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Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy — Kalu

Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy — KaluBy Leonard Okachie Chief Senate Whip Senator Orji Kalu said the use of thugs during the elections portended great danger to the country’s democracy. Kalu said this on Friday, while inspecting the ongoing construction of the two-kilometer Akama and Ugwuavor road in Arochukwu. The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the road was one of 19 constituency road projects that the lawmaker drew in the senatorial district of Abia North. He spoke in the context of last Saturday’s by-election in the federal constituency of Aba North / Aba South, which was reportedly marred by brutality and violence. He called on Nigerians of good conscience and supporters of democracy to condemn the violence in its entirety in the country’s political system. “What happened in Aba was a shame for our democracy because brutality is not part of democracy. “It should not be tolerated. He should be condemned by any well-meaning Nigerian. […]

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AITEO vs Shell: Court Refuses To Unfreeze SPDC’s Bank Accounts

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has refused to discharge an interim order it granted, freezing the bank accounts of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and that of its subsidiaries. In her ruling on the case on Tuesday, Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo summoned the secretaries and chief financial officers of two banks … Continue reading AITEO vs Shell: Court Refuses To Unfreeze SPDC’s Bank Accounts Read Full Story

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Alleged Diversion Of Crude Oil: AITEO Asks Court To Commit 2 Banks To Prison

  A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed March 2 to rule on whether to first hear an application challenging its jurisdiction or committal proceedings against 2 banks for disobeying its order to freeze the accounts of Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo fixed the date after hearing arguments of lawyers in … Continue reading Alleged Diversion Of Crude Oil: AITEO Asks Court To Commit 2 Banks To Prison Read Full Story