Thursday, 22 February 2018

National News

On February 27, 2018, the number of the Justices of the Supreme Court will drop from 17 to 16 as the eighth most senior Justice of the apex Court, Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, will attain the mandatory retirement age of 70 on the said date.

It was said that on Tuesday, Hundreds of youths from the Calabar-South, Bakassi and Akpabuyo local government areas of Cross River stormed the state House of Assembly to protest the re-election bid of member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Essien Ayi, in the 2019 general election.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday arrived in Yola to declare open the State’s Anti-Corruption Summit and commission some projects.

This was made known on Twitter, by the President’s media aide, Bashir Ahmad.