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Today's Headlines; Court adjourns suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency; What Are The Thugs, Prisoner Sent for - Soyinka

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Court adjourns suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest for president

he Federal High Court, Abuja, Monday adjourned a suit challenging former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for president.

Justice Inyang Ekwo adjourned the matter until December 6, following the inability of parties to the suit to regularise their amended processes to accommodate the 5th defendant, the Attorney-General of Adamawa, who had been joined in the case.

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The Adamawa State Government had on July 27, through its AG, sought an order of the court to be joined in the suit.

The Egalitarian Mission for Africa (EMA), in a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/177/2019, is suing Mr Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Attorney General of the Federation as 1st to 4th respondents respectively.

Buhari regime sent thugs, prisoners to disrupt #EndSARS protest: Soyinka

obel laureate Wole Soyinka says the historic nationwide #EndSARS protests that led to the scrapping of the brutish police unit was disrupted by thugs and prisoners unleashed on young Nigerians by the Muhammadu Buhari regime.

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In an interview with the UK Guardianover the weekend, Mr Soyinka said he was delighted that the younger generation, whom he considered as lazy and in need of salvation, “took on these brutes called the SARS. And of course, it wasn’t just the SARS.”

Describing the protest as “an expression of discontent” by the younger generation, Mr Soyinka said the protest, however, ended on a depressing note as sponsored “thugs took over”.

Vaccine nationalism inhibiting restart of tourism – FG

The Federal Government says “Vaccine Nationalism’’ whereby developed countries are mopping up available COVID-19 vaccines to the detriment of developing nations is posing challenge to restart of tourism sector.

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this on Monday in Birnin-Kebbi in his address to mark the World Tourism Day.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the 2021 World Tourism Day with the theme “Tourism for Inclusive Growth’’ is hosted in Birnin-Kebbi by Kebbi state Government and the Ministry.

Why we engage services of over 400 health workers — LASG

The Lagos State Government has announced the equipment of over 400 health workers to fill existing vacancies in the state-owned secondary health facilities between the last quarter of 2020 and the second quarter of 2021.

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The Chairman, Lagos State Health Service Commission, Dr. Atinuke Onayiga disclosed this today after reviewing the report of the ongoing recruitment exercise currently being coordinated by the Health Service Commission.

She noted that the engagement of the health care workers is part of the current administration’s strategy to improve human resources for health towards the provision of qualitative healthcare delivery in Lagos State.

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