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Senator Elisha Abbo Marries A Third Wife, Stacey Power
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Senator Elisha Abbo Marries A Third Wife, Stacey Power

Congratulations Senator Abbo, on your successful traditional wedding to your heartthrob Dr. Stacey Power on Wednesday, 25th November, 2020. The Senator wrote on his face book page Few years ago we started this journey as friends. Today despite oppositions home and abroad we ended up as best friends - husband and wife. I love you Dr Stacey P Power, Who today traditionally becomes Dr Stacey Ishaku Abbo ( Dr SIA) The battle of love is won - Love always wins. I thank our family and friends, the good people of Numan and indeed the Bwatiye nation for your support. God bless you all. I AM SIA
Senator Elisha Abbo Dumps PDP For APC
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Senator Elisha Abbo Dumps PDP For APC

Senator Elisha Abbo has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. Senate President Ahmad Lawan read Abbo’s letter of defection during the plenary session on Wednesday. Abbo noted that alleged mismanagement of the PDP in Adamawa State led to his defection to APC.
Sex-toy-shop assault: Abbo appeals N50m judgement, says offence ‘simple assault’
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Sex-toy-shop assault: Abbo appeals N50m judgement, says offence ‘simple assault’

Adamawa North lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo, has appealed the judgment delivered by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, ordering him to pay N50m as compensation to Osimibibra Warmate. Abbo was caught on video assaulting Warmate at a sex toy shop in Wuse 2, Abuja in 2019. Although the senator won the criminal case instituted against him by the police before a Chief Magistrate Court in Zuba, Justice Samira Bature of the FCT High Court ruled against him in a separate civil suit instituted by Warmate and ordered him to pay N50m and publish an apology to the applicant. However, the lawmaker has filed a notice of appeal, insisting that the facts of the case disclosed an “alleged tort of simple assault” and not torture or inhuman treatment, hence the fundamental rights p...
Emeka Rollas Defends Decision to Honour Elisha Abbo as AGN Patron
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Emeka Rollas Defends Decision to Honour Elisha Abbo as AGN Patron

After being called out by some celebrities, for honouring Senator Elisha Abbo as a patron of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas has come out to defend the decision. Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw yesterday called out the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Emeka Rollas for honoring Senator Elisha Abbo as a patron of the association. Kate Henshaw in her protest to the induction stated that the Adamawa lawmaker who was seen in a video in 2019 assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop’, cannot be considered worthy a patron of AGN. She tweeted; “Emeka Rollas, I cannot find your handle on Twitter, my name is Kate Henshaw and I do not mince words when I say @AbboElisha is NOT worthy to be a patron of the Actors Guild of Nigeria. We have women in this guild and w...
Actress Hilda Dokubo Calls For Senator Elisha Abbo’s Removal As Patron Of AGN
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Actress Hilda Dokubo Calls For Senator Elisha Abbo’s Removal As Patron Of AGN

Veteran actress Hilda Dokubo is so vexed with the appointment of Senator Elisha Abbo as a patron of AGN that she took to Instagram to call on the stakeholders of the Actors Guild of Nigeria to join voices to ensure that he is removed as Patron. In her words: ''When you appoint a patron, it is because there is something that you want to gain and leverage on, so it can be financial gain, moral gain or in the case of a guild, brand gain. Who remembers that senator from Adamawa state, the one who was found in a sex toy shop, who slapped the owner of the shop, and was threatening her with his police and ranting? You remember the one where people had to go on social media to call for justice? Yes!!! that one.. before he got arrested and was sued to court, blah blah blah.... Th...
Elisha Abbo: Court Admits CCTV Footage, Statements As Evidence
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Elisha Abbo: Court Admits CCTV Footage, Statements As Evidence

