Today’s Headlines:Senate Celebrates Ekweremadu At 61;Court Grants Seun Kuti Suspended Bail

Senate Celebrates Ekweremadu At 61

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The Nigerian Senate has congratulated its former deputy president, Ike Ekweremadu, who is in jail in the United Kingdom, on his 61st birthday.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan announced Mr Ekweremadu’s birthday at the plenary session on Tuesday.

Mr Ekweremadu represents Enugu West Senatorial District in the current Senate.

He, his wife Beatrice and a Nigerian doctor, Obinna Obetta, were found guilty of conspiracy for organ trafficking by the Westminster Magistrate Court, an offence that contravenes the Modern Slavery Act.

Justice Johnson sentenced Mr Ekweremadu to nine years and eight months in prison while his wife was also sentenced to four years and six months and Mr Obetta to 10 years.

Court Grants Seun Kuti Suspended Bail

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A magistrate court in Yaba has remanded Afrobeat star, Seun Kuti, in police custody for 48 hours for allegedly assaulting a police officer.

The court also granted Mr Kuti a ‘suspended’ bail that will come to effect after the remand.

The Grammy-nominated saxophonist had on Monday surrendered himself to the police in Lagos after a video surfaced showing him assaulting a police officer.

He was arraigned in court on Tuesday for assaulting a police officer, an offence contrary to Section 356 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act.

Tinubu Meets Kwankwaso On Peace Talk In France

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President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has met with the presidential candidate of the New Nigerian People’s Party, NNPP, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso on a peace talk.

Vanguard gathered that the duo met for hours in Paris, capital of France, on Monday.

Recall that Kwankwaso came fourth in the 2023 presidentil election.

The NNPP presidential candidate won only Kano tate, a stronghold of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

According to reports, Tinubu reportedly told Kwankwaso to reach out to his political associates on the need to work together.

Ooni Unveils sixth wife, Olori Akinmuda

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has unveiled his his wife, Opeoluwa Elizabeth Akinmuda.

According to reports, the monarch, who took his sixth wife sometime in May, is set to officially welcome her into his Royal Palace of Oodua in Ile-Ife.

The invitations for the Thanksgiving service and reception of the new queen have reportedly been sent out. Top dignitaries are expected to attend this grand event.

The event is scheduled to hold on Saturday 20th May 2023.

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