• NAFDAC destroys counterfeit drugs worth N85 m, vows to rid Nigeria of menace

    NAFDAC destroys counterfeit drugs worth N85 m, vows to rid Nigeria of menace

    It was gathered that the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control on Tuesday in Jos, burnt down counterfeit drugs worth more than N85 million.

    Dr. Abubakar Jimoh, its Director (Special Duties), who supervised the destruction of the drugs, in a brief remark shortly before the activity, said that some of them were voluntarily surrendered to the agency by their owners, after realising that they were fake, substandard, unwholesome, or had expired.

    He said that other drugs were mopped up by […]

  • Niger President Issoufou lauds Buhari for curtailing menace of Boko Haram

    Niger President Issoufou lauds Buhari for curtailing menace of Boko Haram

    President Mahammadou Issoufou of Niger Republic, has commended the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for fighting the Boko Haram insurgents to a standstill.

    Issoufou made the commendation on Monday in Abuja at the public presentation of a book written in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The book, in three parts and 24 chapters titled: “Muhammadu Buhari – The challenges of leadership in Nigeria,’’ was written by Prof. John Paden.

    The Nigerian president, who spoke in French, saluted Buhari’s leadership qualities, saying that Nigerians and […]

  • Buhari goes against Fulani herdsmen,  orders action to put an end to the menace

    Buhari goes against Fulani herdsmen, orders action to put an end to the menace

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday broke his studied silence on the recur­ring attacks on communities by alleged Fulani herdsmen as he said a decisive step has been taken by his administra­tion to end it. To achieve that, he disclosed that he directed the Minister of Defence and the Inspector General of Police to put an end to the menace.

    In line with the presidential directive, the military has taken over the security of lives and property in Nimbo. This was even as […]