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Monday, 01 September 2014

Former member of the House of Representative, Dino Melaye has lambasted
ex Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode for saying that some members of the APC are behind the activities of the outlawed sect.

Dino Melaye in a statement described Fani-Kayode’s statement as unguarded and crude.

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PDP appeal panel clears acting Adamawa governor
Monday, 01 September 2014

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Appeal Committee has voided the disqualification of the Adamawa State Acting Governor, Umar Fintiri.

Consequently, the panel has given him the clearance to participate in the party’s primary election coming up on September 6.

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has urged the Federal Government to police the country’s borders and ports to avert further spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

In a communique at the end of the National Executive Council meeting in Awka, Anambra, yesterday, its national president, Dr Kayode Obembe, commended the federal and Lagos state governments for their response to the health challenge.

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RIVERS HAS SET UP CONTACT TRACING COMMITTEE TO COMBAT THE SPREAD OF EBOLA Dr. PARKER
Monday, 01 September 2014

Dr. Samson Parker is the Rivers State Commissioner for Health. He spoke to NATH OMAME, Jr. on the controversy surrounding the $50million (N7.5billion)

Karibi Whte Specialist Hospital; on why the state government terminated the initial arrangement it had with Clinotech, a Canadian medical firm; the Malaria Elimination Programme and why the project has been delayed; the reason the state set up a Task Force on Ebola and the Committee on Contact Tracing as well as the screening of dead bodies entering or leaving the state by health officials in its effort to forestall Ebola from spreading into Rivers State.

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Ribadu, Marwa, Gundiri get PDP waiver for Adamawa poll
Friday, 29 August 2014

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has granted waiver to the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu; former Lagos military administrator, Buba Marwa; and a former Adamawa governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Marcus Gundiri.

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13 Truckloads of Beer Destroyed in Kano by Hisbah PDF Print E-mail
Written by Rawlings Moba   
Friday, 17 July 2009

ImageThe Hisbah board in Kano has destroyed thirteen truckloads of assorted alcoholic drinks consisting of 7280 cartoons and 1002 bottles of different brands of beer.

The drinks are accumulated confiscation made by the Shari’a enforcing agency over the last three months in the state. This is following the outlawed distribution and sale of beer in the state based on the reintroduction of the Shari’a legal code.

 

During the ceremony held in Kano city, the Deputy Commander General of Hisbah in charge of special service, Mallam Ali Aliyu Abubakar said the feat was achieved through the close vigilance on vehicles coming to the state by his men.

He said, with intense surveillance, the Hisbah corps are giving a tough time for deviant beer sellers who want to sneak with the outlawed product to the state through any available means. The deputy commander, explained that the distributors have now schemed a new way of smuggling beer to the state to beat the agency.

Speaking during the event, Commander General of the Hisbah guards, Malam Ibrahim Muazzam Maibushira disclosed that thousands of beer cartoons were confiscated by the Hisbah corps in compliance of ban on alcohol in the state maintaining that most have been presented for judgment while thousand bottles were destroyed in similar operations.

The drinks were crushed by a heavy-duty caterpillar. 
   

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