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|The Ogun State Government on Tuesday debunked reports that a case of monkeypox |
has been recorded in the state. The National Centre for Disease Control, Abuja, recently mentioned that 31 suspected instances of
the monkeypox virus have been recorded in seven states. It listed the states as Bayelsa, Rivers,
Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun and Cross River states.
The Ogun State Commissioner of Health, Babatunde Ipaye, whilst addressing a press conference,
stated no incident of monkeypox has been recorded in the state.
He criticised an unnamed officer in the state whom
he stated ‘displayed overzealousness’ by reporting the case to the Federal Ministry of Health without having appropriate examination of a
france24.com He said the officer,
from the state hospital, Ijebu Ode ‘misinformed the public’,
having noticed skin lesions on a patient who was at the hospital for
a different major reason and wrongly concluded it was monkeypox.
The commissioner explained that the case did not qualify as a suspected
case in the initially instance. Mr. Ipaye explained that the distribution of the rashes on the patient was never ever suggestive
of a monkeypox, adding due course of action was not completed ahead of the case was reported.
It was really surprising as the state commissioner of overall health and the chief epidemiologist of the state to hear that Ogun State was
We have not incidented any confirmed case of monkeypox in the state.
Ogun state does not have a single case," Mr. Ipaye said. Any patient in the category of that patient that was incidented cannot be viewed as as a suspected case mainly because the patient has a different main difficulty that can give rise to a skin lesion. That is not a suspected case," he said.
We are not averse to reporting 1 if there is a case, and we are not willing
to cover up a case but we should also not send individuals panicking for issues that we
do not have," Mr. Ipaye stated.
What could be extra satisfying than to lie in relaxation and watch a movie that celebrates Nigeria and the spirit of her citizens - ranging from biographical dramas to entertaining box-workplace blockbusters? These movies beneath capture the Nigerian culture, journey of unsung heroes and the strength of Nigerians as a individuals. The highest grossing Nigerian film, "The
Wedding Party" represents the flamboyant Nigerian wedding culture. Except for the absence of the basic Nigerian Jollof rice - I imply, who holds a Nigerian wedding without having Jollof rice? It is a representation of all the drama that could take place pre and post a wedding celebration. A typical Nigerian wedding celebration is enjoyable, dramatic, tedious, but surely entertaining.
Nigerian wedding celebration enjoyable to attend. The movie follows a soldier on a peacekeeping mission, who is left for dead by some rebel soldiers. The movie depicts different emotions such as the heartbreak and anguish that accompanies the news of the demise of a loved a single in battle. This story is such that ensures we try to remember the labours of these heroes previous heroes such as the Lt. Colonel Muhammad Abu Ali and other gallant officers who died in service for the duration of the war against Boko Haram. Late Professor Dora Akunyili, during her tenure as the Head of NAFDAC, tirelessly fought to halt the sale and use of fake drugs, even at the expense of her life. She would go on to turn out to be the Federal Minister of Info & Communication in 2008, and spear-headed a rebranding campaign for Nigeria with the slogan: "Good Individuals, Wonderful Nation".
The film acknowledges the dogged and honest spirit of many Nigerians out there who have
been consistent in getting very good and portraying Nigeria as a terrific nation. Nigeria is a country with many
cultural practices that define us. We have the Sharo ceremony in Fulani Land traditional infant naming ceremony in Yoruba land the fattening room in Efik
land and Omugwo in Igbo land. But if we are talking about 1 of the films that encapsulates an fascinating
culture of a tribe in Nigeria, it's "Saworide," which means talking drum or brass bell in English Language.
The Tunde Kelani film follows the setting of an old Yoruba norm in the town of
Jogbo, exactly where a individual can not be crowned king without having the
Saworoide getting played by the right individual.
Drumming is a key aspect of the cultural heritage of the Yoruba individuals.
They are various drums such as Gangan (Speaking Drum), Bata, Saworide, Omela Ako
all employed for various occasions. The film celebrates the charm of African art,
and the beauty of tradition and folklore. Most importantly the movie speaks on Nigeria and how it has dealt with civil rule
and military dictatorship. Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh and all who risked their lives to make positive the Ebola virus was contained in Nigeria.
On July 20, 2014, Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, arrived Lagos.
He became severely ill upon arrival and died five days later of the Ebola disease.
Virtually 93 days later, on 20 October 2014, the Planet Wellness
Organization (WHO) officially declared Nigeria to be Ebola totally free.
