Impeachment suit: Court orders substituted service on defendants

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Justice Benjamin Iheaka of the Imo State High Court in Owerri on Monday ordered service of court papers on the defendants in a suit filed by the state’s Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, to challenge his removal from office by the state House of Assembly. The judge said four out of the seven defendants in the suit should be served by substituted means through the office of the state Chief Judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi. Justice Iheaka made the order following an application argued by Madumere’s lawyer, Ken Njemanze…

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Driver crushes LASTMA officer, flees to Ghana

Samson Folarin A driver, Abuchi Okpara, has been arrested by the police for allegedly hitting an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Ogunmeru Obafemi, in the Igando area of Lagos State. Okpara, who allegedly fled to Ghana after the incident, was apprehended by his boss, the General Manager of King Solomon Chariots Transportation, Johnson Ogbonnaya.  A statement on Tuesday by the LASTMA Public Affairs Officer, Mahmud Hassan, said Ogbonnaya went to Ghana to bring down the suspect to face justice. Okpara allegedly hit Obafemi on August 7, 2018,…

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Oyetola urges Osun residents to collect PVCs

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Osun State, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has called on residents of the state to collect their Permanent Voter Cards. Oyetola, according to a statement on Tuesday, made the call at the inauguration of the Ileri Oluwa Free Medical Mission in Osogbo, the state capital. He said residents of the state, who had not collected their PVCs should do so without delay since the PVC was the only requirement for voters to participate in elections. According to him, the electorate…

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I collected N15,000, says vigilante who trafficked schoolgirl to Burkina Faso

Samson Folarin A member of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Ikorodu branch, Rasheed Salau, who allegedly trafficked a schoolgirl to Burkina Faso, says he was paid N15,000. The Sagamu, Ogun State indigene, claimed that he was not aware that the 14-year-old would be turned into a sex worker. He explained that he sent her to work with his mother, who owned a beer parlour in the West African country. PUNCH Metro had reported that the schoolgirl, Risikatu Uthman, was declared missing after she followed a boyfriend on an outing in…

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Trump Calls Omarosa Manigault Newman ‘That Dog’ in His Latest Insult

Ms. Manigault Newman responded that Mr. Trump, who has also insulted Don Lemon and LeBron James, “has absolutely no respect for women, for African-Americans.’’ Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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What Mueller and Manafort need to do in closing arguments – CNN

CNN What Mueller and Manafort need to do in closing argumentsCNNAlexandria, Virginia (CNN) We've reached the end. Paul Manafort's defense team has rested, presenting no evidence and calling no witnesses to testify, including President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman himself. Track the latest developments in …Manafort Lawyers Rest Without Calling Witnesses in Fraud TrialNew York TimesWhy Trump will pardon Paul ManafortWashington PostThe defense in the Manafort trial rested its case without calling any witnessesBusiness InsiderHuffPost –Bloomberg –NPR –Vanity Fairall 1,029 news articles » Source: Google News All rights reserved. This material and any other material…

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Florida State House Candidate Who Posted Photo of Fake Diploma Drops Out of Race – New York Times

New York Times Florida State House Candidate Who Posted Photo of Fake Diploma Drops Out of RaceNew York TimesA candidate for the Florida State House of Representatives who lied about graduating from college and then flew across the country to try to prove her false claim dropped out of the race on Tuesday, according to local news reports. The candidate …Sarasota House Candidate Claims College Degree, University Says No Record of itFLA Newsall 569 news articles » Source: Google News All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this…

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Turkish Airlines posts $258m profit in H1

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Turkish Airlines has announced revenue increase of 30 per cent in the first half of the year. The airline, in a statement on Tuesday, said it revenue reached $6bn, adding that having displayed a remarkable growth performance in 2017, it also recorded an increase in both passenger and cargo revenue in the first half of 2018. It added that during the first half of the year, its net operating profit increased from $17m to $258m, due to the increasing demand and unit revenues despite increasing fuel prices. The…

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Amnesty office empowers 150 ex-militants

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The Presidential Amnesty Programme for the Niger Delta region has empowered no fewer than 150 ex-militants. The Amnesty office doled out equipment and other start-up packs to the ex-agitators who recently concluded their training in vocational skills. The Coordinator, PAP, Prof Charles Dokubo, who distributed the equipment at Boro Town, Kaiama, Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, said the office had introduced measures to stop the beneficiaries from reselling their starter packs. Dokubo, who was received at the amnesty complex in Kaiama, said in the last…

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FG builds 26,002 houses with N197bn

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja  A total of N197bn has been spent on the construction of 26,002 houses across the country. The Federal Government announced this on Tuesday, adding that part of the funds was also used for the renovation of 13,953 homes nationwide. The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Ahmed Dangiwa, who disclosed this at an event in Abuja, stated that the Federal Government was committed to affordable housing for citizens, but noted that funding, access to land title and the cost of infrastructure were still major challenges affecting…

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