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NAFDAC warns against use of sex enhancement drugs

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians that some herbal drugs designed to enhance sexual performance are...

Fake drugs merchant bags three years imprisonment

A 41-year-old man, Innocent Oparah, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for dealing on fake drugs. The fake drugs merchant was sentenced by a...

How ignorance about trans fat contribute to rise in chronic diseases in Nigeria

By Dare Akogun Trans fats, according to medical practitioners, have no known health benefits and are a contributor to cardiovascular diseases worldwide. In Nigeria, efforts...
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NAFDAC seizes 120 tonnes of imported ponmo in Lagos

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has intercepted 120 tonnes of dangerous animal hides and skin popularly known as...

Man sentenced to 7 years in prison for falsifying paracetamol

A MIDDLE-AGED MAN identified as Friday Ogbodo has been sentenced to seven years in prison without option of fi6 for falsifying Emzor paracetamol. Ogbodo was...

Danger looms with Nigerian Pesticide Council Bill, coalition says

THE Alliance for Action on Pesticide in Nigeria (AAPN) has called on the House of Representatives Committee on Agricultural Productivity and Services to consider...
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NAFDAC confiscates suspected unhealthy cereals worth over N60 million 

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has confiscated packs of suspected unhealthy cereals worth over N60 million...

3,229 trans-fat-related deaths recorded in Nigeria

AN ASSOCIATE director of advocacy with the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) Hema Khanchandani has said Nigeria recorded about 3, 229 deaths attributed to Trans-Fat-related cardiovascular...

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Poor awareness undermines FG’s health intervention scheme in Gombe

By Deborah Dangana Ali Falila, 35, a mother of four, reside in Mallam Anna village did not have any choice...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, over an alleged defamatory post...

No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said no federal public servant, including elected and appointed officials, will...

Naira redesign: Presidential endorsement not sufficient to legitimise process – Falana

HUMAN rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has faulted the recent endorsement of the naira redesign by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying...

ECOWAS to get new complex in Abuja by 2025

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari has laid the foundation of the new ECOWAS Headquarters Complex in Abuja, the Federal Capital...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

ASUU faults FG on half-salary payment, fixes emergency NEC meeting

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has faulted...

Strike: ASUU files 14 grounds of appeal against FG

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) today filed...
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