Residents hooked on boreholes, as water schemes remain moribund
The unavailability of potable water to residents of Abia over the years is worrying. The situation has forced residents to rely on streams and particularly, boreholes.
GMOs not officially grown in Nigeria, says minister
Amid fears that Nigeria has adopted Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has urged the people not to panic, saying they are not currently officially grown in the country.
Safer food, feed maize as aflasafe treated harvest thrives
Three years on, consumers in Nigeria are well on the way to eating better quality maize in which there is lower level of aflatoxin, a potential carcinogen from the fungus, Aspergillus flavus.
Abuja to host researchers on latest scientific findings
More than 1000 researchers from all over the world, will tomorrow, gather at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, for the 4th Clinical Trials Summit Scientific Programme scheduled to take place from June 6 to 8, 2016.
Over 5,000 trafficked Nigerians have been rescued, says NAPTIP
The Acting Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Alhaji Abdulrazak Dangiri, yesterday said that no fewer than 5,000
NAFDAC, USP to develop roadmap for post-market surveillance
The United State Pharmacopeia (USP) has assisted the Nigerian Agency for Food and Drug Administrative Commission (NAFDAC) to develop a road map toward strengthening Post Marketing ...
Pharmacists want NAFDAC, PCN to redouble regulatory efforts
In order to have an efficient drug system in Nigeria, pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), have urged the Federal Government...
NDLEA saves mother of two from execution
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has prevented a 38-year-old mother of two children, Obudike Faith Ndidiamaka, from execution in China, where drug trafficking attracts capital punishment.