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Worker shoots self dead after 4 months without pay

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A worker, Amos Mboni, has shot himself to death after his employers failed to pay his salary for four months. The 56-year-old Zimbabwean man was working as a security guard manning Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) offices in Bulawayo when he shot himself three times with a revolver provided by the organisation. The incident occurred at his work station located at Zimra...

OAU says water from polluted dam now safe

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The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has assured members of the university community and other stakeholders of the safety of water from its Opa dam. According to a Monday statement from the institution’s Registrar, Mrs. M.I. Omosule, suspected land grabbers polluted the dam with chemicals, leading to the death of several fishes and other aquatic animals. She disclosed that the...

Tragedy At Google Site As Crane Falls, Kills 4

Seattle Fire, Chief Harold Scoggins, confirmed that two of the four dead were crane operators working on the campus, also revealing that four others were left injured, with six cars struck in the accident

Ministry Kicks Against Haphazard Use of Agro-Chemicals

“That results in upsurge in metabolic diseases among consumers in Nigeria and elsewhere.

9 Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

This is the first thing everyone does in the day, most likely. And we do it religiously and with a sense of assurance that the teeth are taken good care of, after the exercise is observed. Like saying our prayers when we get up from the bed, we were taught that all is well. But, you know how you felt...

National Patient Safety Guide Will Be Developed – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the ministry would soon develop the National Patient Safety Guide to improve healthcare delivery in the nation. He said that the guide would help to address the ambiguity surrounding the understanding of the field in the country. Adewole disclosed this while delivering an address on “Patient’s Safety in Nigeria” at the...

Bauchi: 2 water packaging factories face NAFDAC sanction over infractions

Prof Mojisola Adeyeye of NAFDAC
Two water packaging factories in Bauchi state have been subjected to disciplinary action by the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) over various infractions. The agency disclosed this in a Saturday, July 20 statement signed by its Director of Public Affairs, Abubakar Jimoh. NAFDAC said it shut Ummi Salama Table Water, a package water factory in Azare,...

NAFDAC apprehends “chemist” over N1.5m fake Tetanus vaccines in Kano

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A man, Goodluck Nwadike, has been apprehended by officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Kano for storing falsified and substandard Tetanus vaccines. The Director General of the agency, Prof. Moji Adeyeye disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, March 1. She added that the suspect was arrested at his shop located at No....

Minister of Health Calls For Patient Safety Commission

On the platform of the lecture tagged “Patients’ Safety in Nigeria”, the Minister posited that a commission that caters to patients' safety in Nigeria is the dream of every well meaning health professional.

Biosafety Agency Cautions Importers Against Genetically Modified Grains

“I wish to assure Nigerians that they need not be afraid, National Biosafety Management Agency has been established to ensure that they are protected from potentially harmful impact of Genetically Modified Organisms(GMOs)
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