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Ebonyi Home of Meeting passes maternal, perinatal surveillance invoice

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The Ebonyi Home of Meeting on Thursday handed the maternal and perinatal surveillance invoice.

Perinatal is the well being of girls and infants earlier than, throughout, and after delivery; main causes of perinatal issues had been trauma (30.5 per cent), low delivery weight (23.9 per cent), haemorrhage (13.7 per cent), toxemia of being pregnant (10.3%) and mature, trigger unknown (10 per cent).

The Speaker of the home, Mr Francis Nwifuru, stated that the invoice when enacted into legislation would permit for correct prosecution of any maternal and perinatal offenders.

He famous that new invoice would additionally improve safety of the reproductive and sexual rights of girls and pregnant moms.

The sponsor of the invoice, Mr Oliver Osi, representing Ivo state constituency, thanked members of the home for accelerated passage of the invoice.

Osi stated that it could now curb maternal and perinatal deaths fee within the state and supply fast entry to justice by victims.

“We’re going to guarantee surveillance, extra particularly within the rural areas to cut back drastically the maternal and toddler deaths within the state,” he stated.

Osi stated that it could additionally stimulate motion in opposition to neglect and different types of abuse hitherto meted to expectant and pregnant girls within the state.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the home additionally handed the invoice to determine Ebonyi Judiciary Fund Administration and different issues related thereto.

The meeting additionally handed the invoice to supply for the management, regulation, enforcement, and governance of Ebonyi’s response to local weather change and to introduce measures, reporting, and verification of greenhouse fuel emissions and different issues.

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A invoice for an act to amend Ebonyi rural water provide and sanitation Company was additionally handed by the legislators.

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Hearth Razes Widespread Agboju Market In Lagos

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Hearth Razes Widespread Agboju Market In Lagos

There was a hearth outbreak on the fashionable Agboju Market in Festac, the Lagos police command, on Monday confirmed.

In line with the police, the hearth began at about 02:30 hrs.

An announcement signed by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi mentioned: “The command contacted the Lagos State Hearth Service Operatives who responded swiftly. The fireplace was introduced below management at about 0400 hrs of the identical date.”

Nevertheless, no life was misplaced to the incident however the worth of property destroyed and reason behind the hearth incident not but ascertained.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, nonetheless, counseled the police, Hearth Service, LASEMA, NEMA, NSCDC and different businesses that got here to the rescue on the scene for his or her steadfastness.

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Maker of US voting machines sues Trump lawyer $1.3bn for defamation

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A voting machine producer sued Rudy Giuliani, the lawyer for former US president Donald Trump, on Monday after he claimed the corporate had value Trump final November’s election.

In a defamation lawsuit looking for damages of $1.three billion, Dominion Voting Methods mentioned Giuliani and different Trump allies had broken its popularity by alleging its broadly used voting machines had been a part of a “large fraud” that Giuliani claimed had “fastened the vote” for now-President Joe Biden.

Dozens of state and federal rulings, in addition to the US Congress, have rejected such claims.

However the allegations underpinned what Dominion known as the “Huge Lie” behind the January 6 assault on the US Congress by Trump supporters making an attempt to overturn Biden’s victory.

Former New York mayor Giuliani and his allies “manufactured and disseminated the ‘Huge Lie,’ which foreseeably went viral and deceived hundreds of thousands of individuals into believing that Dominion had stolen their votes and glued the election,” Dominion mentioned within the swimsuit, filed in Washington federal courtroom.

Giuliani didn’t instantly touch upon the lawsuit.

Dominion mentioned Giuliani, 76, had requested $20,000 a day from Trump’s marketing campaign for pushing the fraud argument, which he additionally used to publicize different industrial ventures — promoting gold cash, cigars and cyber safety companies.

“Even after the US Capitol had been stormed by rioters who had been deceived by Giuliani and his allies, Giuliani shirked duty for the results of his phrases and repeated the Huge Lie once more,” it mentioned within the swimsuit.

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Dominion mentioned Giuliani knew the claims that Dominion’s voting machines produced false counts had been bogus as a result of, whereas he repeatedly promoted the thought in public, he declined to say so in courtroom earlier than a decide.

“He was unwilling to make false election fraud claims about Dominion and its voting machines in a courtroom of legislation as a result of he knew these allegations are false,” it mentioned.

The viral claims noticed Dominion pilloried on-line and in conservative media and compelled the corporate to repeatedly defend its popularity, regardless of no proof that its vote tallies had been faulty.

It was the second such case filed by Dominion.

On January eight it sued Sidney Powell, one other lawyer representing Trump within the effort to overturn the election outcomes, additionally for $1.three billion.

Just like the Powell swimsuit, the Giuliani swimsuit mentioned he labored “in live performance with” conservative media firms Fox Information, Fox Enterprise, Newsmax, One America Information Community, and The Epoch Instances to push “defamatory falsehoods.”

It was not clear if Dominion meant motion towards any of these firms or towards Trump himself, who additionally questioned Dominion’s expertise.

[AFP]

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By Ozioruva Aliu

BENIN CITY – COUNSELS within the on-going problem of the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki within the September 19, 2020 governorship election yesterday differed on the admissibility of the 2016 swimsuit instituted by the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) towards Obaseki the  of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the discharge certificates of Obaseki by the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the report of the screening committee that disqualified Obaseki from taking part within the APC governorship main election in June 2020.

   The swimsuit marked EPT/ED/GOV/01/2020, ADP and its governorship candidate, Fortunate Emmanuel petitioned the tribunal with  INEC, PDP, Obaseki, APC, Osagie Ize-Iyamu as respondents alleging that Obaseki’s certificates was solid and never certified to contest the election amongst different reliefs.

   On the resumed sitting, counsels to PDP, Obaseki and INEC who opposed the admission of the paperwork mentioned they might situate their causes after they current their written addresses as was laid down within the observe path of the tribunal.

  A protection witness, Francis Omon who’s the Welfare Secretary of the APC throughout cross examination mentioned he isn’t acquainted with the signature of the Registrar and that of the Vice Chancellor on the College of Ibadan diploma certificates belonging to Obaseki however that there are signatures within the doc.  The witness advised the tribunal throughout cross-examination by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee counsel, Kelvin Ugiagbe, that, “what I’m seeing is the signature and date appended by the vice chancellor. 

  On the difficulty of the variety of individuals that participated within the June 22 main election of the APC, he admitted that three individuals took half within the election, including that “they’re Pius Odubu, Osagie Ize-iyamu and Osaro Obazee”.

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 When requested by counsel to Godwin Obaseki, Ken Mozia, SAN, if he went to College of Ibadan to make enquiries as regards the authenticity of Obaseki’s certificates, he mentioned, ” I didn’t go to UI to confirm the authenticity of his consequence.

The tribunal headed by Justice Yunusa Musa on the resumed sitting after an adjournment to obtain the fifth Respondents’ Witness mounted February ninth for the adoption of written addresses of all events within the swimsuit.

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