Nigeria Seized 11 Imported Containers With 241 Million Tramadol Tablets

Nigeria Seized 11 Imported Containers With 241 Million Tramadol Tablets

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has seized 241 million Tramadol tablets in 11 containers, weighing 118 metric tonnes. Head of Public Affairs of the agency, Mr Jonah Achema, said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja that the seizure was made at the Apapa Port in Lagos. The News Agency […]

Nigeria: Kaduna Sets Up Committee For Launch Of Infant And Young Child Feeding Campaign

  By Iliya Kure Kaduna State Government has inaugurated a technical committee to oversee the flag-off of its Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) campaign. The campaign is expected to be flagged-off on Friday. Inaugurating the committee, Deputy Director Primary Healthcare in the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Mal. Hamza Ikara, called on members of […]

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Ethiopia Arrests Ex-Deputy Chief Of Intelligence Agency

  Ethiopia has arrested Yared Zerihun, former deputy chief of the country’s intelligence agency, state affiliated media outlet Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Thursday. Zerihun had served as deputy chief of the Ethiopia National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) until April. NISS has in recent years been accused of torturing and killing dissidents and […]

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Rise Up, Cummins Building Leaders To Advocate For Girls And Women In Nigeria

  By Iliya Kure   Rise Up, a non-governmental organisation is building a set of leaders from Kaduna and Lagos states to advance the course of education, equity and social justice for girls and women in Nigeria.   This is the second set of cohort leaders the organisation is building in the country under its […]

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Ex-Tanzania President Mkapa Tasks African Leaders On Corruption Fight

  Former President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania has called for more efforts by African countries in the  fight against corruption and other vices that retarded development. Mkapa made the call on Friday while delivering the 7th Zik’s Lecture at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the lecture had […]

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Kenya To Host Food Security Forum Monday

  Kenya will on Monday host a forum on innovative strategies to achieve the country’s development blueprint on food security, organisers said on Friday. The forum, hosted by the ministry of agriculture in conjunction with the country’s investors’ lobby, will be attended by participants from seven African countries. The organisers said policy makers, industry executives, […]

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Morocco’s Mutandis Launches IPO To Raise 400M Dirhams In Casablanca

  Morocco’s Mutandis received green light on Friday to launch an Initial Pubic Offering (IPO) to raise 400 million dirhams (42.1 million dollars), the second this year on the Casablanca Stock Exchange, bourse regulator AMMC said on Friday. Founded in 2008, Mutandis is an industrial and commercial group, specialising in consumer goods. It owns nine plants […]

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Nigerian Government, University Lecturers Resume Talks Next Week

  The Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to resume talks next week to resolve the ongoing strike by university teachers. Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, told newsmen at the end of a closed-door meeting with the union in Abuja on Thursday that the talks had […]

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