FG Bans Production of Cough Syrups Containing Codeine in Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits for the importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient...

APC Shifts Dates for Congresses, Convention, to Hold After Ramadan Fast

NWC insists on right to form committees Ganduje: Party adopting guarded democracy Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has shifted the dates for its congresses and national convention scheduled to start next month...

Huwe as an Electoral Issue

Huwe is an Ebira word meaning life. The Federal Ministry of Health has fittingly located in Ebira language, one of the hundreds of Nigerian tongues, the name to give the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF)....

In Damning Report, US Says Impunity, Massive Corruption Still Prevalent in Nigeria

• Shiite, IPOB extrajudicial killings, Dasuki’s detention cited as rights abuses, violation of rule of law Tobi Soniyi in Lagos The United States Department of State has again issued a damning assessment of Nigeria under the leadership...

Dangote Cement Mulls London Listing, Appoints Cherie Blair, Mick Davis to Board

As Dangote Cement Plc revives plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), the firm has appointed former Xstrata Plc Chief Executive Officer, Mick Davis, as a non-executive director alongside Cherie Blair,...

$496m Withdrawal: House Lawmakers Grandstand, Call for Buhari’s Impeachment

In what appeared to be grandstanding, lawmakers in the House of Representatives Tuesday clamoured for President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment over his alleged breach of the Constitution. The call for his impeachment was the fallout of the...

Flying Doctors Nigeria Steps up to Save Sickle Cell Patient

In desperate need of surgery to alleviate the ravages of sickle cell disease and previous medical care that worsened his condition, university student Abiodun Bakare was about to give up hope when he discovered the...

EFCC arrests Ibori’s ally, Nwaoboshi, for alleged N6bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the lawmaker representing Delta-North Senatorial District, Senator Pete Nwaoboshi, for an alleged fraud of N6bn. The EFCC spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this to our correspondent on the...

Another Boy! Kate Middleton & Prince William welcome Royal Baby No. 3

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images) Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate have welcomed their third royal baby – a boy. The Kensington Palace announced earlier in the day...

Omoni Oboli launches Feeding Outreach “Sister Lizzy’s Kitchen” in memory of Late Mum

Nollywood actress and latest author in town, Omoni Oboli, turned forty yesterday and to celebrate her new age, she spent her day with the children of Makoko by launching her feeding outreach, Sister Lizzy’s Kitchen. Sister Lizzy’s Kitchen is an...