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NAFDAC announces plan to regulate sniper over suicides

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) may direct a change in the package of ‘Sniper’, an agro-chemical that has increasingly become a choice killer for persons contemplating suicide.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha suspends all Imo government financial transactions

Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has suspended financials transactions involving all government parastatals in the state.
NAFDAC Moji Adeyeye

NAFDAC denies report of 70 per cent fake medicines in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.

Court strikes out suit demanding prosecution of Enyinnaya Abaribe, Femi Fani-Kayode over Nnamdi Kanu’s...

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has struck out a case seeking to ensure the prosecution of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, over the disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Governor Okorocha asks court to compel INEC to issue his certificate of return

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Wednesday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), to issue him with a Certificate of Return as the senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District.

The self-destructive, unforced error of fuel subsidy

The above quote is probably synonymous with the popular definition of insanity as “the continuous repetition of the same process with the same wrong results, and still expect a positive difference at each turn.”
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen: I am innocent

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has said he is innocent of the charges over which he is to be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday.
Paul Usoro

New Year: NBA chief Paul Usoro accuses President Buhari of trampling on rule of...

The President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Paul Usoro, has accused the Muhammadu Buhari administration of trampling on the rule of law.

The wrong way to defend the naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria has injected over $10.97bn, into the Forex Market between January and October this year, to defend the Nation’s currency, the Naira, against other major currencies, including the dollar.” (See Punch Newspaper report of November 18th 2018 titled “CBN Defended Naira with $11bn in 10 months”).

Bianca Ojukwu: APGA hijacked by mercenaries

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has been hijacked by ‘mercenaries’, Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Spain, Bianca Ojukwu, has said.

Arewa CF disowns scribe’s views on Olusegun Obasanjo

The Arewa Consultative Forum has disowned its General Secretary, Anthony Sani, over statements credited to him criticising from President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi sets up educational fund for slain journalist’s children

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has set up a N3 million for the three children of the late Vice Chairman of the Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Comrade Samuel Nweke.

David Umahi mourns NUJ’s Samuel Nweke’s death, condoles family

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has expressed great shock over the death of the Vice Chairman, Ebonyi Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Samuel Nweke.

Ebonyi NUJ vice chairman killed by armed robbers

The Ebonyi State contingent to the just concluded Nigeria Union of Journalists Triennial Delegates Conference in Abeokuta, Ogun State were on Saturday night attacked by hoodlums on their way back along Nkalagu axis of Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway.

Senator Saraki: No plan to declare Senator Akpabio’s seat, others vacant

There is no plan to declare the seat of a senator, Godswill Akpabio, or that of any other defecting lawmaker vacant, Senate President Bukola Saraki has said.

APC chair Adams Oshiomhole appoints media aide

Simon Ebegbulem, formerly a Vanguard Newspaper Correspondent in Edo State, has been appointed the Chief Press Secretary to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Yeside Laguda

Fashion designer launches Adire collection to celebrate Nigerian heroines

A fashion designer, Mrs Yeside Laguda has unveiled an exquisite collection of Adire designs named after Nigeria’s past heroines.
PROFESSOR IS-HAQ AKINTOLA

Plateau killings: Prosecute author of fake news – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern has called on the Plateau State Government to prosecute Andrew Ajijah, author of the controversial publication on the involvement of the Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association’s involvement in the killings which occurred in Barkinladi, Riyom and some parts of Jos South last week.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.