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Court Stops Impeachment of Aiyedatiwa

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, restrained the Ondo State House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, over alleged gross misconduct. Justice Emeka Nwite, made the ruling shortly after Aiyedatiwa’s counsel, Kayode Adewusi, moved the ex-parte motion. The judge also restrained Governor Rotimi Akeredolu from nominating a new deputy Continue Reading

Tribunal Upholds Gov. Yahaya’s Victory

The Gombe State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the African Democratic Congress, ADC against Governor Inuwa Yahaya and his Deputy, Manassah Daniel of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The ADC was challenging the declaration and return of Yahaya over alleged multiplicity and variations in the arrangement of names on the […]Continue Reading

FG Mulls Mobile Courts for SGBV Cases

As part of efforts to address cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and other vices in the country, the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Women Affairs, has disclosed its readiness to introduce mobile courts. The Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy-Ohaneye, at a briefing in Abuja, on Monday, said, “If we have a mobile […]Continue Reading

Mali Postpones February Polls

The military junta in Mali says it will postpone the presidential election that had been scheduled for February A government spokesman, Col Abdoulaye Maiga, said a new date would be announced and that parliamentary polls would be held separately. He said the delay was due to “technical reasons” including issues linked to the adoption of […]Continue Reading

Nollywood Loses Another Actor

Veteran Nollywood actor, Oluyemi Lawrence Adeyemi popularly known as Suara, is dead. The actor, according to a statement signed by his son, Adedotun Adeyemi, died on Sunday, September 24. “It is with a heavy heart but with total submission to God that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, […]Continue Reading

Fuel Depot Blast Claims 20 in Azerbaijan

An explosion at a fuel depot in Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh has killed 20 people and injured hundreds more, local Armenian authorities say. Nearly 300 people were admitted to hospitals, with dozens of them “still in critical condition”. It comes as the Armenian government said 13,350 refugees crossed into the country from the enclave. The disputed Continue Reading

Accelerate Paris agreements on climate change – Adeleke Tells World Leaders

By Funmi Adekoya As the world assembles at the United Nations, Osun state Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has called on world leaders to empower subnational entities to accelerate achievement of the Paris Agreements on climate change. Speaking ahead of COP28 in Dubai while receiving a report of the Governor’s Climate Advisory Council, Governor Adeleke affirmed […]Continue Reading

NEPWHAN Advocates Collaboration in Ending GBV

By Fasilat Lawal To maximally combat Gender Based Violence, GBV, in the society, it is vital that perpetrators be promptly prosecuted. Oyo State Program Officer, Resilience System for Sustainable Development Project, Mr Oluseun Adebiyi stated this at a Quarterly Gender Based Violence Coordination Meeting by Network of people living with HIV/AIDS NEPWHAN, Oyo State Chapter Continue Reading