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NAFDAC raids shops in FCT, Nassarawa for selling unapproved products

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The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Tuesday raided some shops in the Federal Capital Territory and Nasarawa State for allegedly selling unapproved products.

The shops are located in Lugbe Car Wash, Tsaka Goja and Masaka in Nassarawa State.

Mr Ahmed Suleiman, NAFDAC Kaduna Unit, Assistant Chief Regulatory Officer, Investment and Enforcement, said the exercise was a routine exercise for the agency as part of curbing those involved in drug hawking.

According to him, the agency is determined to reduce hawking of unapproved products to a minimum level.

“The agency has directed that anyone caught will be arrested and properly persecuted,” he said.

Suleiman advised Nigerians to cease from patronising the people selling unapproved products.

He said that three suspects were apprehended and that they would be persecuted according to the agency’s directives while others absconded.

“We will continue to go round to arrest anyone involved in such acts,” he said.

 

Unregistered products which are mostly aphrodisiacs are: “Hajiya Ayesha Snuff, AK47, Bulletproof and Hajiya Ayesha Maisanda among others.

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Osun Poly Student, Olanrewaju Olatona killed by hit-and-run one-way driver

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A Student Of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Osun State, has died after being hit by a trailer driver on Monday, April 15.

The Accident was said to have occurred when the driver, who was reportedly driving against traffic, collided with the motorcycle conveying a student named Olanrewaju Olatona and another passenger along the Ikirun-Osogbo road area of the state.

Due to the severe impact, Olanrewaju Olatona, a National Diploma 2 student, suffered fatal injuries. He died at the scene.

 

Olatona, who was the Financial Secretary of the Department of Mass Communication, was preparing for the one-year Industrial Training programme.

The driver fled the scene after the accident and has not been apprehended.

Subsequently, Osun State Polytechnic students organised a procession in front of the school gate and blocked the expressway for several hours.

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Unknown Gunmen Abduct Channelstv Reporter In Port-harcourt

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Some unknown gunmen have kidnapped Joshua Rogers, the ChannelsTV reporter in Port-Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

Politics Nigeria learnt that Rogers was picked up close to his residence at Rumuosi in Port Harcourt and to an unknown destination by the gunmen around 9pm on Thursday, April 11.

The reporter was driving his official ChannelsTV branded car when the hoodlums accosted, pointed a gun at him and took him away in the same vehicle.

 

Rogers was said to be returning from his official assignment in Government House after a trip to Andoni for a government event when the incident happened.

Already, the gunmen were said to have contacted his wife and demanded a N30million ransom for bis release.

His cameraman confirmed the incident and appealed to his abductors to set him free unconditionally.

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