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[ Masterweb Reports: Judd-Leonard Okafor reports ] - A disease suspected to be monkeypox has been reported in six more states, after the first case of the pox emerged in Bayelsa late last month, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said Monday.
 
The discoveries bring the total number of likely monkeypox cases to 31, across seven states—Bayelsa, Rivers, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun and Cross River.
 

"So far, there have been no deaths recorded," said NCDC chief executive Chikwe Ihekweazu. "It is unlikely that many of the suspected cases are actually monkeypox, but all are being investigated."
 

Two cases emerged in Lagos, where officials have been prompted to raise their "index of suspicion," Lagos health commissioner Jide Idris told a press briefing.
 
Of the two cases under watch for monkey pox, one is confirmed to have visited Bayelsa and eaten "bush meat," Idris said.
 
NCDC centre said samples had been collected for laboratory confirmation and results are yet to return.
 
All 31 cases are hospitalized in respective states and said to be "improving clinically. While there is no treatment for monkeypox, supportive care and management helps patients recover, since the virus is self limiting.
 
An emergency operations centre has been activated to coordinate investigation and response to the outbreak across all seven states. But a notification for "preparedness" has been issued for the entire country.
 
The first case of monkeypox in Bayelsa has been traced to a monkey, but the biology of the virus allows it to be transmitted from human to human once it gets into human populations, Ihekweazu said in a Daily Trust video.
 

 

*Photo Caption - A Nigerian monkeypox patient

 

[ Masterweb Reports: Abdullateef Aliyu reports ] - A human rights group, Advocate of Social Justice for All has called for the immediate extradition of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu back to Nigeria or be ready to face mass action.
 
The group said it was disappointed that the UK government is hiding Kanu, having caused the death of many persons in Nigeria.
 
The rights group was reacting to the shocking revelation made by former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu that Kanu fled to London through Malaysia.
 
The ex- Abia state governor had said, "Kanu was not taken away by the military. Kanu went to Malaysia from where he travelled to the United Kingdom".
 
However, ASJA its Executive Director, Asongo Venatius said it was disappointed to learn that Kanu is hiding in the United Kingdom after illegally travelling through Cameroon and Malaysia.
 
It said the development was a clear indication that UK is allegedly harbouring a fugitive from facing justice and this is irrespective of him holding dual nationalism – Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
 
"The proper thing is for the UK to have allowed Kanu answer the treason charges against him in Nigeria before making any intervention," the group.
 
ASJA said the UK statement seeking clarification on Nnamdi Kanu's status was not the right thing to do.
 
He added, "The irresponsible behaviour became diabolic when the UK issued him an emergency travel document in collaboration with crisis merchants. This is the worst form of double standard ever.
 
"We are at a loss to understand what the UK Mission in Nigeria or even the home country stands to gain by mischievously sinking so low to aid and facilitate his sneaking out of the country. This is a disgrace to the government and people of the United Kingdom, it is a blot that can only be erased by the government of the UK flushing out Kanu and all other bad elements that are trying to sabotage Nigeria.
 
"If the UK truly believes in freedom, it must extradite Kanu, who is facing charges in a Nigerian court, so that those who stood surety to perfect his bail conditions do not end up in jail if he fails to show up for his trial.
 
"Even where the UK has decided to spurn the ties that existed between it and Nigeria, we advise it to revisit the ill-advised choice of backing a terrorist against the Nigerian state. "As the UK should have learnt from initially supporting ISIS terrorists, the attacks by these sick minds would eventually take place on its soil."
 

*Photo Caption - Nnamdi Kanu
 

 

[ Masterweb Reports: Isiaka Wakili reports ] - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will consider inaugurating a National Council on Nutrition. Osinbajo said at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday while receiving a delegation of Nigerian human nutritionists led by Kano State Deputy Governor Hafiz Abubakar.
 
The vice president urged experts to come up with an action plan to effectively address the malnutrition challenges in the country.
 
He said the present administration's homegrown school feeding programme was conceived to address problems of malnutrition, especially among primary school pupils.
 
He said the government would be ready to collaborate with states where nutrition issues were most urgent in prioritising the implementation of the school feeding programme.
 
Osinbajo noted that 14 states were already benefiting across the country, with almost 3 million pupils being fed daily.
 

The delegation had earlier urged the Federal Government to inaugurate a National Council on Nutrition in order to address the situation.
 