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Zuba, Abuja on Tuesday admitted two discs from a CCTV footage and Certificate of Compliance as evidence in the trial of Sen. Elisha Abbo. The police charged Abbo on July 8 for criminal force and assault which is contrary to section 263 and 264 of penal code law. Magistrate Abdullahi Illelah held that the documents tendered were relevant and admissible in evidence. ”It is left to the court to determine if a particular document or exhibit tendered before it complies with the requirement of the law or not. ”The court hereby admits the statements of Sen. Elisha Abbo and medical report which the nominal complainant obtained from Mega EyeSight as exhibits in the trial,” he held. Illelah adjourned the matter until January 9, 2020, for the continu...
Bindow’s Former Aide, Nurudeen Kama Lands In Court Over Facebook Post On Senator Elisha Abbo
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Bindow’s Former Aide, Nurudeen Kama Lands In Court Over Facebook Post On Senator Elisha Abbo

Nurudeen Kama, ex-aide of former governor of Adamawa State, Jibrilla Bindow, has appeared before the Magistrate Court 4 in Yola, Adamawa over a Facebook post which was considered defaming to Senator Elisha Abbo. Mr Kama was arraigned on Wednesday for using foul words against the lawmaker. Abbo appeared in a viral video early July assaulting a nursing mother who tried to defend an attendant, Bibra Warmate, at a intimacy gadget shop in Abuja. Kama wrote in a Facebook post: “Tafawa Balewa was not bisexual. Tafawa Balewa had no record of molesting women. “Tafawa Balewa had no HIV. Balewa didn’t transmit HIV to any girl deliberately. “Tarawa Balewa was not a drunk. Tafawa Balewa never took drugs. Tafawa Balewa was not a gay. Tafawa Balewa was not an idiot. “Therefore, comp...
Stella Damasus reacts as outrage against senator Elisha Abbo dies down
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Stella Damasus reacts as outrage against senator Elisha Abbo dies down

Stella Damasus lashed out at Nigerians after the outrage against Senator Elisha took a slow pace weeks after he was seen in a viral video slapping a nursing mother at a sex toy shop in Abuja. The veteran actress also expressed her disgust to a video of Senator Elisha who recently bagged an Icon award allegedly defending and trying to justify the assault. Stella Damasus wondered if the Senator representing Adamama North Senatorial district has been let off the hook even with a video evidence, and further stated that it will be shameful if Nigeria tolerates and accept it. She tweeted; Was I dreaming or was there a Nigerian senator who slapped a woman on video? If I was not dreaming, did we just stop talking about it? Has he really been left 2 walk free? Did I just see a video of him...
Falz Slams Senator Abbo Over ‘Democracy Award’ After Slapping A Woman
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Falz Slams Senator Abbo Over ‘Democracy Award’ After Slapping A Woman

Rapper, Falz, has attacked Senator Elisha Abbo for saying young people around the world aspiring for political office were learning from him. The senator had made the statement on receiving the Icon of Democracy Award last week from the Inter community Awareness for Change and Development Initiative in Abuja. Abbo appeared in a viral video early July assaulting a nursing mother who tried to defend an attendant, Bibra Warmate, at a intimacy gadget shop in Abuja. Falz, born Folarin Falana to human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, criticised the lawmaker in an Instagram post on Wednesday. “What kind of a joke is this man ?!” Falz said alongside a video of the senator making the statement. “‘Icon of democracy’ award? ��‍♂️Shamelessness at the highest level. It’s actually disgusti...
‘I Trended On Social Media, Young People Now Learning From Me’ – Senator Abbo
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‘I Trended On Social Media, Young People Now Learning From Me’ – Senator Abbo

Elisha Abbo, the Adamawa North lawmaker who is the youngest Senator in the Nigerian Senate, said this when he received the ICON of Democracy Award which was presented to him by the Intercommunity Awareness for Change and Development Initiative in Abuja last week. While receiving the award, Abbo said “It is not just about being in power for the sake of being in power. There is so much responsibility on young leaders, on leaders all over the world. I believe that young people all over the world will be learning from me that there is now a huge gap between wanting to be in power and being in power to deal with the challenges of politics and swimming in the murky waters of Nigerian politics. And I believe that young people will draw (sic) strength from me.” “You are all aware of what ha...
Court Adjourns Senator Elisha Abbo Assault Case, Again
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Court Adjourns Senator Elisha Abbo Assault Case, Again

