it has intensified surveillance on all the operating airlines following minor and major incidents that occurred recently in the sector.
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has stated categorically that it is not usurping the functions of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with its protection of air travellers in the country.
The principals have chosen to speak as there were concerns that Volpi’s press release implied that they, Whitmore Limited, had a total indebtedness of $680 million.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll was a victory for the people.
Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a demonstration of the people’s trust in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party that has the capacity to liberate the state from mis-governance and gross under-development.
The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held a victory rally to celebrate the success of the party’s candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, who has been announced winner of the polls.
Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential aspirant of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says what Nigerians need is a generational shift in governance and not allegiance to “same old career politicians”.
This was disclosed by the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, after the federal executive council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance.
Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA AFRICA) has said it is employing parallel vote tabulation (PVT) methodology to complement the efforts of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Nigeria Police Force has assured electorates in Ekiti State ahead of the July 14 election that the police will ensure adequate security noting that the force does not belong to any political party.