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Today's Headlines: National Assembly Can’t Impeach Buhari - Presidency We’ve Learnt So Much About Fibroid—Ajayi

National Assembly Can’t Impeach Buhari

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The Presidency has boasted that the National Assembly cannot impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Presidency boasted that the ruling political party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has the majority of lawmakers in the Red Chamber, thereby making it impossible for the minority to have their way.

DAILY POST reported that Senators across party lines, on Wednesday, stormed out of plenary, calling for the impeachment of Buhari, as well as the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan over the increasing rate of insecurity in Nigeria.

But Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, played down the possibilities of his principal being impeached.

Speaking on Channels Television in reaction to the move, which is still very much in its early stage, Adesina said, “The National Assembly has a self-regulatory mechanism. It is so composed that minorities can’t have their way.

We’ve Learnt So Much About Fibroid—Ajayi

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Once upon a time in Nigeria. Laparoscopic myomectomy was regarded as the gold standard for women with symptomatic fibroids who wish to become pregnant.

Just one year ago, the Fibroid Care [email protected] Nordica, a private medical facility in Lagos introduced the High-intensity focused ultrasound, HIFU or MRgFUS therapy option into the Nigerian medicare space as an alternative to the surgical removal of fibroid, a benign, hormone-sensitive tumour of the smooth muscles found in most African women.

Since then, the centre has had 143 successful treatments while working with various stakeholders including doctors, government, private sector and the general public, to which it has donated six free treatments through its CSR initiatives.

Aviation Safety In The Spotlight As Nigerian Airlines Bleed

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The crash of the naira, hike in the cost of aviation fuel, among other industry concerns have worsened the battle for survival by domestic airlines, raising aviation safety fears among operators and stakeholders, Okechukwu Nnodim reports.

The Federal Government, operators in the aviation sector, as well as passengers have all admitted to the fact that the industry is currently in a crisis.

Although there have been several meetings between government officials and stakeholders, the challenges confronting the sector have refused to abate, a development that has led to the suspension of operations of some domestic carriers.

Notable among the reasons for the crisis in the sector are the crash of the local currency, naira, against the United States dollar; and the astronomical hike in the cost of aviation fuel, popularly called JetA1.

Buhari Convenes Emergency Security Meeting As Senators Dangle Impeachment

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Hours after senators threatened to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari if the current security situation did not improve, the president summoned an emergency meeting of the National Security Council for today.

Senate Minority Leader, Philip Aduda (PDP, FCT), who led a walkout after Senate President Ahmad Lawan vetoed a move to debate the recent security challenges, said the lawmakers had agreed to a six weeks ultimatum on the president to address the current spate of insecurity or get impeached.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who spoke on the lawmakers’ threat while fielding questions after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja, said the federal government was on top of the security challenge.

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