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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 Insists NDLEA Pays Baba Suwe the N25M Compensation

        The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has finally  been ordered by an Ikeja High Court  Friday March 2,2012  to deposit the N25 million judgement sum awarded in favour of popular comic actor , Babatunde Omidina popularly known as  Baba Suwe with the court’s Chief Registrar.     Justice Yetunde Idowu ordered that the N25 million should be paid into an interest yielding account within 21 days.     The court gave the order while ruling on an application filed by the NDLEA seeking for the suspension of the payment pending the determination of its appeal case at the Court of Appeal.     The N25 million is to be deposited with the registrar in an interest-yielding account and in a bank agreed upon by the parties in the suit.This should be done pending hearing and determination of the appeal filed by the NDLEA against the court's judgment at the Appeal Court in Lagos.    The judge  said the above conditions must be met by the agency. " Leaving the judgment sum to

Baba Suwe:NDLEA Asks Court for Stay of Execution on N25Million Judgement

   Nollywood Comic actor Baba suwe is yet to be paid the 25 Million Naira a lagos Judge ,Yetunde idowu ordered the National Drug Law enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to pay him for arresting and detaining him unlawfully for alleged drug trafficking      The NDLEA earlier today asked an Ikeja High Court, Lagos to stay execution of its judgment which ordered the agency to pay N25 million to the actor.  The request is  pending the result of the appeal filed by the agency on Dec. 6, 2011 at the Appeal Court in Lagos, against the said judgment.    The NDLEA, through its lawyer, Mr Femi Oloruntoba, said that the agency was relying on two grounds of appeal.   " The trial judge erred in law when the judge ruled that the NDLEA was not justified in detaining Omidina from the day of his arrest between Oct. 12, 2011 and Oct. 21, 2011, when the Federal High Court order was obtained ".     He argued that she further erred in law and misdirected herself on the facts when she held that "

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