Court of Appeal dismisses motion filed by Onnoghen, says he must face trial

Court of Appeal dismisses motion filed by Onnoghen, says he must face trial

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, seeking stay of execution on his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The court in its ruling Wednesday morning, said the charges against Onnoghen are criminal in nature and that he must face the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, to defend the allegations of false asset declaration levelled against him by…

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‘I don’t care if I lose the election’ – Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai says

‘I don’t care if I lose the election’ – Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai says

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai says he does not care if he loses the forthcoming governorship election so long the exercise is conducted under a transparent manner.   El-Rufai said this today while speaking at an event organised by the State Peace Commission, National Peace Commission and the UN. The governor said the most important job for his administration is to govern and ensure peaceful election in the state.   “Let me say this on my behalf…

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Tyler Perry condemns the homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett

Tyler Perry condemns the homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett

Tyler Perry has joined other celebrities in condemning the homophobic attack on Empire star Jussie Smollet. Taking to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, Tyler wrote: This may be a waste of time because I have learned that it’s often pointless to try and reach people who are hell bent on living in darkness, but here goes. To hate someone because of their race or sexuality is a shining reflection of who you are. To buy into…

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‘Our generation must change their approach to marriage for the sake of the next generatio’n’ – IK Ogbonna

‘Our generation must change their approach to marriage for the sake of the next generatio’n’ – IK Ogbonna

Amidst speculations that his marriage to his wife, Sonia, is in crisis, actor IK Ogbonna shared this interesting piece about marriage on Wednesday morning on his Instagram page. He shared the quote above with the caption; Our generation must change their approach to marriage for the sake of the next generation . This is not just for me as an individual but for those who need it . 90% of marriages are unhappy and wear fake smiles and…

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EPL: Solskjaer reveals who caused Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Burnley

EPL: Solskjaer reveals who caused Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Burnley

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has blamed his “team” following their 2-2 draw with Burnley on Tuesday night in the Premier League. Goals from Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men a point against the visitors However, Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood did score for Burnley. Solskjaer, who refused to blame only midfielder, Andreas Pereira for the mistake that gifted Burnley their opening goal, said the error was a team mistake,…

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2019 presidency: Timi Frank reveals countries that helped Buhari win election, blasts APC leaders

2019 presidency: Timi Frank reveals countries that helped Buhari win election, blasts APC leaders

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank, has said that it would not have been possible for General Muhammadu Buhari to become the president without the intervention of countries like United Kingdom, United Nations and United States of America (USA) among other countries. Frank, however, called on the international community to ignore the Nigerian presidency and the leaders of the ruling APC, who have threatened both the US and…

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2019 presidency: Atiku will give Benue people appointments – Ortom tells residents to vote PDP

2019 presidency: Atiku will give Benue people appointments – Ortom tells residents to vote PDP

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, has assured residents of the state that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, would give them key appointments in his government if elected in the Feb. 16, Presidential Poll. Ortom stated this on Tuesday when he visited the Hausa and Ipusu communities in Makurdi, the state capital. “Late former President Shehu Shagari and late President Umaru Yar’Adua, gave people of Benue lots of appointments. “Atiku will do more, hence, the…

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Afenifere challenges Buhari to declare his assets

Afenifere challenges Buhari to declare his assets

The Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to publicly declare his assets. Leader of Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti made the call while reminding Buhari of the promises he made in 2014 that he would declare his assets. In a letter he personally signed entitled “I pledge to Nigeria”, Fasoranti said the president had vowed before the electorate that all his political appointees would only earn salaries and allowances as prescribed by the…

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EPL: Guardiola reveals why Newcastle United defeated Manchester City

EPL: Guardiola reveals why Newcastle United defeated Manchester City

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has disclosed why his side were defeated 2-1 by Newcastle United on Tuesday night in the Premier League encounter. Goals from Salomón Rondón and Matt Ritchie gave Rafael Benítez’s men all three points against Man City. However, a goal from Sergio Agüero was not enough to hand Guardiola’s men a point against the hosts. Guardiola said Manchester City were defeated by Newcastle United because his players “were not aggressive enough”….

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EPL: What Pogba said after Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Burnley

EPL: What Pogba said after Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Burnley

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has spoken on his side’s 2-2 draw with Burnley on Tuesday in the Premier League. Goals from Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof gave Ole, Gunnar Solskjaer’s men a point against the visitors However, Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood did score for Burnley. Pogba hailed his teammates for their fighting spirit against Burnley, adding that the result was disappointing. “We have to learn from our mistakes and next time start the…

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