*Photo Caption - Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
 

 

 

[ Masterweb Reports: Balarabe Alkassim reports ] - The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari and founder of Future Assured Programme, Aisha Buhari, will sponsor a week-long skills acquisition training for1000 Bauchi State women and youths.
 
The women and youths will be trained in various skills during the week-long event which was flagged off by Governor Mohammed Abubakar at the Multi-Purpose Indoor Sports Hall Bauchi.
 
Governor Abubakar who was represented by the Executive Chairman Bauchi state Commission for Women and Youth Rehabilitation and Development (BACYWORD), Barrister Ahmed Umar Farouk Gwadabe commended the president’s wife for her effort to empower women and youths.
 
In his presentation, the Permanent Commissioner 1 BACYWORD, Dr Babayo Usman said Bauchi State government was worried about the situation of women and youths in the state, which he said prompted Governor Abubakar to unveil a plan to tackle social vices through a workable mechanism that will forestall youth restiveness and other vices.
 
*Photo Caption - Aisha Buhari
 

[ Masterweb Reports: Maureen Onochie reports ] - Former Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Yusuf Bomoi, has died at the age of 60 years. He died Monday at a private hospital in Abuja after a protracted illness and was buried same day.
 
Bomoi was the 13th DG of NYSC and was the second ex-corps member to head the scheme.
 
He was appointed DG in October 2004 and served till January 2009. He is survived by a wife and children.
 
Bomoi was born in Potiskum, Yobe State. He attended Fika Government Secondary School, Potiskum and passed out in 1975.
 
He was admitted at Bayero University, Kano and graduated in 1979. After his NYSC he enrolled at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna and graduated in 1983. He rose through the ranks to become Brigadier General in 2004.
 
Many dignitaries, including governors, ministers and ambassadors have paid condolence visits to the family at their Aso Drive residence, Abuja.
 
Director General, NYSC, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, as well as staff of the scheme, also visited to condole with the family.
 
Speaking yesterday during his visit to the family, Brigadier General Kazaure described the former DG as an achiever throughout his career.
 
He said one of his major achievements was the building and relocation of the scheme’s national headquarters from a rented building to its permanent headquarters.
 

He said the management of the scheme would meet and decide on how to immortalise the late DG and assured the family of late Bomoi that the NYSC management was open to assist them in any form they desire.
 
*Photo Caption - Brigadier General Yusuf Bomoi
 



 

[ Masterweb Reports: Isiaka Wakili reports ] - President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will keep doing its best to provide sustainable solutions to the nation's challenges.
 
His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement, quoted him as saying this on Monday while receiving associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from his country home of Daura, Katsina State.
 
President Buhari, who assured Nigerians of his commitment to serving the nation, attributed his recent recovery to a divine act of the Almighty God.
 
Buhari noted that he returned to the country with renewed hope and strength to pursue policies that would improve the livelihood of the people and reposition Nigeria for good.
 
He said: "Considering the challenges we are facing as a nation, we have been doing our best to provide sustainable solutions, and we will keep doing our best.
 
"I am happy you came here today, and I am thankful for all the prayers. You are leaders of various groups at the grass root, and you are closer to the people so you understand these problems as well. We need your support."
 
In his remarks, the leader of the group of associations, Zannan-Daura, Alhaji Sani Ahmed Daura, said the president’s return signalled God’s interest in turning around the fortunes of the country.
 
"On behalf of all the elders here, we are grateful to God you returned alive, and in good health,’’ he said.
 
Daura, a former Assistant Inspector General of Police, said the President’s life of patience, endurance and contentment was exemplary, praying that God would give him more strength and wisdom to lead the country.
 
Earlier, President Buhari had received the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman and his entourage.
 
*Photo Caption - President Muhammadu Buhari

 

 

[ Masterweb Reports: Hope Abah reports ] - [ Masterweb Reports: Press Release For Immediate Release ] - Days of torrential rains have destroyed property and displaced many in Benue State. It was early Wednesday morning, the family of George Okoh had been deep in their sleep when they were suddenly awoken by screams from their neighbourhood at the Media village in Achussa, a suburb of Makurdi metropolis in Benue State.
 
As the head of the family, Okoh, the state correspondent of This Day newspaper decided to brave the odds by being the one to first step out from his bed, at least, to peep through the window for a clue as to what might have gone wrong.
 
"As I pulled my legs out of the bed, I discovered that I was standing in water. It was precisely at 1:15am and the rain was dropping heavily accompanied by thunderstorm. I sleepily brushed over my eyes so I could see well and that was when it dawned on me that my house had been flooded," he said.
 
