Ignore CCT, Five South South Governors Tell CJN Onnoghen

By Dotun Adebusoye Governors from the South-south geopolitical zone of the country have advised the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen to ignore the Code of Conduct Tribunal over a petition filed against him by the presidency, alleging the CJN of false declaration of assets and allegation of corruption. The governors after a meeting conveyed on the sideline of the trial of Onnoghen by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, said the National Judicial Council, has ample powers to deal exhaustively with matters pertaining to allegations of misconduct and…

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Messi Scores 400th La Liga Goal For Barcelona

Lionel Messi scored his 400th goal in La Liga against Eibar on Sunday to extend his record as the division’s all-time top scorer. Messi collected the ball off Luis Suarez and drove it into the bottom corner in the 53rd minute at Camp Nou to give Barca a 2-0 lead over Eibar and notch his quadruple century after 435 matches. It is 14 years since the 31-year-old Argentine scored his first La Liga goal and he has gone on to build an enormous lead at the top of the league’s…

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AAUA Management Denies School Fee Increase As Students Rise In Defense Of Akeredolu

By Dotun Adebusoye Some Students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko(AAUA) on Sunday defended Governor Rotimi Akeredolu over the rumoured increase in school fee for the new academic session. The students unanimously said, Akeredolu being an understanding and God-fearing leader would not have ordered the increase. There are media reports suggesting that the increment was an order of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to the University management. The students who spoke at a gathering organized to address issues surrounding the purported increase, lauded efforts of the state government in re-engineering the education…

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How Policemen In Ogun State brutalized me, forced Me To Pay N20k—Young Man narrates Ordeal

A young man has taken to social media to narrate a sad experience he had in Ogun state The man revealed that he was brutalized by police officers who also took money from him He explained that they forced him to write a statement, claiming that he is a yahoo boy and collected N20,00 from him In a Twitter thread, a young Nigerian man has narrated how he was brutalized by police officers who also extorted money from him in Ogun state. The man claimed that he was arrested alongside…

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Onnoghen: Constitution Says Erring Judges Must Be Investigated By NJC Only —Afe Babalola

Legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has described the proposed trial on Monday of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged failure to fully declare his assets as “denigration of the country’s Judiciary and Constitution.” Babalola, in a statement on Sunday entitled, Proposed arraignment of the Hon Justice Walter Onnoghen: Again, I say two wrongs do not make a right, said the law had made clear the processes for the trial of judicial officers and as well their removal, hence the…

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University expels female student for hugging male friend in Egypt

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university on Sunday said it had expelled a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of undermining the school’s reputation. The video, which went viral earlier this month, showed a young man carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a young woman and then hugging her in what appeared to be a marriage proposal. The video was apparently not filmed at Al-Azhar — a branch of Egypt’s highest Sunni Muslim authority — but at another establishment, Mansoura University in the country’s…

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Fayose Laments Loss Of Many Lives In Ekiti Accident

By Dotun Adebusoye A former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has lamented over the loss of many lives in an accident that occurred midnight at the Iworoko area of the state. A truck carrying branded rice belonging to an APC senatorial candidate in Ondo State, Tayo Alasoadura was said to have lost grip, crushing and killing over 40 people while scores have sustained various degree of injuries. Fayose in a condolence message made available on his twitter handle on Sunday, sympathized with families of the victims. He also described…

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APC Takes Down Campaign Website Over Hacking

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has shut down its campaign website following the confirmation that it has been hacked. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said the decision was taken to bar evil people from carrying out their plots. Issa-Onilu said steps were underway to clean it up, strengthen the security, and restore it as soon as possible. “Our attention has just been drawn to the fact that the APC’s official campaign website, apc.com.ng <http://apc.com.ng> has been hacked with unauthorised content posted on our pages. We won’t…

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