Buhari Replaces NCDC Boss
President Buhari has appointed Dr Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the new Director General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
This was made known by Garba Shehu, the presidential spokesman today in a statement.
Dr. Adetifa will take over from Chikwe Ihekweazu, who has been given an appointment at the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Ihekweazu was appointed an assistant Director-General of WHO.
PDP Replaces 20 Lawmakers That Defect to APC
Sequel to the court order that sanctions the sack of 20 lawmakers over their defection from opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All progressives Congress, APC yesterday by Judge Taiwo Taiwo. The PDP chairman in the state has now sent replacement name to INEC It is instructive to note that the sack of the lawmakers by Federal High Court, Abuja was for oining Gov Ben Ayade in June 2021 to defect to APC.The affected members included 18 House of Ass...
NFF Replaces Oshimhen With Onuachu In International Friendly Matches
The Genk of Belgium forward Paul Onuachu has been now handed a late call-up for Nigeria’s friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia.Onuachu will take the place of Napoli striker Victor Osimhen who has been excused from the games by the Nigeria Football Federation.The NFF tweeted to confirmed this, the tweet reads:@victorosimhen9 has been excused from @NGSuperEagles’ games against Algeria and Tunisia. His replacement is Paul Onuachu. #Team9jaStrong #SoarSuperEagles ,” N...
NCDC Confirms New Disease In Nigeria
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 59 suspected cases of monkeypox with 15 confirmed, its director-general, Dr Chikwe `, said yesterday in Abuja.Ihekweazu was reacting to the Dallas, Texas resident who recently returned from Nigeria and tested positive for the disease.“While rare, this case is not a reason for alarm and we do not expect any threat to the general public,” Dallas County Judge, Clay Jenkins, said in a statement by Dallas Count...
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