Category Archives: News Headlines

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria in Lagos rejects an increase in drug production registration tariff imposed by NAFDAC

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria in Lagos rejected the 350 per cent increase in drug and production registration tariff allegedly imposed by the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control. The state chairman of the association Bolanle Adeniran said this while delivering a lecture on “Ease of Doing Business with NAFDAC, the Standard Organization…

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Abducted NYSC member rescued from Boko Haram insurgents

A female National Youth Service Corp member Halima Uwani Musa who abducted by Boko Haram in Borno State has been rescued from the insurgents. Halima is doing her youth service with the Borno State Ministry of Finance and was rescued yesterday by security agents and immediately handed over to the state government for reunification with…

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NDLEA arrests over 85,000 persons for drug related offences in 10 years

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested over 85,000 persons for drug and drug related offences in the last 10 years. The chairman of the agency, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah rtd disclosed this Abuja at a news conference flagging off activities marking the 2019 International Day against Drugs Illicit Trafficking. He added…

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Plateau State police command paraded five cattle rustlers and recovers seven cows

Plateau State Police Command has paraded five cattle rustlers and recovered seven stolen cows. The Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, while parading the suspects, said they were arrested by SARS operatives of Bukuru in Jos South Local Government Area on June 8. He said the rustlers have been on the police state command’s wanted list…

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President appoints Accountant General of the Federation

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Mr. Ahmed Idris, as the Accountant General of the Federation. Director, Communications, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Wunmi Ogunmosunle, made the announcement in a statement in Abuja. The appointment will take effect from June 25. Idris was first appointed in June 2015, was…

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Vice President says problem of poverty gives him sleepless night

Osinbajo said a lot of government policies were taking into consideration at the bottom of the pyramid with a focus on agriculture and getting credit facilities to farmers in order to achieve self sufficiency. He said many farmers in the country have been lifted out of poverty by this administration. The vice president said the…

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INEC records more than 1,689 cases from the 2019 general election

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has recorded over 1,689 court cases arising from the 2019 general election. INEC National Electoral Commissioner in charge of Niger, Kogi and Nasarawa States Mallam Mohammed Haruna, disclosed this in Lafia during the state level post-election review retreat. Haruna explained that more than 890 of the cases…

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Dozens of crew members have been rescued after two abandoned commercial oil tankers hit by explosions in the Gulf of Oman

Dozens of crew members have been rescued after two abandoned  commercial oil tankers hit by explosions in the Gulf of Oman. Iran said it had rescued the 21 crew members on board the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous and the 23 on the Front Altair, owned by Norway. The US disputed this, saying its Navy had rescued…

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Reconciliation between Governor Ganduje and the Emir of Kano can only be meaningful if the emir tender unresolved apology – Former Commissioner for Information

Former Commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhmmad Garba has said reconciliation between Governor Abdullai Umar Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II can only be meaningful until the emir tender unresolved apology. Besides the apology, Garba, a close associate of Governor Ganduje insisted the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) must…

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Journalists for this year’s Hajj enjoin to fear Allah and be responsive in reporting

Journalists on the National Media Team of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria for this year’s Hajj have been enjoined to fear Allah and be responsive in reporting the activities of the various stages of the religious journey. The Director General Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Dr. Mansur Liman gave the advice at the inaugural/induction…

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