Customs Gives Relief To IDP Camps

By Stephen Ubanna Until last Friday, May 4, 2018, there was no sign that the Nigeria Army Corps of Supply and Transport, NACST, saddled with the responsibility of transporting relief materials from Customs Formations across the country would be coming to the Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, Ikeja, Lagos. This is because of the news making the rounds that Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, had given the nod to the NACST to get its trucks ready to resume operation of transporting relief…

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Tramadol: A killer Drug

By Stephen Ubanna When Aminu Dahiru, an Assistant Comptroller General of Customs   and Coordinator of Nigeria Customs Service, Zone A, Lagos cried  out loud last April that tramadol, one of the pain relief drugs allegedly processed with Codeine by an India Pharmaceutical Company and pushed to the Nigeria market was having a negative effect on youths in the north many people did not believe him.  They dismissed his claim, insisting that it is like every other pain relief drug manufactured by Pharmaceutical companies in the country. But Dahiru  knew what…

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Ebola: Eventual land fall in Nigeria may spiral out of control

For the ninth time, Ebola epidemics strike the Democratic Republic of Congo, bringing trepidation to the numbed psyches of Congolese. As at last count, seventeen people are said to have died in the outbreak as health officials battle a disease that conspiracy theorists insist are part of depopulation globalist agenda aimed at black Africa. The last time it was in Liberia, a Liberian American, Patrick Sawyer, brought it to Nigeria by registering as a participant in a health conference in Calabar, but was quarantined in a private hospital. He died…

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Infinix Signs Davido

By Akinwale Kasali Few days after acquiring a Bombadier Challenge private Jet worth over N9.7 billion, David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has been signed on by Infinix Mobility Limited as their brand ambassador. The  unveiling of Davido as the brand ambassador was held at at the illustrious Radisson Blu Hotel. One of the leading smartphone makers, INFINIX Mobility Limited, has distinguished itself from its competitors with its tech, bold, stylish brand persona which is a perfect mixture of technology and art. This has appealed to its target audience…

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Over 2000 Pregnant Women HIV Positive In Lagos

By Akinwale Kasali The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris,  revealed that at least 2,131 pregnant women have tested positive to Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV. Idris gave the statistics while briefing pressmen on activities of the ministry, at Alausa, Ikeja, explained that the $9.6 million grant from donor agencies further assisted in conduct of AIDS indicator survey, implementation and provision of technical support in Epe, Ikorodu and OshodI-Isolo councils. Idris, added that the number was discovered after conducting test for the pregnant women during their visit to the…

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2018 World Cup: Rohr’s Headache

By Akinwale Kasali With less than 35 days to the commencement of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is having serious nightmare over the injury list of his players that soar to eight, with Las Palmas Football Club midfielder, Oghenekaro Peter Etebo joining the list of injured players. Before Etebo joining the fray, Rohr has been battling for the recovery of Joel Obi (Torino FC), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City), Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag), Henry Onyekuru (Anderlecht FC), Leon Balogun (Mainz FC), Elderson Echiejile…

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