NAFDAC bans Malco vitamin B complex injection in Nigeria over contamination

  Due to contamination, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned the importation, sale and distribution of Malco Vitamin B Complex injection in Nigeria.   Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General of NAFDAC, has made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.   The statement said: “NAFDAC has been…

Uganda launches 525-metre long bridge

  Uganda – President Yoweri Museveni has launched a 525-metre long bridge, dubbed The New Source of the Nile Bridge, in the southern town of Njinja.   A Japanese International Cooperation Agency has funded the $112m (£85m) cable-stayed bridge.   The Director of Roads and Bridges at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Samuel Muhoozi, was…

Mnangagwa gets cholera vaccine

  Zimbabwe – According to state media, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and members of his cabinet received doses of Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) to encourage people in areas being targeted by health officials to get vaccinated.   “Mnangagwa said it is necessary for people to get the dose as a prevention measure,’’ state media reported.  …

Buhari expresses confidence in Fayemi’s ability to deliver democratic dividends in Ekiti

  Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his confidence in Kayode Fayemi’s ability to deliver democratic dividends in Ekiti State.   Buhari, who was represented at the swearing-in event by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mustapha Boss, said Fayemi as a former member of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), had persistently been…

Omokri criticises Buhari for the detention of Fayose

  Former aide to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the detention of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.   On his Twitter account, Omokri wondered why the anti-graft agency would detain Fayose while Gov. Ganduje,…

Nigeria remains best-performing economy in Africa — Keyamo

  Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, Director of Media, Buhari Campaign Organisation, said that Nigeria remained the best-performing economy in Africa.   Keyamo, who spoke on a Channels Television programme, said Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, by the NNPC Act, had the powers to spend monies unappropriated.   He said: “I need to remind Nigerians about…