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Amotekun DG Sues For Cooperation, As Corps Begins Special Enforcement Operation

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The Director-General, Amotekun, State of Osun, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, has appealed to the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) to cooperate with the Amotekun enforcement team to achieve an effective policing of the state borders.

Comrade Amitolu Shittu made the appeal when he led his team to effect border closure directive by governor of the state, Adegboyega Oyetola at Osun-Oyo border, through Iwo town.

During the operation, many commercial vehicles, who entered the state of Osun illegally from Oyo State, were sent back to Ibadan; while a recalcitrant commercial driver was arrested and handed over to the Division Police Officer, Iwo.

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While frowning at the uncooperative attitude of the transport unions, the Amotekun DG called on the Nigeria police and other security agencies to see effective implementation of Governor Oyetola’s directive as a collective responsibility to contain the spread of the dreaded corona virus.

While receiving the team, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdrasheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu the first, thanked Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, for appointing the personality of a foremost rights activist to lead the Amotekun Corps; noting that he is never in doubt that with Comrade Amitolu Shittu as the DG of Amotekun, osun is in a safe hand.

Similarly, the leader of Taawun Muslim Organization, Imaam Daud Imran Malaasan, said he openly declared the group’s support for Amotekun, because of the person of Comrade Amitolu Shittu; stressing that Taawun is ever ready to give necessary support to Amotekun corps to succeed.

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Reacting separately, the pioneer DG of Amotekun, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, thanked the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdrasheed Akanbi Adewale Telu the first and the leader of Taawun, Imaam Daud Imraan Molaasan, for their love and support; pledging that he would justify the confidence reposed in him by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and the entire people of Osun to lead the all important native security organisation to the promised land.

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Drama As US-based Model Accidentally Uploads ‘Cozy’ Photo With Davido

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A U.S-based model identified as Bonita Maria has caused a stir on social media after inadvertently sharing a ‘cozy’ photo of herself and Nigerian singer, Davido.

The photo which has sent the internet into a frenzy captured the model and Davido in what appeared to be an intimate pose.

The duo could be seen close together in a relaxed, comfortable pose, with Davido’s arm around her.

Despite the photo’s swift retraction, it quickly made rounds across various social media platforms, with netizens speculating on the nature of their relationship.

Although as of press time, representatives of the singer are yet to comment on the trending photo.

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Davido, a prominent figure in the Afrobeats music scene, has been under the public eye for both his musical achievements and personal endeavors.

With numerous awards and accolades to his name, including multiple MTV Africa Music Awards and BET Awards, Davido has established himself as a global ambassador for Afrobeats music.

The singer’s distinctive style, characterized by infectious rhythms and catchy melodies, has earned him a dedicated fan base worldwide.

 

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Nigeria May Adopt Chinese Water Transport System

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Nigerian maritime stakeholders and authorities have concluded plans to understudy the Chinese waterways transport model with a view to perfecting Nigeria’s waterways transportation system.

In a statement, the Head of Maritime Roundtable Breakfast Meeting, MBRBM, Mrs Tosan Edodo-Emore, said that China being the largest country with the largest inland waterways is apt to teach Nigeria on how best to manage and improve water transport system.

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She said that the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China, Madam Yan Yuqing, is expected to share the Chinese experience with the Sino-Nigeria Maritime Relationship and lessons to be learnt from China at the summit scheduled for April 18, 2024.

According to the Edodo-Emore, the Summit themed, “Security and New Technologies in Inland Waterways Transportation”, will have some heads of maritime institutions

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NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians On Banned Soap

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The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has drawn Nigerians’ attention to the ban on Dex Luxury Bar Soap (No 6 Mystic Flower), by European Union (EU).

The notification is contained in a public alert with No. 012/2024, signed by NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, and issued to newsmen in Abuja on Sunday.

The product does not comply with the cosmetic products regulation; it also contains Butyphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA), which is prohibited in cosmetic products due to its risk of harming the reproductive system.

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“It also causes harm to the health of unborn children and may cause skin sensitisation.

“It is as a result of the defective nature of the product that the EU banned it.

“The products is not in NAFDAC database; importers, distributors, retailers and consumers are to exercise caution and vigilance within the supply chain,” she said.

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Adeyeye called on marketers and consumers to avoid the importation, distribution, sale and use of the product, saying that product’s authenticity and physical condition must be carefully checked.

She called on members of the public in possession of the product to discontinue sale or use, and submit stock to the nearest NAFDAC office.

The NAFDAC boss advised healthcare professionals and consumers to report any suspicion of adverse reaction or substandard and falsified regulated products to the nearest NAFDAC office on 0800-162-3322 or via email: sf.alert@nafdac.gov.ng.

She also encouraged healthcare professionals and patients to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of the product, to the nearest NAFDAC office.

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