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33 Traders Released After Being Detained For 8 Days

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33 Traders Released After Being Detained For 8 Days

33 traders that were arrested and detained after being presumed to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), have been released. They were arrested during the recent clash between the group and the police.

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The traders were arrested from different markets in the area. They were paraded by the police and subsequently detained. They spent eight days in custody before being released.

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At least five thousand traders from different area markets gathered at a motor spare parts market in Nkwo Nnewi where they jubilated and praised God on behalf of their members.

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JUST IN: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

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JUST IN: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Mohammed, has sworn in the remaining 13 members of the 2019 Election Petitions Tribunal.

Mohammed admonished the new members to be of good character and endeavour to live above board.

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He also reminded them of the sacred nature of the oath they had taken, stressing it had become a bond between them and their creator.

The Acting Chief Justice says there would be no room for excuses or any performance below approved standards.

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The judicial boss informed the new Tribunal members that they were thoroughly examined and later fished out from the numerous judges in the country who were equally eminently qualified for this task.

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No Certificates For Okorocha, Others Declared Under Duress – INEC

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No Certificates For Okorocha, Others Declared Under Duress - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission is insisting it would not reward bad conduct by presenting certificates of return to candidates who allegedly forced electoral officials to declare them winners.

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The Commission’s Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye said INEC would wait on court judgements or decisions of an Election Petitions Tribunal to guide its actions in such cases of results declared under duress.

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Okoye said apart from the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, there were other candidates from Niger, Benue and Akwa Ibom states who were also denied certificates of return because they were declared winners under duress.

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