Judiciary

Court Upholds Ifeanyi Ubah’s Sack as Senator_Ada Nkong

A Federal capital territory (FCT) high court sitting in Kubwa, Abuja, has nullified the election of Ifeanyi Ubah as Senator representing Anambra south. In his judgement, Bello Kawu, the judge, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate of return issued to Ubah and to issue a fresh certificate to Obinna Uzoh,… Continue reading Court Upholds Ifeanyi Ubah’s Sack as Senator_Ada Nkong

Judiciary · LEGISLATURE · POLITICS

The Imo Gubernatorial Judgement-A painful but legally correct verdict-Kenneth Ikonne_Ehiabhi Femi

It is indeed a perplexing paradox: Hope Uzodinma may not have won the 2019 Imo State gubernatorial election, yet the Supreme Court, on the facts, was right in declaring him the winner of that election in law. The error was not the Supreme Court's, but that of Governor Emeka Ihedioha's legal team; and it was… Continue reading The Imo Gubernatorial Judgement-A painful but legally correct verdict-Kenneth Ikonne_Ehiabhi Femi

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Ihedioha Emeka hand over statement_Ehiabhi Femi

STATEMENT FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, ON THE SUPREME COURT RULING ON IMO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF THE MARCH 9, 2019. JANUARY 15, 2020 My dear good people of Imo State,I address you today, following recent developments affecting our dear state, and in particular the Supreme Court judgement of 14thJanuary 2020.In my… Continue reading Ihedioha Emeka hand over statement_Ehiabhi Femi

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“Amotekun” not backed by any known law-AGF_Ehiabhi Femi

The Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr Umar Gwandu, in a statement signed says the state governments establishment of Amotekun is not backed by any known law in the land. The statement reads in part: “The setting up of the paramilitary organization called “Amotekun”… Continue reading “Amotekun” not backed by any known law-AGF_Ehiabhi Femi

Judiciary

Police Drop Case Against Naira Marley_Ada Nkong

The police on Tuesday ,has withdrawn the car theft charges filed against , Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and his siblings, Idris and Babatunde Fashola; and cousin, Kunle Obere. The police had filed four count charges of conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the police against them before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court at Tinubu. While… Continue reading Police Drop Case Against Naira Marley_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

Ganduje Knows Fate Tomorrow_ Ada Nkong

The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed January 20 for delivery of judgment on the Kano State governorship dispute following the March 9, 2019 election in the state. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, fixed the date for judgment after the appeal by the Peoples… Continue reading Ganduje Knows Fate Tomorrow_ Ada Nkong

Crime

FEMALE STUDENTS RAPE TEACHER TO COMA_Ada Nkong

Five secondary school girls within the age range of 16 to 18 have reportedly raped a Biology teacher (name withheld) to coma in ‎Ayetoro-Itele, a community in Ogun State. News of the criminal act broke out Thursday morning when the man’s neighbour called the local police after he found the man helpless and near-lifeless in… Continue reading FEMALE STUDENTS RAPE TEACHER TO COMA_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

COURT SENTENCES OTUNBA RUNSEWE TO PRISON_Ada Nkong

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has sentenced the director-general of the National Council of Art and Crafts (NCAC) Otunba Olusegun Runsewe to prison for contempt of court. Jude Okeke, the judge, gave the ruling on Thursday. This was based on a suit filed by Ummakalif Ltd against the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA);… Continue reading COURT SENTENCES OTUNBA RUNSEWE TO PRISON_Ada Nkong

Crime

SHEHU SANI IN EFCC NET_Ada Nkong

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Shehu Sani, a former senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District. Shehu is for allegedly being held for extorting $10,000 from a businessman, Alhaji Sani Dauda, owner of ASD Motors who has a case pending with the anti-graft agency. According to a statement by the SA Media… Continue reading SHEHU SANI IN EFCC NET_Ada Nkong