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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Daily News Roundup.....

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has said the increasing relocation of doctors may result in importation of medical practitioners in future. Oyo State NMA Chairman, Dr. Ayotunde Fasunla, raised the alarm in Ibadan on Tuesday at the 2022 scientific conference themed ‘National Health Authority Act – The Sound Bites’.

-. The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulahi Adamu, has lamented that the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is engaging in propaganda to discredit the ruling party ahead of the 2023 elections. Adamu stated this Tuesday when a group of APC Professionals led by former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda, visited him at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja.

-. Isaac Fayose, the younger brother to former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said the Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi, needs N50 billion to win the 2023 election. In a video, Fayose said Tinubu has both the structure and the money to become Nigeria’s next president.

-. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has accused the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, of blackmailing Nigerian governement. In a tweet via her Twitter handle, Onochie urged the National Assembly to enact laws that would mandate ASUU to pay the salaries of striking members.

-. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said he does not intend to become a minister after his tenure as governor. Wike made the clarification during the commissioning of the newly constructed VIP lounge at the Port Harcourt International Airport Omagwa on Tuesday.

-. Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said that the governors from Niger Delta region are not allowed to play their roles as major stakeholders in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). 

He said this on Tuesday during a courtesy visit by Dr Effiong Akwa, the Interim Administrator of the Commission. Diri listed some of the abandoned projects to include the Angalabiri-Ebedebiri-Toru-Orua shore protection project captured in the commission’s 2020 budget, the Sabagreia-Polaku bridge, the Akenfa bridge, among others.

-. Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has said that he will not join issues with Mr Peter Obi the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP).

He maintained that his business is to market the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the South East. Uzodinma disclosed this on Tuesday during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today.

- Sam Ohuabunwa, A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party and ex-presidential candidate on Tuesday urged the party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu to resign if it will end the animosity between the former Vice President. Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. 

Ohuabunwa was on Channels Television’s Politics Today.

- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has told the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike to apologise to his predecessor and former boss, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.
HURIWA said Wike should apologise to the former Minister of Transportation for what it described as needless political war of vendetta to Amaechi, who entrusted key offices to him whilst he (Amaechi) served as Governor.

- Details have begun to emerge from the trial of Manchester City’s defender, Benjamin Mendy.

Mendy and his co-defendant, Louis Saha Matturie are currently on trial at Chester Crown Court in England.
They are facing an eight counts of rape and one sexual assault, said to have happened between 2018 and 2021.

Opening the case, Timothy Cray QC said that it had “very little to do with football” and more about men who “think they are powerful”, Marca reports.

Mendy is said to have committed the offences against seven young women at his isolated mansion between October 2018 and August 2021.
Some women told the court that the football star had their mobile phones taken away, while others said they were attacked in locked rooms.

According to Marca, the latest development is that the court heard that Mendy raped three women in the same night.
The women were allegedly raped following a pool party at the player’s mansion and a trip to Manchester’s China White nightclub.

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  1. @The first news, I am just tired of this country. The way professionals are fleeing this country is alarming. The latest one is the migration of Banks' IT experts to Europe and America. This is why some banks are having consistent network downtime . With the people are migrating these days, I really fear for this country. It's well.

  2. Oh my God, our health is in serious trouble. The rate at which medical officers are leaving the country is alarming.
    How long will this ASUU strike continue...this is not fair.Let both parties reach a compromise. You win and lose some.

  3. Peter Obi will need miracles to win this election cos Nigeria is one of the most corrupt country in the world.without money,it may be impossible to win elections.i pray he wins cos am tired of our grandfathers rulling this nation
    Why will doctors not leave the country?when they get better salaries abroad with peace of mind.

  4. Who see way to migrate better migrate o😔


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