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    AGN stakeholders to meet over Elisha Abbo’s appointment as patron

AGN stakeholders to meet over Elisha Abbo’s appointment as patron

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    ‘Who is holier than him?’ — AGN president reacts as Hilda Dokubo rejects Elisha Abbo as patron

‘Who is holier than him?’ — AGN president reacts as Hilda Dokubo rejects Elisha Abbo as patron

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    ‘An abuser of women as AGN patron is unpardonable’ – Hilda Dokubo kicks against Elisha Abbo’s appointment

‘An abuser of women as AGN patron is unpardonable’ – Hilda Dokubo kicks against Elisha Abbo’s appointment

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    Fatoyinbo scandal, drama at sex toy shop… controversies of 2019

Fatoyinbo scandal, drama at sex toy shop… controversies of 2019

From politics to social issues, the outgoing year was filled with dramatic happenings. Some of these events happened while Nigerians were still reeling from the thrill or shock of the previous ones. From the RUGA controversy, a senator physically assaulting a woman at a sex-toy shop to the ''INEC server debate'', Nigerians had a full plate of controversies in 2019. Here are [...]

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    EXTRA: Senator involved in assault at sex toy shop receives ‘Beacon of Hope’ award

EXTRA: Senator involved in assault at sex toy shop receives ‘Beacon of Hope’ award

Elisha Abbo,  the senator who assaulted a nursing mother at a sex toy shop in Abuja, has been honoured with "Beacon of Hope" award. Abbo, who representing Adamawa north, received the award at the 4th edition of the Adamawa Celebrities and Achievers Awards (ACAA) which held in Yola, Adamawa state capital. Abbo -- Nigeria's youngest senator -- first came to limelight when he was captured [...]

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    Sex toy shop assault: Police tender another CCTV footage against Abbo

Sex toy shop assault: Police tender another CCTV footage against Abbo

The police have tendered another CCTV footage against Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north. Abbo was arraigned at a magistrate court in Zuba, on a one-count charge for allegedly assaulting a woman at a sex toy shop in Abuja. At the resumed hearing on Thursday, James Idachaba, prosecution counsel, informed the court that they have retrieved another CCTV footage that captured the [...]

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    ‘Biggest disgrace of the year’ – Falz faults Abbo’s ‘Icon of Democracy’ award

‘Biggest disgrace of the year’ – Falz faults Abbo’s ‘Icon of Democracy’ award

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    Senator Abbo to Aregbesola: 7 years ago you donated your salary to me, today I’m confirming your appointment

Senator Abbo to Aregbesola: 7 years ago you donated your salary to me, today I’m confirming your appointment

Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, on Monday narrated how Rauf Aregbesola, ministerial nominee from Osun state, gave him his one-month salary to contest the chairmanship election in his hometown in 2012. Speaking on Monday during the screening of ministerial nominees at the senate, Abbo said Aregbesola showed him kindness seven years back and providence has now made it possible for [...]

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    Victims of Abbo’s assault ‘fail to honour invitation of senate panel’

Victims of Abbo’s assault ‘fail to honour invitation of senate panel’

The senate committee investigating the alleged misconduct of Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, says that the victims of the assault did not honour its invitation. Sam Egwu, chairman of the panel, made this known during plenary, on Wednesday. The senate had setup a committee to investigate the assault by one of its members after the video of Abbo attacking a nursing [...]

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    Senator Abbo’s uncle shot dead, stepmother abducted

Senator Abbo’s uncle shot dead, stepmother abducted

The Adamawa state police command has confirmed the killing of an uncle of Ishaku Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, and the abduction of his step mother. Suleiman Yahaya, the command spokesman, confirmed the incident to NAN in Yola on Saturday. Yahaya said the incident occurred around 3am on Saturday at the family house of Abbo in Muchalla village of Mubi north local government [...]

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    ‘Two senators in slap scandal’– Elisha Abbo/Remi Tinubu’s face-off sparks argument

‘Two senators in slap scandal’– Elisha Abbo/Remi Tinubu’s face-off sparks argument

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    Despite public apology, Senator Abbo pleads not guilty to assault

Despite public apology, Senator Abbo pleads not guilty to assault

Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, has pleaded not guilty to a one-count charge of assault filed against him by the police. The lawmaker was arraigned at a magistrate's court in Zuba, federal capital territory (FCT), on Monday. Abdullahi Ilellah, a senior magistrate, granted the lawmaker a N5 million bail  and two sureties in like sum. Ilellah also ruled that the sureties must have [...]

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    Senator Abbo granted bail after spending night in custody

Senator Abbo granted bail after spending night in custody

The federal capital territory police command has granted bail to Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north. According to Premium Times, Bala Ciroma, the state police commissioner, said Abbo was allowed to go home around noon on Friday after meeting "a set of administrative conditions for his bail." The senator had honoured police invitation over the assault of a nursing mother at a [...]

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    FAKE NEWS ALERT: Picture of IGP with Adamawa senator NOT recent, say police

FAKE NEWS ALERT: Picture of IGP with Adamawa senator NOT recent, say police

A picture of Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, with Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, is trending online. The lawmaker, who assaulted an attendant at a sex toy shop in Abuja, was seen seated next to Adamu. Some social media users have accused the police of giving preferential treatment to the lawmaker. On a WhatsApp platform, someone alleged that Abbo had [...]

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    ANALYSIS: Why Elisha Abbo faces jail despite tendering apology

ANALYSIS: Why Elisha Abbo faces jail despite tendering apology

Twenty-four hours after he made the headlines for a wrong reason, Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, tendered apology to the attendant he attacked at a sex toy shop in Abuja. He also sought forgiveness from Nigerians, describing himself as an ambassador of Christ who fell short of expectations. A closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage had shown Abbo repeatedly hitting a woman [...]

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    Senator who assaulted nursing mother surrenders to police

Senator who assaulted nursing mother surrenders to police

Elisha Abbo, Adamawa north senator who assaulted a nursing mother, has surrendered himself the police in the federal capital teritorry (FCT). The senator has been under fire since a video where he was seen hitting an attendant at a shop in Abuja went viral. The video had sparked outrage, with many Nigerians calling for the prosecution of the lawmaker. Mohammed Adamu, inspector general [...]

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