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Buhari asks Senate to confirm eight new Supreme Court Justices

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President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to approve the appointments of eight new Supreme Court Justices.

This was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday.

Lawan noted that the appointments were based on the recommendations of the National Judicial Council (NJC).

Buhari, in the letter, noted that his action was “in pursuant to Section 231 (2) of the 1999 Constitution as amended and upon the advice of the National Judicial Council according to their ranking and seniority in the Court of Appeal.”

The nominees are Lawal Garba, (North West), Helen Ogunwumiju (South West), Abdu Aboki (North West), and M M Saulawa (North West).

Others are: Adamu Jauro (North East), Samuel Oseji (Souty South), Tijani Abubakar (North East), and Emmanuel Agim (South-South).

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BREAKING: Sean Connery, James Bond star is dead

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Sean Connery, star of the James Bond series is dead.

The Scottish actor was the first actor to portray the role.

He was born in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh on August 25, 1930.

Connery marked his 90th birthday in August.

The movie icon played 007 in the first five Bond films.

Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), and You Only Live Twice (1967).

Connery later featured in Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and Never Say Never Again (1983).

His character as James Bond was selected as the third-greatest hero in cinema history by the American Film Institute.

The late producer won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes

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