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January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing 653

January 15, 2019 8:09 AM Abia 2019: Oshiomhole attacks APC chieftain, Ikechi Emenike over romance with Gov. Ikpeazu

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has taken a swipe at a chieftain of the party in Abia, Chief Ikechi Emenike, over his alleged romance with the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration. Oshiomhole claimed that Emenike was being sponsored by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and the PDP to cause confusion 653

January 14, 2019 7:40 PM Anambra: APC appoints Basil Ejidike as Acting Chairman

Following the Judgement of a Federal High Court sitting in Akwa, nullifying the election of the Anambra State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, the Party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has appointed Hon. Basil Ejidike as Acting Chairman for the state chapter of the party. The decision was contained in a January 11, 2019 letter 136

January 14, 2019 4:16 PM EFCC arraigns Doyin Okupe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Dr Doyin Okupe before the Abuja Federal High Court in Maitama. Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on Monday in Abuja, Channels TV reports. He was arraigned alongside with two companies, Value Trust Investment Ltd and Abrahams 142

January 14, 2019 1:37 PM Teenager remanded for allegedly raping 24-year-old woman in Ibadan

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, has remanded 18 -year-old Kazeem Ajomole in Agodi prisons for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman. The prosecutor, Cpl. Bewaji Ojo, told the court that Ajomole and others allegedly conspired to rape the woman, NAN, reports. He also said that the accused was docked on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy 131

January 14, 2019 12:51 PM Justice Onnoghen: Court fixes new date for commencement of CJN trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja has directed that the six-count charge the Federal Government preferred against Justice Walter Onnoghen, should be served on him personally. A three-man panel of Justices of the tribunal headed by Justice Danladi Umar also fixed Tuesday next week for the CJN to appear before it to enter his plea to the charge 124

January 13, 2019 2:10 PM Why Buhari govt charges against CJN Onnoghen are illegal – Lawyer, Adegboruwa

Renowned legal practitioner, Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa has declared that the six-count charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) are illegal. In a statement on Sunday, Adegboruwa declared that the charges are illegal. The lawyer wrote: “By section 36 (4) of the 1999 Constitution 134

January 13, 2019 7:10 AM Justice Onnoghen: Vacate your office now – Anti-corruption center tells CJN

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called for careful consideration and caution on various allegations of false and non-declaration of full assets and money laundering against the Chief Justice of the federation, Walter Onnoghen. The anti-corruption center said it behooves on the CJN to vacate his position pending the determination 137

January 13, 2019 6:39 AM Press Center speaks on arrest, detention of photojournalist over hairstyle

The International Press Center, IPC, Nigeria has condemned the arrest of a photojournalist, Yinka Badmus over his hairstyle. IPC, which described the arrest and detention of Badmus who works with Talk Village International in Lagos as unconstitutional, demanded for his immediate release. In a statement issued by its Director, Lanre Arogundade, IPC Nigeria 125

January 12, 2019 6:51 AM Tanker explosion: 10 fuel scoopers feared dead in Cross River

No fewer than ten fuel scoopers were reported dead when they allegedly engaged in scooping petroleum product (Fuel) from a fuel tanker that veered off the road along Odukpani axis of the Ikom-Calabar highway near the Federal Housing estate. The fuel tanker loaded with the product from NNPC depot fell on Friday afternoon while trying to dodge a pothole 133