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Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dead, 400 hospitalised, Lagos, Cross River, Sokoto warn residents
Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dea...

Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dead, 400 hospitalised, Lagos, Cross R...

The Kano State Government on Thursday said 10 people had died and 400 others hospitalised after drinking a poisonous fruit juice. The state government had last month said the poisonous fruit juice claimed three lives and  led to the  hospitalisation of 183 others. The state Commissioner for... read more »

Adesina: Buba Marwa and the Bad Guys
Adesina: Buba Marwa and the Bad Guys

Adesina: Buba Marwa and the Bad Guys

New things are happening at the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), and suddenly, there’s a throwback to the 1996-1999 Lagos State, when the then Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa was the military administrator. Marwa took a broom, and swept Lagos almost clean. With Operation Sweep, criminals... read more »

Nigeria To Commence Manufacturing of Vaccines Soon – NAFDAC
Nigeria To Commence Manufacturing of Vac...

Nigeria To Commence Manufacturing of Vaccines Soon – NAFDAC

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has expressed confidence that Nigeria would soon start manufacturing vaccines, with the upgrading of existing laboratories across the country. She stated that achieving the ISO... read more »

Governors didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliatives - Akeredolu
Governors Didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliati...

Governors Didn’t Hoard COVID-19 Palliatives – Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday,explained that his colleagues did not deliberately hoard palliatives made for their states. Akeredolu, who is also the Chairman of South-West Governors’ Forum, said the insistence on official flag-off ceremony by the Coalition Against... read more »

Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoarding Palliatives
Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoardi...

Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoarding Palliatives

Following allegations of hoarding COVID-19 palliatives, governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) debunked hoarding the palliatives intended for distribution to poor Nigerians to curb the hardship induced by the pandemic. The governors in a statement titled, ‘Governors and the... read more »

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Jegede Outlines Plans to End Farmers, Herders Clashes in Ondo

Jegede Outlines Plans to End Farmers, Herders Clashes in Ondo

Eyitayo Jegede, flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP, in the Ondo State governorship election has vowed to put an end to the frequent classes between farmers and herdsmen in... read more »

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has asked banks in Nigeria to consider increasing the percentage of loans available to the agriculture sector to 10... read more »

CBN Defends Policies, Rebuffs NESG Claims

CBN Defends Policies, Responds to NESG’s Claims

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has defended its intervention programmes aimed at stimulating economic growth, saying it everted food crisis during the peak of COVID-19 lockdown. This was... read more »

Inauguration Speech by Dr Akinwumi Adesina on His Election for a Second 5-Year Tenure

Inauguration Speech by Dr Akinwumi Adesina on His Election for a Second 5-Year Tenure

PROTOCOLS Your Excellency, President Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire Your Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of... read more »

Shoprite Commences Process to Shut down Operation in Nigeria

Shoprite Commences Process to Shut down Operation in Nigeria

South Africa’s grocery retail giant, ShopRite, plans to discontinue its operation in Nigeria. Shoprite first made its way to Nigerian market in Lagos in December 2005. On Monday morning, the firm... read more »