BREAKFAST NEWS 28-12-2021

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  • 12 SUBSTANDARD MEDICAL LABORATORIES SEALED IN AKWA IBOM
  • POLICE ARREST FOUR, IMPOUND 21 VEHICLES IN ABUJA OVER ILLEGAL CAR RACING
  • ON FOREIGN SCENE, SOMALIA’S PRESIDENT SUSPENDS PRIME MINISTER 
  •  DETAILS OF THESE AND MORE IN A MOMENT, PLEASE STAY TUNED.

ONDO/INDIGENEOUS INTRO

CHRISTIAN LEADERS HAVE BEEN CHARGED TO SPREAD THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST ACROSS THE WORLD FOR SALVATION OF SOUL AND COOPERATE WITH ONE ANOTHER, WITH LOVE TO BRING ABOUT A POSITIVE CHANGE IN THE CHRISTENDOM.

CHAIMAN CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA CAN ONDO WEST CHAPTER, REV DR. SUNDAY OLOWONIYI MADE THE CHARGE DURING AN INAUGURATION OF NEW EXECUTIVES OF ONDO KINDOM INDIGENIOUS CHRISTIAN MINISTERS OF GOD HELD AT OGO OLORUN CHERUB AND SERAPHIM CHURCH BARRACK ROAD ONDO CITY

TITILAYO FASAKIN HAS THE FULL STORY

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PRESIDENCY/ELECTORAL BILL

THE PRESIDENCY HAS REVEALED THAT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY WILL NOT OVERRIDE PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S VETO ON THE ELECTORAL AMENDMENT BILL.

SPEAKING WHILE FEATURING ON A TELEVISION PROGRAMME,  PRESIDENT BUHARI’S SPOKESMAN,  FEMI ADESINA EXPLAINED THAT THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS, APC CONTROLS A LARGE PERCENTAGE OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, HENCE, THE PRESIDENT’S DECISION MAY STAND.

ADESINA WHO NOTED THAT THE APC LAWMAKERS IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY WOULD DECIDE FOR THE PARTY ALLEGIANCE THEREFORE STATED THAT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IS MORE RESPONSIVE AND THEY WOULD DO WHAT IS GOOD FOR DEMOCRACY.

AKWA IBOM/MEDICAL LAB

AKWA IBOM STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH HAS SEALED TWELVE SUBSTANDARD MEDICAL LABORATORIES IN THE STATE FOR ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT IN UNWHOLESOME MEDICAL PRACTICES.

AKWA IBOM STATE COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH, PROF. AUGUSTINE UMOH MADE THE DISCLOSURE DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH NEWSMEN, SAYING THAT THE LABORATORIES WERE SEALED FOR LACK OF CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION WITH THE STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH, LACK OF QUALIFIED LABORATORY SCIENTISTS AND OTHER SUPPORTING STAFF IN THE LABORATORIES.

UMOH, AFTER THE INSPECTION TEAM SEALED UP THE LABORATORIES SAID THE EXERCISE WAS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE DIRECTIVE FROM THE STATE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OVER REPORTS OF SUB STANDARD SERVICES OF SOME MEDICAL LABS IN THE STATE.

HE, THEREFORE, EXPLAINED THAT THOSE LABORATORIES SEALED WOULD ONLY BE REOPENED WHEN THEIR PROPRIETORS FULFILLED ALL CONDITIONS BY THE STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH INCLUDING ENGAGEMENT OF COMPETENT TECHNICAL PERSONNEL IN THEIR LABORATORY FACILITIES.

ABIA/ FIRE SERVICE

THE ABIA STATE FIRE SERVICE HAS ASSURED TRADERS THAT IT HAS BEEN WELL EQUIPPED AND PREPARED TO COMBAT ANY FIRE OUTBREAK IN THE STATE ESPECIALLY IN THE MARKETS DURING THIS HARMATTAN SEASON.

THE ACTING STATE CHIEF FIRE OFFICER, ARUA NNANNA, WHO GAVE THE ASSURANCE DURING A MEETING WITH THE HONORABLE COMMISSIONER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT, CHIEF JOHN OKIYI KALU, AND MARKET LEADERS AT THE COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE IN UMUAHIA, SAID THE SERVICE WAS READY TO WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO PREVENT AND COMBAT FIRE OUTBREAKS DURING THIS HARMATTAN PERIOD AND BEYOND.

THE OFFICER FURTHERED THAT GOVERNOR KALU, EARLIER IN HIS ADDRESS,  HAD ASSURED THE FIRE CHIEF AND TRADERS THAT THE STATE GOVERNMENT WAS COMMITTED TO EQUIPPING THE STATE FIRE SERVICE THROUGH THE PROVISION OF THE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT TO ENABLE IT TO CARRY OUT ITS TASK EFFICIENTLY.

HE, THEREFORE TASKED THE MEN OF THE FIRE SERVICE TO UTILIZE THE TOOLS AT THEIR DISPOSAL TO PROTECT LIVES AND PROPERTIES.

