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Codeine ban: House of Representatives proposes N2 million fine, two years imprisonment for offenders

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, proposed a N2 million fine and a two-year jail term for corporate offenders of the ban on Tramadol and Codeine in the country.

House of Representatives wants artificially-ripened fruits sellers prosecuted

The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Executive to check the sale and consumption of artificially-ripened fruits in the country and prosecute those involved.

Governor Sani Bello seeks approval for N21.5 billion Sukuk Bond

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, has sought a resolution of the State House of Assembly in support of N21.5bn Sukuk Bond Issuance in multiple and consecutive tranches.

House of Representatives admits underfunding of health sector

The Chairman, House committee on Health Care Services, Chike John Okafor, has said the country’s health sector is grossly underfunded, even as he assured that the Legislature would advocate more funds.

Oyo govt makes health insurance compulsory for all residents

The governor said that the N650 month subscription fee for the health insurance would be deducted from the salaries of workers in the state, stressing that the workers of state’s contractors will also be mandated to subscribe to the scheme.

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