Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Thursday Evening, June 23, 2022 - Matrixliveng
Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Thursday Evening, June 23, 2022
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Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Thursday Evening, June 23, 2022

Here is a round-up of stories we have tracked for your reading pleasure this evening

Alleged Organ Harvesting: UK Court Remands Ekweremadu, Wife In Custody Till July 7

Prosecutor Damla Ayas said: ‘It is conspiracy in relation to human trafficking offences for the purposes of organ harvesting. The victim in this case is a 15 years old boy. They, (the couple) were interviewed at the police station. Both of the defendants have provided a prepared statement. READ MORE

Owo Church Attack: Amotekun Corps Arrest Suspects 

Adeleye, however, did not give the actual figure of the suspects arrested, but the corps leader was optimistic that everyone who was involved in the Owo Attack would be brought to book. READ MORE

P&ID Fraud: Court Convicts, Winds Up Case Against Marqott Nigeria Ltd

In his judgment, Justice Okorowo found Marqott Nigeria Limited guilty of all the four count charges and convicted it accordingly. He also ordered that the company be wound up and its entire assets forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria. READ MORE

178 More Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya-NEMA

The flight arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja at about 18:20 hours on Wednesday. Among the returnees are 73 female adults, 63 male adults, 15 male children, 13 female children, 14 male infants and six female infants. READ MORE


Senate Launches Probe Into Shell Joint Venture Breach, Seeks $200m Refund To FG

Senator Sekibo, in his motion says that the SPDC/NNPC Joint Venture (JV) agreement, in contravention of the provisions of the Petroleum Act 1969, by the defunct Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, granted to the SPDC/NNPC a 30-year Oil Mining Lease from 1959 to 1989. READ MORE

Ekweremadu, Wife In Hot Soup In UK Over Allegation Of Organ Harvesting

Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55 (10.9.66) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting,” the statement reads. Ike Ekweremadu, 60 (12.05.62) of Nigeria is charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting. READ MORE

FG Reverses Ban On International Basketball

“President Muhammadu Buhari, being one that is committed to youth development and desirous of ensuring that they are availed of all opportunities in sports and other endeavors considered the appeal and in the overriding spirit of national interest, love for our youth, and in order to avoid sending basket development into a long period of suspension when NBBF have now committed to the resolution of the issues which precipitated the withdrawal in the first place has approved the return of Nigeria to international basketball immediately,” Abubakar said in a statement after the briefing. READ MORE

I Foresee Shift In Voting Pattern In 2023 – Former AMAC Chairman

“This is the only time I am seeing Nigerians asking for more time to get their voters card, without being ensitized on the need to get their permanent voters’ card. That is a revolution, though a peaceful one because Nigerians seems to be concerned now. READ MORE

Kogi: Dangote Cement Launches Hall Of Fame Awards Scheme

“It’s the belief of Dangote Cement Plant Plc that this hall of Fame award scheme, we so launched today, will serve as morale booster to its employees. “We hope this new programme will go a long way to motivate you (staff) to put in your best for the growth and development of the plant,” he said. READ MORE

June 24: Osun declares Friday work-free for PVC collection

“The government does not want anyone to miss out on the opportunity to exercise their constitutional right, especially as it affects their overall wellbeing and the security of their future. Consequently, Friday, June 24, has been declared a work-free day in all government offices across the state, to enable all public and civil servants to pick their PVC so they can perform their civic duty”, the statement read. READ MORE

US Supreme Court says Americans have right to carry guns in public

The 6-3 ruling, with the court’s conservative justices in the majority and liberal justices in dissent and which comes as the country grapples with a shocking surge in gun crime, strikes down a New York law that required a person to prove they had legitimate self-defence needs to receive a gun permit. READ MORE

Online voter registration in Lagos hits 640,786

“I want to say that there is nothing of such, as the only requirement for anyone seeking to register is that he or she must have attained the age of 18,” Agbaje said. He also said that Lagos State had the highest number of polling units across its 245 wards for the 2023 General Elections. READ MORE

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