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Counterfeit drugs have been identified as major threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals 4, 5 and 6 targeted at reducing infant mortality and improved maternal health in the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has summoned all authorised currency dealers for a meeting to discuss development in the foreign exchange market.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will soon ban the use of Paraquat and Atrazine products by farmers.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Nigeria will be guided by ‘‘national interest’’ in taking any decision on the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) may direct a change in the package of ‘Sniper’, an agro-chemical that has increasingly become a choice killer for persons contemplating suicide.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has carried out a raid of a manufacturing facility which packaged honey under poor hygiene in Abuja.
The struggle to meet the HIV/AIDS year 2030 elimination target in Nigeria has been of serious source of concern to the Federal Government and stakeholders in the nation’s health sector.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 others aboard and Ethiopian Airlines plane, escaped crash on Wednesday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport.
Ondo state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, decried the high rate of drug and alcohol abuse among underage children and school age pupils across the country, urging all stakeholders and authorities to intervene to regulate the tides.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in the North Central zone says it has mopped up varied quantities of expired beverages across the zone.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd), has disclosed that the committee will soon transmit its report to the Presidency.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mixagrip cold Caplets in Gombe state.
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Sunday, said it sealed 20 shops and confiscated drugs worth over N2million at the Monday market in Maiduguri.
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Niger, on Friday said it confiscated 401 cartons of expired assorted soft drinks in a warehouse in Minna.
The Zamfara chapter of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday, closed down their shops to protest the non-assent of the 2017 Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) bill into law.
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has called on Borno residents to check and verify the authenticity of products before purchase.
Mrs Benedicta Ughanze, the Assistant Director, Food Safety and Applied Nutrition of NAFDAC, has said that poor feeding practices is a factor contributing to the high child morbidity and mortality statistics in Nigeria.
The Bayero University Kano Law student, Fatima Musa, on Friday night at about 1.30am at their residence at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso local government area of Kano was said to have stabbed her husband in the abdomen over communication she suspected her husband was having with some females on phone.
Around 25 trainers have lost horses at Santa Anita this season, which some are attributing to heavy rainfall on the dirt track and excessive use of medications.
Rescue workers in a Cambodia beach town have picked through the rubble of a collapsed Chinese-owned building in a desperate search for survivors after the construction site accident killed at least 17 people.
Mutiu Adepoju, an ex-international, has commended the Super Eagles for their win over Burundi on Saturday, charging them however to employ faster and more coordinated transition in their subsequent games.
A softly-spoken football fan and former district mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, seems to have come from nowhere to become a figurehead of the long-suffering Turkish opposition.
Nigeria’s crude oil and condensates production has risen to 2.323 million barrels per day (bpd), exceeding the 2019 budget benchmark of 2.3 million bpd.
Tanzania vice-president Samia Suluhu is heading a fundraising campaign for the Taifa Stars who will be competing in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
Union Berlin have confirmed the signing of Nigeria’s Anthony Ujah on a three-year deal from Mainz 05.
Maurizio Sarri on Thursday said his being appointed Juventus’ new head coach was the “crowning achievement” of his long career.
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has explained why it must investigate air accidents and serious incidents.