He argued that they needed more time to conclude investigations on the proof of evidence in which they will rely on to prosecute the case. A magistrate court sitting in Zuba, Abuja, has directed the Nigerian police to make available all the evidence to be used in the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo on 20 August 2019 for the commencement of the trial. The presiding magistrate, Abdullahi Ilellah, gave the order on Monday at the resumed hearing of the case. He said he would not entertain any application for adjournment, urging the prosecution to speed up the investigation and serve the defendant all necessary materials. The prosecution counsel, James Idachaba, applied for an adjournment of the matter in order to comply with the provision of section 350 (2) of the Administration o...
Victims Of Senator Elisha Abbo’s Assault Fail To Appear Before Senate Panel
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Victims Of Senator Elisha Abbo’s Assault Fail To Appear Before Senate Panel

The Senate Ad hoc committee which is investigating the alleged misconduct of Senator Elisha Abbo has said that the victim slapped by the lawmaker in a viral video did not honour its invitation. The Chairman of the panel, Senator Sam Egwu, who stated this at plenary on Wednesday, said all efforts to make both the assaulted lady and the shop owner appear before the committee did not succeed. The former Governor of Ebonyi State said the embattled Senator refused to make submissions before the ad hoc panel because he said doing so would be subjudice. He also said both the Commissioner of Police in charge of FCT and the lawyers to the victims also refused to make submissions, citing the same reasons. Egwu, therefore, requested that the matter be stepped down pending the determin...
The Police And Military Knows Who Killed My Uncle – Senator Elisha Abbo
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The Police And Military Knows Who Killed My Uncle – Senator Elisha Abbo

Senator Ishaku Abbo has alleged security forces are aware of the hideouts of bandits that killed his uncle at Muchalla ward in Mubi local government area of Adamawa. The shooters killed his uncle in the early long periods of Saturday and carried off his progression mother during the attack of the family’s habitation. The representative, who is experiencing examination over supposed attack of a woman in an Abuja sex toy shop, asserted military and police staff know the criminals’ safehouse, which he guaranteed is two kilometers outside Mubi town. He asserted the security powers have inquisitively neglected to remove the lawbreakers. In his statement to journalists in Abuja on Saturday evening, Senator Abbo said that about thirteen gunmen wielding Ak-47 rifles killed his uncl...
Elisha Abbo In Face-Off With Oluremi Tinubu, Senate Adhoc Panel (Video)
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Elisha Abbo In Face-Off With Oluremi Tinubu, Senate Adhoc Panel (Video)

Senator Abbo appeared before the committee that was set up by the Senate to investigate his alleged assault on a woman at a toy shop. The committe is chaired by Senator Sam Egwu (who is a former governor and former minister). However, a faceoff ensued when Senator Abbo told that committee to tell journalists to leave the room Here's a transcript of what happened. Senator Sam Egwu: "We have finished listening to you talk to the whole word. We have listened to you, the whole world has heard you on television and everywhere. So what's the difference? You are just making a statement here. Even if it is one sentence, say what you have to say." Senator Abbo: "I will not . . ." Mrs Tinubu: "Ok, you see, distinguished. Mr Chairman sir" (Senator Egwu nods). "Distinguish, we want ...
Senate Rejects Senator Abbo’s Apology, Reveals Next Move
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Senate Rejects Senator Abbo’s Apology, Reveals Next Move

The Senate on Monday said that despite the public apology tendered by Senator Elisha Abbo, it would proceed with the Senator’s probe. Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, had constituted a panel to investigate the assault, following a point of order raised by the Senator representing Kaduna Central, Uba Sani, on the issue. The Senate Leader, Abdullahi Yahaya; Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe; and Senator Opeyemi Bamidele supported Sani by condemning Abbo’s alleged action. Lawan said it would be unfair to both the lawmaker and the victim if the Senate should pass a judgment based on the viral video clip without listening to Abbo. However, hours after the ad hoc panel was constituted, Abbo, who was absent from the Senate plenary on Wednesday, rushed to the National Secretariat of...
Senator Elisha Abbo Pleads Not Guilty To Assault Charge
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Senator Elisha Abbo Pleads Not Guilty To Assault Charge

