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The cesspool of corruption called NDDC

Not a few Nigerians are amused at the theatre of the absurd playing out at the Niger Delta Development Commission. The whole circus show climaxed last Monday when three dramas took place during the House of Representatives Probe Panel of the 20-year-old interventionist agency.

Six governors, others for NEXIM South-South enlightenment campaign

The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) will hold a three-day enlightenment and engagement programme in Asaba, the Delta State capital, for the six states in Nigeria’s South-South.

NMA tasks federal government on free a certain screening

Dr Ekpe Phillips, the Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) FCT chapter, has urged the Federal Government and hospital owners to undertake free screening exercise for cancer patients in the country.

NAFDAC destroys N400m substandard drugs in Nasarawa

National Agency for Food, Drugs, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, destroyed substandard, falsified and expired drugs and other related products estimated at over N400m in Nasarawa state.
NAFDAC Director General Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye

NAFDAC seizes fake products worth N60 million in Lagos

The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confiscated fake drugs worth N60 million from a warehouse in Lagos.

Pharmaceutical companies urged to comply with NAFDAC on mobile authentication

Pharmaceutical companies have been asked to comply with the Mobile Authentication Service initiated by National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in order to combat fake drugs.
Patrick Anegbe

Expert calls for downward review of excise duty tariff

The Managing Director of Intercontinental Distillers Limited, Chief Patrick Anegbe, has appealed to the federal government to review downward, the over 500 per cent increase in excise duty on alcoholic beverages as being contemplated.

SON begins nationwide evacuation of unfortified food products

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has commenced a nationwide evacuation of unfortified food products in the country.

Zamfara government inaugurates drugs regulatory committee

The Zamfara state government has inaugurated two drugs regulatory committees established by the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) as part of its efforts to ensure effective drugs regulation in the state.

NAFDAC discovers bakeries using potassium bromide in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Command of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has discovered some bakeries using prohibited Potassium Bromide and Saccharine substances in Sokoto metropolis.

Expert: Nigerian bakeries still use banned potassium bromate in bread

A food expert in Nigeria has alerted the federal government on the continuous use of a banned substance, potassium bromate, in bakeries.

PCN arrests chemist, seize 660 cough syrup bottles

A patent medicine store owner, Amaechi Okoronkwo, has been apprehended by the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria in Nasarawa State for being in possession of 660 bottles of cough syrup containing codeine.

House of Reps urges NAFDAC to ban sale of Tramadol, Codeine, others

The House of Representatives has enjoined the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to immediately ban the sale of codeine and other ‘harmful’ drugs in the country.

NAPPMED pledges support for fight against fake, counterfeit drugs

The Nigerian Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED), Cross River branch, has pledged full support to the fight against fake and counterfeit drugs and unregulated products in the state.

NAFDAC slashes product registration cost by 50% – Ademola Mogbojuri

The National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says it has reduced, by 50 per cent, cost of registration of products for companies with or less than five employees.

Ondo, SON to partner with in fight against substandard products

The Ondo State Government has assured the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) that it will partner with it to eradicate fake and substandard products in the state.

NAFDAC impounds herbal products in Nasarawa

The National Agency for Food, Drugs, Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has impounded herbal products made by ‘Baban Aisha’ in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

NAFDAC staff embark on indefinite strike

Medical and Health Workers Union chapter of National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday embarked on indefinite strike, demanding improved welfare.

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Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

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Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
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Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
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Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
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Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

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