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 Pharmacist Council Seals 358 Medicine Stores In Taraba 

The Pharmacist Council of Nigeria (PCN) says it has sealed 358 medicine stores in Taraba over various professional offences. Speaking at a press conference in Jalingo, the Director of Inspection and Monitoring of the council, Mrs Anthonia Aruya said that 539 premises were visited during the inspection exercise, comprising 52 pharmacies and 487 patent and proprietary vendors across the state. According to her, out of the 358 premises sealed, seven were pharmacies, while 351 were patent and proprietary medicine vendors. “We issued 16 compliance directives, including one pharmacy and 15 PPMVs…

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Develop Policies To Attract Private Sector Investments, Elumelu Charges African Leaders

Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation; Tony O. Elumelu, CON has called on African Heads of State to develop policies to attract Private Sector Investment. Elumelu gave the charge to African leaders while speaking to private sector captains, global investment leaders and key players in Africa’s development sector at a plenary discussion at the Africa Investment Forum titled: Championing Investments in Africa – Conversations with the private sector.   The event organised by the African Development Bank featured robust and interactive conversations on the investment landscape of Africa…

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Saraki: Laws Key To Winning Fight Against Crime, Terrorism In Africa

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday underscored the importance of appropriate legislations in winning the war against crime and terrorism in the African Continent. Speaking at the opening session of the 73rd Executive Committee Session and the 41st Conference of the African Parliamentary Union (APU), in Abuja, Saraki said that African legislators need to do more to share ideas and work together to devise new and effective strategies for addressing the many challenges facing the continent.  Saraki said: “It is clear that, in order to achieve desired outcomes in the…

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Corruption: PDP Raises Alarm As Oshiomhole Jets Out After DSS Grill

… I’ve No Hand In Oshiomhole’s Travails-Amosun The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has called on the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and International Police (INTERPOL) to help track down Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who is reported to have jetted out of the after hours of investigation by the Department of State Services (DSS), over alleged corruption charges. The party said Oshiomhole’s swift flight out of the country, at the heat of the investigation, is suspect and goes to confirm allegations that the Presidency is shielding…

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Ekiti Gov, Fayemi, Charges Appointees, Inaugurates State Exco Members

L-R: Chief Press Secretary, Mr Yinka Oyebode; Chief of Staff, Hon Abiodun Omoleye; Secretary to the State Government, Mr Abiodun Oyebanji; Commissioner for Finance, Mr Dapo Kolawole and Attorney-General / Commissioner for Justice, Mr Wale Fapohunda, taking their oath of office as members of the Ekiti State Executive Council at the inaugural meeting of the council in Ado-Ekiti….on Wednesday.

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Osun State Assembly Passes Social Protection Bill

In a bid reduce poverty in Osun State, the House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Social Protection Bill 2018. The bill was passed sequel to a motion by the House Deputy Leader, Mr Bello Osuolale, which was seconded by Mr Babatunde Komolafe (Atakumosa East/West) during plenary in Osogbo. The Deputy Speaker, Mr Akintunde Adegboye, who presided over the session, said the bill, when signed into law by the governor, is expected to ensure access to affordable healthcare and social assistance by the people. In addition, he said the bill…

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Conflicting Signals As Labour Suspends Nationwide Strike

Conflicting signals on the commencement of the nationwide strike declared by organised labour unions mar the first day as some sections embarked on the action while others were waiting for the confirmation of directives calling off the strike. Many students of public schools were turned back as the gates of their schools were firmly locked in compliance with the strike action while the students were left hanging around the school building without any instruction on whether they should return home or wait for the gates to be opened. None of…

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OLUSEGUN MIMIKO: IN SEARCH OF A LEADER

Any serious discerning observer would know that for a long time, indeed for a very long time, there has been and still exists in Nigeria a search for a leader. Disciplined leadership is crucial to a Nation’s future and prosperity. Good Leadership is the difference between a Nation’s poverty and prosperity. It is the reason one country is successful and another country is failing. It is the reason why such countries as Dubai, Singapore, Macau, Malaysia and others that are not endowed enjoy prosperity, while the one that is greatly…

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Dangote Sinotruk Automobile Expands To Enhance Local Content, Provides More Jobs 

As the budding automobile company, Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited entered another phase in its expansion drive, the Company has said that it was increasing its local input into the assembling plant to up to 60 per cent, even as it plans to roll out commercial vehicles soon.   The expansion drive, which is part of the backward integration plan, is meant to enhance value addition and local content.   Group General Manager of the Company, Hikmat Thapa made this known during a facility tour of the Ikeja plant by…

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