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Nigerian judges drive rickety cars, live in rented apartments, says Afe Babalola

AGENCY REPORT Legal panjandrum Afe Babalola has said he feels sorry for Nigerian judges who drive rickety cars, live in rented apartments of built-up areas. Therefore, Mr Babalola advised federal and state governments to improve the current salaries paid to judicial officers, especially judges, to guarantee commitment and fairness in the handling of lawsuits. The Read more

Asset Declaration: Nigerian bankers risk 10-year jail term for violation - newsheadline247
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Asset Declaration: Bank owners, workers jittery as EFCC issues ultimatum, jail term risk

Bank owners and their workers nationwide are currently in a jittery mood as the demand by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for their asset declaration forms takes effect from June 1, 2021 The anti-graft agency had issued the warning on the banks on March 16 this year, insisting that from June 1, 2021 it Read more

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We didn’t Shoot Sowore – FCT Police

Police Operatives professionally restored calm at the Unity Fountain following attempts by a group of protesters to incite public disturbance. The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Police Command has debunked reports saying Sahara reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, was shot at a close range by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ at the Unity Fountain on Monday. Read more

How tear gas fired at close range hit Sowore in Abuja — AAC spokesman
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How Sowore was hit by tear gas fired at close range — AAC spokesman

The Publicity Secretary of African Action Congress (AAC), Olorunfemi Adeyeye, has given details on how the party’s presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Omoyele Sowore, was shot with a teargas canister in Abuja on Monday. Earlier reports indicated how a female police officer allegedly directed and fired a tear gas canister at Sowore. The less-lethal weapon, Read more

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Hoodlums linked to Speaker Gbajabiamila allegedly kill two at Lagos council primary election

Residents of the community alleged that the hoodlums are being sponsored by Femi Gbajamibila, Speaker of the House of Representatives Some suspected hoodlums attacked voters who assembled to vote for their preferred candidate at the All Progressive Congress (APC) council primary election held at Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos state on Saturday. It was gathered Read more

British PM Boris Johnson weds in ‘secret ceremony’ - newsheadline247.com
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British PM Boris Johnson weds in ‘secret ceremony’

By AFP Around 30 guests attended Saturday’s service — the maximum currently allowed under coronavirus rules British Prime Minister Boris Johnson married his fiancee Carrie Symonds in a “secret ceremony” on Saturday, UK media reports said. Known for his colourful love life, 56-year-old Johnson wed Symonds, 33, in Catholic Westminster Cathedral in front of close Read more