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Mojisola Adeyeye: NAFDAC seizes 3,300kg of banned frozen vegetables

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it had seized 3,300 kilogrammes of PINGUIN brand of frozen mixed vegetables across the country.

Report: Man fighting for his life in Namibia’s first case of listeriosis

Namibia has reportedly recorded its first case of listeriosis, with a 41-year-old man said to be fighting for his life in a hospital in Windhoek.

Kenya bans South African meat products as listeria scare spreads

Kenya's health ministry on Tuesday announced a ban on the import and sale of certain South African processed meat products after a listeria outbreak that has killed at least 180 people.

South Africa traces deadly listeria to processed meat, issues recall

South Africans were told on Sunday not to consume ready-to-eat processed meat as the government identified the source of a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people as a cold meat product made by the country’s biggest consumer foods group.

South Africa listeriosis outbreak toll hits 180

South African health officials said on Sunday that listeriosis has killed 180 people since the start of last year and originated at a food factory in the country's northeast.

South Africa suffers world’s largest outbreak of listeria, 172 dead

Listeriosis in South Africa has killed 172 people since the start of last year, officials said Thursday, as the country struggles to contain the world’s largest reported outbreak of the disease.

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5 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC distributes sensitive materials in Benue

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
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AEK Athens handed suspended European competition ban

AEK Athens have been hit with a one-season ban from European competition after fan violence in a Champions League game against Ajax, but UEFA has suspended the punishment for two years.
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NBS: N298 billion generated from VAT in Q4 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.
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Elections: Security agencies urged to treat voters with utmost civility

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.