Month: January 2019

Onnoghe gets February 4 as trial date by CCT

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has fixed February 4 for the resumption of alleged non-asset declaration trial against Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria. This was contained in a statement issued on Thursday by Ibraheem Al-Hassan, the Heads, (Press & Public Relations), Code of Conduct Tribunal. Below is the full statement. “Press Statement Conduct Tribunal Fixes 4th February for resumption of alleged Non asset declaration trial against Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen. Following Court of Appeal ruling yesterday on the trial against Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Onnoghen Nkanu Walter, on alleged non declaration of asset before...

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Olumoh makes the final list as INEC releases final list of governorship and House of Assembly candidates [See Full List]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the final list of governorship candidates ahead of the general election. In the list released on Thursday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate for both Rivers and Zamfara states. The list was signed by INEC Secretary, Rose Oriaran-Anthony. Meanwhile, the APC says it will do everything within the Law to ensure that it fields candidates for governorship and legislative elections in Zamfara. Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC National Publicity Secretary, gave the assurance at a news conference on Thursday in Abuja. The INEC had insisted that APC would not...

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FC Barcelona signs Asisat Oshoala on loan

Spanish giants, Barcelona Football Club, on Thursday confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala on loan from Chinese Women’s Super League outfit Dalian Quanjian. According to reports on the club’s official website, the 24-year-old completed her move after passing her medical on Thursday, before signing her contract at the Camp Nou. Oshoala was quoted on the club’s official handle as saying that she was delighted to have signed for one of the best football clubs in the world. “This is obviously one of the best clubs in the world. The team has a great history and wonderful football...

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Woman gives birth to Quintuplets, dies afterwards

Emmanuel Ezunu, Head, Clinical Services and Training, Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Asaba, has confirmed the death of a housewife who died 15 hours after she was delivered of quintuplets. Mr. Ezunu who made the confirmation to newsmen in Asaba, said Chukwunonso Onyejekwe, 29, died of complications after delivery. According to him, the deceased suffered acute respiratory failure and died after a successful Cesarean Section, CS, and was delivered of a set of five female babies (Quintuplets). Ezunu said that the woman was brought into the hospital as an un-booked patient, and due to her emergency condition, she was taken...

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Man arrested by Police for sleeping with daughter

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 45 year old man, Idowu Owolabi, for unlawful sexual relationship with his 21 years old biological daughter. Owolabi who lives at Papa Olosun area Of Oja-Odan area of the state with his daughter – victim, was arrested on Monday following a complaint by her  at the OJa-Odan Divisional Police Headquarters. She reported that  she followed her father to a farm at Fagboun Village in Oja Odan area, and while in the farm, the father got hold of her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her right in the farm in March 2018. She...

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