Prof. Akubue Advocates An Improved Hospital Pharmacy Practice In Nigeria

The name, Paul Iwegbunam Akubue, is well-known in both the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry and the academia. To many, he is a professor of pharmacology and toxicology; to some, a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN); and still to others, an emeritus professor of University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). In this interview with Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis, More...

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Why I Established Lefas Pharmaceuticals – Asuni

Former managing director of GlaxoSmithKline (Nigeria) Plc, Pharm Lekan Asuni, has explained why he parted ways with the multinational company. In an exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Asuni who is also chairman, More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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Why charlatans are thriving at pharmacists’ expense – Pharm. Achonye

In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Pharm. (Chief) Emeka Achonye, an elder in the pharmacy profession and managing director, Citygate Pharmacy, Aba, Abia State, takes a closer look at some topical issues More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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How pharmacists fought medical directors for professional recognition – Onwudike

Pharm. Nwakaku Onwudike is a former chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Imo State, and team leader of PCN inspectorate team to drug manufacturing companies in the southeast zone. In this interview More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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My battles as UNN’s unwilling vice chancellor – Prof. Udeala

In this insightful interview with Adebayo Folorusho-Francis, former vice chancellor of University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Oleka Kelechi Udeala, speaks on the intrigues surrounding his tenure as an “unwilling” More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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How Pharmacy opened floodgate of success for me – Prof. Aguwa

In this exclusive interview with Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis, Dr Cletus Nzebunwa Aguwa, the first academic clinical pharmacist to be employed in Nigeria and the first professor of clinical pharmacy in the entire More...

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My foray into politics inspired other pharmacists – Pharm. Agulanna

Dr Edward Chukwudi Agulanna, a native of Aboh-Mbaise Local Government of Imo State, is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (FPSN). A former member of the Imo State House of Assembly and former special More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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How civil war almost truncated my B.Pharm dream – Pharm. Okonkwo

Pharm. Eugene Chibuzo Okonkwo was born at Nise in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State. The first of five surviving children, he is the managing director of Chixie Pharmacy in Aguda area of Lagos. More...

By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Popoola reveals ageing effects on Fellows

Chairman, Board of Fellows (BOF) of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Pharm. Israel Adesanmi Popoola is a man virtually every pharmacist in the country wants to identify with, and rightly so.  Aside being More...

By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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My decision to study Pharmacy was circumstantial – former PCN Chairman

Until its dissolution in July 2015, Pharm. Bruno Nwankwo was chairman of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN). A native of Umuabiama village, Ajali, Anambra State the pharmacist was educated at Government Secondary More...