ECOWAS Court orders Nigerian government to pay 244 dismissed soldiers benefits

  An Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Court which sat in Abuja on Thursday June 25, ordered the Nigerian government to pay arrears of salaries and other entitlements to 244 soldiers dismissed from the Nigerian Army in 2016.   The soldiers who dragged the Nigerian government to court after being accused of allegedly abandoning the Boko Haram insurgency fight and fleeing over alleged inadequate provision of arms and ammunition, demanded an enforcement of their fundamental human rights, including the right to their salaries and entitlements.   Premium Times reported that Justice Keikura Bangura…

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IGP orders probe of D’banj over rape allegation

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered a probe into the rape allegation against superstar singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’banj.   The order was given by the IGP in response to a petition Mr. Tommy Ojoge-Daniel, a lawyer to Miss Seyitan Babatayo who accused D’Banj of raping her in 2018 wrote.   The letter with reference number CB.7000/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOl.484/801 which was written by the Principal Staff Officer to the IG, DCP Idowu Owohunwa and addressed to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Area 10, Garki, Abuja, came after the singer was accused…

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Court orders young lady who drowned her baby to be kept in LASUTH for mental evaluation

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has given an order that Olufunmilola Adisa, the 22-year-old lady who drowned her baby in Lagos on May 11, be taken to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) for psychiatric evaluation.   LIB had earlier shared the story of how Olufunmilola turned herself in to the police after she drowned her 21 months old child in a bucket of water in the apartment she shared with her older sister in Gowon estate in Lagos. In a video interview, Olufunmilola showed no remorse as she narrated how she drowned her own child.…

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“Nobody investigates your poverty” Musician, Tony Oneweek reacts as IGP orders probe of E-Money and withdraws his police escort

Nigerian musician, Tony Oneweek has reacted after the Inspector General of Police ordered the probe of E-Money and withdrew his police escorts.   Emeka Okonkwo, popularly known as E-Money, is a businessman, the CEO of 5 Star Music and also the brother of singer Kcee.   Reacting to his probe, Tony Oneweek shared an old photo of E-Money and Kcee at a time when they were still struggling and he wrote:   NOBODY INVESTIGATES YOUR POVERTY. Nigeria sef. When E-Money and his elder brother Kaycee Limpopo were in the street, police didn’t investigate him…

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Katsina Government orders total lockdown in Malumfashi LGA

Goveror Aminu Masari has imposed a total lockdown in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina state.   Secretary to the State Government, Mustapha Inuwa who revealed that the lockdown will take off from 7:00am on Thursday, May 7, 2020, said the decision was taken after some residents of the area tested positive for Coronavirus.   Inuwa said;   “The lockdown was ordered in line with the decision by the state government and other stakeholders to shutdown any local government where positive cases were confirmed in the state. “Governor Aminu Masari had directed the COVID-19…

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Coronavirus: 15-year-old girl commits suicide after ‘struggling to cope with the pressure of stay-at-home orders’

A teenage girl in California died by suicide after she reportedly struggled to cope with the stay-at-home orders amid the Coronavirus outbreak.   15-year-old Jo’Vianni Smith of Stockton was found dead inside her home after she hanged herself last week.   A coach at Jo’Vianni’s school, Bear Creek High School, told Recordnet that ‘the cause of death reportedly was due to the stresses and pressures from coping with the self-isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.’   Her mother, Danielle Hunt, also said she believes that stress from the health crisis…

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Breaking news: Court Orders Heritage Bank To Seize Hip TV CEO, Ayo Animashaun’s Collateral Property to Reclaim Over N180million Debt

The Federal High Court, Ikoyi Division, last week, issued an order to Heritage Bank to seize the property of Smooth Promotions Limited, Owners of HIP TV, following their failure to pay back a loan sum of over 180 Million Naira. The property which is situated at No. 4 Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja was reportedly provided as collateral by Ayo Animashaun, and has been taken possession of by the bank. Going by the court injunction published on Thisday Newspapers, Heritage Bank is expected to take over all properties provided…

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Court orders arrest of Monalisa Chinda again

A Lagos high court, sitting at Igbosere has once again ordered the arrest of Monalisa Chinda over tax evasion. The presiding judge, Adedayo Akintoye, renewed the order for her arrest following her failure to appear in court for trial, since 2017. She adjourned further proceedings till June 5. When the case was mentioned, neither Coker nor her lawyer was present in court. The prosecuting counsel Babatunde Sumonu reminded the court that the bench warrant issued for her arrest is yet to be executed. Consequently Justice Akintoye ordered that “the bench…

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Video: Man Orders All His Properties To Be Buried With Him In His Will Leaving His Wife With Nothing

According to this video circulating online this Man Ordered All His Properties To Be Buried With Him In His Will Leaving His Wife With Nothing Momento Nostalgia shared the photos and video with the below caption; The guy died and didn’t want to leave anything to the widow. Have you ever wondered if fashion takes? KKK 😂😂 See some reactions below; Awoniran Olubee Thank God for the wife poverty has gone back from where he came from. See the Television self na big deliverance be this. Jan Simonsen my wife also want…

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FG Orders Federal Universities To Stop Charging Tuition Fees

The Federal Executive Council stated on Wednesday that no federal university should charge tuition fees, saying the law does not allow it. The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwuka, stated this while briefing State House correspondents after the cabinet meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The minister said the council discussed the school fees being charged by various universities “and noted that as of law, no federal university should charge tuition fees.” He also stated that the council understood that some federal universities charged fees per course…

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