• NAFDAC raids Makurdi, seals cosmetic factory and arrests distributor of fake products

    NAFDAC raids Makurdi, seals cosmetic factory and arrests distributor of fake products

    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sealed off fake cosmetics factory in Benue State, and picked up a distributor of fake products at Nala, headquarters of Gwer West Local Government  Area at the weekend.

    Mr. Uche Chidi, task force team leader and NAFDAC’s Chief Regulatory Officer, Enforcement Operations, , said  that the special operation was based on a tip off.

    According to him, “we are here because our office in Lagos State received an information about the suspected […]

  • SON impounds substandard LPG products worth N100m

    SON impounds substandard LPG products worth N100m

    It was gathered that the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has impounded six container loads of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) products worth about N100 million, suspected to be substandard in nature.

    The consignment which was impounded following a tip-off from the men of the Customs included gas cookers, gas cylinders of 12.5 kgs and 6kgs, as well as top burners cylinder and sittings, with the brand name “Amaze”.

    According to the agency, the consignments are suspected to have been imported from China.

    Director, […]

  • Customs seizes N108m imported poultry products

    Customs seizes N108m imported poultry products

    According to reports, the Area Comptroller of Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone C Owerri, Mohammed Garba, has said that the Unit, on October 31, intercepted a DAF Truck loaded with 11,315 cartons of imported frozen poultry products with Duty Paid Value of N108,624,000.00.

    This was said to be barely two weeks after he assumed office as the new Comptroller of NCS, FOU, Zone C.

    The vehicle with registration number LND 641 XM was impounded on the Benin axis on the […]

  • Customs destroys N90m poultry products

    Customs destroys N90m poultry products

    According to reports, the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operation Unit Zone ‘C’, Owerri, has destroyed 11, 315 cartons of imported poultry products valued at N90.52m in Benin.

    The Officer-in-Charge of the Benin Axis of NCS, Federal Operation Unit, Zone C, Mr. Dahiru Usman-Shehu, made this known in a statement in Benin on Wednesday.

    He said that the 11,315 cartons of imported poultry products (chicken and turkey) had a duty of N18.1m and duty paid value of N108.62m.

    He said that the products were […]

  • Why NNPC is not pumping petroleum products through System 2B Network – NUPENG shares reasons

    Why NNPC is not pumping petroleum products through System 2B Network – NUPENG shares reasons

    According to reports, the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Monday gave reasons for non-pumping of petroleum products through System 2B Pipelines Network by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

    The South-West Chairman of NUPENG, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that NNPC was recording a huge financial loss when pumping fuel through the network due to the activities of vandals.

    NAN reports that System 2B Pipelines Network is the pumping of […]

  • Police nab 5 over alleged diversion, theft of pharmaceutical products

    Police nab 5 over alleged diversion, theft of pharmaceutical products

    According to reports, the Police Area Command, Aba, Abia state has arrested 5 suspects for allegedly diverting a truck conveying pharmaceutical products to some cities in the South East zone.

    Parading the suspects identified as Joseph Iro, Emeka Iro, Okechukwu Nlewem, John Okeke and Damian Okuta, in Aba, Police Commissioner, Abia state, Leye Oyebade, said the truck with Registration number, SR 511 SA, with green head and white body, left Lagos to deliver some pharmaceutical products to customers of Fidson Company […]

  • Edo Customs destroys smuggled N1.6m poultry products

    Edo Customs destroys smuggled N1.6m poultry products

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Customs Service says it has destroyed 200 cartons of imported frozen poultry products valued at N1.6 million in Benin.

    The Sector Commander of the Customs Controller General’s Compliance Team, Zone C,  Madu Abubakar, said in a statement on Thursday that the banned items were conveyed into the state capital via a bus with registration no. LSR 312 XA and seized by his men.

    Abubakar said: “The imported frozen poultry products have a duty of N320,000 and […]

  • Customs intercept smuggled generators, frozen poultry products

    Customs intercept smuggled generators, frozen poultry products

    The Headquarters Compliance Team, Ogun Axis, of the Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted a truck loaded with 1,533 cartons of smuggled generators popularly known as “I better pass my neighbour .’’

    The Team Leader, Assistant Comptroller Shittu Almaruf, made the disclosure in a statement yesterday in Lagos. He said that the seizures were made on May 19, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

    “Similarly, the team in another operation intercepted a bus along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway, laden with 542 cartons of foreign frozen poultry […]

  • NAFDAC seals Lagos Mall over sale of fake wine

    NAFDAC seals Lagos Mall over sale of fake wine

    A popular Lagos mall that stocks and sells fake wines and spirit was yesterday sealed up by operatives of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

    The regulatory officers of NAFDAC from its Investigation and Enforcement Directorate invaded the three branches of the mall in Ajah, Gbagada and Magodo-Isheri areas of the state alongside security operatives and newsmen.

    Confirming the sealing of the mall, team leader of the Magodo-Isheri operation, Mr Andy Tamanuwa, who is a chief regulatory […]

  • Good Ways to Get Quality Protein

    Good Ways to Get Quality Protein

    Protein is in many of the foods that we eat every day.
    What is protein?

    Protein is a vital nutrient required for building, maintaining, and repairing tissues, cells, and organs throughout the body. Every cell in your body contains protein and it is a major part of the skin, hair, and nails. Protein forms body chemicals, such as enzymes, that are responsible for the many metabolic processes that sustain life. When you eat protein in food, it is broken down into the […]