Home Topics PSN

PSN

Senator Saraki: Rising drug abuse threatening internal security

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said that the rising menace of drug abuse in the country poses a great danger to internal security.

PSN stresses need for pharmacopeia in Nigeria

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Alhaji Ibrahim Yakassai, on Wednesday, stressed the need for Nigeria to have a pharmacopiea, saying it is long overdue.

Hate speech: Federal govt urged to reactivate Nigerian Press Council

Nigerian Government has been enjoined to reactivate the Nigerian Press Council and review its Code of Conduct so as to enable it discharge its duties effectively as enshrined in the Constitution.

NAFDAC destroys N80m fake, expired drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake, expired and unwholesome products worth N80 million.

Paracetamol abuse damages liver, kidney – PSN chief

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has warned against indiscriminate or misuse of Paracetamol, saying such practice damages the liver and kidney.

70% of pharmaceutical products circulating in Nigeria fake – PwC

At least 70 per cent of pharmaceutical products circulating in Nigeria are fake, says Dr. Andrew Nevin, the Financial Services Advisory Leader and Chief Economist, Project Blue PWc Nigeria.

N11 billion budget for Aso Clinic beyond me – Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of State for Health, Professor Osagie Ehanire, Thursday, disclosed that the State House Clinic and its N11 billion budget do not fall within the sphere of his influence.

Reversing Nigeria’s youthful misfortune

There are signs in the horizons near us to show that the Nigerian Youth as a collective is in the throes of hydra- headed misfortunes.

Researcher calls for increase in R&D funding in Nigeria

A world renowned cancer researcher, Professor Isa Marte Hussaini, has called for greater commitment on the part of the government to the funding of research and development in the country.

PSN decries high rate of drug abuse in Kaduna

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has decried the high rate of drug abuse among youths in Nigeria and Kaduna State and called for proactive measures to stem the ugly tide.

Pharmacy teachers get new curriculum soon – Adelusi-Adeluyi

A new curriculum for the pharmacy profession in the nation’s universities is in the offing, the President of Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, has said.

70% of smokers prone to lung cancer – survey

A don, Prof. Isa Hussaini, says a 2012 health survey has revealed that 70 per cent of smokers are prone to lung cancer, which also accounted for high mortality.

Ogun sets up c’ttee to fish out illegal drug dealers

The Ogun State Government says it would not tolerate any forms of illegal drug dealers in the state, that it has set up a committee to fish out illegal drug dealers and those patronising them in order for the state to get rid of drug related crimes.

Recent Stories

Governor Abubakar: I will unite factions in APC

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has said that he was committed to uniting all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Dakuku Peterside: Maritime security critical to Nigerian economy

Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has described security in the Nigerian Maritime domain as work in progress that requires the commitment of all stakeholders to ensure optimum safety of all investments in the sector.

APC: Timi Frank spoke in personal capacity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of the ruling party, spoke in his personal capacity.

Governor Wike: Federal Government plotting to kill me

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alerted Nigerians wth claims that the APC Federal Government is plotting to assassinate him in a crowd and claim accidental discharge.

Donald Trump ‘demands’ probe of alleged spying on his campaign

US President Donald Trump sharpened Sunday his accusations that his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, saying he would officially "demand" a Justice Department investigation.