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NASS Told To Extend Its Rescue Mission To Igboho
Former federal Lawmaker, Shehu Sani has referred to as on the National Assembly to contemplate the Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Igboho whereas placing up measures to rescue the previous Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his spouse, Beatrice from detention within the United Kingdom.
Online News Source: Daily Post
Recall that the Ekweremadus have been arrested and detained by the UK authority final week for allegedly facilitating the journey of an underaged Nigerian for organ harvesting.
The Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, mentioned a delegation from its Committee on Foreign Affairs would pay a go to to the detained couple and work with the UK authority in making certain their launch.
29.4m Nigerians Abuse Drugs—NDLEA
NO fewer than 29.4 million Nigerians aged between 15 and 64 years abuse psychoactive substances and different harmful medicine, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has mentioned.
Online News Source: Vanguard Online Newspaper
Speaking throughout a ceremony to mark this yr’s United Nations worldwide day in opposition to drug abuse and illicit trafficking in Awka, the Anambra State Commandant of NDLEA, Mrs. Florence Ezeonye painted a depressing image of the state of affairs when she mentioned that one in each 4 drug person is a feminine.
She mentioned: “The reality on floor signifies that our society must do extra within the space of making consciousness of the damaging results of drug abuse on human well being.
“The drug use and well being survey of 2018 captured that 14.4% of the nation’s drug use prevalence is nearly thrice the worldwide common of 5.6%. “What is extra disturbing is that the drug abuse cuts throughout all ages, gender, socio-financial standing and areas.
JUST IN: APC begins college students’ registration, revalidation
The All Progressives Congress has arrange a process power to start speedy registration of scholars and revalidation of its members throughout the nation.
Online News Source: Punch Online Newspaper
The inauguration of the duty power, which befell on Wednesday on the social gathering headquarters in Abuja, was believed to be a response to the cult following of the previous Anambra State governor and Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on social media.
Obi had dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for Labour Party to maintain the dream of his presidential ambition alive.
PDP made Wike; should save him from his anger: Sule Lamido
Former governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido, has described Rivers governor Nyesom Wike as a “forceful” one that ought to be saved from his personal anger.
“Governor Wike is somebody who is very forceful, who has done so well as a governor of PDP in his own state and who has been very supportive of the PDP. But again, he was made by the PDP. He is somebody we must make sure we preserve and we must rescue him from his own anger,” mentioned Lamido.
Online News Source: People Gazette
Mr Lamido, who spoke with Vanguard Online Newspaper on Wednesday, mentioned Mr Wike has accomplished effectively for the PDP and is match to be Nigeria’s president after Atiku Abubakar.
“Wike is a huge treasure for the PDP and one of the best materials. If we win (in 2023), he is the natural heir to the throne because he has the quality, the aura, the charm, the charisma and the age. I have been saying this: PDP is a family. There was a primary election and there were expectations but some of them were not met. So, it is natural for one to react. I can understand that,” Mr Lamido mentioned.
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