Posted on Mon 14 Jan 2019, 12:41 PM

The proceedings involving charges of non-declaration of assets against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Onnoghen has been adjourned till January 22 following the absence of the CJN at today’s proceedings.

The Danladi Umar led Code of Conduct tribunal adjourned the case on the grounds that the CJN was improperly served as he was not personally served with the charges and summons as required by law.

He therefore requested that a fresh service be directed to the CJN personally as against the previous one which was served through Justice Onnoghen’s personal assistant

Posted on Mon 14 Jan 2019, 11:33 AM

 The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, failed to appear before the Danladi Umar led  tribunal over his alleged refusal to declare his assets.

The charge marked CCT/ABJ/01/19 was called up at exactly 10am with the Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar demanding to know why the CJN was absent and if he was served with the charges and summons.

The court official confirmed that the CJN was served through his personal assistant, stating that the defendant directed his personal assistant to collect the charge on his behalf at his house.

Posted on Mon 14 Jan 2019, 10:47 AM

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike at a thanksgiving service to mark the end of the 2019 Armed Forces day alleged that President Buhari might not hand over power if defeated in February’s presidential election.

According to Vanguard, the feeling  was informed by perceived “illegal actions of the Buhari’s administration”. He criticized the actions of the Federal Government  against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen stating that the motive is to intimidate the judiciary ahead of the elections and also targeted at the Niger Delta.

Posted on Mon 14 Jan 2019, 05:51 AM

CP Kayode Egbetokun has been directed by The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to take over as the acting police commissioner for Lagos state from Imohimi Edgal who has been posted to the Explosives and Ordnance Disposal Unit at the Force headquarters, Abuja.

Kayode who was former Chief Security Officer to ex-Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos; and lectured Mathematics briefly at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, 

Posted on Sun 13 Jan 2019, 01:34 PM

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 north.

Posted on Sun 13 Jan 2019, 01:20 PM

There was so much tension in Owerri, Imo State yesterday at the South East Women and Youth rally when the first lady Aisha Buhari disagreed with Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha who boasted that his son-in-law Uche Nwosu of Action Alliance, AA will win the governorship election in the state and not Senator Hope Uzodinma of APC.

According to Vanguard, The governor’s comment angered the APC leaders and women who came from the five states of the South East, forcing them to storm out of the stadium.

Posted on Sun 13 Jan 2019, 11:56 AM

At a campaign rally in Ibadan, Oyo state on Saturday, the Providence Peoples Congress PPC presidential candidate Mr Victor Okhai stated that he will defeat both APC and PDP’s candidates in next month’s presidential poll insisting that PPC.

Posted on Sun 13 Jan 2019, 09:11 AM

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU yesterday vowed to continue the ongoing strike by the union. 

According to Vanguard, the National president of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi said the money offered by Federal government is far from their demand which made the university lecturers to reject the offer.

He confirmed that the Federal Government had,  last Tuesday, through the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation and the Ministry of Finance presented  to the union the evidence of  the payment of N15.4 billion to  universities.

Posted on Fri 11 Jan 2019, 07:19 PM

Senator Dino Melaye was taken away around 2.15pm on Friday by masked persons suspected to be policemen from the Police clinic in Garki, Abuja. 
As reported by Punch, It was learnt that the operatives planned to take the lawmaker to Lokoja, Kogi State, for interrogation over the alleged shooting of one Sgt. Danjuma Aliu by suspected political thugs.

But following public outcry, a source said, the policemen moved the lawmaker to the Department of State Services’ medical facility along Airport Road, Abuja.

Posted on Fri 11 Jan 2019, 12:19 PM

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Friday warned prospective candidates to adhere strictly to the registration procedure for the 2019 UTME to avoid creating issues for themselves.

The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.

NAN reports that registration of candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination started nationwide on Thursday in more than 700 accredited Computer Based Test centres.

 

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