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Senate confirms Buhari’s CBN four nominees, rejects one

  The Senate has confirmed four of five nominees named as non-executive directors of the board of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmed nominees are Ummu Jalingo, Justitia Odinakachukwu, Mike Obadan and Adeola Adetunji. It however, rejected Abdu Abubakar, as senators who screened him said they were dissatisfied with his responses to

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Raise food production, agricultural investment to match population growth, U.S. tells FG

The United States Consul General, Mr John Bray, on Friday called for the modernisation of the local economy particularly the agricultural sector to meet Nigeria’s population growth and development. Bray made the remark at the African Food and Products Exhibition and Conference (AFPE) organised by the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC)

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Barack and Michelle Obama sign film, series production agreement with Netflix

  Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, the streaming service announced Monday in a tweet.   @netflix President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including

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NAFDAC seals Emzor, Peace standard, Bioraj Pharmaceuticals over Codeine Abuse 

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Monday sealed off three major pharmaceutical companies – Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ind. Ltd., Peace Standard Pharmaceutical Limited and Bioraj Pharmaceutical Limited following their ties to the codeine abuse and epidemic presently ravaging youths mostly in northern Nigeria. The DG of NAFDAC,

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