The approach employed to include the virus brought positive recognition from
around the world for the nation. In WHO’s Ebola Scenario Assessment report,
it was commended with lessons for nations such as the United States.
Nigeria had develop into that exemplary kid in class for a superior behavior.
Ebola was controlled as a result of the fast considering, resilience
and selflessness of the late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh and other medical personnel.
Ameyo is credited for curbing a wider spread of the Ebola virus in Nigeria by
placing Patrick Sawyer in quarantine regardless of pressures from some quarters to have him released.
Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh died on 19 August 2014, handful of weeks immediately after testing constructive for the Ebola virus
illness. Apart from recording a significant period in Nigeria,
the movie "93 Days" depicts the strength, selflessness and sacrificial nature of Nigerians.
Which of your favourite Nollywood films celebrates Nigeria as a nation? Share
with us in the comment section.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday set up an ad-hoc
committee to investigate the "resurfacing, reabsorbing and subsequent elevation" of
fugitive alleged pension fund fraudster, Abdulrasheed Maina, to the rank of
an acting director in the Federal Ministry of Interior.
The move by the lawmakers came on the identical day their counterpart in the Senate took the identical step over the situation. PREMIUM Instances
had exclusively reported how Mr. Maina, who is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, was secretly recalled and promoted to the position of director in charge of Human Resources in the Ministry of Interior.
In a motion of urgent public significance raised by Adams Jagaba (Kaduna-APC), the house
also vowed to advise robust sanctions against any individual implicated in the scandal.
The lawmakers also urged the EFCC to immediately arrest
Mr. Maina for prosecution. The Senate had earlier on Tuesday also resolved to investigate the situations that led to the
reinstatement of Mr. Maina, into the civil service.
Enjoy nature, outdoors and everything earthy? Visit these areas in Nigeria to practical experience their astounding wildlife, springs and mountains.
Bond with nature as you hike via forests and mountains while watching birds.
Explore northern Nigeria, especially Bauchi state with its Yankari Game Reserve and
the amazing Wikki Warm Spring. Get pleasure from the sight of baboons, hippos,
elephants and other 50 species of wildlife including fishes and birds.
The Wikki River is a natural swimming ground. Yankari also has outside and indoor sports
facilities. Cross River is a one-stop location providing history, outside activities, sightseeing and
culture. A visit to Obudu Cattle Ranch is hugely advised.
Also worthy of mention is the Cross River National Park and
Kwa Waterfalls. Go camping and elephant watching at the Omo Forest reserve in this state.
Appreciate fishing and local game hunting too! Visit the Lekki Conservation Center in Lagos known for
its all-natural habitat. This centre capabilities canopy
walks and is a vacation spot for nature lovers from around the planet.
Though a man-created wildlife park, it is set in a terrific landscape with diverse species of plants, hippos, buffalos, lions,
pigmy horses, birds, crocodiles, pythons and much much more.
There is also a picnic pine forest, wildlife museum and restaurants out there.
This incredible location provides savannah adventure, natural reserves and clear emerald
green river. Watching the river flowing rhythmically and gradually is a fascinating way to bond
with nature. Experience the remarkable wildlife
at Afi mountain sanctuary. The wildlife reserve is a preservation centre for chimpanzees, gorillas, drill monkeys and lots of other endangered primates.
It is also a home to huge migratory roosts in Africa.
The standard ruler of Owode-Egba in Obafemi-Owode Neighborhood Government Region of Ogun State, Kolawole Sowemimo, was on Sunday
robbed of his belongings in an ambush by armed robbers close
to Abeokuta, the state capital. Mr. Sowemimo ran into a roadblock by the three-member robbery gang at about eight.45 p.m.,
shortly immediately after dropping his child at a school hostel.
The monarch was driving in a Mercedes Benz automobile when he drove into the bandits who had blocked the highway with utilised tyres to force motorists to slow down about Daywaterman College along the Abeokuta-Siun-Owode road.
Narrating his ordeal to PREMIUM Instances on Tuesday, Mr.
Sowemimo stated the robbers ordered him out of his auto at gun point and ransacked it to get rid
of vital individual effects. He said he was robbed of cash, wristwatch,
two mobile phone sets, ring and Automated Machine Card among other valuables.
He mentioned he had considering the fact that reported the case to the police.
They have been three-man-gang and completely armed.
