How I pioneered indigenous drug manufacturing in Nigeria – M. O. Paul

–  Says Forex scarcity killing local drug manufacturers. In this recent interview with Pharmanews, Pharm. Michael Oyebanjo Paul (popularly called M. O. Paul) founder and MD/CEO of Mopson Pharmaceuticals Limited, explains why he went into drug compounding and eventually to local drug manufacturing at a time many Nigerians seemed to prefer imported More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

May & Baker Boss Rates Locally Made Medicines Better Than Imported Ones

Pharm. Nnamdi Nathan Okafor, a fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (FPSN), Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Pharmacy, (FNAPharm)  and an alumnus of the Lagos Business School is the Managing Director/CEO, More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Why Marc-Olivia is providing affordable medicines to Nigerians – Chief Ezeonyeodu

  Chief Marcel O. Ezeonyeodu (JP), chairman, Marc-Olivia Healthcare Limited, is a distinguished businessman with interest in real estate, financial services and oil and gas sectors of the economy. The Anambra More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Dr John Nwaiwu

Dr John Nwaiwu is the chairman/chief executive officer of JB Pharmaceuticals Ltd, with offices in Lagos and Owerri. He hails from Umuoti Inyishi Ikeduru Local Government area of Imo state. He obtained a B.Sc. in More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Roche has long-term plans for Nigeria’s health sector – Addae

Mr Herman Addae is a pharmacist with extensive field experience in pharmaceutical marketing across countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Having started his pharmacy career as a regulator working as head of licensing More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Why we started local production of drugs – Prince Nebe

In this interview with Pharmanews, managing director/CEO of Phamatex Industries Limited, Prince Nebe spoke on what prompted him to go into local pharmaceutical manufacturing after about 25 years of drug importation More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Pharma industry will benefit from non-pharmacist investors – Nnamdi Obi

In this exclusive interview with Yusuff Moshood, managing director/CEO of Embassy Pharmaceuticals & Chemicals Limited, Pharm. (Sir) Nnamdi Obi, speaks on how the state of the Nigerian economy is affecting the More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Pharma importers, manufacturers should focus on patients – Pemason MD

In this recent interview with Pharmanews, managing director/CEO of Pemason Pharmaceuticals Limited and Green Hope Health Care Limited, Pharm. Patrick Okwudili Osele spoke on the unhealthy competition between local More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Verghese reveals how drug production in Nigeria can be self-sufficient

In this interview with Yusuff Moshood, Mr Varkey Verghese, founder and managing director of the Jawa Group of companies, spoke on how Jawa overcame the challenges it faced at inception and rose to its present level More...

By admin On Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Government debt crippling pharma industry – Drugfield MD

In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Pharm. Olakunle Ekundayo, managing director and chief executive officer of Drugfield Pharmaceuticals Limited spoke on the challenges facing the pharmaceutical manufacturing More...