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Trial Kicks As CJ Transfers Farouk Lawan’s Case Of $500,000 Bribe

The five-year $500,000 bribery trial of the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, Mr. Farouk Lawan, has suffered another huge setback due to the transfer of the case by the Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ishaq Bello, from one judge to another.

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Edo Poll: Appeal court Approves Obaseki’s Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State, on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, challenging the emergence of Godwin Obaseki as ‎winner of the September 28, 2016, governorship poll

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Pope Wades Into Ethnic Crisis In Imo Church

Pope Francis has intervened in an ethnic crisis involving the Nigerian town of Ahiara, Imo state, whose bishop, Peter Ebere Okpaleke, appointed by Benedict XVI in 2012, is unwanted by the people and priests of the diocese.  

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