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May 20, 2013
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In recent days, West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR) has been running a series of reports on fake drugs, because of the health hazards associated with such drugs which find their way into wrong hands.
Nigeria is said to be a big market for such fake medicines.
The huge stockpile of solid waste is defacing Nigerian cities. With the continuous discharge of industrial wastes into streams and rivers, the situation has virtually got out of hand.
The federal Government of Nigeria has beefed up security over strategic points and installations in respond to the United States' security report of possible attacks on the capital Abuja by members of the Islamic Sect, Boko Haram.
With the death toll in the weekend bombings and shootings put at 136, Nigerian Senate President David Mark has urged Muslims to lift up their spirits, pray for the nation and face the challenges of today, with new hope and vision.
In a goodwill message to Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Nigerian Senate President noted that today’s challenges should not dampen their spirit to celebrate.
Some Gays and Lesbians in Nigeria have openly criticized a Bill before parliament seeking to make same sex marriage a crime in the Country, while many other citizens continue deplore this sexual practice.
The Supreme Court in Nigeria in Abuja has struck out President Goodluck Jonathan's appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal.
Nigeria's anti-graft body, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has urged Nigerians to join in the fight against corruption in the oil producing nation.
Nigeria's Minister of Finance Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is calling for a transparent regime in the remittance and management of recovered stolen public assets.The Nigerian Finance Minister made the call, while addressing the opening ceremony of a National Conference on Stolen Assets Recovery and the Management of Proceeds of Crime.
With growing attacks and further threats from Boko Haram Islamist sect, Nigerian police put up a show of force during the country’s 51st independence celebration over the weekend, while President Goodluck Jonathan vows to begin adding value to Nigeria’s crude oil production.
The Federal Republic of Nigeria is this Saturday 1 October marking its 51st independence anniversary.