Today’s Headlines:NASS Told To Extend Its Rescue Mission To Igboho;29.4m Nigerians Abuse Drugs—NDLEA



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NASS Told To Extend Its Rescue Mission To Igboho

Former federal Lawmaker, Shehu Sani has generally known as on the National Assembly to consider the Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Igboho whereas inserting up measures to rescue the earlier Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his partner, Beatrice from detention throughout the United Kingdom.9428d96e31324550b335be83292553f6

Online News Source: Daily Post

Recall that the Ekweremadus have been arrested and detained by the UK authority remaining week for allegedly facilitating the journey of an underaged Nigerian for organ harvesting.

The Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, acknowledged a delegation from its Committee on Foreign Affairs would pay a go to to the detained couple and work with the UK authority in guaranteeing 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 completely different dangerous treatment, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has acknowledged.6a568e6640b942438c8c5f84f5bdeeaa

Online News Source: Vanguard Online Newspaper

Speaking all through a ceremony to mark this yr’s United Nations worldwide day in the direction of drug abuse and illicit trafficking in Awka, the Anambra State Commandant of NDLEA, Mrs. Florence Ezeonye painted a miserable picture of the situation when she acknowledged that one in every 4 drug individual is a female.

She acknowledged: “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 3 times the worldwide common of 5.6%. “What is extra disturbing is that the drug abuse cuts throughout all ages, gender, socio-economic standing and areas.

JUST IN: APC begins college students’ registration, revalidation

The All Progressives Congress has arrange a job drive to begin instant registration of scholars and revalidation of its members throughout the nation.5f771027e4834784959416591674ffbe


Online News Source: Punch Online Newspaper

The inauguration of the duty drive, which happened 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 which should be saved from his private 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,” acknowledged Lamido.211d551082ca41e1bf64c389f9c27a4e

Online News Source: People Gazette

Mr Lamido, who spoke with Vanguard Online Newspaper on Wednesday, acknowledged Mr Wike has carried out properly 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 acknowledged.

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