Monday, 4th December 2023


24 Nov
Following closure of a British pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and others in the country, President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Prof. Cyril Odianose Usifoh, has charged the Federal Government on the production of Active...
23 Nov
Following the closure of a British pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and other pharmaceutical companies in the country, the President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Prof. Cyril Odianose Usifoh has urged the Federal Government (FG) to start the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). It also charged the FG to make drugs affordable and accessible…
2 Nov
Fifty-six Federal health Institutions (FHIs) and teaching hospitals in Nigeria are owing pharmaceutical firms N30 billion in 2023. President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), yesterday, at 96th Annual National Conference, in Gombe, Gombe State, tagged Jewel City 2023, Prof. Cyril Usifoh, said one of the salient fallouts of the old essential drug decree 43 of…
26 Oct
Ahead of its 96th yearly national conference scheduled for Gombe, Gombe State, from October 30 to November 4, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has called on the Federal Government to urgently reconstitute the Governing Board of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) and reintroduce funding for the council to prevent anarchy in the regulation of the pharmaceutical sector.
29 Aug
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has canvassed for the amendment of the electoral Act to boost women's participation in the governance of the country.
1 Aug
Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State, yesterday, said that accessible and affordable healthcare is non-negotiable for a healthy, vibrant and productive population.
13 Feb
The challenges facing Nigeria are surmountable with unity, faith and commitment, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has said.
8 Dec 2022
The Pilgrims Society of Nigeria (PSN) has urged probe of the Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, over alleged corrupt practices.


Rizz was on Monday named the Word of the Year 2023 by dictionary publisher, Oxford University Press (OUP).
30 mins ago
Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has ordered an immediate investigation into the killing of many villagers following miss target airstrike by the Nigerian Army on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
43 mins ago
  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
49 mins ago
At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…
53 mins ago
In a bid to establish a Regional Electricity Market (REM) within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the ECOWAS Parliament has unanimously approved three draft Community Acts.
54 mins ago
Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…
1 hour ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr Abubakar Bichi, has disabused the minds of Nigerians over the controversy surrounding the notion of padding the budget.
1 hour ago
Israeli and Palestinian representatives at the United Nations on Monday traded accusations of "genocide" over the war raging in Gaza, with both sides demanding an international response. Israel's war against Hamas was repeatedly mentioned during an event at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Convention on the…
1 hour ago
As part of the efforts to decongest the Correctional Centres, the Federal Government has settled N52m fines and compensation for 399 inmates at various centres across Kaduna State. Dr Ado Saleh, Comptroller of Correctional Service, Kaduna State, disclosed this during the Inauguration of the initiative at Zaria on Monday. Saleh said, “We are here to…
1 hour ago
Academic activities were on Monday grounded at the University of Calabar, following the students’ protest against the 100 per cent hike in the institution’s tuition fees.