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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Michael Jackson's doctor ,Conrad Murray files appeal notice in LA

   The doctor sentenced to four years behind bars for causing  Micheal jackson 's death has filed a notice that he intends to appeal  the conviction .    Conrad Murray signed a one-page document that was filed in Los angeles on Friday seeking all records and transcripts from the case. The filing does not indicate the basis on which  Murray  will argue to overturn his conviction or sentence.    The 58-year-old was sentenced Tuesday to four years in jail for his involuntary manslaughter conviction, but the term will be automatically cut in half.    Murray's challenge will be heard by a state appeals court in Los Angeles, assuming he files an opening brief at a later date. Superior court judge Micheal pastor    blasted Murray's conduct on Tuesday, calling him a disgrace to the medical profession.

NDLEA to appeal Baba suwe's N25M Judgment

       The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said that it will appeal against the judgment by Justice Yetunde Idowu asking it to apologise and also pay the sum of N25 million to popular actor and comedian, Omidina Babatunde, popularly known as Baba Suwe.      The agency’s director of prosecution and legal services, Mr. Femi Oloruntoba, in his reaction said the judgement did not reflect the facts before the court.       According to Oloruntoba, “the judgement is not a reflection of the facts before the court. It is a misapplication of the law as it relates to power of law enforcement agencies and the liberty of citizens. We shall appeal as the judgment cannot stand the test of time.”     NDLEA said its position is that Omidina was treated fairly and professionally while in their custody. It also described claims by the comedian that he was treated like a common criminal as untrue. “It is on record that he was treated in accordance with the law, particularly with respect t