Customs seizes another 13 containers of Tramadol, bleaching soaps worth N3billion at Tin-Can Port

PHOTO: Ships & Ports The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can Island Port Command, has seized 13 containers of Tramadol and bleaching creams worth about N3 billion at the Port in Lagos. Comptroller General of Customs, […]

Niger State issues alert over poisonous meat in circulation

PHOTO:Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images Niger State Government has warned Nigerian to be cautious of meats in circulation that contains steroid applied by local livestock farmers and butchers. Steroid is used for decreasing inflammation and reducing the […]

Collaboration, transparent leadership can improve healthcare, says Saraki

[FILE PHOTO] Senate President, Bukola Saraki The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that effective collaboration and transparent leadership can improve the healthcare system in the country. Speaking at the 91st Annual […]

Reps probe Chinese ‘body part’ drugs in Nigeria

House of Representatives • NAFDAC, PSN urge vigilance, stricter policy implementation The House of Representatives yesterday ordered an immediate investigation into claims that Chinese drugs manufacturers might be smuggling medicines containing human parts into the […]

Drugs made from foetuses, infants’ flesh: NAFDAC to conduct surveillance at ports, local markets

Director General, NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye<br />Photo: NAN Pharmacists Alert FG Over Contaminated Medicines The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has put its Ports Inspection Directorate and all ports and borders […]

Food processors, crop breeders and efforts to end malnutrition

HarvestPlus Nigeria displaying vitamin A cassava flour products in Ibadan, Oyo State, recently. PHOTO: Femi Ibirogba One out of three children in Nigeria is malnourished and around 45% of infant mortality is linked to malnutrition […]

How ‘little’ Onitsha Catholic school shocked the world at Technovation

• Nigeria’s ‘golden girls’ sack US, China, Spain to clinch trophy • It takes human capital to create other capitals, says Archbishop Okeke • Experts hail Obi, urge FG to invest more in education, human […]

NAFDAC raises alarm over imported contaminated frozen mixed vegetable

Director General, NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control’s directorate of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FSAN) has raised an alarm over the importation of contaminated frozen mixed […]

NAFDAC urges NASS to speed up amendment of laws on counterfeit drugs, substances

Moji Christianah Adeyeye The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) has urged the National Assembly to speed-up the amendment of laws to address the dangerous trend of counterfeiting and destruction of […]

NAFDAC, UNIBEN, pharmacists intensify campaign against drug, substance abuse

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advocated for security-tightened borders to checkmate influx of unregistered pharmaceutical products into the country. The agency said all land borders, including Onne and […]