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Xenophobia: Six Nigerian students cancel trip for robotics competition in South Africa

The six Nigerian students that will represent the country at the Africa Robotics Challenge (ARC) in South Africa on Sept. 28 have cancelled their trip to the country for safety.
E-cigarettes

India bans e-cigarettes

India has banned e-cigarettes because they endanger the health of youths in the country, the Federal Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, said on Wednesday.
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.

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.
Ikenna

Nigerian footballer nabbed for drugs in India

At a time when Nigerians are reportedly being executed in Saudi Arabia over drug deals, one would have thought that others seeking green pastures abroad will stay away from drugs to avoid fast lane to six feet.
The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.

NTCA tasks National Assembly on Tobacco Act

The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.

CPC begins awareness campaign on tobacco control act

The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 120 suspected cultists in Benue

The Benue State Police Command says it has arrested 120 suspected cultists in Otukpo, Makurdi and other parts of the state.

NAFDAC: Herbal, traditional medicine potential foreign exchange earners

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that sensitising herbal and traditional medicine practitioners on best practices would make the trade earn foreign exchange for the country.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi

Police arrest three foreigners with narcotics

Kenya’s anti-narcotics police on Friday said they had arrested three foreigners at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on suspicion of trafficking in narcotics.

UN urges nuclear-test ban to prevent ‘catastrophic impact’

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for nuclear test ban to prevent “catastrophic impact” on humanity and eliminate nuclear weapons across the world.

NAFDAC engages stakeholders on regulated products

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has restated its statutory responsibility of safeguarding public health.
The World Food Programme together with its partner, INTERSOS, has distributed fuel-efficient stoves to 7,340 displaced families receiving WFP food assistance in the town of Banki, Nigeria’s Borno State.

WFP distributes 7,340 fuel-efficient stoves to improve the lives of displaced women

The World Food Programme together with its partner, INTERSOS, has distributed fuel-efficient stoves to 7,340 displaced families receiving WFP food assistance in the town of Banki, Nigeria’s Borno State.

SON sensitises farmers on adulterated pesticides

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has carried out a sensitisation exercise for Nigerian farmers, on the dangers of using adulterated pesticides on their farms.

NAFDAC: How we regulate alcoholic drinks in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will put necessary measures in place to control influx of unregistered alcohol drinks in Nigerian markets.

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.

NAFDAC calls for join fight against unwholesome, unregistered products

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged critical stakeholders to join the organisation in the fight against counterfeit, adulterated and unregistered products, especially in the South-East of the country.

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Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.