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Imo Election: Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Ihedioha’s Case

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Imo Election: Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Ihedioha’s Case

The Supreme Court has adjourned till March, hearing of the application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Emeka Ihedioha for a review of its earlier decision on the Imo State governorship election.

The supreme court was to take a second look at its January judgment that sent shivers into the camp of the PDP as it nullified the election of PDP candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, as the rightfully elected governor of Imo State.  Hope Izodinma of All Progressives Congress, APC, was declared winner instead.

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Ihedioha and PDP want the highest court to reverse its January judgment and return Ihedioha to the governor’s office.

When the case was called on Tuesday morning, Ihedioha’s lead lawyer, Kanu Agabi, requested time for all parties to be able to file required papers.  There were no objections from other lawyers.

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Chief Justice Ibrahim Muhammad granted the request and adjourned the hearing till early March.

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Osun Retirees Protest Non-Payment Of Entitlements Since 2015

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Osun Retirees Protest Non-Payment Of Entitlements Since 2015

Retirees in Osun State under a state contributory pension scheme are protesting non-payment of their pension and gratuity for five years now.

The retirees demonstrated their displeasure with different placards, disrupted vehicular movement at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi.

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They say the state government had refused to pay their 30 months half-salary arrears (2016 till date), non-payment of gratuities (2015 till date) and non-payment of their monthly pensions since 2015.

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Leader of the protests Niyi Adefare urged the Ife monarch to assist the helpless and some homeless senior citizens to get their entitlements.

He disclosed that despite their sickness and old age, the state government had neglected them.

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Nigeria Records 790 New Cases Of Covid-19, 603 Deaths

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Nigeria Records 790 New Cases Of Covid-19, 603 Deaths

Nigeria’s total coronavirus infections have risen to 26,484 on Wednesday after the Nigeria Center for Disease Control announced 790 new cases.  The center also said more than ten thousand patients had been discharged and the death toll increased from 590 a day earlier to 603.

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Delta State recorded the highest number of cases with a total of 166, followed closely by Lagos with 120 cases. 19 other states recorded new cases of coronavirus including the Federal Capital Territory.

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Breaking: FG Increases Petrol Pump Price

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Breaking: FG Increases Petrol Pump Price

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has on Wednesday increased the pump price of petrol to N140.80/143.80 per litre from N121.50 per litre.

In a circular signed by PPPRA Executive Secretary, Abdulkadir Saudi announcing the new retail price band to marketers “after a review of the prevailing market fundamentals in the month of June and considering marketers’ realistic operating costs, as much as practicable, we wish to advise a new PMS pump price band of N140.80 – 143.80/litre for the month of July, 2020.”

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About a month ago, fuel marketers said they are really worried about a further reduction in oil prices because they are not involved in the decision-making process after the PPPRA announced another reduction in pump price to a hundred twenty-one naira per litre.

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