Okoh added that his car was submerged, while his household appliances were damaged, among other things.
 
According to him, his family of five are currently taking refuge at his paternal home in another area of the town, though the water as at yesterday [Saturday] had considerably receded.
 
Besides, Okoh, there are over 110,000 households affected by the flood according to the Executive Secretary of the Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr. Boniface Ortese, across 24 communities in Makurdi and environs.
 
Of the figure, Makurdi alone had a total of 82, 136 affected population as compiled in a document made available to Daily Trust on Sunday by SEMA while ongoing assessment of other local government areas was yet to be obtained.
 
The breakdown of surroundings submerged by the flood between last Sunday and Wednesday in Makurdi metropolis include 200 affected houses in Achusa with 5,125 persons displaced while at Idye 217 houses with 5,200 persons displaced.
 
At Genabe layout, 200 houses were affected with 5,021 persons displaced, 218 houses around the Wurukum market were affected with 1,000 persons displaced, and at Wadata market 150 houses were affected and 4,300 persons were displaced.
 
Similarly, behind the Civil Service Commission, 200 houses were submerged in the flood and 5,777 persons displaced while at the Industrial Layout, 69 houses and 4,310 persons and Demekpe 111 houses with 7,820 persons displaced.
 
The flood also affected 137 houses in Katungu with 6,031 persons displaced while at Agboughul-Wadata 201 houses were affected and 5,728 persons displaced.
 
A displaced resident at Tse-Chijir along Achusa road in Makurdi, Iorya Dooshima, said her entire family had vacated the house because the flood had submerged it up to the window level and that they were now taking refuge with relatives in other safer areas of the town.
 
Dooshima said they had not moved to the camp opened by the state government because of its distance.
 
For elderly man, Gbarka Gwaza, whose house at Idye by Zone 4 Police headquarters collapsed completely, said he could only hope in God, the government and good spirited individuals to come to his rescue.
 
A woman, Celina Tyovander, tries to survive as she risked the snake-infested water, swam with her children to cross over the submerged bridge connecting her Tor-Udogbo village behind the University of Agriculture in Makurdi to her farm at the other side of Guma Local Government.
 
Tyovander told Daily Trust on Sunday that she had no choice but to do so for the sake of feeding her children from her farm produce.
 
The flood started last Sunday at about 12:00 midnight, continued until about 5:00am and wreaked havoc in Makurdi metropolis, leaving many families stranded.
 
It also washed away electricity poles, markets, farms and homes in nearly all residential vicinities of the state capital.
 
Our correspondent reports that, Wurukum market, High level, Wadata, North Bank, Gyado villa, Kanshio and Naka road suburbs were among the worst affected areas while rice farms and bridges connecting rural communities of Guma, a neighbouring local government were also washed away.
 
Ortese who has been warning residents in floodprone areas in the state for a few months now to heed the recent Nigerian Metrological Agency’s prediction and relocate to safer ground, said the water surged into many locations while it displaced people and destroyed property.
 
He advised the traders at the Wurukum market to relocate immediately to the International market along Chief Abu King Shuluwa Way which they have refused to occupy.
 
On his part, Governor Samuel Ortom urged the Federal Government to urgently release ecological fund to enable the state avert a repeat of the 2012 flood experience across the country, just as he described the flooding challenge as overwhelming and happening at the time his administration was facing problems of salary payment.
 
Ortom after his assessment of the flooding which also cut off Ishaya Bakut by-pass and the welfare quarters linking Achusa road, directed the immediate use of the gigantic building put up by the Presidential Committee on flood situated at Agan in Makurdi and the International Market for the rehabilitation of victims.
 
However at the time of filing this report, displaced victims were yet to move into the designated camps.
 
The state commissioner of Environment, Engineer Terlumun Terver, said it was unfortunate that the flood occurred in the magnitude it did because his ministry had taken a proactive measure to act on NIMET earlier warnings by distilling drainages.
 
He, however, appealed to the federal government to come to the assistance of the state by dredging the River Benue to curb the yearly disaster.
 
Meanwhile, the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engineer Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja, and his team yesterday visited the affected areas in both Makurdi and Guma local government areas to assess the level of damage.
 
Maihaja on completion of the five-hour tour remarked that the incident was really devastating, adding that the federal government would do everything within its powers to ameliorate the suffering of the victims.
 
He said that his team was in the state on the directives of President Muhammdu Buhari to inspect the level of damage and assist with the relief items already arriving in batches.
 
