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 affecting pharmacy practice in Nigeria, especially the seemingly intractable challenge of invasion by charlatans. Excerpts: Tell us a bit More...

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Pharm. Nwakaku Onwudike
By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

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...

Prof Udeala
By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

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...

Pharm Aguwa
By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, May 6th, 2016

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...

Dr Edward Chukwudi
By admin On Friday, April 8th, 2016

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...

Pharm. Okonkwo
By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

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

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

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...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Why pharmacists should embrace politics – Olarogun

In this interview with Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis, Pharm. (Asiwaju) Joe Taiwo Oyewole Olarogun, former PSN national secretary (1974 – 1977), expresses displeasure at the get-rich-quick syndrome prevalent in today’s More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

I struggled to start B.Pharm programme at Unibadan – Prof. Okpako

In this exclusive interview with Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis, seasoned pharmacologist, Professor David T. Okpako reveals his harrowing experience while attempting to pioneer Pharmacy programme at the University of More...