Vice Chancellor Warns On Contents Of Soft Drinks

Vice Chancellor Warns On Contents Of Soft Drinks

Professor Ernest Izewingie, who is vice chancellor of Benson Idahosa University (BIU), Benin City has carpeted government quality control agencies for lack of proper regulation on some soft drinks being consumed in Nigeria. This is coming on the heels of controversies that have greeted the court ruling on some coca-cola products and the health concerns […]

Andrew Yakubu’s Health Is Deteriorating – Lawyer

Andrew Yakubu’s Health Is Deteriorating – Lawyer

Mr. Andrew Yakubu, the lawyer representing former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, has claimed that his health is failing. Ahmed in a terse statement at the weekend also challenged the conditions under which Yakubu is being detained. The lawyer said his client, who has admitted ownership of the $9.7 million and £74,000 […]

NDLEA Arrests Heroin Importer At MMIA

NDLEA Arrests Heroin Importer At MMIA

 (NDLEA) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a 43 year-old computer instructor, Anukaenyi Bob-Manuel Ogochukwu at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos for importing heroin from Nairobi, Kenya. The arrest took place after he tested positive for narcotic ingestion.  The suspect explained that he got involved in drug trafficking because nobody except […]

Laboratory Test Disregards Alleged Toxic Waste At Koko

Recent suspected toxic waste dump at Koko in Warri North local council,in Delta State has under gone  laboratory analysis  which has revealed that the substance has no severe threat to human health, aquatic life and vegetation.   The Commissioner for Environment, Mr. John Nani told reporters in Asaba, the state capital yesterday that no environmental remediation […]

Drinking Fanta, Sprite With Vit C Is Poisonous Court Orders NAFDAC

Drinking Fanta, Sprite With Vit C Is Poisonous Court Orders NAFDAC

A Lagos High Court, Igbosere, Lagos State, Monday ordered the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to compel Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) PLC, manufacturers of Fanta and Sprite soft drinks, to include a written warning that the content of the bottles cannot be taken with Vitamin C. Justice Adedayo Oyebanji made the […]

Indians Establish Camps In Lagos For Free Diabetes Testing

Indians Establish Camps In Lagos For Free Diabetes Testing

The Indian Cultural Association in Lagos and Bhojraj Chanrai Foundation, have imported a technology worth about  $40,000 for free non-invasive early detection of diabetes among Nigerians. The association’s president, Sanjay Jain, told journalists in Lagos that the technology was meant to facilitate the operations of the association’s newly established free diabetes detection camps in Lagos. Jain said the Indian […]

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