NAFDAC urges stakeholders to join fight against unwholesome, unregistered products in S/East

The National Agency for Food, Drug  Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged critical stakeholders to join the organization in the fight against counterfeit, adulterated and unregistered products, especially in the South-East of the country. The South-East Zonal Co-ordinator of NAFDAC, Mr Fori Tatama, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…

Airtel commences feeding of 5000 people in five days

  By BAYO AZEEZ Telecommunications company, Airtel Nigeria, brought joy, smile and laughter to thousands of Nigerians as it kicked-off its annual ‘Five Days of Love’ initiative on Monday. Five Days of Love is an initiative under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) meant to feed over 5,000 underprivileged individuals across Nigeria in five days. Partnering…

Equip Nigerians with skills to stem rising migration- ITF DG

By MARY ADEGUNLOYE Concerned by reports of mass casualties on the high seas, enslavement and other harrowing misfortunes being experienced by Nigerian youths seeking to migrate to Europe, the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) is appealing to stakeholders to collaborate with the organization in order to equip more Nigerians with skills for employability and entrepreneurship. Director-General/Chief…

2017 Nigeria Taekwondo Open: NSCDC emerge winners, Niger Republic win best team award

The NSCDC taekwondo team on Monday finished tops of the medals table to emerge winners of the 2017 Nigeria Taekwondo Open. The Niger Republic national team won the best team award. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the first-ever B-ranked Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) event which began on Friday climaxed on Monday at…

NCC doles out N17m to winners of tennis championship

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given out N17 million to winners of its Tennis Cup 2017 competition. Executive Vice-Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said at the grand finale of the tournament in Lagos that the competition had given the commission satisfaction and fulfillment. The tournament which started in July featured 12 teams….

Governor Ahmed approves N82m for collapsed Alagbado Bridge

From LEKAN BAKARE, Ilorin The governor of Kwara State, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the release of N82 million for the reconstruction of the collapsed Alagbado bridge in Ilorin East Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Works and Transport, Alhaji ARO Yahaya who made the disclosure, said the construction will be completed within…