..Seeks institution of putting up with reward system for conflict veterans
By Davies Iheamnachor, Port-Harcourt
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has redeemed his pledge of N171 million to the Nigeria Legion meant for scholarship for youngsters of former conflict veterans.
In an announcement in Port Harcourt by the Particular Assistant to the governor on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, Wike redeemed the pledge he made earlier on the 2021 Emblem Attraction Fund Launching to mark the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration in Port Harcourt.
Wike additionally donated 20 million naira to launch the logo and enjoined the 23 Native Authorities Councils within the State to donate A million naira every to help the launch.
Talking on the occasion, the governor restated the necessity for presidency to institute an everlasting reward system for conflict veterans to justify the last word sacrifices that they make in holding Nigeria secure and united.
The governor mentioned officers of the armed forces will probably be emboldened to proceed to place their life at nice danger in defence of the territorial integrity of Nigeria after they know that there’s a everlasting reward system established to cater for them or their households.
Wike mentioned if not for the solders and different safety companies who put their lives on the road day by day to guard the remainder of the residents, maybe insurgency in some areas of the nation may have been worse.
He acknowledged that one of many the reason why some policemen have been focused and killed through the #EndSARS protest, was merely as a result of they forestall crimes in society.
He mentioned: “Troopers go to conflict, a lot of them come again wounded, a lot of them die within the battlefield. Throughout the civil conflict, simply to maintain Nigeria one, folks died. So that you don’t perceive what it takes for somebody to volunteer and say that I need to be a type of who will defend our territorial integrity.
“Authorities should discover one thing to place completely on floor, so that it’s going to give them that assurance that, sure, certainly it’s worthy to die for the nation.”
In the meantime, Rivers State Chairman of Nigeria Legion, ACG Justice Chichi, who famous that Nigeria remains to be immersed within the combat in opposition to Boko Haram, bandits and different types of insurgency, mentioned the safety companies are operationally able to confront them as a dedication to defending the sovereignty of Nigeria.
He recommended the governor for the a number of helps given to the legion to function their main benefactor, and appealed to him to fulfil the pledge of fund for the scholarship scheme meant for youngsters of the conflict veterans.
Three medical doctors die, 53 others check optimistic in Kano — NMA Chair
By Bashir Bello
Chairman, Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Affiliation, NMA, Dr Usman Ali on Monday mentioned to date it has misplaced three medical doctors to the raging coronavirus pandemic whereas 53 others examined optimistic within the state.
Dr Ali who disclosed this in an interview with Vanguard additionally mentioned a few of it members who just lately endure Covid-19 check got here out optimistic however its but to compile or sum as much as the 53 determine.
He mentioned it misplaced a physician penultimate Monday which brings up the quantity to three within the state.
The NMA Chairman mentioned the medical doctors had been contaminated whereas on obligation and attending to sufferers with signs of the coronavirus.
In keeping with him, “Presently, we’ve 53 medical doctors who examined optimistic to Covid-19 and three medical doctors who died on account of covid-19 in Kano. One of many medical doctors who died final Monday was a advisor and epidemiologist. He died in isolation centre.
“We’ve different medical doctors who endure check and got here down optimistic however we’re nonetheless compiling the information. As at now, we’ve 53.
“Those that examined optimistic previously, it was as a result of lack of some tools however presently we’ve the tools. A number of the tools was in our secretariate as among the medical doctors are but to return and accumulate them,” Dr Ali nevertheless said.
Police smash infamous bandit syndicate working in Nigeria, Niger
From Religion Maji, Katsina
In its efforts to struggle armed theft, kidnapping, banditry, arms trafficking and different types of crimes, the Katsina State Police Command has nabbed a infamous arms suppliers to bandits within the forest.
Parading the suspects earlier than newsmen on the Police headquarters in Katsina, the State Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba mentioned primarily based on credible intelligence, the command has been following a lead, on one Lawan Zayyana,‘m’, aged 35yrs of Muduru village, Mani Native Authorities Space of Katsina state, a infamous bandit and arms and ammunition provider to bandits within the forest.
“I’m delighted to welcome you to the Police Command Headquarters, Katsina, to maintain you abreast of latest achievements made by the Command within the struggle towards armed theft, kidnapping, banditry, trafficking in arms and ammunition and different types of crimes and criminality within the state.
