Connect with us

Health News

Lagos Nurses to Suspend Planned Strike After Meeting with Sanwo-Olu

Published

on

Lagos Nurses to Suspend Planned Strike After Meeting with Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday held a closed-door meeting with members of the Nigerian Association of Nurses and Midwives, Lagos State Council at the State House, Marina.

It was reported that the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Lagos State Council, had ordered its members to embark on a three-day warning strike from January 10, over poor condition of service.

YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

Sanwo-Olu pledged government’s sincerity in the implementation of all that was agreed on, to the delight of the representatives of the nurses. And also commenting on the issue, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbegba Omotoso, said the government would do everything possible to stop the strike.

Meanwhile, Secretary of the NANNM, Toba Odumosu, promised to call an emergency congress of the association on Monday, where the union will announce her decision to call off the planned industrial action.

Read Also:

Umar Farouq Decries Killings in Zamfara

CBN Sets Aside N60bn for Lagos Rail Project, Disburses N45bn

Continue Reading
Advertisement

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Health News

NDLEA Launches Drug Abuse Reduction Campaign in Sokoto

Published

on

The national drug law enforcement agency (NDLEA) has launched war against drug abuse (WADA) in Sokoto state. The agency called on stakeholders to intensify efforts on reducing cases of drug abuse in the society.

Author: Salifu Peace, Abuja

The national drug law enforcement agency (NDLEA) has launched war against drug abuse (WADA) in Sokoto state.

The agency called on stakeholders to intensify efforts on reducing cases of drug abuse in the society.

Abdul Abdullahi, the NDLEA commander in charge of Sokoto state, inaugurated the campaign on Sunday, expressing worry over increase in drug abuse related cases across the state.

According to Abdullahi, the command had from January to date, seized a total of 43,752kg of different types of illicit drugs in the state.

YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

He explained that WADA means increased synergy on combating the risk of drug abuse emphasising that such approach was intended to ensure a Strong approach.

The commander noted that the programme was being launched sequel to the initiatives of the NDLEA National Chairman, Retired Brig.-gen. Buba marwa.

Abdullahi expressed appreciation to other law enforcement agencies and all stakeholders in the state who are supportive in the command’s discharge of statutory responsibilities.

Read Also: Bayelsa Target Next Term to Join National Home Grown School Feeding Programme

Continue Reading

Health News

NDLEA Declares Embattled DCP Abba Kyari Wanted Over Drug Links

Published

on

NDLEA Declares Embattled DCP Abba Kyari Wanted Over Drug Links

Author: Patricia Soni-Odoh, Abuja
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Monday declared suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, wanted over alleged links with an international drug cartel.
The spokesperson for NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, made the announcement during a press conference held at its Headquarters. The decision came amidst the Hushpuppi scandal.

YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK
Kyari, until his suspension by the commission, was the officer-in-charge of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team.
A report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America had earlier indicted him in the case of fraud involving Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi.

the Agency believes strongly that DCP Kyari is a member of a drug cartel that operates the Brazil-Ethiopia-Nigeria illicit drug pipeline, and he needs to answer questions that crop up in an ongoing drug case in which he is the principal actor. His failure to cooperate forced the hand of the Agency and that is the reason for this press briefing.

Read Also:

Why Life Seems Blurry For Our Future Generation

NAFDAC Warns Against Consumption, Distribution of Substandard Infant Formulas

Continue Reading

Customs Corner

Pharmacist Council Seeks Collaboration With Customs to Combat Fake Drugs

Published

on

Pharmacist Council Seeks Collaboration With Customs to Combat Fake Drugs

Author: Gift Wada, Abuja

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria,PCN,has called on the Nigeria Customs Service,NCs to help combat the smuggling of fake and unauthorized drugs into the country

Ahmed Mora, Chairman of PCN Governing Council, during a courtesy visit to the Comptroller General of NCs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali,in Abuja,

Stressing on the need for Collaboration between the two agencies, he said ” It is a known fact that the NCS regulates and controls all items of import including medicines (drugs).  The PCN on the other hand issues premises certificates and regulates the practice of all pharmaceutical importers.

” The PCN is particularly pleased that premises licence is an important instrument in the processing of importation and clearing of medicines by the Nigeria Customs Service,”he added

Meanwhile, the Comptroller General of Customs,Col. Hameed Ali,rtd, affirmed the need for a strong synergy between Nigeria Customs Service,NCS and Pharmacists Council of Nigeria,PCN for the purpose of effectively regulating the drug importation channels, ensuring that only authentic drugs are imported into Nigeria and possibly, reducing the use of illicit drugs in Nigeria.”

YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK
He assured the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria of continued partnership and commitment towards assisting her in achieving her mandate through effective regulation and control of all items of import, including medicines, as this would positively impact the economy of the country, as well as the wellbeing of Nigerians.

Read Also:

Customs CG Deploys 37 Comptrollers as Comptroller Attah Heads Kebbi Command

Customs, NDLEA, DSS Discovers 74.119kg of Captagon Pills From Dismantled Machine in Apapa Port

Comptroller Makinde Takes Over Leadership in Ogun I Area Command

Continue Reading

Trending