At the moment, there are still palpable fears by residents that more flooding could occur if the rains persist.
 
*Photo Caption - As seen.

 

 

[ Masterweb Reports: Isiaka Wakili reports ] - [ Masterweb Reports: Press Release For Immediate Release ] - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says contrary to the claim by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, he did not take over negotiations with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
 
He made the clarification yesterday through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande.
 
Ngige had, while addressing State House reporters after the Federal Executive Council meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, said Osinbajo had taken over some aspects of the negotiations and discussions with ASUU.
 
The minister had said: "At council today (Wednesday), the vice president has taken over some of the aspects of the negotiations and discussions.
 
"So, we are continuing the meeting in his office and when we finish meeting, we will get back to ASUU for another round of meeting and we are hopeful that we will be able to go to an appreciable extent to solve some of the outstanding issues that is preventing them from going back to work."
 
But the vice president’s spokesman, via Twitter, described the minister’s disclosure as untrue and inaccurate.
 
Akande emphasised that Ngige and the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, continued to lead the negotiations.
 
"News report that Vice President Osinbajo has taken over ASUU negotiations is untrue and inaccurate. Labour and Education ministers continue to lead the talks."
 
The ASUU has since August 13 been on a nationwide strike over the failure of the federal government to implement an agreement reached with the union in 2009.
 

The union had also alleged that the government did not implement the Memorandum of Understanding the two sides signed in 2013. The leadership of the union had on Tuesday boycotted a meeting with the government.
 
*Photo Caption - Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
 

 

 

[ Masterweb Reports: Isiaka Wakili reports ] - President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to all Nigerians to rise against the odds, keep their prejudices aside and strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity in order to keep the country together.
 
President Buhari made the appeal Thursday in his Eid-l-Kabir message to the country.
 
The president likened the country to a tree that can bend but cannot break.
 
He said all Nigerians "must learn to see ourselves as brothers and sisters from the same heritage who must come to terms with the African proverb that ‘a family tie is like a tree, it can bend but it cannot break.’
 
He assured that his administration which, he noted, had made the security, economic well-being and prosperity of all Nigerians its priority, "will not rest on its oars until we see the Nigeria of our dream."
 
The president, who felicitated with all Nigerians particularly the Muslim faithful on the celebration of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir, also congratulated all those who are currently in Saudi Arabia to participate in the rites of the Hajj.
 
He thanked all Nigerians who prayed for his recovery and those who had continued to extend their goodwill after his return from his medical vacation in London.
 
He said Nigerians' fervent and sincere prayers, which cut across religion, political and ethnic divides, had energised him to re-dedicate himself and his administration to the task of building a great Nigeria.
 
"For Muslims all over the world, this celebration is to commemorate the trials and triumph of Prophet (Abraham) Ibrahim," the president said.
 
Buhari said he believed "that our nation can make rapid progress on all fronts if we re-enact the exemplary virtues, typified by Prophet (Abraham) Ibrahim, through his sacrifice, patience, steadfastness, generosity and obedience to Allah's command and constituted authority."
 
President Buhari wished everyone happy Sallah celebrations.
 
 
 
*Photo Caption - President Muhammadu Buhari
 
 
 

 
 

[ Masterweb Reports: Nurudeen Oyewole reports ] - Suspected billionaire kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, has told a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja that he accepted guilt as preferred against him by the Lagos State Government.
 
Evans was arraigned alongside his accomplices after 82 days in police detention on a two-count charge of conspiracy and kidnapping.
 
Two other defendants: Uche Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu similarly pleaded guilty, but three other defendants: Ogechi Uchechukwu, the only female arrested, as well as Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor Chukwunonso Aduba pleaded not guilty.
 
The presiding judge, Justice Hakeem Oshodi ordered that all the male defendants be remanded in Kirikiri Maximum Prison and the female defendant in the Kirikiri Female Prison.
 
The prosecution team led by Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem prayed the court for adjournment till October 19, 2017.
 
The suspected kidnapper was alleged to have raked in millions of dollars as ransom paid to him by his victims’ families before his arrest on June 10, 2017.
 
Evans had through his counsel Olukoya Ogungbeje filed for abuse of his fundamental human rights before a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court. He had argued that his continued detention since June 10 without charge amounted to an infringement on his fundamental human rights.
 
 
He had argued that the respondents ought to have charged him to court in line with Sections 35 and 36 of the Constitution.
 
 
*Photo Caption - Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans