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3 Dec 2015
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday advised Nigerians to guard against buying expired products during the yuletide. Mr Dauda Gimba, the South-East Zonal Coordinator of NAFDAC, gave the advice in Enugu while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the Agency’s planned mop-up of expired products from…
3 Dec 2015
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has reduced the importation of substandard products into the country from 80 to 35 per cent with the introduction of ``Operation Flush.’’ The Director-General of SON, Dr Joseph Odumodu, made the assertion in his message to a seminar by SON in collaboration with the Association of Nigeria…
3 Dec 2015
An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday slammed a bail of N200, 000 on Otun Segun, 27, after he pleaded not guilty to raping a 22-year old woman. The Magistrate, Mrs O Sule Amzat, ordered that the bail should be accompanied with two sureties in like sum whose addresses were to be verified by…
3 Dec 2015
• Govt, Israel partner on internal security, counter-terrorism US Ambassador to Nigeria James Entwistle revealed this yesterday in Abuja during a courtesy call on the Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), in his office. Entwistle said his country had concluded plans to send a team to Nigeria by January, as part of efforts to…
3 Dec 2015
PROPERTY law experts yesterday urged the Lagos State Government to reduce the cost of registering land and other property documentation so that more people can easily obtain their titles. According to them, the high fees charged by the state discourage people from registering their property, with the government losing more money that it makes. They…
3 Dec 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari will lead a delegation of Nigerian officials to South Africa today to participate in the Forum on China/Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) taking place in Johannesburg tomorrow. At the forum, President Buhari is expected to follow up his meeting with the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, which took place on the sidelines of the United…
3 Dec 2015
Poverty and Federal Government’s “stringent” policy on admission have been blamed for the inability of large number of prospective students to gain admission to tertiary institutions in the country. Every year, the Join Admission and Matriculation Board [JAMB] conducts examination for candidates seeking admission into higher schools but not many of them secure admission for…
3 Dec 2015
Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has promised that the Federal Government is committed to defeating the negative effects of cybercrime in the country. He noted that a lot of fraud is being committed in the banking sector through the internet, and foreigners have become victims of those crimes. Speaking with journalists in Abuja yesterday, at…
3 Dec 2015
MIFFED by outrageous bills, aggrieved customers have abandoned over a thousand electricity bills at the gate of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) in a peaceful protest against alleged deplorable services rendered to their communities. 
  The protesting residents, who visited the company’s head office in Ikeja, stood at the entrance, singing protest songs saying enough…
3 Dec 2015
CONTINUING protests in some cities in the South East over the detention of the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu,...
3 Dec 2015
The Senate yesterday decried the lifting of ban placed on rice importation and urged the Presidency to prevail on the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to immediately restore it. According to the Senate, the lifting of the ban on rice importation has led to increased diversion of vessels to neighbouring countries. Adopting the report of the…
voters
3 Dec 2015
AHEAD of the governorship election scheduled to hold on December 5, 2015 in Bayelsa, residents of the state have alleged that some politicians have brought in fake voters...

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