“Although, some of the pharmacies visited were registered, it is disheartening to note that quite a number of them have no qualified pharmacists on duty and displayed expired drugs for sale to the public,” she said.
“We visited churches, mosques, garages, motor parks, market places and media houses to ensure the message of safety consciousness gets to them,’’ Oke said.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has nabbed dealers of substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in Katsina State. State Coordinator of SON, Mohammed Jibril said that the “life-endangering” cylinders were discovered following a tip-off from the Department of State Services (DSS). He disclosed that the cylinders were re-painted and re-marked for sale to unwary consumers, adding that the...
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has stated its willingness to improve on the quality of its service in areas of flooding, banditry and emergency response time.
“We actually came into Nigeria with one month visa to explore the country and study to know the business we can do, but our boss in China urged us to open the factory and we have been enjoying Nigeria and did not want to go back despite the expiration of our visa. I don’t have work permit. I know it is a crime to work without work permit, but the e-waste business is very lucrative. We do a lot to ensure that the smoke from the e-waste don’t affect the environment where we operate,” he explained
“We were about to pull down the hotel when a military personnel, identified as Sergeant Okafor, came from the army barracks with his men and attacked the officials of the task force. “He was trying to force our officials not to demolish the property, because he said it belonged to him. We eventually succeeded in demolishing the property, but the miscreants, who were using it as an abode, came out with guns and started shooting at us.
“The need to license them must be brought to the front burner; the licence does not do the job but gives them more commitment,” Akinkuotu said.