Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Wednesday 18th May 2022

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Ukraine Conflict: Russian soldier accused of war crimes pleads guilty to killing civilian

…as Russia adds Spanish, Italian diplomats to expulsions list A Russian soldier on trial for war crimes in Ukraine has pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed civilian. Vadim Shishimarin is accused of gunning down an unarmed 62-year-old civilian in the days after the invasion began and faces life in prison, reports the BBC. Prosecutors say more trials

Court strikes out new amended charge against Kanu

  Tunde Oyesina, Abuja   The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja just struck out newly amended six-count charge preferred against Nnamdi Kanu by the Federal Government following the withdrawal of the charge by the government. The withdrawal came after counsel to Kanu, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) complained to the court that the prosecution is trying

JUST IN-Osun 2022: Court affirms Adeleke as PDP candidate

  Ayobami Agboola, Osogbo   The Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State capital on Wednesday ruled on the validity of Senator Ademola Adeleke as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate for the July 16 governorship election in Osun State. The court dismissed a suit filed by Prince Dotun Babayemi, seeking to be

JUST IN: Court rejects Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application

  The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, declined to grant bail to the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge the Federal Government preferred against him. Trial Justice Binta Nyako held that Kanu must explain the reason why he

JUST IN: Malami, Tallen, attend FEC meeting

…Council observes a minute silence in honour of ex-minister, Ige *Ngige absent Lawrence Olaoye, Abuja   Two of the ministers who backtracked on their ambitions to take part in next year’s elections attended Wednesday’s weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. The President had, last week, at

JUST IN: Heavy security as court set to rule on validity of Adeleke as Osun PDP guber candidate

    Ayobami Agboola, Osogbo     There is heavy security presence at the Federal High Court Osogbo as the presiding Judge, Justice Nathaniel Emmanuel is set to rule on the validity of the factional Osun governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke. New Telegraph observed heavy security presence at the

JUST IN: Again, FG amends charge against Kanu

…joins his lawyers as accomplices   Tunde Oyesina, Abuja   The Federal Government has amended the charge against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to a six-count treasonable felony charge. The FG is about re-arraigning Kanu before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja over

Sit-at-home: Ebonyi LG Chairman escapes death as gunmen kill his 3 brothers

  The Chairman Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State Elder Steve Orogwu escaped death Tuesday night as unknown gunmen invaded his countryhome killing three of his brothers. According to online newspaper, EverydayNews that the hoodlums stormed the Chairman’s home in Ekpaomaka late Tuesday night but didn’t meet him at home. The Invaders reportedly shot

Ukraine Conflict: Russian missile shot down over Dnipro, governor says

  Two loud explosions were heard at about 06:00 on Wednesday in Dnipro, a city in central Ukraine that has been largely spared Russian attacks recently. Valentyn Reznichenko, the region’s governor, says one missile was shot down by the Ukrainian air defence. The debris fell on a private garden, he says, damaging two houses and

China plane crash likely intentional – US reports

  Flight data indicates a China Eastern Airlines plane that crashed in March was intentionally put into a nose-dive, according to US media reports. Investigators have so far not found any mechanical or technical faults with the jet, the reports say, citing a preliminary assessment by US officials. The Boeing 737-800 was flying between the

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