A director in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ayo Olowonihi, has accused the commission’s acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu of injustice.

The complainant, in the suit marked: NICN/ABJ/347/2017, wants the court to declare his demotion as well as the processes that led to it as illegal and null and void.

Led in evidence by his lawyer, Prof. J.O Amupitan (SAN), he told Justice Sanusi Kadu of the National Industrial Court in Abuja that he was appointed as Head of Training on grade level 16 Step 1 in 2005 and later Commandant of the EFCC Academy in March 28, 2012.

Olowonihi disclosed further that after he sat and passed the commission’s promotion examinations conducted by the Public Service Institute, he was promoted to the rank of Detective Commander on August 29, 2013.

He claimed that Magu, on November 19, 2015, summoned him into his office, accusing him of being behind some online publications on the activities of the commission and against the person of the chairman (Magu).

He said on Magu’s directive, he was interrogated, his official computer taken away, while his two phones were seized, adding that his office, after being thoroughly searched by a team of detectives and policemen, was sealed up.

The complainant said further that while interrogation was still on, Magu demoted him as Commandant and redeployed him from the EFCC Academy.

He said while the letter was purported to have been issued by the management of the commission, he was not aware of any management meeting where such decision was taken being a management staff.

Olowonihi disclosed that he received a query on December 22, 2015, accusing him of breaching certain section of the commission Staff Regulation Handbook and replied on December 29, 2015, denying all the allegations, but was surprised to receive that same day, a letter of indefinite suspension from work without pay with immediate effect.

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Job security: Paralegals can make themselves indispensible if they stay ahead of the technology curve

As technology reshapes the practice of law, paralegals often find themselves at the forefront, becoming the resident expert in trial apps or researching the firm’s next case management system.

Tammy Moldovan, a member of the North Carolina paralegal certification board and a civil litigation paralegal with Vandeventer Black in Raleigh, has been in the business for 17 years. She remembers, in the days before trial presentation software, going to court with an easel and exhibits mounted on whiteboard. But technology is now an intrinsic part of her work.

“I’m not sure how I could do my job without the technology,” she said.

In the courtroom, one of her key tools is Sanction, which allows her to highlight evidence or reorganize exhibits quickly. Moldovan said she knows the software better than many of her attorneys, and they expect her to be able to use it.

“Technology seems to be a role that does fall to paralegals,” she said.

For those who want to stay on top of their tech game, we asked experts in law firm information technology to share recommendations for new tools and best practices.

When it comes to technology, what’s the next game-changer for law firms?

The change is happening all around us, said David Neesen, chief information officer for Greenberg Glusker in Los Angeles. He spoke at the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual conference last August and will be a panelist on new technology at this month’s LegalTech, conferences held annually in New York and Los Angeles.

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I Moved Out Of My Parents House Because My Mum Always Do This To Me – Lady

A Nigerian lady shared the reason why she left her parents home. According to her, she constantly gets into fights with her because she’s consistently reminding her how her mates are married, and she’s still in their house.

She said she doesn’t have a problem with her father because he didn’t disturb her, but she is uncomfortable living in the house because of his mother, so she decided to rent her own apartment.

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BBNaija 2018: Big Brother house of sex or immorality?

The third edition of Big Brother Naija reality show themed ‘double wahala’ has over the weeks been under intense criticism as viewers have continued to question the essence of the reality show. Teddy A & Bam Bam kissing The show which is supposed to discover talents while entertaining viewers at the same time has become a shadow of itself as all it seems to portray is immorality and other socially unacceptable vices. The housemates see no big deal in indulging in sexual activities live on TV. The question most viewers have been asking is, “Have they forgotten that the show is being broadcast live on air?” However, while some of the housemates are bold to admit to having sex, others are in denial. Miracle and Nina started making out in the first week of getting into the house and the pair shamelessly display it like it’s a norm. Lolu and Anto have been accused of being sexually active with each other. The accusation came from their fellow housemate, Miracle, who claimed that some of the condoms provided by big

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Buhari’s visit to Taraba based on gov’s achievements’

The visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Taraba State has been attributed to the achievement of Governor Darius Ishaku in the area of peace, despite consistent communal and tribal crises. President Muhammadu Buhari in Jalingo, Taraba State, met with the various traditional rulers, listened to the complaints of the various ethnic groups in the State. One of the media aides to the governor, Bala Danhabu, said Governor Darius mobilised the members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state to welcome the President as the father of all Nigerians and not that of All Progressives Congress, APC. Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army has assured the public of the safety of its medical outreach, which started on Monday in Wukari, Taraba. Deputy Director, Public Relations, 23 Brigade, Major Kamarudeen Adegoke, gave the assurance in a statement in Jalingo, yesterday.

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JAMB official makes U-turn, says N36m ‘collected by superior’ and not snake

By Chinedu Asadu
Philomina Chieshe, the official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), who claimed that the board’s N36 million was swallowed by a snake, has made a U-turn.

