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January 26, 2019

High Flying United Ease Past Arsenal 3-1 to Advance in FA Cup Clash [READ MORE]

  Manchester United were hosted by Arsenal in the fourth round of the English Football Association (FA) Cup. Under their recently appointed Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær, the Red Devils defeated the Gunners 3-1 and eliminated the latter from the rest of this competition. Goals from Alexis Sanchez (31st), Jesse Lingard (33rd) and Anthony Martial (82nd) gifted high Flying United victory on the night with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netting in the consolation goal for the Gunners in the 42nd minute. Armenian national squad captain and Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is still recovering from his foot injury which he had sustained on December 19, 2018, and therefore he was not among [Read]

Car Accident Crushes Four College Students in Abeokuta [SEE PHOTOS]

A Car accident in Abeokuta on Friday has killed one student and injured four  others in the Idi-Aba area of the Ogun State capital. The accident involving a Toyota Avensis car was reported to have occurred after the car lost control due to Tyre burst, somersaulted and and crushed four students of the Government Technical College, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The Spokesperson of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun State, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday. He said that the the students where crushed where they sat after the car lost control due to tyre burst “The vehicle lost control due to [Read]

Acting CJN, Mohammed swears in 250 chairmen, members of Election Petition Tribunals [READ MORE]

  The new Acting CJN, who replaced Justice Walter Onnoghen gave the charge on Saturday in Abuja during the oath taking and swearing ceremony of judicial officers appointed to oversee disputes arising from the forthcoming general elections. I am delighted to address you all on this occasion of the swearing-in ceremony for the newly appointed Chairmen and members of Election Petition Tribunals for the 2019 General Elections that is around the corner. As you lordships take the oath of office as chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunals, let me remind you that this oath is a solemn appeal to Almighty God. Therefore, it is God Almighty that you [Read]

Onnoghen’s Suspension: Buhari Has Sent A Dangerous Signal To The Entire World — Saraki [READ MORE]

  Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, is a “coup against democracy”.  In a statement on Friday, the Senate President said the move by President Muhammadu Buhari is an over-reach of the powers in the Executive arm of government. Dr Saraki said Onnoghen’s suspension is a deliberate attempt to endanger Nigeria’s hard-won democracy. Saraki said President Buhari’s action undermines the Nation’s judiciary, adding that it subverts the constitution, intimidates judges of all the courts of record, and creates uncertainty in the electoral process. The legislator said Buhari has initiated a process the consequence of which no one can [Read]

BREAKING: EU, US, Britain concerned at suspension of Nigeria’s top judge, Worry About 2019 Polls [READ MORE]

  Britain, the United States and the European Union have all now expressed concern at Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to suspend the country’s most senior judge. International pressure was growing Saturday on Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari after the EU, the United States and Britain questioned his decision to suspend the country’s top judge. All three statements expressed concern at the timing and manner of the action, coming just weeks before presidential and legislative elections set for February 16. Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen would have ruled on any dispute in the elections. But on Friday Buhari suspended him, pending the resolution of a corruption trial at the Code of Conduct [Read]

REMOVAL OF CJN: PDP Suspends Campaign [READ MORE]

  People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council has suspended its presidential campaign in protest of President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. The PDP Campaign Council further predicated the suspension of its campaign activities in solidarity with Nigerians in our collective rejection of the assault against our democratic order. Describing President Buhari action as a “dangerous and brazen assault on the constitution”, the PDP Campaign Council says in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday night that there is no point in campaigning to contest in an election, whose very basis has been so flagrantly undermined. “The basis for this election is the [Read]

MUSIC: Shofela – On The Low (cover)

Shofela is a multi talented youngster and has proven it once again with this very fine cover. On the low is originally composed  and released by an Afropop legend ‘Burner Boy’ and Shofela showed how better it could be done.. God bless these two artistes. Follow  Shofela on Instagram @frikanboi DOWNLOAD HERE [Read]