NAFDAC bans Dex Luxury bar soap

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control has banned the sale of Dex Luxury bar soap due to the presence of Butyphenyl Methylpropional. According to a statement posted on NAFDAC’s official channels today, the product, Dex Luxury Bar Soap (No 6 Mystic Flower), manufactured in Turkey, contains BMHCA, a substance prohibited in cosmetic […]

Super Falcons qualify for 2024 Olympics

The Super Falcons have qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The last time Nigeria’s Super Falcons reached the Olympics was 16 years ago. Nigeria beat South Africa 1-0 on aggregate to reach the Summer Olympics. Rasheedat Ajibade had scored from the spot in the first leg of the qualifiers in Abuja last Friday, while […]

NCDC begins investigation on strange illness identified in Sokoto

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), Dr Jide Idris, says the agency has begun investigating and responding to a strange illness identified in six wards in Sokoto State.  Speaking at a press conference in Abuja yesterday, Idris explained that the agency has deployed a National Rapid Response Team to […]

FG declares April 11 as an additional public holiday

The federal government has declared Thursday April 11 as an additional public holiday for this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration.  Aishetu Ndayako, permanent secretary in the ministry of interior, disclosed this in a statement yesterday, in what comes as an update after previously declaring Tuesday and Wednesday as public holidays for the Muslim celebration. The additional public […]

President Tinubu message to Nigerians on Eid-el-Fitr

President Bola Tinubu, in his maiden Eid-el-Fitr message as President to end the month of Ramadan has called for a unified effort from all Nigerians, especially the Muslim Ummah, towards nation building.  Meanwhile the DSS has urged Nigerians to report suspicious activities during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. The service had EARLIER urged citizens to be vigilant […]

Atiku Abubakar dares President Tinubu to reveal cost of Lagos-Calabar highway project

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2023 general election, Atiku Abubakar, has dared President Bola Tinubu to “disclose the full cost” of the Lagos-Calabar highway project. Atiku in a statement yesterday said that the Tinubu administration could not continue to keep silent on how much public funds would be spent on […]

FG declares public holidays

The Federal Government has declared tomorrow Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10, as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated all Muslim Ummah for the successful completion of the fasting. Tunji-Ojo called on Muslim Ummmah to imbibe […]

Nigerian Police says no arrest for Cross Dressers

 The Nigerian Police has clarified that there is no provision of the law which empowers the police to “arrest Cross Dressers in the society.” Spokesman of the Nigerian Police Force, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi who stated this in an interview on Channels TV, as monitored by our correspondent, also highlighted some police operations across the country […]

Federal Government increases Electricity Tariff for “Band A” Customers

The Federal Government has jacked up the electricity tariff for Band A customers.  Band A are those who enjoy electricity supply for 20 hours per day, representing 15 per cent of the 12 million electricity customers in the country.  At a press briefing in Abuja yesterday, the Vice Chairman of the NERC, Musliu Oseni, said […]

Military declares Eight Wanted over murder of Soldiers

The Military High Command has taken decisive action in response to the tragic killing of seventeen soldiers in Okuoama, Delta State, by declaring eight individuals wanted in connection with the heinous crime. Director of Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. Edward Buba, underscored the military’s commitment to apprehending the perpetrators and ensuring justice is served. Gen. […]