METRO

Home METRO

CJN Ariwoola Threatens Sanctions Against Judges Dishing Out Conflicting Judgements

0
Olukayode Ariwoola Sworn In As Acting Chief Justice Of Nigeria (PHOTOS)

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, on Wednesday, decried what he termed as unpalatable cocktail of misleading and conflicting judgements emanating from courts of coordinate jurisdictions in the country. He said the National Judicial Council, NJC, has already activated the process that would ensure that errant judges are made to face the consequence of their “despicable and...

VIDEO: “He Was The Best Of My Siblings” – Elder Sister Of Late Abia Airforce Cadet Officer, Pays Emotional Tribute, Demands Justice

0
"He Was The Best Of My Siblings" - Elder Sister Of Late Abia Airforce Cadet Officer, Pays Emotional Tribute, Demands Justice

Maryanne Chiamaka Onyeomereneche, the immediate elder sister of Emmanuel Chidiebere Onyeomereneche, a 20-year-old Abia Airforce Cadet officer who died in a hotel in Umuahia has said her late brother was the best of her siblings. Speaking with ABN TV last week shortly after her brother's burial, the deeply saddened Chiamaka said her brother was the kindest and calmest of her...

Suspected Nigerian Drug Baron Who Fled S/Africa Arrested In Imo Mansion

0

A drug baron on the wanted list of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, identified as Joachin Mbonu, has been arrested. Mbonu was arrested by operatives of the NDLEA in his village mansion in Imo State on July 5. A statement on Tuesday by the agency’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, said Mbonu was arrested along with his associate. He stated that Mbonu belongs...

Amendment To LG Bill Not Aimed At Dethroning Sultan, Says Sokoto Assembly

0

The Sokoto State House of Assembly has clarified that the amendment of “A Bill for a law to consolidate the Local Government law 2008” is to enhance traditional institutions’ standards. Alhaji Sa’idu Ibrahim (APC- Sabon Birni South), Chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Community Development, said the amendment focused at the district level, and not to dethrone the Sultan. He...

Court Rejects Yahaya Bello’s Plea For Transfer Of ₦80bn Fraud Case To Kogi

0

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has declined the request to transfer the ₦80.2bn fraud trial of ex-Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, from Abuja to Kogi State. In a judgment on Monday, the court directed that the request by Bello, for the transfer of the alleged money laundering case instituted against him, by the Economic...

EXCLUSIVE: Untold Story Of Torture, Sexual Harassment, Unfair Labour Practice At Chinese Company In Abia Where Female Worker Was Killed

0
Police Arrest Chinese Expatriate Over Alleged Killing Of Female Worker In Abia

The last has not been heard of Inner Galaxy Company, a Chinese steel manufacturing company located in Umuahala community in Ukwa West local government area of Abia State where a female worker identified as Miss Vivian Ocheze Munachi Ogbonna was pushed down recently from upstairs and she passed away on the spot. Some of the past workers of the company...

22 DRC Soldiers Sentenced To Death For Fleeing Battlefield Against M23 Rebels

0

A military court in DR Congo’s volatile east sentenced 22 soldiers to death on Monday for “fleeing the enemy” during fighting with M23 rebels, a lawyer told AFP. Sixteen soldiers were handed death sentences in one case in the North Kivu province, and six others in a separate case, just days after 25 soldiers received a similar judgement. The latest sentences...

You’ll Hear From Me, Sokoto Governor Tells Govt Officials Who Diverted Sallah Gifts Meant For Workers

0

Governor Ahmed Aliyu of Sokoto State has vowed to punish government officials who tempered with the Sallah gift approved for the workers. The governor had approved N30,000 as a Sallah gift for each worker under the state and local government employ, including teachers. However, it was alleged that, some of the workers, especially at the local government areas, were not given...

My Son Was Poisoned, Broke His Skull In Swimming Pool – Father Of 20-Year-Old Abia Cadet Officer Narrates (Video)

0
My Son Was Poisoned, Broke His Skull In Swimming Pool - Father Of 20-Year-Old Abia Cadet Officer Narrates (Video)

Mr. Ephraim Onyeomereneche, the father of 20-year-old late cadet officer of the Nigerian Army, Emmanuel Chidiebere Onyeomereneche, who died at Hotel Royal Damgrete Umuahia, Abia State capital has told ABN TV that his son was poisoned. Speaking with our correspondent shortly after his burial on Saturday at his hometown, Okwuta Ibeku in Umuahia North LGA Of Abia State, the mourning...

Man Jumps Into Osogbo River After Complaining Of Hardship

0
Man Jumps Into Osogbo River After Complaining Of Hardship

An unidentified man may have committed suicide by jumping into the Gbodofon River in Osogbo, Osun,  the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN gathered that the man, who was described as middle-aged, committed the act at 10.30 a.m. yesterday. A witness, who identified himself as Muri, said he overheard the man saying that he was tired of life, as he...

Latest News

Popular News Now