Update: Ex-lover of Senator Wamakko’s personal aide reportedly arrested for allegedly plotting his kidnap and murder to raise money for her wedding

The Sokoto State Police Command has reportedly arrested the ex-lover of Abba Abbey Gidan Haki, a personal aide of Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, in connection with his abduction and murder, Daily Trust reports.   LIB reported that the 50-year-old married father of five was abducted on Thursday night, March 18. His corpse was found dumped along a road to Durbawa town in Kware Local Government Area of Sokoto on Friday, March 19.   According to Daily Trust, fresh facts have now emerged that Abba Abbey’s estranged lover betrayed him.   The lady (names withheld)…

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Senator Orji Uzor Kalu released from Kuje prison (photos)

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has been released from Kuje prison.   Yesterday Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos ordered his release.   Recall that in December 2019, the former Abia state governor was sentenced to 12 years in prison after he was convicted of N7.1bn fraud alongside his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited, and a former Director of Finance during his tenure, Ugo Udeogu. The Supreme court on May 8, 2020, then nullified Kalu and Udeogo’s conviction on grounds that the presiding judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, lacked the jurisdiction…

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Philippines Senator, Juan Miguel Zubiri tests positive for coronavirus

Philippines’ Senate Majority Leader, Juan Miguel Zubiri has tested positive for coronavirus as confirmed in a tweet he shared.   Zubiri who is Philippines’ first national official to contract the virus, had opted for a voluntary isolation after a resource person who attended a hearing in the Senate on March 5 tested positive for COVID-19.   However according to Health Secretary Francisco Duque, the senate majority is asymptomatic, meaning he is yet to show any symptoms of the disease like dry cough, fever and shortness of breath.   In a message to his supporters, he wrote;  …

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Nigerians handle Lagos senator, Babajide Sanwo-Olu after he requested gifts for Abule Ado blast unfortunate casualties

Nigerians on Twitter are reacting to the appeal made by Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for donations for victims of Sunday March 15th explosion in Abule Ado area of the state.   While visiting the scene of the incident this morning, the governor announced that a N2 billion relief fund has been set up for the victims and that the state government has already donated N250 million. He went on to appeal to other well meaning Nigerians to donate into the accounts provided.     While some Nigerians applaud the state…

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