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Yakasai outlines priorities, urges rational drug use

National President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai, has said that his priority is to strengthen the pharmaceutical society with collaborative, participatory, transparent leadership aimed at promoting rational use of drugs.

Yakasai, who urged cooperation from [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


Want Happiness? Value Time More Than Money – Study

A new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology has said valuing your time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness,.

In six studies with more than 4,600 participants, researchers found an almost even split between people who tended to value th [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


PSN to pharmacists: Comply with the Act or face conviction

In a bid to ensure that the public has access to quality and registered pharmacy facilities in 2016, the president of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Ibrahim Yakasai has urged its members to comply with the payment of their practicing fees as prescribed by the Act or face conviction.

Ya [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016


New electricity tariff in consumers’ interest - FG

Despite the public outcry that has greeted the proposed tariff increase in electricity consumption for residential customers in Nigeria; the federal government has insisted that the new electricity tariff is in the interest of consumers.

Outlining some of the benefits to be derived under the ne [...]

Sun, 10 January 2016


Boko Haram forced 1 million children out of school - UNICEF

Due to attacks by Islamist group, Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, more than one million children are reported to have been forced out of school, the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said.

In a statement made available to our correspondent, UNICEF’s [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


PMG-MAN decries low FG patronage, seeks debt offsetting

Worried by the deploring state of healthcare delivery in the country, the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, PMG-MAN, has decried low government patronage of manufacturing pharmaceutical products even as it appealed for debt payment of N2 billion.

Making [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015


FG shutdown medical centre Owerri


Following the crisis bedevelling the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Owerri, the Federal Ministry of Health has ordered the temporary lock down of the centre.

The temporary closure the government said it will allow it to restructure and proffer long term solution to the issue.

Briefi [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015


New companies to generate over 1000 megawatts - NERC

The eight newly licensed electricity generating companies, GENCOs, are expected to boost power generation with a combined capacity to generate 1,648.25 megawatts of electricity, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has hinted.

According to the commission, the licences is a mixt [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015


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