They placed tyres on the road to force motorists to lower
speed. My automobile ran into them and they ordered me out at gun point," he mentioned. Mr. Sowemimo said he introduced himself as a traditional ruler, but the bandits ignored him and made away with his belongings.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recalled Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal Higher Court, Abuja who was suspended more than corruption allegations. The Financial and Economic Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed corruption charges against Ademola, but he was later discharged and acquitted by an Abuja higher court. The NJC also recalled five judges, some of whom were arrested by the the Division of State Services (DSS) on October eight, 2016, on allegations of corruption. The Council disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday, June three, its spokesman, Soji Oye. The recalled judges are John Inyang Okoro, Supreme Court Uwani Abba Aji, Court of Appeal Hydiazira Nganjiwa, Federal Higher Court Musa Kurya, Federal High Court, and Agbadu James Fishim, National Industrial Court of Nigeria. It said out of eight judges, who have been suspended over "investigations against them," only three of them - Ademola, Sylvester Ngwuta and Ofili-Ajumogobia - have been charged to court.
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The Kaduna state government has assured residents of
its readiness to sanction any individual or group spreading rumours that could
destabilise the peaceful co-existence of the individuals in the state.
In a statement signed by the spokesperson to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Samuel Aruwan, the government
informed residents that law enforcement and security agencies have been taking vital
action to avert any threat to peace. The statement also stated the state government had
taken further actions in relation to persons who arrived Kaduna to threaten the liberty
of other citizens. He mentioned the government had obtained bench
warrants for their arrests, soon after filing a
formal criminal complaint. The Kaduna State Government notes with commendation the efforts of the residents of our diverse state to uphold peace in their communities.
gov.uk The government and their security agencies are operating
to protect against any threats to this cherished harmony. Vigorous security patrols will continue
as aspect of a concrete action to reassure residents and demonstrate that undesirable behaviour is
unwelcome and will not be tolerated. When some elements barged into our state capital to
provide an illegal ultimatum to a section of our neighborhood, the government condemned it and ordered
the arrest of these concerned. The Kaduna State Government
followed up with a formal criminal complaint to the police and has obtained
a bench warrant against them. As a result, anybody that sights
them or is aware of their place should really proudly discharge the civic duty of informing the police.
It added that a competent court has directed the Commissioner of Police-
Kaduna State to act on the criminal complaint. The Kaduna State Government considers this a most vital matter of
law enforcement, and will not relent on the matter. Anybody
contemplating unlawful action ought to know that such
will invite a vigorous law-enforcement response.
The Kaduna State Government is persuaded that a law-governed society must often signal that sanctions will stick to illegal behaviour.
This is in the interest of justice, peace and harmony.
At least 20 individuals have been reported to be dead in a fresh
attack in a community in Bassa Nearby Government Location of Plateau state.
According to a report by Premium Occasions, the attack took spot in the early hours
of Monday, October 16, 2017, in Nkiedonwhro location in Irigwe.
Even though authorities are however to confirm the
attack, residents are stated to have left the neighborhood in dread
of more attacks taking location. Monday's attack is the fifth in 3 weeks, coming immediately after an additional six individuals have
been killed in a Saturday night attack on Taagbe in Bassa LGA.
Homes had been burnt down in the attack that also
left some other individuals with varying degrees of injuries.
The killings took place a day right after Gov.
Simon Lalong imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the regional government area following reports of the burning
of homes by unknown males that invaded some villages in Irigwe chiefdom on Friday.
Officials of the United States of America Consulate Common workplace in Lagos,
Southwest Nigeria have apprehended a man with
forged documents and quickly invited the operatives of the Police Particular Fraud Unit, PSFU in Ikoyi,
Lagos to arrest the suspect. Nemesis, having said that,
caught up with the suspect when the officials just after perusing via the documents, found that it was fake and invited the police to arrest him.
Immediately after investigation by ASP Lawal Audu and
his group, Ogunsuada was arraigned ahead of an Igbosere Magistrates’
Court, Lagos on a two-count charge of felony to wit.
Adegbayi said that the offences the accused commited have been punishable under sections 365 and
366 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State,2015. The accused pleaded not
guilty to the alleged Crime in the open Court and Magistrate J.A.
Layeni granted the accused bail in the sum of N100,000
with two sureties in like sum who will have to deposit the sum of
N10,000 each and every in the Court registrar’s account.
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