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Eleven die in India after drinking bootleg alcohol

Eleven die in India after drinking bootleg alcohol

Eleven people have died from drinking bootleg alcohol in India’s poorest state Bihar, officials said Thursday, with their families blaming authorities for their alleged failure to crack down on illegal liquor makers. Bihar became a dry state in 2016 but a national health survey in 2019-20 found that more than 15 percent of men still reported […]
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Drug Abuse: No new registration for alcohol in sachets — NAFDAC DG

Drug Abuse: No new registration for alcohol in sachets — NAFDAC DG

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will no longer approve new registration for alcohol packaged in sachets. The Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known on Tuesday in Ibadan at an interactive session with stakeholders in food and drugs manufacturing. The NAFDAC boss said that alcohol packaged in […]

3 men jailed 2 months  for stealing alcohol

3 men jailed 2 months for stealing alcohol

An Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos has sentenced three men to two months imprisonment each for stealing alcoholic beverages, without option of fine.

FG’s alcohol, tobacco tariff hike

FG’s alcohol, tobacco tariff hike

Fears of the stakeholders are that the excise increase could trigger massive layoffs in the sector’s 20,000-strong work force, raise the prices of the locally-manufactured products and lead to the smuggling of cheaper foreign brands, which would hurt the economy in many ways.