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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

Court Bans Tonto Dikeh And Linda Ikeji TV from Airing Andre On 'King Tonto" Till Case Is Settled

Justice P. A Adekomaiya of Lagos Magistrate Court has ordered Tonto Dikeh and Linda Ikeji not to air King Tonto Reality TV Show until the case is settled in court. It was reported that the court banned them from airing, showing, disseminating or broadcasting, either through television, blogs or the Internet the person, name, face, image, likeness or picture of King Andre Omodayo Igo Churchill in the King Tonto Reality TV Show produced by Linda Ikeji Media pending the hearing of the originating motion in the suit. The call for the ban was done by Tonto Dikeh enstranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, who went to court in order to protect his son from undue indecent exposure and exploitation by the mother for personal gain and fame.

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

Court orders NDLEA to pay Baba Suwe N25M compensation

   Justice Yetunde Idowu of the Ikeja High Court,  Thursday, has ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA,  to pay Nigerian comedy actor, Babatunde Omidina, Popularly known as Baba Suwe , N25 million  as compensation for unlawful detention and breach of right.     Baba Suwe who was granted bail November 4, had gone to court to seek redress over an alleged suspicion of ingesting substances believed to be hard drug and detention in the custody of NDLEA for 24 days.    Justice Yetunde Idowu also asked the NDLEA to apologize publicly  through two national dailies within 21 days for unlawful detention and breach of right  comedian 

Court orders NDLEA to produce Baba Suwe physically as agency denies him relief funds

  A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Wednesday, ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to produce  star comedian and actor, Babatunde Omidina,  also known as Baba Suwe  physically in court at its next adjourned date of November 1, 2011.     Justice Yetunde Idowu granted the order, following an application for his production in court filed by his counsel, human rights lawyer, Bamidele Aturu, before the court.     Aturu also sought through an application brought pursuant Order IV Rules 3 and 4 of the Fundamental Human Rights Enforcement Procedure Rules 2009 for the unconditional release of the comedian from NDLEA custody pending the hearing and determination of the substantive suit. However, the NDLEA, through its counsel, Femi Oloruntoba, opposed the application to release Baba Suwe unconditionally through a 33- paragraph counter affidavit where it is claimed that a series of medical examinations had been carried out since the day Baba Suwe was arrested on Octob