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ENUGU — The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised export stakeholders to always seek proper registration of their products to prevent their rejection. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the advice on Thursday at a one-day South-East Stakeholders’ Sensitisation on Registration and Guidelines for Export Trade held in Enugu. Adeyeye, represented by the Director, South-East Zonal Office of the agency, Mrs Olajumoke Ojetokun, said that NAFDAC offices...

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SOKOTO — Tragedy has struck Danzanke village of Bargaja ward, Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto state following the death of 24 people in a single household as a result of food poisoning. Dr. Ali Inname, Sokoto state Commissioner for Health who confirmed this in a statement said members of the household used fertilizer type known as “Gishirin Lalle in Hausa”, as seasoning in cooking food, instead of common salt. The statement read in part:...

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KADUNA — National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will partner with relevant stakeholders to strengthen enlightenment campaign on the Breast Milk Substitute (BMS) Code, among healthcare providers and professionals. The Kaduna State Coordinator, Nasiru Mato, disclosed in Kaduna on Friday, at a Policy Dialogue Webinar on Breastfeeding, organised to commemorate the 2021 World Breastfeeding Week. The webinar with the topic, “The Role of Stakeholders in Domestic Resource Mobilization for Optimal...

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ENUGU — The menace of suspected Fulani herdsmen at farm settlements in Enugu state has crippled rate of farm produce in the state resulting in the high cost of foodstuffs in the market. Speaking to WAPN correspondent, a vegetable seller in the popular New Market Enugu, who pleaded anonymity explained, “The cost of foodstuffs are very high now as opposed to what it used to be at this time of year, rainy season,” “This is...

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DAMATURU, (Yobe State) — The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Faruk said the Federal Government’s National Home Grown Feeding Programme special intervention has impacted positively on millions of Nigerians in areas of hunger reduction, malnutrition, employment generation, and wealth creation. The minister while flagging off Stakeholders’ engagement and enrolment exercise in Damaturu to scale up the programme in Yobe state, said over 100,000  Pupils and 215 cooks in Yobe state are currently benefitting from...

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YOLA — The wife of the Adamawa state Governor, Hajiya Lami Ahmadu Fintiri has assisted 100 widows, orphans, and less privileged with various items in Malamre of Karewa ward in Yola North. Items distributed include wrappers, blankets, mats, rubber buckets, packages of foodstuff, and bag containing soap, toothpaste, pants, sanitary pads, and combs, among others. Presenting the items, representative of the wife of the governor Hajiya Asabe Shuaibu urged the beneficiaries to make proper use...

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YOLA — In an effort to boost farming activities this cropping season, the Adamawa State Government in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross has flagged off the distribution of hybrid maize seeds in four selected communities in Yola South, Hong, Girei, and Numan Local government areas. The Commissioner of Agriculture, Alhaji Umar Iya Daware while speaking during the flag-off ceremony held at Mbamba in Yola South, said the move was part of...

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ABUJA —  Staff of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) have been advised to cut down sugar intake to prevent diseases like cancer, diabetics, hypertension, High blood pressure, and others. Dr. Austine Egbuchiem, of the ACE awareness centre, Gwarinpa, Abuja, gave the advice on Monday at a health awareness talk organised for staff of the agency at the headquarters office. He said that most of the sicknesses that happened in recent were caused by sugar...

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GUSAU, (Zamfara) — It has reported that ten members of the same family have died as a result of suspected food poisoning at Jangeme village in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Sunday Tribune gathered from an uncle of the deceased persons, Bashiru Muhammad Jangeme, at Yariman Bakura Specialists Hospital Gusau, that 10 of the victims died one after the other as a result of the food they ate. According to him, the elder...

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In an effort to make fertilizer available to farmers this cropping season, Members of the Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) said they have raised about N140 billion that would enable blenders to procure raw materials for fertilizer production for the 2021 farming season. Input Suppliers, Agro-Dealers and Financial Institutions have held in Abuja in which it discussed the issues including fertilizer production. Mr. Gideon Negedu, Executive Secretary of the Association in a press...

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