Rep. Samuel Onuigbo (PDP-Abia) on Thursday defected to All Progressives Congress (APC) on the flooring of the Home.
Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the Home, introduced his defection throughout Thursday’s plenary, saying that Onuigbo left PDP due to disaster within the social gathering.
Gbajabiamila additionally mentioned that the lawmaker attributed his choice to lack of inside democracy within the social gathering.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN)studies that the announcement was greeted with a standing ovation by APC members in the home.
Nevertheless, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu, the Minority Chief mentioned that the defection was unconstitutional, calling on the home management to declare his seat vacant.
4 lawmakers in the home, have to this point defected from their events to APC in the previous couple of days.(NAN)
See Face of Police Police Sergeant Arrested Whereas Robbing Rivers Residents (Photograph)
A police Sergeant, Ibrahim Odege hs been paraded after he was caught throughout a theft operation.
The officer was connected to the Operations Division of the Rivers State Police Command earlier than his arrest.
Sergeant Odege was arrested alongside one Sampson Inomoghe, 32, on Saturday night time, for robbing residents of Elekahia Housing Property in Port Harcourt.
It was gathered that the suspects entered the neighborhood with a bike, robbed individuals of their valuables till one of many victims raised an alarm and all exit routes from the neighborhood had been blocked, resulting in their arrest.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident in an announcement on Sunday, mentioned operatives of the Elekahia Division responded to a misery name on the Elekahia Housing Property round 10pm and arrested the 2 suspects, who had been robbing individuals.
Gadgets recovered from the suspects included assorted cellphones and a regionally made Bareta pistol.
One of many victims, Mrs Doris Elechi, recognized the suspects as the identical individuals that dispossessed her of her valuables.
The PPRO mentioned the suspects confessed to have carried out the theft assault amongst different revelations.
In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph Mukan, has condemned the act and ordered the quick switch of suspects and displays to the State Prison Investigation Division for investigation.
He appealed to members of the general public to extend their safety consciousness and report any suspicious character and motion round them to the Police.
LASU Shuts Hostel As Three College students Take a look at Optimistic For COVID-19
The Lagos State College School of Drugs (LASUCOM),has shut down all hostels on campus after three college students examined optimistic for coronavirus.
Mr Ademola Adekoya, Coordinator, Centre for Info, Press and Public Relations, Lagos State College (LASU), stated;
“The hostel services have been instantly closed for decontamination.
“All college students of the faculty have been suggested to proceed house to self-isolate for the subsequent 14 days from the place their well being standing can be monitored by the faculty via cellphone calls,” Adekoya stated.
“The school can be offering psychological assist for the three college students who examined optimistic and their roommates.
“Dad and mom, guardians and most people are assured that the protection of all employees and college students is a prime precedence,” he stated.
Adekoya stated that LASU administration would proceed to implement compliance with COVID-19 pointers and protocols to make sure security of all these within the college’s campuses.
“Administration enjoins all college students, employees and most people to take private duty and proceed to look at COVID-19 pointers because the virus is actual and lethal,” he stated.
Okowa condemns rising assaults on worship centres, clergy –
Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, decried the rising instances of kidnapping, killings and assaults on clergy males and worship centres within the nation.
Okowa made the comment at a safety seminar tagged “Securing worship centres and clergymen in up to date Nigeria”, organised by the Particular Adviser to the Governor on Non secular Issues, on the Grace Cathedral Church of God Mission, Asaba.
Represented by the State Commissioner for Info, Mr Charles Aniagwu, Okowa said that whereas safety brokers have been working onerous to apprehend the perpetrators of heinous crimes, it had turn out to be crucial to equip church leaders and households with primary information on private safety and security at locations of worship.
In response to him, in latest instances, the nation has witnessed rising instances of pastors kidnapped and generally killed, or in some instances ransomed.
“Though no fatality has been recorded amongst kidnapped clergymen in Delta, but this unholy development requires concern.
“Given the turbulence and uncertainties which have plagued this nation in our latest political historical past, there isn’t any gainsaying the very fact that it’s the prayer of the righteous which have stored this nation collectively,” he said.
He mentioned his administration was dedicated to the safety of the State and the peaceable coexistence of the varied ethnic nationalities.
“We’ve got continued to bolster our safety structure to make sure that collectively together with your prayers we win the battle in opposition to armed theft, kidnapping, and all types of criminality.
“As chances are you’ll remember, we not too long ago inaugurated ‘Operation Delta Hawk’, a joint activity drive with the mandate to take the battle to those criminals, be they bandits, kidnappers or gun-totting cattle herders.” Okowa said.
He recommended the efforts of the Commissioner of Police and different safety companies for the nice work they’re doing to keep up regulation and order and known as for prayers for the success of the gallant regulation enforcement personnel within the state and nation.
In his welcome tackle, Particular Adviser to the Governor on Non secular Issues, Apostle Sylvanus Okorote, mentioned it was crucial that Christians ought to proceed to wish for the peace, safety and progress of the nation.
“It isn’t information any extra that there’s terrorism and healthful kidnapping within the nation and it has even prolonged to our state, although not so extreme.
“In the event you watch, all of us have heard severally, pastors being kidnapped and killed, earlier than they begin burning church buildings in Delta, we need to be sure that the clergy is aware of just a little little bit of what to do to forestall that.
“The bible says watch and pray, it didn’t say pray solely, that’s the essence of it. We’re being proactive. We need to be sure that we’re outfitted spiritually and in any other case so we will stop it from taking place,”
He mentioned the church within the state was dedicated to the battle in opposition to COVID-19 by making certain that each one mandatory preventive protocols have been obeyed.
Keynote Speaker and Chairman of the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter, Revd. Joseph Hayab, mentioned it was essential to ascertain that we’ve got a safety problem and as a nation genuinely discover methods to sort out it.
He mentioned that from scriptures and expertise, there are methods to make sure that church buildings and pastors are secured and known as on the church in Nigeria to get up and cease the killings and kidnappings.
“I’ve been speaking about kidnapping, fee of ransom and generally killing of pastors in elements of the nation particularly Kaduna State.
“The scenario might not be identical right here however how can we cease the killings and kidnappings to make sure that our worship centres are secured,” he said.
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