I’m Still Legally Married To Femi Fani-kayode, Ghanaian Wife Reaffirms Amid Alleged Domestic Abuse Of Co-Wife

-Adewale Adetoyese “I’m still married to Fani-Kayode” another woman speaks from Ghana. One Mrs Regina Fani-Kayode (nee Hanson-Amonoo), has reaffirmed that she remains the legal wife of a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode. Reacting to allegations of abused raised against her husband about his crashed marriage to Precious Chikwendu, Mrs Regina defended her husband, noting that the ex-minister has never abused her in their 23 years of marriage. TellAfrica gathered that Regina, who is a Ghanaian, said she got married to Fani-Kayode based on Ghanaian customs in 1997…

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COVID-19: 132 Cases, 1 death Recorded In Nigeria On Monday Night

According to reports from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night, one of the lowest coronavirus infection toll in nearly six months with 132 new cases and one death, was recorded. The tally is however higher than the 79 cases reported on Sunday night. This implies that there were 53 more cases than the figure recorded on Sunday. The new cases have now taken the total number of infections in the country to 56, 388. There are still almost 11, 000 active cases while about 44, 337…

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Commercial Bus Passengers & Driver Narrowly Escaped Death Having Veered Into A Moving Train In Lagos

-Adewale Adetoyese Passengers and driver of a commercial bus escaped death by a whisker on Monday as the bus conveying them to their destinations ran into a moving train around the PWD area of Oshodi, Lagos State. TellAfrica gathered that the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the bus suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train. He stated that some of the victims, who sustained injuries resulting from the impact of the collision, had been provided with on-site medical care. He added that the…

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Lawyers Commence Petition To Strip A.G Malami Abubakar Of SAN Title

A group of lawyers have signed a petition demanding the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, be stripped of the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria over his recent unilateral amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners 2007. The petition registered by Izu Aniagu, on change.org, is titled, “Sign to strip Nigeria’s AGF, Abubakar Malami, the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria” had received over 380 signatures. Aniagu claimed among other things that Malami unilaterally deleted the provisions of the Rules of Professional Conduct, which provide…

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A Government Official Has Been Assassinated In Ekiti State

A Director of Administration at the Local Government Service Commission in Ekiti State, David Jejelowo has been killed by gunmen. Mr. Jejelowo was killed on Monday morning at his residence in the Igirigiri area of Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that, “the incident occurred between 12:30am and 1:00am today and the police have taken his corpse to the morgue. The immediate family are still grieving and could not be reached for specific narrative. The Police spokesperson in Ekiti State, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the killing…

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2 Children Drown Following Heavy Rainfall In Lagos

Two children still unidentified have drowned in a flood at Ketu, Lagos, during heavy rainfall on Saturday. The incident which occurred at Oyebanjo Street, Ketu area of the metropolis was confirmed by the Lagos Emergency Management Agency. The agency said it received several calls concerning the incident. However, the children are yet to be recovered at the time of this report. “The agency received distress calls concerning the above. On arrival at the scene of the incident, it was discovered that around 8 p.m., two children had been caught up…

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FG Ban On Alcohol In Sachets, Polythene

FG bans alcohol in satchets, polythene and some glass. The Federal Government has indicated plans to completely phase out high concentration of alcohol in sachet and small Polyethylene Terephthalate and glass bottles in the country. TellAfrica learnt that the moves are contained in a statement by the Director-General of the National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye on Saturday titled: ‘NAFDAC cautions on alcohol abuse.’ She said, “NAFDAC under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Health, once again, wishes to bring to the attention…

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More Than 5000 Card Readers Burnt In Ondo INEC Inferno

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said no fewer than 5000 card reader machines were destroyed in a fire that razed down its Akure office in Ondo State on Thursday evening. Our correspondent gathered that INEC Commissioner in charge of Information and Voters Education, Festus Okoye, who spoke with journalists at the scene of the incident disclosed that the fire affected the Information and Communication Technology section of the commission, saying over 5100 card readers had been burnt in the inferno. He explained that about 1000 card readers delivered to…

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Nigerian Doctors May Call Strike Off Today As New Agreement Emanate

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on strike, shall now meet with their executive council within the next 24hours with a view to calling off the ongoing three-day-old industrial action on today, Thursday 10 September 2020. This was revealed in a communique issued after a meeting between the federal government and the leadership of the NARD on Wednesday. The communique sighted by TellAfrica was authenticated by nine signatures including that of the labour minister, Chris Ngige; the NARD president, Aliyu Sokomba; the Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA),…

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COVID-19: 176 New Cases, 3 Deaths Recorded On Wednesday

176 new COVID-19 cases on recorded by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday. This makes the total infections in the country to 55, 632. Since three weeks, Nigeria recorded no new daily cases above 300. However, 779 daily infections seen on June 28 has been the highest in recent times. The NCDC also confirmed three coronavirus related deaths, which brings the death toll to 1070. The update came as the ongoing strike by Nigerian doctors, the first responders to the deadly contagion, entered its third day. The NARD…

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