June 13, 2021

Day: June 4, 2020

NAFDAC Cries Out Over Fake COVID-19 Drugs In Nigeria
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NAFDAC Cries Out Over Fake COVID-19 Drugs In Nigeria

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. Speaking during a webinar in Lagos State on Wednesday, Adeyeye also disclosed that fake face masks and hand […]

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FEC Approves N1.6Bn For Consultancy On Abuja Airport Runway
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FEC Approves N1.6Bn For Consultancy On Abuja Airport Runway

The sum of N1.6 billion has been approved for consultancy services for pre-contract services for the design and construction of a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the money on Wednesday for the job expected to be completed in about 12 months. This was made known […]

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COVID-19 Has Attacked All Our Revenue Sources – FG
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COVID-19 Has Attacked All Our Revenue Sources – FG

The federal government has lamented that the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a heavy blow on its revenue. Speaking shortly after the federal executive meeting on Wednesday, Lai Mohammed, the minister for culture and information added that the problem is not peculiar to Nigeria alone. He said, “We are not just Nigerians, we are all witnessing […]

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Federal Government Approves N78Billion Refund For Rivers State Government
Politics

Federal Government Approves N78Billion Refund For Rivers State Government

The Federal government has approved the refund of over N78billion to the Rivers State government for the money spent on the construction of federal roads in the State. The N78,953,067,518.29 is said to be for the construction of three Federal roads, including the Port Harcourt-Owerri road and three flyover bridges, including the Obiri-Ikwerre interchange, all […]

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FCT Confirms 76 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Highest In A Single Day
Health

FCT Confirms 76 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Highest In A Single Day

The Federal Capital Territory Authority, FCTA, has confirmed 76 new COVID-19 cases in Abuja. This is the highest number of new cases ever recorded in Abuja in a single day since the outbreak of the deadly virus. The FCTA made the confirmation while disclosing that the capital city now has a total of 763 confirmed […]

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Man To Die By Hanging For Raping Two Year Old To Death In Zaria
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Man To Die By Hanging For Raping Two Year Old To Death In Zaria

For raping a baby that was 2 years and 9-month-old to death, a Kaduna State High Court sitting at Dogarawa Sabon Gari Zaria has convicted one Usman Shehu Bashir of Dogarawa area to death by hanging. While delivering judgment on Wednesday, Justice Kabir Dabo said the judgment passed was under section 221 of the penal […]

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