Chieshe, who works as a clerk at the JAMB office in Markurdi, Benue state, had told top officials of the examination body that a “mysterious snake” swallowed the money derived from the sale of JAMB scratch cards.

But when she appeared before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), she confessed that the money was collected by one Samuel Umoru, her superior.

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UPDATED] Benue herdsmen attack: Death toll now

John Charles, Makurdi

Twenty four persons, mostly women and children, were, on Monday, killed in a fresh crisis at Omusu Edimoga in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State.

The council chairman, Olofu Ogwuche, stated this while conducting state governor, Samuel Ortom, round the affected community on Tuesday.

SEE ALSO: 16 killed in fresh herdsmen, farmers clash in Benue

The governor and members of state security council had visited Omusu Edimoga for an on-the-spot assessment.

Ogwuche said the herdsmen had reported to the council the loss of their cows some kilometers from the affected village.

Ogwuche said he was already mediating in the crisis when report got to him that the herdsmen had invaded the village and killed some people.

The herdsmen were said to have invaded the community between 2pm and 3pm on Monday, allegedly killing some children who were returning from school.

In a particular building of two rooms, eight persons were said to have been murdered during the attack.

The body of an 11-year-old girl in her school uniform was discovered by the police when the governor visited the area.

Ogwuche said, “It was on Monday that Police came to inform me that herdsmen reported that people of Omusu Edimoga village had rustled their cows.

“When I heard this, I started mediating over the issue, during which I received information that herdsmen had invaded the community.

Five-year-old boy, Loko, who was shot on the buttocks, having lost his mum during the attack. Photo: John Charles

“Immediately I got the report, I rushed down, and with the help of the Police, we were able to recover 17 corpses and took them to the mortuary at the General Hospital in Okpoga.

“This morning (Tuesday), when we came here, we recovered the body of six persons and they have also been taken to the mortuary.

“But as we were moving around, the corpse of an 11-year-old girl was also recovered.

“So, in all, 24 persons had died, and some are still missing.”

At St. Mary’s Catholic Hospital, Okpoga, it was a pathetic sight. A five-year-old boy, identified as Loko, was shot on the buttocks; while he was also said to have lost his mother in the attack. He cried uncontrollably.

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South African lady boards same taxi with her aunty who died years ago

South african lady shares her unbelievable experience on twitter.

A South African lady has narrated how she boarded the same vehicle with her aunty who died many years ago. She shared the story on twitter where she narrated that the shock she felt prevented her from telling her mum about the experience.

@MpumiMlambo2 tweeted that the aunty died when she was in primary school, but suprisingly she came across her again seated in the front row of the taxi she boarded. Read tweets from the thread she created:

“My aunt died when I was still in primary school. She was like my mom, I truly love her. A few years after she died, I got into a taxi with my aunt in it. I was scared to tell people about this because I knew they wouldn’t believe me. It wasn’t a look alike, it was her.”

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday failed to circulate a public statement congratulating former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 81st birthday.

The action is a clear deviation from the presidency’s tradition of felicitating with former heads of state and some top Nigerian dignitaries on their birthday anniversaries.

It is also contrary to what Mr. Buhari did last year when from his hospital bed in London, he telephoned Mr. Obasanjo to congratulate him on his 80th birthday.

A transcript of that conversation circulated by the presidency at the time quoted the president as describing Mr. Obasanjo as “a true citizen of the world.”

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See what this woman did to her husband..

This woman got an information that her husband is in a secret relationship with her best friend and the best friend is pregnant for her husband. She did her investigation and confirmed that the story was true.

On February 15, 2018, when her husband returned from his working place, this woman pretended as if she is not yet aware of the secret relationship between her

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DAPCHI SCHOOLGIRLS: Confusion over Boko Haram negotiator

DAPCHI SCHOOLGIRLS: Confusion over Boko Haram negotiator ON MARCH 4, 20189:28 AMIN HEADLINES, NEWS, TRENDING34 COMMENTS By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor As desperate search for the Dapchi schoolgirls, believed to have been captured by Boko Haram

continued, yesterday, two sets of people with knowledge of how terrorists operate, differed on the claim by a self-acclaimed female negotiator, Aisha Wakil, that she had been contacted by the terror group on the girls. An aid worker with an international mission working in the North-East, who spoke with Sunday Vanguard, said it was plausible that the terrorists had actually contacted Wakil given the fact that “she is respected by the group”. A mediator, who is known to have been part of the

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BBNaija: The Unseen Side

I am perhaps getting a bit too old to remain plugged into pop culture. Except in a few instances, today’s music does not interest me.

I am, however, not that set in my ways to say today’s music is all garbage. Even while growing up and in the era ceaselessly advertised as representing chaste tastes, I heard music (lyrics, more like), that went against the grain, heavily so.

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