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

Court Orders Immediate Release Of Orji Uzor Kalu

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered for the immediate release of former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kuje, Abuja.

Kalu was sentenced to 12 years in prison last December for looting N7.65billion belonging to Abia State. But on Friday, May 8, the Supreme Court nullified the conviction, stating that the Federal High Court in Lagos acted without jurisdiction when it convicted Kalu, his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and former Director of Finance in Abia State, Jones Udeogu.

On Tuesday, May 12, Kalu, through his counsel Lateef Fagbemi filed an application before the Federal High Court in Lagos seeking his immediate release from the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service.

Justice Mohammad Liman granted the lawmaker’s application today, June 2.