FG Set to Protect Environment, Diversify Economy through Jatropha Production

FG Set to Protect Environment, Diversify Economy through Jatropha Production

John Ogunsemore In a bid to diversify the nation’s economy while protecting the environment, the Federal Government has pledged to support commercial production of the Jatropha crop. This was disclosed at the inaugural edition of a two-day dialogue organised by the Federal Ministry of Environment which held at the NAF Conference Centre, Abuja between October […]

Pharmacists Laud FG's Alert on Fake Drugs

Pharmacists Laud FG’s Alert on Fake Drugs

… Advise public to beware of unlicensed dealers Pharmacists in Lagos have commended the medical alert by the Federal Ministry of Health on the circulation of two fake versions of Quinine Sulphate, an anti-malaria drug. According to these professionals, who are the last channels of drug-remedies to the public, they said that it was a […]

FG, Lagos move to enforce occupational safety compliance

17 February 2016 The Federal and Lagos State governments have vowed to enforce occupational safety and health compliance at work places across the nation and the state. This is in a bid to curb frequent hazards faced by workers at various work places due to careless and non-conformity to standard by employers. Minister of Labour […]

Group Berates FG Over Bio-Safety Law

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A group, Nigeria Against Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) has faulted the recently signed National Bio-safety Agency Bill into law by the outgoing-President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, describing it as a ruse, scam, charade and a veil under which Monsanto, Dupont, Sygenta and similar foreign Bio-tech companies can achieve a strong foothold in the country. Read more about Group Berates FG Over Bio-Safety Law

Nigeria​ ​downgrades Asaba Airport over safety concer​ns

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Asaba international airport

The Nigerian Government has downgraded the Asaba Airport over the failure of Delta State Government to put in place safety and security measures at the airport, an Assistant Director, Press & Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, James Odaudu,​said recently in Abuja. Read more about Nigeria​ ​downgrades Asaba Airport over safety concer​ns