PSN Rejects appointment of Pharm. Mora as chairman of PCN

The Phamaceutical Society of Nigeria  rejects in its entirety the  appointment Pharmacist Ahmed Mora as it calls on the federal government to immediately terminate his appointment as the chairman of the pharmaceutical council of Nigeria.  The call was contained in a statement signed by the national secretary of PSN, Pharm. Emeka Duru,  during a protest against the appointment of pharm Mora by the minister of health Dr. Osage Ehanire as the Chairman of PCN.  Pharm Duru said Mora who has a dented image can not direct the affairs of the…

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NSCDC Arrests Allege Rapist of 3-Month-Old baby in Nasarawa

After a thorough intelligence gathering and investigation, the Nasarawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrested a man Tuesday accused of raping a 3-month-old baby in Adogi village of Nasarawa State. In a statement by Ekunola Gbenga, Media Assistant to the Commandant General ‘NSCDC’ on Tuesday, said, Ahmadu Yaro, 27 was arrested Tuesday, for sexually assaulted and brutally injured a three-month old baby (names withheld). Yaro, the prime suspect of Angwan Mai Angwa Muhammadu Madan Tara Adogi, was once arrested by the members of the community…

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Almajirai Relocation: Human Right Commission raises concern, Calls For Program of Action

The National Human Rights Commission has called for the development and implementation of a program of action by Northern States governments to permanently address the challenges posed by the Almajiri system to children and the larger society. In an Advisory Opinion issued in Abuja and signed by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu, the Commission noted that the “Almajirai children are exposed to increased vulnerabilities and risks, including death, trafficking, kidnapping, drug use and addiction, recruitment into terrorism, violent crimes, sexual and other forms of assault and…

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Resident Doctors Give FG 14-Day Ultimatum Over Non-Implementation Of Agreements

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to implement all agreements it entered with it or risk what it described as total and indefinite industrial action. NARD gave the ultimatum at the end of its 2020 Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) with the theme: “Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health in Nigeria,” in Bauchi, on Saturday. Reading the communique of the group, the NARD National President, Dr. Sokomba Aliyu, regretted the poor working condition of his members in all states of the…

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284 New Covid-19 Infections Reported Wednesday

A total 284 people tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, up from 226 on Tuesday. It brings Nigeria’s cumulative number of people infected with coronavirus since the start of the pandemic to 6,677. Of Wednesday’s figure, 199 are in Lagos and 26 in Rivers, according to figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control late Wednesday. The breakdown shows: 19-Oyo 8-FCT 8-Borno 7-Plateau 6-Jigawa 5-Kano 2-Abia 1-Ekiti 1-Delta 1-Kwara 1-Taraba. On the same day, dozens were discharged from hospital after treatment–17 in Lagos and 91 in Gombe. By Wednesday,…

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COVID-19: IGP Orders Officers To Respect Essential Workers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered respect for journalists, medical personnel and other essential workers who are exempted from the eased restriction and curfews across the country. Force spokesman DCP Frank Mba, in a statement on Wednesday, said the IGP had directed Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and State Command Commissioners of Police to give maximum effect to these orders and extend due courtesies to essential service providers so affected and also ensure that personnel deployed for the enforcement duties respect the fundamental rights of the citizens. Doctors…

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Lockdown Violation: Pastors Disown Worshipers To Escape Arrest In FCT

There Was A Mild Drama At The Federal Housing Authority, Lugbe, Abuja, As Some Pastors Tried To Evade Prosecution By The FCT Ministerial Enforcement Taskforce On COVID-19 Restriction. The Pastors, Who Had Partitioned The Rocks Behind FHA Lugbe As Their Worship Centres On Sunday, Denied Ownership Of The Large Crowd Worshipping On The Hilltop. The Pastors Are Ibitoye Kayode Of The Liberty Faith Gospel Church, Pastor Joshua Olaniru Of Liberty Gate Ministry And Pastor Vitalis Udeazi Of Dominion Chapel. The Trouble Started When The Task Force Stormed The Area And…

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House Of Reps Insists On Passing Infectious Diseases Control Bill

The House Of Representatives Has Disclosed That The Order Given By An Abuja Federal High Court Does Not Stop The Process For The Passage Of The Proposed “Infectious Diseases Control Bill 2020. In A Statement By Its Spokesperson, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, On Sunday It Expressed Dismay Over The Alleged Erroneous Reports On The Matter By Some Media Outfits. According To The Statement, Some Of The Reports Allegedly Misinterpreted The Decision Of The Court In Suit. The House It Was Awaiting Official Service Of Processes As Directed By The Court. It…

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Katsina State Relaxes COVID-19 Lockdown Order

Governor Aminu Masari Of Katsina State On Saturday Gave A Directive For The Relaxation Of The Lockdown Order Imposed Across The State. The State Government Had Ordered A Lockdown Of Katsina City On April 20 After Daura And Dutsinma Local Government Areas. The Secretary To The State Government, Mr Mustapha Inuwa, Announced This In A Statement On Saturday In Katsina. He However Said The Relaxation Of The Lockdown Order Would Be Effective Between Monday And Sunday May 24. The SSG Also Said The Governor Had Directed The Katsina And Daura…

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Nigeria Records New 288 Covid-19 Cases

A record 288 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed on Friday, bringing Nigeria’s total to 5,445. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said 179 of the cases were in Lagos, and 20 in Kaduna. T he breakdown shows: 15-Katsina 15-Jigawa 13-Borno 11-Ogun 8-Kano 7-FCT 4-Niger 4-Ekiti 3-Oyo 3-Delta 3-Bauchi 2-Kwara 1-Edo A total 1,320 people have been discharged after treatment but 171 have died. Spread the love

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