By Chidubem Anthony Barely 24 hours after it unveiled 40x40ft containers of tramadol worth N7.32 billion at the Apapa Port, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the interception of another 13 containers of tramadol with an approximate Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N3.1 billion. The contraband, intercepted by the […]
The lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has hailed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for seeking medical services within Nigeria while President Muhammadu Buhari seeks his own outside the country. In a veiled reference to Buhari in a post on his Facebook page on Thursday, Murray-Bruce described […]
Australian scientists on Thursday said they have discovered a new type of drug that targets specific proteins to arrest the growth and spread of cancer, without the harmful side effects of conventional therapies. The drugs, which put cancer cells into a “permanent sleep” without damaging DNA, have “already shown great promise in […]
Abubakar Habu Hashidu, former Governor of Gombe State, has died. Hashidu’s death was confirmed by an announcement from his family: “With total submission to the will of Allah, we announce the death of former Governor of Gombe State Alhaji Abubakar Habu Hashidu. May Allah forgive hs soul and grant […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to medical doctors, to avoid going on strikes, but consider other means of negotiation for better working conditions. Buhari stated this on Thursday, when he received the new executives of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He urged them to […]
Francis Sardauna in Katsina The death toll from the flood that ravaged 10 villages in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Sunday has risen to 58 as more corpses were said to have been discovered Tuesday from demolished structures and water channels within the affected communities. The Executive […]
A 24-year-old 200-level Material Science Engineering student at the Kwara State University, Oluwadara Adedayo, is lying critically ill in the hospital after sustaining serious injuries while running away from armed policemen attached to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Lagos State Police Command. Adedayo who spoke to Punch, said he was in Lagos […]
Gbadebowale Wayne Aboderin, the Chairman of PUNCH Nigeria Limited, PUNCH Commercial Printing Limited and Lukahed Properties Limited has passed aged 60. According to Punch, Aboderin died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi, Lagos. RIP.