PARIS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A customs operation of an unequalled scale was carried out in April of this year in 23 African countries. More than one billion articles and in particular 550 million doses of illicit, potentially dangerous if not deadly medicines were intercepted including: antibiotics, painkillers, anti-inflammatory drugs, medicines for high blood pressure and diabetes and food supplements. The total value of the medicines collected is estimated at more than $275 million US Dollars. These results reveal the extent of the traffic of illicit medicines in Africa and the danger this poses to the health of people across the African continent.
Reports on Actions against Piracy, Counterfeiting & Substandard Products in Nigeria: April – August 2016
September 24, 2016 — Every year, NLIPW highlights Reports on actions against piracy, counterfeiting and substandard products in Nigeria, see Reports here, here and here. Below are highlights from media reports covering April through August 2016. APRIL 2016 Standard Organisation of […]
Lawyers under the aegis of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have, unanimously, threw their weight behind the consolidated bills giving more power to the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to prosecute offenders of counterfeit products […]
Kano state government has urged people from all walks of life to shun business of illicit and counterfeit drugs. Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso said this at the weekend while destroying illicit and counterfeit drugs worth […]