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Ogun Assembly Calls For Database Of Motorcycle Riders As Amotekun Bill  Scales 1st Reading.

Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun has charged the members of the state executive council that has just been officially sworn-in to continue with a good job and also keep the vision of the present administration in the state close to their heart.

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Supreme Court Adjorns Hearing Of Ihedioha's Case.

The Supreme Court has today, adjourned the hearing of Emeka Ihedioha’s Application seeking the review of the January 14, 2020 judgment which sacked him as Imo state governor and installed Hope Uzodinma as his replacement.

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NAFDAC Says Nigeria Faces Drugs Shortage Due To Corona Virus.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned that Nigeria is likely to experience a shortage of drugs if the coronavirus epidemic continues in China. The Director-General of the Agency, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, gave the warning while briefing newsmen in Abuja, adding that India, which Nigeria depends on for a greater percentage of its drug imports has already been hit by ravaging effect of the virus. Adeyete further explained that India buys most of its materials and active ingredients from china while Nigeria imports 70 percent of its medicines as well as active and non-active ingredients mostly from the south Asian country.

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DPR To Sanction Illegal Gas Operators In Ogun.

The Department of Petroleum Resources has vowed to sanction operators of illegal liquefied gas facilities in Ogun state to reduce the cases of fire outbreaks resulting from gas explosions. Operations controller of the agency, Alhaja Muinat Bello Zagi made this known in Abeokuta while sensitizing market leaders, on the use and safety of liquefied gas. He said the department has sealed four illegal and unsafe gas facilities, and warned residents to be safety conscious and also check the expiry date on their gas cylinders.

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