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NAFDAC Threatens Shutdown Of Substandard Water Facilities

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at the weekend vowed to shut down packaged water production facilities that fail the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, who disclosed the planned clampdown of substandard water facilities during at a virtual stakeholders’ meeting with packaged […]

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Farmers Groan As Rain Scarcity Threatens Yields, Earnings

Farmers in South West region of the country are counting their losses as shortage of rain remained a big challenge to their farming activities and productivity. Speaking on the challenges of farmers in the region during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, the Chairman of Oyo State All Farmers Association […]

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NBS To Commence Nationwide WASH-NORM Survey From November 24

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources and UNICEF, will this Sunday, November 24, flag off a WASH – NORM Survey in Nigeria to collect latest information on improved water access, the percentage of Nigerians who are involved in open defecation, and general sanitation practices. The WASH […]

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FG Vows To Control Antimicrobial Usage For Human, Ecological Security

Apparently concerned about the health risks abusive use of drugs pose to animal, human and the environment, the Federal Government on Wednesday restated its commitment towards strengthening policies on the regulation of the usage of antimicrobial in the country. The Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, gave […]

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Senator Lawan Advocates Improved Local Contents In Public Projects

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has canvassed the need for improved local contents in all engineering projects undertaken in the country. The lawmaker, who made the remarks late Thursday spoke in Abuja at a book launch on ‘Engineering and Sustainable Rural Development In Nigeria’ authored by Engineer Ahmed Amshi, expressed his belief in the […]