Decide electoral cases on merit, CJN warns judges

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Tuesday, warned judges, particularly those of the Federal High Court, to decide all cases bordering on the forthcoming general elections on merit without harbouring any external influence. A Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice John Okoro, read the CJN’s prepared speech in Abuja at the opening ceremony of the 34th Annual Judges’ Conference of the Federal High Court which held in Abuja. At the event, the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati, amended his…

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PDP flays INEC for banning smartphones at polling units

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The Peoples Democratic Party has flayed the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to ban the use of smartphones at polling units. The National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, accused INEC of a surreptitious move to prevent the international community from knowing its plot to rig the 2019 general elections. The Special Adviser to the Governor of Bayelsa State on Media Relations, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, quoted Secondus as making the comment during a meeting with stakeholders from Bayelsa East Senatorial District in Yenagoa on…

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Presidency, APC have presidential aspirant in PDP, Wike insists

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, insisted that the Presidency and the All Progressives Congress had planted a presidential aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party. Wike also said that the entire leadership of the PDP in the state would decide on the presidential aspirant to support ahead of the party’s forthcoming primary. He told newsmen at the Government House in Port Harcourt that he would never be blindfolded or misled; adding that he was aware of what the APC and the Presidency were doing…

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Nigerians voted Buhari but cabal is ruling them –Saraki

Olufemi Atoyebi and Adelani Adepegba The presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said Nigerians who voted President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 had been shortchanged because instead of the President, a few people who constituted themselves as a cabal had been ruling them. Saraki, who is also the Senate President, spoke while addressing PDP delegates in Oyo State during a meeting where he solicited their votes. He argued that a few influential world Presidents who had visited Nigeria under the present administration did not stay beyond…

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'Full Disclosure' by Stormy Daniels Has Few Bombshells, but Is Likely to Rattle the White House – New York Times

New York Times 'Full Disclosure' by Stormy Daniels Has Few Bombshells, but Is Likely to Rattle the White HouseNew York TimesIn her new memoir, “Full Disclosure,” Stormy Daniels cites a statement that President Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, asked her to sign, denying that she had a sexual encounter with Mr. Trump. “If indeed I did have a relationship with Donald …Don't Let Trump's Penis Ruin Toad, the Mushroom-Headed Sage of Mario KartSlate MagazineThe most cursed images of Toad, for no real reason at allMashableStormy Daniels' New Book Makes It…

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Consumers Will Increasingly Feel Pain From Trump’s Trade War. Here’s Why.

The administration has tried to shield popular products from tariffs. That gets harder with each new round. 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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5 takeaways from the second day of the Jason Van Dyke trial – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune 5 takeaways from the second day of the Jason Van Dyke trialChicago TribuneThe long-awaited murder trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke continued Tuesday with key testimony from Van Dyke's partner and other eyewitnesses in a racially fraught case that has roiled the city for nearly three years. Here are five …and more » Source: Google News 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…

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2019: Sultan, CAN President sign peace pact

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar,  and the President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, have signed a peace pact to ensure peaceful atmosphere before, during and after the 2019 general elections. The peace accord was signed at a Peace Declaration Summit organised by the Nigerian Interfaith Action Association in collaboration with local and international partners in Abuja on Tuesday. While the Sultan was represented by the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo-Yamusa, the President of CAN was represented by the Prelate of Methodist Church, Rev.…

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Poland offers $2bn to host US military base — Trump

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he is seriously considering a request from Poland for US troops to be permanently based in the strategically important country on Europe’s flank with an “aggressive” Russia. At a joint press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda in the White House, Trump said Poland is offering to pay Washington at least $2 billion to help meet the costs of the base, which would likely irk an increasingly assertive Moscow. “The president offered us much more than $2 billion to do this, so we are…

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Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Yet to Confirm Appearance at Monday Hearings

Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has yet to confirm that she will appear at hearings on Monday. 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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