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Outright ban of food importation will lead to inflation – society

The Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) says Federal Government’s outright banning of food importation will lead to inflation and further impoverish the masses.

Customs: Smugglers have gone deadly

As Federal Operation Unit (FOU) Zone ‘B’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) made 623 seizures, including 153 vehicles and other items, Comptroller in charge of the unit has said that, smugglers have gone sophisticated and deadly.

Medical doctor counsels hypertensive patients on things to avoid

A medical doctor, Adekunle Adedeji, on Thursday warned that excess consumption of tobacco, alcohol, sugar, salt and sauce could increase blood pressure, a condition known as hypertension.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC committed to control food, food items

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has reiterated its determination to control and monitor food and food items in the country.

Son impounds adulterated sugar, milk worth N14 million in Kano

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has impounded various adulterated items, such as sugar, milk and fertiliser worth over N14 million in markets in the ancient city of Kano.
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NIMASA donates to flood victims in Anambra

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) yesterday donated relief materials to victims of 2018 flood in Anambra State.
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NSCDC officers’ wives donate items to Kogi orphanage

Civil Defence Officers Wives Association (CDOWA), Kogi Chapter, on Thursday donated items worth N2.5 million to Ministry of Mercy (MoM) Orphanage, Lokoja, as part of efforts toward a better life for less privileged children in the society.

Godwin Emefiele: We’ll reduce dependence on imported items

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said that Nigeria will continue to implement policies that will reduce the importation of goods that can be produced locally.

Court grants chief suspect in Oyo lawmaker’s murder bail

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Thursday granted bail to a ‘chief suspect’ in the March 9 murder of a serving federal lawmaker, Temitope Olatoye, popularly called Sugar.
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Slain lawmaker’s family accuses Governor Ajimobi of facilitating release of suspects

Mr. Olajide Olatoye, an elder brother to the slain Oyo federal lawmaker, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar), has accused Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state of facilitating the release of the suspected killers of the late politician.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: I’ve nothing to do with Sugar’s killers

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has denied obstructing or manipulating investigation into the murder of Olatoye Temitope a.k.a. sugar, who represented Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency in the House of Representatives.

Insecurity: Analyst recommends community policing

A public affairs analyst, Dr Olatunde Amusat, has called on security agencies to adopt local solution to the myriads of security challenges facing the country.
Nigeria’s Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo successfully defended his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European title at York Hall, London.

Larry Ekundayo to defend his European IBF Welterweight crown in Lagos

Saleh Gloves Promotions and World Class Athletes Promotions on Friday said that plans were underway for Nigeria’s Larry Ekundayo “Natural” to defend his IBF European Welterweight crown on home soil.

Customs arrest eight suspected smugglers in Oyo

The Nigeria Customs Service (NIS), Oyo/Osun Area Command, has arrested eight suspected smugglers, reporting that the service generated over N6 billion in the first quarter of 2019.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote refinery will transform Nigeria’s economy, eliminate fuel scarcity – Aliko

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says his refinery will eliminate fuel scarcity and transform Nigeria’s economy for decades when it comes on stream.
Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) were linked to risks of premature death, particularly death from cardiovascular diseases, according to a Harvard study published on Monday in the journal Circulation.

Report: Sugary drinks a factor in cardiovascular disease

A recent research published in a journal, Circulation, reveals an association between sugary drinks and an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.
The study found people drank more than 10 times the recommended amount of sugary drinks [Matt Rourke-AP Photo]

One in five deaths worldwide linked to poor diet –  study

One in five deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets high in sugar, salt and processed meat that contributed to heart disease, cancer and diabetes, a global study has found.

Corps member arrested with diplomatic vehicle crossing into Benin Republic

A 35 years old man, Abdul Umar, who claimed to be a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member has been arrested by operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service, Seme Command while driving a Renault car with diplomatic plate number.

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Former Flying Eagles star signs new deal with Serie A club

Former Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Micheal has signed a new contract with Serie A giant, Bologna, after the club announced.
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Barca plan to sell off another star to fund Neymar’s move

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Victor Moses delighted after scoring, assisting in Fenerbahce win

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Barcelona star suffers another injury, out for five weeks

Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele suffered an injury after the La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday evening, the France star finished the game but had some discomfort on his leg as he walked off the pitch.
Leicester's midfield marvel James Maddison is the man to take Liverpool to the next level, Jamie Carragher believes.

Jamie Carragher: James Maddison could take Liverpool to next level

The talented playmaker continues to catch the eye for the Foxes and created 100 chances last season, more than any other player in the Premier League.