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Be careful with that paraga, it may harm you, NAFDAC warns

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many Lagosians prefer taking herbal concoctions to orthodox medications. But the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) warns that they may be harmful and even lethal if consumed after 14 days of preparation. This warning was sounded on Monday in a statement issued to mark the World Herbal Medicine Day by Read More…

Crime Metro Top Story

4 persons nabbed for tampering with pollution evidence in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Four persons are to face the wrath of the law for allegedly tampering with environmental pollution evidence. They were arrested by men of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), in Ikorodu. According to a statement issued by the Chief Public Affairs Officer of Read More…

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Cleric arraigned for alleged N870,000 ‘spiritual oil’ fraud

Reading Time: 2 minutes These are not the best of times for a 70-year-old man of the cloth as he has been docked for allegedly duping a businesswoman of N870,000. The clergyman, Emmanuel Bello, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos in a case of alleged fraud. Bello, who resides in Idimu, Lagos State, was charged Read More…

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Adeola Soetan: Student leader who spent 13 years on a five-year course

Reading Time: 5 minutes ADEOLA SOETAN WAS A STAFF of the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Abeokuta when some young student leaders from the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife visited the station. Cladded in black, they came in connection with the annual commemoration of the June 7, 1981 massacre of six students in Ife by the police. The students looked Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

Lagos resumes administration of AstraZeneca vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration. Those who had received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and have yet to receive the second dose can now do so. This is because the Lagos State Government has announced that it will resume the administration of the second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from 30th August Read More…