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Saturday, November 10, 2012
The five lawyers who spoke to us said they were dismayed by Justice Alooma-Muktar’s failure to swear in Justice Jombo-Ofo as a member of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal.
A source close to Ms. Jombo-Ofo, a serving judge of the Abia State High Court, disclosed that she was summoned by the CJN and told that her nomination and appointment had been withdrawn because Anambra, her state of birth, has no vacant spot to fill in the Court of Appeal. Mrs. Jombo-Ofo’s husband hails from Abia State, a state where she has put in many years of service.
This was affirmed on Saturday as members of The Word of Life Bible Church, in Ajamimogha, Warri, Delta state, presented the Pastor with a private jet as his birthday gift.
The leader of Christian community in Nigeria, who is fondly called Papa Ayo, was celebrating his birthday and his 40th anniversary on the pulpit, when he was presented the gift.
Present amongst the congregation to felicitate with the Pastor was President Goodluck Jonathan.
The ceremony kicked off immediately with the entrance of the President with the singing of the national anthem.
The governors, who enjoy luxurious lifestyles and wield huge patronage, had been opposed to the fund because they feared it would reduce their share of the oil money. Nigeria picks team for $1-billion fund Zambia launches record-breaking euro bond
Nigeria signs $23-million electricity deal with Canadian firm The country pumps more than two million barrels of oil a day but economists say revenue over the decades has been wasted on bloated government wages, a vast patronage network that gets costlier closer to election time, or plain embezzlement.
Shanghai Shenhua striker Didier Drogba has branded Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi football’s two “monsters”. The 34-year old was talking about his selection for the winner of the 2012 Ballon d’Or, but refused to share who his choice would be, and instead took the time to talk of his admiration for the pair.
Statistics reveal that approximately half of the population of African countries is made up of youth.
With a youth population of 43.9%, Nigeria has the 17th highest youth population out of 229 countries in the world.
These figures pose interesting discussions for world leaders and international communities on how the energy, creativity and vitality of this huge human resource can be channeled to strengthen economies and positively transform their countries.
The spate of attacks in the North continued yesterday as suspected Islamist gunmen attacked a police station in Yobe state killing three officers and stealing guns and ammunition. Lt. Eli Lazarus, spokesman of the Joint Task Force security outfit in Yobe State, confirmed the killings in a statement in Damaturu, the state capital. Speaking with newsmen, Lazarus Eli said “In the early hours of today, gunmen attacked the police station at Bonny Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area.
When one of her daughters died in early 2012, the elderly woman immediately took all the late daughter’s children into her custody. Olanlope lived at Yemetu in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Among the children Olanlope took into custody and caring for is 32-Year-Old Tajudeen Adekunle. But ever since Adekunle and his siblings had been living with their grandmother, the elderly woman and her grandson were said to have been dealing with each other like cat and dog. The no love lost relationship between grandmother and grandson came to a head recently when Adekunle allegedly hacked the old woman to death.
Unconfirmed report says he has committed multiple crimes of stealing, molestation, bullying and so on. He’s been terrorizing students mostly girls in the school disguising himself as a military personnel putting on the khaki uniform.
He punishes students who comes his way, deprives them of their properties, threatens and bullies them. For the girls, he takes them in, molests them, seizes their pants and bras and sends them away.He met his doom when he seized the properties of a group of boys who were fed up with his acts and decided to report to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) to aid them in retrieving their properties back.
She was severely burnt and sustained injuries on her body.
The 33-year old Enugu State-born man unleashed his anger on his wife for allegedly dumping him.
Gabriel is currently being detained at the police cell at Ikotun, while his enstranged wife, Charity was rushed to Lagos State University Teaching Hospiral, LASUTH, Ikeja, Lagos where doctors are battling to save her life.The incident happened at the popular Governor Road in Ikotun, Lagos.