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The management of Emzor Pharmaceutical Company on Sunday said it would support the federal government in the rehabilitation and treatment of persons affected by drug addiction.
The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a motion making it an offence to hawk drug on streets or markets in the state.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, commended the BBC Africa, ‘Africa Eye’ documentary ‘Sweet Sweet Codeine’ that details the widespread prevalence of drug and substance abuse in Nigeria.
As an outcome of the roundtable convened by the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, in December last year in Kano on the rising drug abuse in the country, the Senate has developed two draft Bills for legislation to tackle the menace.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.
According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”
Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).
The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.
President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.
The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.
The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Health Workers in Lagos State, under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has called on the state government to improve their welfare packages and provide conducive environment to operate.
Two men, Afimo Lawrence and Kayode Apata, on Friday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to life.
Activities on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) maintained a bullish posture on Friday with the market indicators appreciating further by 0.45 per cent.
Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy to Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says President Muhammadu Buhari was forced to endorse Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the September 19 Edo State governorship election.
Senator Uba Sani representing Kaduna Central has urged leaders and elders in the Southern Kaduna to cooperate with the government and collectively work for peace.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.
The UK government has urged medicine suppliers to build up stockpiles to prepare for possible border disruptions when Britain severs ties with the European Union at the end of the year.
Today, Google shared a detailed timeline for Google Play Music’s shutdown. Access will be revoked in September for users in New Zealand and South Africa and for users in all other regions in October. Come December, the service will shut down completely, after which you won’t be able to transfer your content. Additionally, starting later this month Google will no longer accept purchases for music within its Play Store.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it does not substitute nominated candidates of the African Action Congress (AAC) or any other party’s nominations for Ondo governorship election.
The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr. John Abang, has summoned all the Divisional Police Officers, DPOs, and Tactical Commanders to an emergency meeting, following an increase in cultism in the state.