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President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.
The Kwara government says it will collaborate with the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) in the production of quality herbal medicine.
As part of its contributions to the ongoing efforts aimed at combatting the ravaging COVID-19 Pandemic, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in collaboration with the Nigerian Defence Academy and Premium Times, would be hosting a virtual colloquium on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.
Director General of National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, Dr Peter Adigwe, has said that analysis carried out by his organisation on the Madagascar’s native formulation against the COVID-19 pandemic, did not show evidence of efficacy on the disease.
As the world marks this year’s World Malaria Day, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has identified malaria infection as one risk factor that would increase the case fatality of COVID-19 even as it noted that about 97 per cent of the country’s population was at risk of malaria infection.
The federal government has disclosed that researchers in the country’s universities are working on vaccine and cure for COVID-19.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) and the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) on Friday inducted the first set of pharmacists, seven years after establishment of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the university.
The Federal Government has tasked the Institute of Chartered Chemists Of Nigeria (ICCON) on research in herbal medicine in order to help the country harness the prospects its biodiversity portends for drug development.
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has initiated a multi-billion naira project that would improve the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of all states of the federation, the NIPRD, Director General, Dr. Obi Adigwe, has said.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has challenged stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector on the need to expand local content in the sector.
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development says it has discovered an antibiotic resistant bacteria in Abuja meat products.
The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to tap into the N100 million traditional medicine market through exploitation of abundant herbal resources in the country.
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) would inaugurate Electronic Health Records (EHR) to improve quality of care and enhance monitoring and management of people living with HIV.
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), said it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other diseases.
Japan on Tuesday agreed to provide a grant aid of N642 million to Nigeria for exploring development strategies that will enhance competitiveness and support poverty reduction efforts.
The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.
Manchester United fans have been reacting on social media to the news that centre-back Eric Bailly is once again injured and will face a spell of around four weeks on the sidelines.
There was pandemonium at the hill-side community of Ala Ugbele Obukpa, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State as a 23-year-old boy identified as Ikenna Sunday Eze, allegedly committed suicide, Sunday night.
Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says the passage of Water Resources Bill will boost irrigation farming system and enhance food security in the country.
The Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah–Donli, has vowed to boost the image of Nigeria as United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) appointed her board of Trustees of UNODC’S victim of Trafficking Trust Fund.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has condemned the looting of palliatives stored at the Agro-Mall in Ilorin, the state capital.