Breaking: NAFDAC cries out over fake COVID-19 drugs in Nigeria

106 Views The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned of fake COVID-19 drugs in circulation. Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC Director-General, said the agency discovered fake Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine in circulation across the country. READ ALSO: Another student stabbed to death for resisting rape in Ibadan Speaking during a webinar in Lagos State on Wednesday, Adeyeye also disclosed that fake face masks and hand sanitizers were in circulation. She explained that this was discovered during post-marketing surveillance of COVID-19 medical products. The NAFDAC boss said: “Post-marketing…

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While Kogi collected theirs for election, FG to Refund N148bn for Road Repairs in Five States for further development.

231 ViewsThe Federal Executive Council (FEC) wednesday approved a refund of N148 billion spent on reconstruction of some federal roads in five states by affected state governments. The breakdown of the funds and their beneficiaries are: Rivers (N78.953); Bayelsa (N38.040 billion); Cross River (N18.394 billion); Ondo (N7.822 billion); Osun (N2.468 billion). Briefing State House reporters at the end of the virtual FEC meeting in Abuja, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the approval was the fallout of a memorandum presented to the council by the Minister of…

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Jihad, Imminent In Southern Nigeria –Gen. Ikponmwen

206 Views•Wants govs, traditional rulers to wake up •Says mass migration of Fulani youths, ominous A former Provost Marshall of the Nigeria Army, Brig. Gen. Idada Ikponmwen (rtd), has warned governors of the 17 states in Southern Nigeria of an imminent invasion and overrun of their states by Fulani jihadists, if they failed to secure their states. Ikponmwen, a lawyer and security strategist, said the on-going mass movement of able bodied youths from the far North to the South was an ominous sign that something sinister might be in the…

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I wish the farmers could go and stay in their farms” – President

129 Views“I wish the farmers could go and stay in their farms so that we can produce what we need sufficiently so that we don’t have to import. In any case, we don’t have money to import so we must produce what we have to eat”. PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari sounded this urgent “call to arms” to our gallant farmers when he spoke to  reporters after his Sallah prayers penultimate weekend. It was a very apt and timely message, especially now that we are at the peak of the planting season…

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Post COVID-19: FCCPC Partners SON, NAFDAC, Against Price Gouging

124 Views  As the world Economy slipped towards a parallel line after the Outbreak of Covid19 pandemic, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection (FCCPC) has promised to Partner Standard Organization Of Nigeria(SON), National Agency For Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), against price gouging. The Chief Executive officer FCCPC, Babatunde Irukera, made this known in an exclusive interview recently, stating that the organization will continue with its strong surveillance and enforcement efforts to curtail excessive increases in prices that exploit consumers. According to him, the organization will not stop working…

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I’ll stand by you, Buhari tells AfDB President Adesina

102 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will stand solidly behind Dr Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The President made his position known at State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, when he hosted Adesina, who was on a courtesy visit to the Presidential Villa. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, in a statement, quoted the President saying: “In 2015, when you were to be elected for the first term, I wrote to all African leaders, recommending you for the position. “I…

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Kogi COVID-19; After Much Drama, Yahaya Bello set up Mobile Courts to Try Violators Of Lockdown Directive in Kabba.

1,003 ViewsKOGI STATE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: The decision of the Kogi State Government to lockdown Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area is a painful one, but has to be taken to ensure effective Containment of the purported outbreak of Covid-19 in the Local Government Area. As controversial and disputed as the results of the FCT cases recorded for Kogi State are; we accept the fact that they are our citizens and live in Kabba as well as relate with people at the Local Government Area. In line with our commitment…

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Breaking: Buhari meets Adesina, The embattled AfDB President

278 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adesina has been at the centre of allegations of impropriety at the financial institution, leading to an inquiry on him by the Bank’s Ethics Committee. The AfDB President had responded, point-by-point, to the 16 allegations made anonymously against him to the Ethics Committee. The Committee cleared the AfDB President, but the United States Department of Treasury dismissed the verdict, calling for an independent investigation of the allegations…

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Court Orders Immediate Release Of Orji Uzor Kalu

144 ViewsJustice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the immediate release of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from the Correctional Centre. READ ALSO: Police Arrest Suspected Killer Of UNIBEN Student, Vera Omozuwa The Judge gave the order on Tuesday after hearing the application filed by Kalu. Recall that Supreme Court had nullified the conviction of Kalu who is a former governor of Abia state, and ordered the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court to reassign the case for a fresh trial. Kalu was convicted by the Lagos…

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VIDEO: New York Under Curfew As Looters Hit Luxury Stores

81 ViewsNew York was under a curfew that would last until early Tuesday morning, officials said, after looters raided stores in central Manhattan, targeting some of the city’s top retailers. Upmarket fashion store Michael Kors on Fifth Avenue was among the luxury outlets hit, along with Nike, Lego and electronics shops across Midtown, before the 11:00 pm to 5:00 am curfew came into effect, AFP journalists said. Groups of young people moved from block to block around the district, usually bustling with tourists but deserted due to the coronavirus, with…

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