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Ikpeazu: Abia chief judge disappears

Dr Okezie Ikpeazu,

The absence of the Abia Chief Judge, Justice Theresa Uzoukwu, has stalled the expected inauguration of Dr. Samson Ogah as the new governor of the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier on Thursday, issued Ogah a Certificate of Return, thus withdrawing the one that earlier by Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu and paved the […]

BREAKING: INEC issues Certificate of Return to Samson Ogah

Samson Ogah

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday in Abuja issued Certificate of Returned to Mr. Samson Ogah as the elected Governor of Abia, in obedience to an Abuja Federal High Court Order. The Judge, Justice Okon Abang, gave the order on Monday when he delivered a judgment in a case instituted by Samson Ogah, […]

BREAKING: Abuja lawyer withdraws suit against Buhari

President Buhari

An Abuja-based lawyer, Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaiwe, withdraws suit seeking disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari from the 2015 Presidential Poll for allegedly not possessing requisite education qualification. Details soon.

Roadside bomb kills at least 18 on bus

File photo of a similar attack against UN convoy in Somalia

At least 18 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb went off in Somalia, close to the capital, blowing up a packed minibus, police said. The blast on Thursday in Lafole, which is around 20 kms west of Mogadishu, struck as the bus was passing by. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. “All the […]

PDP chieftain, Ojo Maduekwe is dead

The Late Ojo Madueke

The Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ojo Maduekwe, has died. He died at his residence in Abuja on Wednesday night shortly after returning from the US, according to Sahara Reporters. The former Minister of Culture and Tourism and a former Minister of Transportation was born on May 6, 1945. […]

Maryland Riot: BRT did not kill hawker – Lagos Govt

Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information in Lagos State

The Lagos State Government has clarified the misconception surrounding the unfortunate incident where a street hawker was knocked down by an oncoming truck at Maryland Bus Stop on Wednesday. The street hawker, who was trying to evade arrest from officials of Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI), had attempted to cross the road before being hit by […]

Court dismisses Fani-Kayode’s detention suit

Femi Fani-Kayode

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, on Wednesday dismissed a fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by former Minister of Aviation Mr. Femi Fani-Kay‎ode. Delivering judgment on the suit, Justice Olukayode Adeniyi held that the detention was not illegal since it was backed by an order of the court. Fani-Kayode […]



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