Obaseki gets another appointment from PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has named Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has the chairman of its Strategy and Intelligence sub-committee.
The committee, which originated from its Electronic Registration team, also has Governor Ahmed Fintiri of Adamawa as Deputy Chairman.
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The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the decision to devolve its earlier committee into sub-committees, was in the party’s bid to deliver on its electronic membership registration exercise.
Buhari jets out to London again for medical trip
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday jets out to London, United Kingdom for another medical trip.
A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina on Thursday said the visit of Buhari to London was for a scheduled medical follow-up.
He said the president is due back in the country during the second week of July, 2021.
The statement reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari will proceed to London, the United Kingdom on Friday, June 25, 2021, for a scheduled medical follow-up.
“He is due back in the country during the second week of July, 2021.”
Buhari had on March 30, 2021 travelled to London for medical trip and spent two weeks.
Insecurity In Nigeria Will End Soon -Osibanjo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the recent supplementary budget sent to the National Assembly will help the federal government end insecurity in Nigeria.
Osinbajo spoke when he received the Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti, Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaiye at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
At the meeting was the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo and Senator Opeyemi Bamidele.
The VP appealed urged traditional rulers, local and state governments to collaborate with the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to tackle current challenges.
What We’re Doing To Improve Security – Osinbajo
The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, disclosed what the Federal Government is doing to end insecurity in the country.
Osinbajo revealed this when receiving the Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti, Oba Adeola Ajakaiye, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement, titled, ‘What we are currently doing to improve security, by Osinbajo.’
NDLEA arrests 231 drug suspects in Oyo
The Oyo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) reportedly arrested 231 suspects between June 2020 and June 2021, over alleged drug-related offenses.
Briefing newsmen on the command’s activities during the period under review on Thursday in Ibadan, Mrs Josephine Obi, the state Commander, said the suspects comprised 215 males and 16 females.
Obi, who was represented by Assistant Commander Anthony Gotar said the command also seized 6,355.74kg of Cannabis Sativa and other psychotropic substances during the period.
“NDLEA is determined to consolidate its success, but this cannot be done in isolation, therefore the co-operation of all and sundry is needed to win this war.