• NACAMA urges NAFDAC to check sugary content in processed beverages and foods

    NACAMA urges NAFDAC to check sugary content in processed beverages and foods

    National Complementary and Alternative Medical Association of Nigeria (NACAMA) has urged the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to check sugary and sweetened contents in processed beverages and foods.

    The President of NACAMA, Prof. Peter Katchy, made the call on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.

    Katchy spoke on the sidelines of the World Diabetes Day, with the theme: “Eyes on Diabetes’’.

    The NACAMA boss said that “the type of diabetes being seen […]

  • Reps direct oil and gas company to obtain local content approval

    Reps direct oil and gas company to obtain local content approval

    According to reports, the House of Representatives on Thursday directed oil and gas companies seeking expatriate quota get approval from Nigeria Content Development Management Board (NCDMB) before application to the Ministry of Interior.

    The Chairman, House Committee on Local Content, Hon Emmanuel Ekon, gave the directive yesterday at a stakeholders meeting on expatriate quota for Oil and Gas companies in Nigeria.

    Ekon who decried the violation of the Local Content Act by Oil and Gas companies operating in the country, said many […]

  • Several houses destroyed as petrol tanker falls, spills content in Oyo

    Several houses destroyed as petrol tanker falls, spills content in Oyo

    Several houses and properties were destroyed yesterday in Saki Area of Oyo State as a petrol tanker fell and spilled its content.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unmarked tanker spilled its content into buildings when the driver lost control while descending a road at Kinikini area of the town.

    Some residents, who witnessed the incident, described it as “terrible and unfortunate.”

    The Caretaker Chairman of Saki West Council, Kareem Adegoke, told NAN that the council had provided an alternative […]