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The Compulsory Treatment and Care for Victims of Gunshot Act 2017 was enacted precisely on the 29th of December 2017. It provides for compulsory treatment and care for gunshot victims. The Act stipulates that persons with gunshot wounds are to be received for immediate and adequate treatment by any hospital in Nigeria with or without initial monetary deposit and also without a Police report. The law however states that, It shall be the duty of any hospital that receives or accepts any person with a gunshot wound to report the fact to the nearest police station within two (2) hours of commencement of treatment. And upon receipt of the aforesaid report, the Police shall immediately commence investigation with a view to determining the circumstances under which the person was shot.The Police may not receive any person with gunshot wounds from the hospital for the purposes of investigation unless and until the Chief Medical Director of the hospital certifies him fit and no longer in dire n

Army kill 38 bandits, recover arms in Zamfara, Katsina forests – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has disclosed that the Troops of the Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI has killed scores of armed bandits in separate operations conducted in Katsina and Zamfara States. This was stated in a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Major General John Eneche Gen Eneche said that the operations in Katsina State included an airstrike executed on Tuesday after intelligence reports indicated that a group of bandits, armed with high calibre weapons, had rustled some cattle and attacked commuters along the Batsari-Jibia Road. He said that the bandits who were reportedly retreating with the stolen livestock towards Garin Labo, were tracked and located by a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) attack helicopter, as they were heading towards Runka Forest. According to him, “the helicopter unleashed a heavy barrage of rocket fire on the bandits, killing no fewer than 21 of them, as later confirmed by Human Inte

Four Houses Destroyed in Anambra Community Crisis, Indigenes Beg Obiano to Intervene

At least four houses have been destroyed in Nawfia community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State following crisis allegedly instigated by some influential members of the community. Indigenes of the community have called on the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano and the commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang to investigate the crisis, with a view to meting appropriate punishment to those behind it. Mr Chibuzor Onwujekwe, a member of the community whose house was invaded and destroyed said the destruction was carried out by some youths in the village who were being sponsored, and that the intention of the invaders was to kills him, but luckily, he was away from home on the day of the invasion. “They destroyed my house totally and looted everything in it. Since then, I have been moving from one hotel to the other. I am not the only one affected, there are other indigenes, whose houses were also destroyed by the hoodlums. “We are begging governor Obiano to wade into the matte

I will publish names of Imo workers and pensioners for clarification, Uzodimma assures

The Governor of IMO state, Hope Uzodimma  has said that he will publish in the newspapers by January 2, 2020, details of all Imo workers and pensioners who have passed the automation process and have been receiving their entitlements till date so that those still in doubt will know how serious the government is with the automation. He said he has a covenant with God to sincerely serve the people of Imo State and that he will be committed to the promise throughout his tenure. Governor Uzodimma made this known during his Christmas Day Church service at his home Church, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Omuma, in Oru East local government area. He recalled the events that brought him into politics, the contest for governorship of Imo State and the reclaiming of his mandate at the Supreme Court, noting that “the people of Omuma have many reasons to be grateful to God for making one of their own governor of the state.” He however vowed not to owe any worker or pensioner in the state or local go


The bill which was presented to the state house of Assembly by the Governor as the 2021 budget last week has undergone the legislative processes and ready for his assent. Presenting the bill to the Governor for his assent The Speaker Rt Hon. Paul Emeziem alongside his deputy, the majority leader and another house of assembly members assured the Governor of doing thorough work and restated the integrity of the house in ensuring that the budget was not padded and devoid of irregularities. Gov. Hope Uzodimma appreciated the house for taking their time to address every critical issue raised in the budget and promised that very soon the budget will become more visible in every sector of the state. He added that his administration will not condone any act of financial recklessness and impropriety by any government official or agency and that anyone or office that is found wanting must answer for it. He further encouraged the smooth relationship between the Executive and the legislature in th

Hon Charles Nwonye Calls For Synergy & Continuity In Uruagu ...... Says Uruagu Is Not For Sale

The Present President General of Uruagu community in Town Union has called for synergy and continuity in the administration of Uruagu community in Nnewi North LGA of Anambra state.  He made this call while interacting with newsmen at his office recently. Hon. Charles Nwonye emphasized that  he is interested in contesting for the plump job in Uruagu community, which he has managed for over 4 years now and to God be the glory that he has performed beyond people's expectations in bringing about the needed developmental change in the community He opined that Uruagu Nnewi Community is not for sale and asked those clamouring for him to step down as enemies of the community. He stressed that his administration in Uruagu Nnewi community has witnessed tremendous development and therefore called on members of the community to support his bid to re election to enable him complete the projects he has started in the community. He however stressed that Uruagu Nnewi community is not for  sales an