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Era Of Purposeful And Innovative Leadership: Prof Adeyeye Gives NAFDAC New Lease Of Life

BY: SAYO AKINTOLA When Prof Mojisola Adeyeye was appointed Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Nov 2017, little did she know that the Agency was under the weight of a debt profile of N3.2 billion.  She neither knew nor was told that some of the internal processes were also broken down ...

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Jonathan Working For Us, APC Taunts PDP

Ruling All Progressives Congress on Friday slammed the Peoples Democratic Party for not being a worthy opposition. The APC also claimed former President Goodluck Jonathan has been working for the ruling party and the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), because he is a ‘progressive’ statesman. APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, stated this on Friday ...

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Hang Me To Death In Market Square, Kidnap Suspect Pleads

A kidnap suspect, Anas Sa’idu, has pleaded to be sentenced to death by hanging for abducting, killing and burying in shallow grave one Tijjani Kabiru. Anas, 22, had kidnapped 16-year-old Kabiru on January 9 in Kwanar Gwarmai, Kangora town of Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano, police said. It was gathered he demanded a ransom of N1.3 million and N20,000 ...

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Court Sentences Nigerian Lawmaker To Prison Over Perjury

Amagistrate court in Wuse, Zone 6, Abuja, has sentenced a member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela, to one month imprisonment for perjury. Mela, who represents Billiri/Balanga Federal Constituency, was, however, given an option of fine. He is a member of the All Progressives Congress and Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Solid Minerals. The lawmaker was convicted ...

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Soyinka Says He’s Forgiven Gowon, Reveals Those He Can’t Forgive

Professor Wole Soyinka has said that he had since forgiven Nigeria’s former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon. Gowon, while serving as Nigerian leader, had in 1967 arrested Soyinka and locked him up in confinement when the Nigerian Civil War started. However, the Nobel laureate told Channels Television on Thursday that he held nothing against Gowon, and had forgiven him. He ...

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Wife Of Newspaper Vendor Killed By Gbajabiamila’s Aide Disowns Husband Family’s N500m Compensation

The wife of the newspaper vendor killed by a security aide attached to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has opposed her husband’s family demand for N500m compensation. Josephine Okereke on Thursday said she was not aware of the pre-litigation process. Mrs. Okereke urged Gbajabiamila to ignore the family demand and fulfill his promises to her and two ...

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You’ve Underperformed, Nigerians Are Suffering, Yoruba Group Tells Buhari

The Yoruba Leadership and Peace Initiative (TYLPI), a non-political, non-religious, socio-cultural think tank has berated President Mohammadu Buhari for poor performance. The group in a communique released after its expanded management committee meeting in Ibadan on Thursday, November 5, 2020 noted with dismay that president Buhari’s abysmal performance has inflicted monumental pains and sufferings on Nigerians. In a communique jointly ...

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Nigerian Army Releases List Of 86 Most Wanted Terrorists

List Includes Abubakar Shekau Severally Declared Dead By The Military. The Nigerian Army has released a list of 86 persons wanted in connection with acts of terrorism. Those on the list are alleged to be members of the Boko Haram sect. Nigerian troops are fighting jihadist insurgency in the northeastern part of Nigeria.Nigerian Army The latest release is the fourth ...

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Ladoja Impeached For Being Ungrateful To Adedibu, Adeojo, Says Obasanjo

Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said ex-Oyo State governor Rashidi Ladoja was impeached because he was ungrateful to his late political leader, Chief Lamidi Adedibu and Chief Yekinni Adeojo. He spoke on Thursday in Ibadan, Oyo State, at the launch of Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala’s autobiography titled: “Amazing Grace”.   Obasanjo, who was the president at the time (2003 to 2007), ...

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NAFDAC Warns Against Use Of Sniper To Preserve Foodstuffs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned members of the public against the use of Sniper and all other brands of Dichlorvos (DDVP) in the preservation of foodstuffs. It said the use of the chemical has health implications that can lead to death. In a statement issued yesterday by the Resident Media Consultant to ...

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