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November 16, 2018 12:06 PM Court reduces ex-Gov, Senator Dariye’s jail term

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reduced the 14-year sentence against Senator Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State, to 10 years. The presiding judge of the court, Justice Stephen Adah, gave the ruling on Friday. He reduced the charges in the counts to 10 years, while the terms with two years are reduced to one year each. The sentences 17

November 12, 2018 6:58 AM 2019: Oluboyo, Kumuyi receive over 1000 SDP, PDP defectors into ZLP in Ondo

No fewer than 1000 members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have dumped their parties for the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP in Akoko Northwest and Northeast council areas of Ondo state. The defectors were led by SDP chieftains, including Ayo Oluwafemi and Abiola Ogunmodede and received by former Deputy Governor 19

November 9, 2018 4:07 PM BREAKING: Court approves suit seeking arrests of Fani-Kayode, Senator Abaribe, others over Nnamdi Kanu’s escape

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has given the Department of State Services, DSS, and the police order to commence prosecution of some individuals for allegedly aiding the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu’s escape from the country. The suit is seeking the arrest and prosecution Femi Fani-Kayode 21

November 8, 2018 3:39 PM Ochanya: Ex-NBA chairman recommends life imprisonment for rapists

The death of Ochanya from Benue state who was sexually abused by her guardians has continued to generate reactions in Nigeria, as a former Bauchi State Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Barrister Aniekan Mendie has urged judges and magistrates to ensure that anyone convicted for rape should be sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour 22

November 6, 2018 7:25 PM Ekweremadu: How Fani-Kayode reacted to assassination attempt on Deputy Senate President

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has reacted to the assassination attempt on the Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Reacting to the assassination attempt, Fani-Kayode described the act as “despicably and cowardly.” In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain urged security agents to ensure that those behind the act were brought 29

November 6, 2018 11:53 AM Abia: Court directs CCB to investigate LG boss

A Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, the Abia state capital, has granted an exparte motion in a suit brought before it by one Isaac Alozie, against the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, the executive chairman of Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of the state, Chief Ginger Onwusibe, and the State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Chief 20

November 6, 2018 6:18 AM Ex-NBA chairman kidnapped, wife murdered

Gunmen have kidnapped a former Auchi branch Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, A. O. Itemuagbor. The incident reportedly occurred in Edo, along the Benin-Auchi expressway. Itemuagbor was on his way to Auchi from Benin, after Sunday’s convention of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, when he was ambushed around Ehor in Uhunmwode Local Government Area. The assailants 25

November 4, 2018 4:46 PM Senator Shehu Sani reacts to Gov El-Rufai’s choice of Muslim as running mate

The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has said people of all faiths must be treated with equal respect and dignity. This came in reaction to Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai’s choice of a Muslim as his running mate for 2019. The Governor had announced former Secretary of Kaduna Primary Health Care Development Agency 29

November 1, 2018 6:03 AM FG drags Imo APC guber candidate, Uzodinma, Senator Oduah to court

The Federal Government has dragged the factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma to court. The Federal Government also slammed criminal charges against Senator Stella Oduah from Anambra State. This is following their alleged refusal to declare their respective assets. The lawmakers are to appear 24

October 31, 2018 7:19 AM Oyo Assembly confirms Eni Esan as President, Customary Court of Appeal

Members of the Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday ratified the appointment of Justice Eni Esan, as the President, Customary Court of Appeal in the state. Her ratification was sequel to a letter of nomination sent to the House by the State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and read by the Speaker, Mr Olagunju Ojo, on the floor of the House. DAILY POST gathered 18