Month: November 2017

Court affirms NAFDAC’s power to regulate importation, exportation, sale of chemicals

A Federal High Court, Calabar, Cross River State, has affirmed the powers of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to regulate and control the exportation, importation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of chemicals in Nigeria. Justice Justice E. A. Obile, made the affirmation while delivering judgment on a suit… Read More »

Month: November 2017

Instability in Togo could have devastating regional consequences – President Buhari, Ouattara warn

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday expressed concern that political instability in Togo, if not averted, could have regional consequences. Both leaders expressed the view during a bilateral meeting in Abidjan on the margins of the 5th AU-EU Summit. “We must have a solution in Togo. The friends of the… Read More »

Month: November 2017

NNPC retail market shares rise to 14%

The Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Retail Limited, Mr. Yemi Adetunji says the market shares of the company has grown to 14 per cent in 2016. Adetunji disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja, while briefing journalists on plans to inaugurate a new ultra mega station along the Shagamu Express way. He added that the company… Read More »

Month: November 2017

Heart failure deadlier than HIV, Cancer – Experts

Cardiologists in Nigeria have identified heart failure as a deadlier disease than the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and all forms of cancer except lung cancer. The heart diseases experts made this known at a press conference held recently in Lagos, which had consultant cardiologists drawn from federal universities across Nigeria, was aimed at sensitising members… Read More »

Month: November 2017

FG Approves N1.5bn Advert Bill To Drive $1bn Tax Revenue

In pursuit of its vision to diversify the economy and discourage Nigeria’s reliance on oil as the mainstay of the economy, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) wednesday approved N1.5 billion to drive projected $1 billion tax revenue within nine months. The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, who made this disclosure while briefing State House… Read More »

Month: November 2017

Buhari hints on re-election bid for 2019

As the battle for the 2019 presidential election gradually becomes more interesting, especially with the recent resignation of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the All Progressives Congress (APC), the uncertainty about the future political ambition of President Muhammadu Buhari, who had hitherto had been quiet about it, has become a little clearer. This is… Read More »

Month: November 2017

Emmanuel Macron announces EU plan to launch ‘concrete military action’ to rescue African migrants enslaved in Libya

French president Emmanuel Macron has announced that the European Union and African Union will launch “concrete military and policing action” to rescue African migrants enslaved in Libya. The announcement came as the EU pledged a Marshall Plan for Africa of €44 billion at a summit dominated by outrage over slave auctions in Libya of migrants sold… Read More »

Month: November 2017

EFCC Tenders More Document in Ghost worker’s Fraud Trial

The trial-within-trial in a case involving one Dairo Samson, who is facing eight counts of theft, criminal breach of trust and advance fee fraud continued on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 before Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja. The defendant allegedly defrauded the Federal Government to the… Read More »

Month: November 2017

All Nigerians stranded in Tripoli will be brought home as President Buhari vows to reduce illegal migraton to Europe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night in Abidjan declared that all Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world will be brought home and rehabilitated. The President while speaking when he addressed Nigerians in the Diaspora, vowed to reduce the number of Nigerians heading for Europe illegally through the Sahara Desert and the… Read More »