JUSTICE SIDI BAGE OF THE SUPREME COURT IS THE NEW EMIR OF LAFIA

A Justice of the Supreme Court, Sidi Dauda Bage, has emerged the new Emir of Lafia in Nasarawa state. The new Emir is one of the 22 princes of the Lafia Emirate who contested for the chair. The new Emir defeated other Princes. They include: Alhaji Isiaka Dauda, Abdullahi Yusuf Musa II, Muhammadu Makama, Maisallau Musa II, Dunama Abubakar Ahmed, Mohammed Waziri Hamza, Mustapah Yahuza, Safiyanu Bage, Abdullahi Bage, Aliyu Muhammad Abdullahi, Abbas Ramalan Musa, Idris Yusuf Musa, Suleiman Muhammad Moyi Dan Nana, Muhammad Yusuf Jaje and Abdullahi Musa. He…

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INEC REACTS TO APPEAL COURT NULLIFICATION OF ZAMFARA APC PARTICIPATION IN 2019 ELECTIONS

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reacted to the Appeal Court judgment, which nullified the participation of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 elections in Zamfara State. The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto led by Justice Tom Yakubu, had on Monday set aside the judgment of a Zamfara High Court on the APC primaries that produced the party’s candidates for the governorship, National and State Assembly elections. Reacting, INEC in a tweet on Tuesday said it has suspended the presentation of Certificates of Return for the Zamfara Governorship…

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SUSWAM’S TRIAL STALLED BY ABSENCE OF DEFENCE COUNSEL

Absence of Lead Defence Counsel Stalls Suswam’s Trial The trial of the former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, which resumed today, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, was adjourned to May 22, 2019 due to the absence of the lead defence counsel, J.P Daudu, SAN, who was said to be under the weather. Suswam and Okolobia Okpanachi, former commissioner of finance in the state are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on a nine-count charge bordering on diversion of N3.1 billion before Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of…

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COURT ORDERS EFCC TO CHARGE LAWYER AND SENATOR TO COURT IN TWO DAYS

The FCT  High Court, Apo, on Tuesday ordered the Economic And Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to charge an Abuja-based lawyer, Monday Ubani and a former Senator, Christopher Enai to court or release them on bail on or before March, 28. Justice Silvanus Oriji gave the order after listening to the submissions of the applicants in an ex-parte motion filed by their counsel Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN). The judge also in alternative granted bail to the applicants in the sum of N50 million with two reasonable sureties, who must be civil…

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OBY EZEKWESILI WINS FORBES AWARDS

Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award Dennis Erezi / 4 hours ago A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa. A former vice-president for Africa of the World Bank, co-founder of Transparency International, and anti-corruption activist, the award celebrates her efforts in launching the viral #BringBackOurGirls campaign on social media. Due to the global collaboration on the crisis, she was also named one of…

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TROUBLE BREWS IN APC AS NDUME DISAGREES WITH ENDORSEMENT OF LAWAN FOR SENATE PRESIDENCY

Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has disagreed with the position taken by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan should be the next Senate President. The Adams Oshiomhole-led APC national leadership recommended Lawan to President Muhammadu Buhari during a meeting with senators-elect for the 9th Assembly in Abuja on Monday night. Meanwhile, Ndume, a former Senate Leader, said while briefing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, that the APC leadership’s nomination of Lawan is a wrong decision as APC senators-elect were not…

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BRIDE FINDS OUT SHE’S HIV POSITIVE A WEEK TO HER WEDDING

A doctor who took to Twitter to stress the need for a medical test, disclosed that a Nigerian bride who came in for her test with her husband just found out she is HIV positive with just one week to their wedding. The doctor who revealed that the Nigerian bride just found out she is HIV positive with just one week to their wedding, added that the test left him in tears and he can’t stop crying. He wrote on Twitter; https://unclesuru.com/2019/03/26/nigerian-bride-finds-out-she-is-hiv-positive-one-week-to-wedding/ (Quote) (Report) (Like) (Share)

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WOMAN BURNS DOWN HUSBAND’S HOUSE BECAUSE HE IMPREGNATED ANOTHER LADY, BROUGHT HER INTO THE HOUSE, SEE PICS

Zambian wife Burns down the house after her hubby brought in a pregnant woman, saying she can leave or stay if she pleases. Gistvic Reports. The wife, Mrs Ireen Kalenga(28) burnt the house last night and left while her husband, Mr Kalenga and his pregnant side chick were sleeping. The pregnant side chick identified as Tina Mofya, when interrogated told the police that the 1st wife has not been able to conceive since 3 years of marriage. Police have embarked on searching for her on accounts relating to attempted murder.…

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MANCHESTER UNTIED SET TO NAME NEW MANAGER

Manchester United will announce the appointment of caretaker coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as the club’s new permanent manager before the end of this week. Daily Mail reports that Man United’s hierarchy have reportedly already stopped their search for a new permanent manager and now regards Solskjaer as their one and only candidate to take the job. Solskjaer has won 10 out of the 13 Premier League games since his appointment as interim manager and reached the Champions League quarter-finals, where they will tackle Barcelona in April. The Norwegian replaced the…

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