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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A recent research published in a journal, Circulation, reveals an association between sugary drinks and an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.
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.
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.
Former Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Micheal has signed a new contract with Serie A giant, Bologna, after the club announced.
Barcelona is set to sell off another star after securing a loan move for Phillippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich in a bid to fund a move for Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar this summer.
Former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses is delighted after scoring and providing two-assist in Fenerbahce 5-0 win over Gazisehir Gaziantep FK at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium Turkish Super Lig on Monday night.
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.
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.
Nigeria’s participation in this year’s hajj exercise has been described as successful by the country’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Muhammadu Dodo.
Consistent with its commitment to the adoption of innovative digital technology to drive its retail strategy, reduce cost and improve revenue and returns, Fidelity Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Open Technology Foundation (OTF) for the adoption of a standard Application Programming Interface (API) for its operations as a financial institution.
Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to Nov. 17.
Non-governmental organisations, YIAGA Africa and ActionAid Nigeria with support from Ukaid are currently engaging Kaduna youth groups on anti-corruption campaign under Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and othe related offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed findings from its preliminary investigation of allegations of money laundering and diversion of public funds against the immediate governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Abubakar Yari.