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37-year-old father remanded for allegedly raping own daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Sunday Stephen, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter. The Chief Magistrate, Mr P.E. Nwaka, who did not take the plea of Stephen ordered that the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for advice. Nwaka adjourned Read more

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Imo Governorship: Supreme Court judgement is final – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president of Nigeria, has said since the Supreme Court is final, the party must accept its judgment on the governorship election in Imo State. The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)as the governor of Imo State. The apex court declared Hope Uzodinma Read more

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Amotekun: AGF’s ban unconstitutional, may cause unnecessary tension – Edwin Clark

Convener of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Edwin Clark, has said the declaration of “Amotekun”, a south-west region of the country security outfit, as illegal will create unnecessary tension. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, had on Tuesday declared Amotekun as illegal, saying security remains the exclusive preserve of the federal government. But Clark described Malami’s pronouncement as “unconstitutional”. The Ijaw Read more

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Amotekun: Southern, Middle Belt Forum describes FG’s ban as move to suppress rights of federating units

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has expressed its support for Operation Amotekun as it condemned the decision of the Federal Government to declare it illegal. Amotekun, a security outfit recently set up by South-West Region governments to address lingering insecurity in the region was declared illegal by the federal government. The group in Read more

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Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha as Imo governor, affirms APC’s Uzodinma

The Supreme Court has sacked Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state, affirming Hope Uzodinma as winner of the March 9 election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Ihedioha winner of the election but Uzodinma, who came fourth, challenged the outcome of the election in court. The INEC results indicated that Ihedioha, who Read more

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Killings in Nigeria: Human rights group asks Trump, Pope Francis to call Buhari to order

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has voted to petition the Vatican City in Rome, President of the United States of America (USA) in the White House to ask the two global leaders to compel the Kaduna state governor Mallam Nassir El-Rufai, and President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the siege and systematic genocidal Read more

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Buhari’s govt. confirmed its dictatorial tendency by declaring Amotekun illegal – Adebajo

A leader of Afenifere, Yoruba socio-political organisation, Ayo Adebajo, has said the Federal Government of Nigeria under the leadership President Muhammadu Buhari has just confirmed its dictatorial tendency by declaring ‘Amotekun’, a South-West Region security outfit as illegal. Governors of the states in the South-West region of Nigeria had said the group was established to Read more