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NAFDAC Destroys 11 Containers Of Fake Drugs

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The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has destroyed eleven containers of fake drugs worth over nine billion naira.

The destruction of the counterfeit drugs was supervised by the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewale at NAFDAC dump site in Igwuruta, Rivers state.

Adewale said the fake drugs were mainly pain killers and breast enhancement drugs capable of destroying human lives.

He said the use the fake drugs may kill many ignorant citizens if it had infilterated into the Nigerian market.

He said, “It is very unfortunate that people produced such magnitude of substandard products and send into a country.

“On close check we discovered that the counterfeit drugs are mostly pain killers and breast enhancing drugs. If they had gotten into our markets many people would have died as a result of taking these drugs.

“We commend the Nigerian Customs Service for being proactive in achieving this feat.”

On her part , Acting Director-General of NAFDAC, Yetunde Oni described the seizure as the biggest in recent times.

Oni said the eleven containers of drugs were seized over one year ago at the Onne Port with the aid of officials of the Nigerian Custom Service.

In the meantime, the Nigerian Custom Service, Zone C Port Harcourt, Sanusi Umar disclosed that some of the importers of the substandard drugs have been arrested and charged to court.

Umar called for the assistance of the general public in arresting those dealing in fake products.

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewale commissioned NAFDAC’s South South Zonal office in Port Harcourt.

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

Young Nigerians protesting against SARS brutality, under the #EndSARS movement, stormed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos state.

The protesters in their hundreds are preventing movement in and out of the busiest airport in the country.

Nationwide protests have been going on over the past 11 days, demanding an end to police brutality and extrajudicial killings, but since it began, this is the first time protesters would disrupt activities inside an airport.

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#EndSARS Protesters take over apple junction in Festac, Lagos

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#EndSARS Protesters take over apple junction in Festac, Lagos

Some Nigerians protesting against police brutality have taken over apple junction in Festac area of Lagos state causing serious gridlock.

The protesters with different banners are calling for end to police brutality. They blocked roads while asking to be heard by the government.

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Yul Edochie calls for Buhari’s resignation

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Yul Edochie calls for Buhari's resignation

Popular actor turned politician, Yul Edochie, who had signified interest to contest the presidency in the forthcoming elections in 2019 has called for the resignation of President Buhari.

He made the call via his Twitter handle on Monday afternoon, October 19.

According to Yul, President Buhari was very vocal during the Goodluck Jonathan administration and called for the resignation of the former President on the basis of poor performance.

He opined that President Buhari has performed worse than Jonathan, therefore he should resign from office.

”President Buhari was very vocal during the previous Govt. He called for Goodluck’s resignation on the basis of poor performance. Today Buhari’s performance is worse than that of Jonathan. We put our hopes in him & he failed us. I call for Buhari’s resignation. #ENDBADGOVERNANCE” he tweeted.

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