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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N2,05.14 in August from N2,01.45 recorded in July.

Fake cylinders: LPG advocate warns ‘bomb-like’ explosions may hit Nigerian homes

Worried by the continued influx of fake and sub-standard Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders into Nigeria, a cooking gas advocate has warned that Nigerian homes may start experiencing `bomb-like’ explosions in their kitchens soon, caused by fake cylinders.

Miyetti Allah condemns restriction on Forex for milk importation

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), in a statement, condemned the CBN’s planned policy restricting allocation of foreign exchange (FOREX) for milk importation into Nigeria.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

NAFDAC bans importation, manufacturing, hawking of Sniper 100ml packs

Concerned about the recent trend in the abuse and misuse of 100ml of Sniper insecticide and other brands of Agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos to carry out suicide, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned with immediate effect, the importation and manufacture of 100 ml pack size of Sniper and other agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Senate seeks ban of Sniper insecticide

The Nigerian Senate has urged the federal government to ban the production, importation and circulation of Sniper insecticide in the country.

NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on pharmaceuticals, others

The Governing Council of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said it has suspended implementation of the new tariffs which came into effect on 1st June, 2019.

Chinese firm sealed for alleged forgery, trademark counterfeiting

The Importers Association of Nigeria Special Taskforce has sealed off a Chinese firm, Aokete Lighting Electronics Industries Ltd., for alleged forgery and trademark counterfeiting.
All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger State, on Saturday, urged the Federal Government to put the right structures in place before banning importation of tomato paste into the country.

AFAN: Ban on importation of tomato paste will fail without necessary structures

All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger State, on Saturday, urged the Federal Government to put the right structures in place before banning importation of tomato paste into the country.
Buba Marwa

General Marwa urges ports stakeholders to block illicit drugs importation

The Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drugs Abuse, has urged maritime agencies and other ports stakeholders to support the Federal Government in eradicating importation of illicit drugs into the country.
January Makamba

Tanzania to ban single-use plastics by July – minister

Tanzania plans to ban the production, importation, sale and use of all single-use plastic bags by July, to help tackle pollution from non-biodegradable waste, the Environment Minister January Makamba told Parliament on Monday.

Minister: Nigeria spends $60 million annually on fish import

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, disclosed the sum when he played host to the Ambassador of Nether- lands, Marion Kappeyne.

NADDC set to implement new automotive policy

The director-general of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, (NADDC), Jelani Aliy, has said the council will soon commence the implementation of the national automotive industry development bill, (NAIDP).
NAFDAC Boss, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye and WAHO Director of Public Health, Dr Carlos Brito, addressing journalists in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.

NAFDAC alerts public on fake cholera vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public, especially healthcare providers, on the existence of fake Dukoral Oral Cholera vaccine circulating in Bangladesh.
The Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA) has praised the federal government for placing restrictions on the importation of textile goods.

Restrictions on textile products excite Enugu Chamber

The Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA) has praised the federal government for placing restrictions on the importation of textile goods.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

Senator Ojudu: Why VP Osinbajo lost his polling unit

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lost at his polling unit at Victoria Garden City, Lagos, because he was the victim of an elite conspiracy and tribalism.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari: This is my last contest

President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, in Saturday’s election has said, this will be the last time he would be contesting for elections.

South Sudan bans skin lightening products

South Sudan’s Drugs and Food Control Authority has banned importation and sale of all skin lightening products.

Asiwaju Tinubu: President Buhari administration has move Nigeria forward

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Congress national stalwart, Bola Tinubu, said President Muhammadu Buhari led-administration had made progress in moving the country forward.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Nigerians will not regret voting him and the APC back to power in 2019.

Muhammadu Buhari: We’ll go tougher on corruption from 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari vowed Friday to go tougher on corruption if he is re-elected in the February 16, 2019 election.

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