CCT adjourns Chief Justice of Nigeria’s trial till Monday January 28th

CCT adjourns Chief Justice of Nigeria’s trial till Monday January 28th

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has adjourned to Monday, January 28th for the hearing of the motion by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) challenging its jurisdiction to hear the non-disclosure of assets charge filed against him by the Federal Government. The tribunal has ruled that it would continue to conduct proceedings in the case against the Chief Justice. Next hearing comes up on Monday January 28th.

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4 boys between ages 12 and 14 kidnap and gang rape a 13-year-old girl [photos]

4 boys between ages 12 and 14 kidnap and gang rape a 13-year-old girl [photos]

Four boys between the ages of 12 and 14 have been arrested and charged with kidnapping and gang-raping a 13-year-old girl. Kabarshenay Ellis-Pinkney, 14, Louis Miller, 13, Joseph James-Carter, also 13, and Ja’den Glover, 12, were all charged with various offences, including felony rape, kidnapping, and unlawful sexual contact.  Louis Miller, 13. Police said they dragged a 13-year-old girl into a home in New Castle County, Delaware, on December 11, 2018, and forcibly raped her. After the assault, Louis and…

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APC will not participate In Rivers State elections – INEC confirms

APC will not participate In Rivers State elections – INEC confirms

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again confirmed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not participate in elections in Rivers State.   INEC Commissioner, Festus Okoye, said the commission is acting based on a court ruling.   “The Independent National Electoral Commission acts on the basis of existing facts. The facts on the ground as of today is that the Federal High Court Porthacourt Judicial division, delivered two judgements and said that…

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Senate nullify Omogege’s suspension

The Senate has filed a notice of appeal and a stay of execution on a High Court judgement, nullifying the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. This was made known to press Men by Olu Onemola, an aide to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday in a statement. “The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Coram Nnamdi Dimgba .J. in a judgment delivered today, the 10th May, 2018 in Suit No: FHC/ABJ/CS/314/18 between Sen. Ovie…

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UN reacts to killing in Nigeria

The United Nations on Thursday advised security agencies to act swiftly on early warning signals of attacks on communities in Nigeria. Mrs. Sewuese Torkuma, the Gender Technical Advisor of the world body, gave the advice in Jos, during an advocacy visit to the headquarters of `Operation Rainbow’, a state-owned security outfit charged with tackling violence in Plateau. “The security agencies must be proactive; you cannot wait for the violence to take place before you start…

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EFCC: Jang pleads to be released, said he is diabetic

A former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang has asked a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja to order his release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission because of his medical condition The ex-governor who said he was diabetic, approached the court barely 72 hours after his arrest by the EFCC over an alleged N9.3bn fraud. Jang, in a motion on notice filed by his team of lawyers…

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North Korea releases 3 American prisoners, the two Nations engages in a talk.

North Korea releases 3 American prisoners, the two Nations engages in a talk.

President Trump declared a diplomatic victory on Wednesday by announcing that North Korea had freed three American Citizens held as prisoners, removing a bitter and emotional obstacle ahead of a planned meeting between him and the young leader of the nuclear-armed nation. The release of the three prisoners, was in some ways the most tangible gesture of sincerity shown by North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, to improve relations with the United States after nearly seven…

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Vice President Osinbajo meets with World Bank

Vice President Osinbajo meets with World Bank

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will meet with officials of World Bank to deliberate on the projects being sponsored in Nigeria by the development finance institution in Abuja on Thursday. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and some state Governors are expected to join Osinbajo in the meeting with World Bank officials comprising of 10 Executive Directors. This was confirmed in a tweet sent out on Wednesday through the official twitter account of the government of…

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Vote of no confidence on Police Boss, Ibrahim Idris

Vote of no confidence on Police Boss, Ibrahim Idris

Senate Wednesday declared that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris was not fit to hold any public office both within and outside the country. The upper chamber also said that Idris is an enemy of democracy. This development followed the persistent refusal of Idris to honour the upper chamber’s invitations to brief the hallowed chamber on the spate of killings across the country and the inhuman treatment of distinguished senator Dino Melaye over a matter…

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Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of $8.4m, N9.2b Linked To Patience Jonathan

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of $8.4m, N9.2b Linked To Patience Jonathan

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of the sums of $8.4 million and N9.2 billion allegedly linked to former first lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan to the federal government. Justice Olatoregun, who made the order on April 20,2018 after entertaining an ex-parte application filed before her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), specifically directed the temporary forfeiture of the sum of $3,645,013.73 domiciled with First…

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