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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...

NAFDAC to assist small, medium scale agro-allied businesses in North-East

THE National Agency for Foods, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said it would go beyond its core mandate to assist small and medium...
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Nigerian health ministry budgets N91 million for anniversaries

THE Federal Ministry of Health has proposed a N91.4 million anniversary fund for its Abuja headquarters in its 2022 proposed budget. The fund does not...

NAFDAC warns Nigerians against smuggled frozen chickens

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against consuming frozen poultry products smuggled into the country. NAFDAC Spokesperson...

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Privatisation council approves fast-tracking concession of Zungeru power plant

THE National Council on Privatisation has approved the fast-tracking of the work plan for the concession of the Zungeru...

Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...

Court orders NIMC, NIS to release kidney donor’s biodata to Ekweremadu

A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigeria Immigration Service...
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