NWOSU/ RELEASED

SENATOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA’S SON-IN-LAW, UGWUMBA UCHE NWOSU, WHO WAS ARRESTED BY SECURITY AGENCIES IN A CHURCH SERVICE AT ST PETER’S ANGLICAN CHURCH IN EZIAMA-OBAIRE NKWERRE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE, HAS BEEN RELEASED UNCONDITIONALLY.

THE SPECIAL ADVISER MEDIA TO UGWUMBA UCHE NWOSU, CONFIRMED THIS IN A STATEMENT ISSUED TO NEWSMEN, SAYING HE HAD SPOKEN WITH NWOSU, WHO WAS THE 2019 GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE OF ACTION ALLIANCE, AA ADDING THAT HE EXTENDED HIS GREETINGS TO ALL NIGERIANS

RECALL THAT SECURITY OPERATIVES SWOOPED ON NWOSU INSIDE THE CHURCH DURING THE OUTING SERVICE OF HIS MOTHER’S BURIAL AND WHISKED HIM AWAY AMIDST SPORADIC SHOOTING, ON DECEMBER 26 WHILE THE REASON BEHIND HIS ARREST HAS NOT BEEN OFFICIALLY REVEALED TO NEWSMEN AS AT THE TIME OF FILLING THIS REPORT.

FCT/CAR RACE

THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, FCT POLICE COMMAND HAS ARRESTED FOUR SUSPECTS AND IMPOUNDED TWENTY-ONE CARS FOLLOWING THE FULL ENFORCEMENT OF REGULATION  OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACT ON THE PROHIBITION OF ILLEGAL CAR RACES AND OTHER SIMILAR OFFENCES IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL.

FCT POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, DSP JOSEPHINE ADEH CONFIRMED THE ARRESTS TO NEWSMEN, REVEALING THAT THERE WERE PUBLIC OUTCRY OVER THE DAMAGES BEING RECORDED IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE TERRITORY FOLLOWING CAR RACING.

ADEH ADDED THAT THE SUSPECTS WERE NABBED ON DECEMBER 26 AROUND MUHAMMADU BUHARI WAY WHERE THEY CONVERGED FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL.

HE THEREFORE NOTED THAT THE ARREST CAME AFTER THE FCT COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, BABAJI SUNDAY ORDERED ALL THE DIVISIONAL POLICE OFFICERS AND THEIR SUPERVISORY AREA COMMANDERS IN ABUJA TO ENSURE THAT THOSE INVOLVED IN ILLEGAL CAR RACING, ACCELERATION CONTESTS, SPEED COMPETITIONS OR TEST OF PHYSICAL ENDURANCE, AMONG OTHERS IN ABUJA WERE ARRESTED.

AIR FORCE/YOBE ONSLAUGHT

THE SPECIAL FORCES AND AIR TASK FORCE OF THE NIGERIAN MILITARY HAVE COUNTERED AN ONSLAUGHT AT THE SCHOOL OF SPECIAL FORCES IN YOBE.

AN INTELLIGENCE OFFICER WITH THE NIGERIAN MILITARY WHO SPOKE ON THE CONDITION OF ANONYMITY DISCLOSED THIS TO NEWSMEN, SAYING THE FIGHTERS WHO STORMED THE TOWN TARGETING THE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY SUCCUMBED TO THE SUPERIOR FIREPOWER OF THE MILITARY.

THE OFFICER WHO EXPLAINED THAT THE TERRORISTS USED COWS AS COVER TO AVOID DETECTION HOWEVER SAID SEVEN OF THE INSURGENTS WERE ELIMINATED IN A SEPARATE ATTACK ON CIVILIANS AT BUNI YADI IN DAMATURU, THE STATE CAPITAL AS THE TROOPS OPENED FIRE AFTER SIGHTING THEM.

HE FURTHER NOTED THAT IN THE PROCESS TWO VEHICLES WERE DESTROYED, ADDING THAT SURVEILLANCE HAS BEEN INCREASED IN THE GENERAL WITH ADDITIONAL REINFORCEMENT IN THE AREA.

FOREIGN

SOMALIA’S PRESIDENT MOHAMED ABDULLAHI HAS SUSPENDED THE PRIME MINISTER HUSSEIN ROBLE FOR SUSPECTED CORRUPTION, A MOVE THE PRIME MINISTER DESCRIBED AS A COUP ATTEMPT, ESCALATING A POWER STRUGGLE BETWEEN THE TWO LEADERS

PRESIDENT ABDULLAHI MADE THIS KNOWN IN A STATEMENT ISSUED TO NEWSMEN IN MOGADISHU, ACCUSING THE PRIME MINISTER OF STEALING LAND OWNED BY THE SOMALI NATIONAL ARMY AND OF INTERFERING WITH A DEFENCE MINISTRY INVESTIGATION.

IN RESPONSE, ROBLE WHO SAID THE MOVE WAS UNCONSTITUTIONAL AND AIMED AT DERAILING AN ONGOING ELECTION ORDERED THE SECURITY FORCES TO START TAKING ORDERS FROM HIM, INSTEAD OF THE PRESIDENT.