“In the midst of the investigation, the suspect was trailed and arrested alongside along with his cohorts; particularly: Haruna Yusuf, ‘m, aged 47yrs of Sawarya village, Kaita LGA of Katsina state, (2) Haruna Adamu, ‘m’, aged 35yrs and Auwal Abubakar, ‘m’, aged 28yrs each of Maduru village, Mani LGA of Katsina state”.
In response to CP Sanusi Buba, consequently, Haruna Yusuf confessed to being the gang chief as he often obtained the provision of arms and ammunition from Niger Republic and palms over to Lawan Zayyana, Haruna Adamu and Auwal Abubakar who will, in flip, take the provision to bandits within the forest.
“He confessed to having offered over ten thousand arms and ammunition to bandits within the forest. Moreover, Haruna Adamu and Auwal Abubakar confessed to having severally trafficked these arms and ammunition to bandits at Gurbi and Dan-Magaji areas in Zamfara state. Two (2) Common Objective Machine Weapons (GPMG), One (1) LAR rifle and 100 and seventy-nine (179) Anti-Plane (AA) ammunition, the sum of three million, 4 hundred and 13 thousand and 5 hundred (3,413,500) West African – CFA Franc had been recovered of their possession”.
The Katsina State CP famous that the suspected bandits together with two organic sons of Haruna Yusuf, the infamous arms seller had been arrested in his home.
“The listing is as follows:
Ibrahim Salisu, ‘m, aged 20yrs of Sawarya village, Kaita LGA of Katsina state – Son to the arms seller
Shuaibu Haruna, ‘m’, aged 18yrs of the identical deal with additionally a son of the arms seller
Murtala Haruna, ‘m’, aged 20yrs of the identical deal with – nephew of the arms seller
Ibrahim Dabo, ‘m’, aged 19yrs of Natsinta village, Kandamau, Maradi, Niger Republic
Sam-bo Muhammadu, ‘m’, aged 22yrs
Jibir Adamu, ‘m’, aged 20yrs
Sani Ibrahim, ‘m’, aged 20yrs
Yusufa Muhammadu, ‘m’, aged 28yrs
Abubakar Muhammadu, ‘m’, aged 26yrs
Abdullahi Dabo, ‘m’, aged 28yrs,
Murtala Ado, ‘m’, aged 20yrs
Sani Muhammad, ‘m’, aged 29yrs”
Others are Umar Bello, ‘m’, 28yrs outdated of Natsinta village, Kandamau, Maradi, Niger Republic, Basiru Usman, ‘m’, aged 18yrs of Tsanni village, Batagarawa LGA ( brother to arms provider – Lawan Zayyana), Kamaradini Jafaru, ‘m’, aged 30yrs of Muduru village, Mani LGA of Katsina state.
Objects recovered from the suspects embrace seven bikes comprising 5 (5) Kasea and two (2) Royal manufacturers of bikes had been recovered of their possession.
CP Sanusi added that investigation is ongoing whereas promising that his males, different safety businesses with the collaboration of the State authorities will put an finish to wanton crimes within the state.
So Tragic! 4 Brazilian Footballers Die In Airplane Crash As They Traveled Individually After Testing Constructive for Coronavirus (Photograph)
The footballers died within the deadly aircraft crash
A tragic aircraft crash has claimed the lives of 4 footballers.
It was gathered that the footballers died on Sunday in a aircraft crash which additionally claimed the lifetime of their membership president.
The unhappy incident occurred in Brazil.
Palmas defensive midfielder Guilherme Noe, 28; left-back Lucas Praxedes, 23; goalie Ranule Gomes dos Reis, 27; and striker Marcus Molinari, 23, have been killed together with Palmas FR president Lucas Meira, 32, and pilot Wagner Machado, 59.
The footballers had simply joined the fourth-tier membership and have been but to make their debuts earlier than their dying.
In response to stories, the small plane was taking the group to Goiania, round 500 miles away for his or her Brazilian cup sport in opposition to Vila Nova on Monday within the Copa Verde. The group have been truly touring individually from the remainder of the group as a result of they’d examined optimistic for Covid-19.
The membership tweeted on Sunday: ‘The information of the aircraft crash that claimed the lives of a number of gamers in addition to the president of Palmas FR has triggered us nice disappointment.
‘Sadly, we all know what his second of insurmountable ache attributable to irreparable loss is like.
‘We would not need some other membership to really feel the identical.
‘We wish to categorical our full solidarity to the mens’ household and buddies and membership supporters.
‘You’ll not undergo this alone.’
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