Why I Want N3.5m Monthly Child Support From Femi Fani-Kayode — Ex-Wife

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu, has accused him of beating her up at several occasions including when she was pregnant. Chikwendu, who’s demanding full custody of their four sons, made the allegations in an affidavit she deposed in support of an originating motion brought pursuant to Section 69 of the Child’s Rights Act, 2003. “From the early days of our relationship, the respondent (Fani-Kayode), has always maintained a lifestyle of utter disregard to my feelings. This was evident in the way and manner the respondent assaulted me while pregnant with our first son. The respondent (Fani-Kayode) kicked me severally on my stomach over a petty argument that ensued. It was my friend, Vanessa, who was around at the material time that intervened at the nick of time to save me. I had to leave the respondent’s (Fani-Kayode’s) house a few days after this incident. The respondent (Fani-Kayode) repeated the same act when I was pregnant with tripl

Akwa Ibom Announces Dates For LG Polls

Mahmood Yakubu

Finally, the Akwa Ibom State Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) has fixed November 11, 2017 for the conduct of elections into the 31 local government councils in the state.

The chairman of the commission, Mrs. Gloria Ukpong, dropped the date for the conduct of the election Wednesday at a meeting attended by chairmen and secretaries of no fewer than 20 of the registered political parties in the state.
Mrs Ukpong described the meeting with the political parties ahead of the election as a crucial one, meant to set the tone for a successful local government elections in the state.
At the parley, the AKISIEC urged the chairmen and scribes of political parties to commence their internal party primaries, warning that such exercise must follow due process and transparence in choosing the candidates for the election.
The AKISIEC boss stressed that the warning for the political parties to take the election serious became imperative as they are strong political actors in a successful electoral process in the state.