FCTA’ll no longer tolerate desecration of road corridors – Executive Secretary, FCDA

Moving to sanitize road corridors in the nation’s capital city, Executive Secretary, Federal Capi t a l Development Authority (FCDA) Engr. Umar Gambo Jibrin, led a team of officials of FCT Administration (FCTA) to Kaura District. This was necessitated by the need for an on-the-spot assessment of the road corridor along the Kaura District Market […]


By Victor Ugborgu Controversy has continued to trail the ban on the manufacture of smallbottles of ‘Sniper’, an agro-chemical which has seemingly become the choiceof many persons contemplating suicide. Since the ban was announced in Nigeria, opinions have been divided on the need or otherwise. Some people interviewed by Verbatim believe the action amounted to […]

Consumer Protection Council alerts Nigerians on ‘sniper-treated beans’

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has warned Nigerians on the dangers of not parboiling their beans extensively before consumption. The director general, Babatunde Irukera, said the warning became necessary after the agency received information that has already gone viral on reported use of sniper chemical by retailers to preserve beans. Mr Irukera’s warning was contained […]