Senator Elisha Abbo has pleaded not guilty to one count of assault on his arraignment on Monday. The lawmaker was arraigned by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police at Zuba Magistrate Court, Abuja. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker, representing Adamawa North at the National Assembly, had apologised in a press briefing last week for his actions. It is believed that the video of the incident and his statement owning up to the incident would be used as evidence against him. A women’s group, National Council for Women Society (NCWS), FCT Chapter, had on Sunday rejected his apology. The group advocated for stiffer punishment for Abbo to serve as deterrent to others who assault women in workplace, shops or markets. It also called on the United Nations and ot...
Senator Elisha Abbo Dragged To UN Over Assault
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Senator Elisha Abbo Dragged To UN Over Assault

The National Council for Women Society (NCWS), FCT Chapter, has rejected the apology of Senator Elisha Abbo for assaulting a nursing mother at an Abuja adult toy shop. The FCT chair of NCWS, Hadiza Umar, on Sunday, advocated for stiffer punishment for Mr Abbo to serve as deterrent to others who assault women in workplace, shops or markets. Abbo appeared in a video last week where he repeatedly hit a woman in the face for ‘interfering’ in a misunderstanding with the shop attendant. Rejecting the lawmaker’s apology, Mrs Umar said: “I am here with my executives and members of NCWS FCT chapter for a peaceful demonstration on what an elected senator, who is supposed to serve us did to one of our women. “We want to stop the barbaric habits on women either at home, in the markets,...
Assault: Police To Arraign Senator Abbo On Criminal Charges
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Assault: Police To Arraign Senator Abbo On Criminal Charges

Following his invitation and subsequent release by police authorities a few days ago, Senator Elisha Abbo is set to be arraigned in court on criminal charges this week. Senator Abbo had come under fire following his assault on a nursing woman at an adult toy shop in Abuja. Sources within the force headquarters, Abuja, while confirming the development said the Senator’s woes were already compounded after admitting he committed the offence. Recall that Abbo had last week admitted to the offence, while apologizing to the assault victim in a press conference. Igbere TV gathered that the police would have arraigned him on Friday but for an attempt to retrieve the original footage of the video from the intimacy gadget shop where the incident occurred. According to our source, ...
Senator Elisha Abbo Released On Bail
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Senator Elisha Abbo Released On Bail

Senator Elisha Abbo has been granted bail after spending the night in police custody. Mr Abbo, on Thursday, surrendered himself to the Federal Capital Territory Police (FCT) Command for questioning over assault on a nursing mother. The lawmaker representing Adamawa North Senatorial District had come under backlash following the release of a video showing how he assaulted the lady at an adult toy shop in Abuja. FCT police commissioner, Bala Ciroma, told newsmen that Abbo was released at noon on Friday after meeting a set of administrative conditions for his bail. Mr Ciroma did not name the bail conditions which the senator met. The embattled legislator had wept and apologised to the woman on Wednesday during a press briefing he organised to address matters over the video....
Police Reacts To Trending Picture Of Sen. Abbo & IGP
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Police Reacts To Trending Picture Of Sen. Abbo & IGP

The Nigerian Police Force has reacted to the trending picture of Senator Elisha Abbo and the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed. We report that Senator Abbo has been in the news for slapping a nursing mother mercilessly. In a statement made available on Thursday, the police said the picture was taken in Governor El-Rufai’s office when the IGP paid the Governor a courtesy visit during a Security meeting with the Northern Traditional Rulers in Kaduna on April 30th, 2019. The statement reads; "The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to a picture of Senator Abbo Elisha purportedly having a conversation with the Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni." "Needless to state that the picture was taken in Governor El-Rufai’s office when the ...
Peter Obi Blasts Senator Elisha Abbo For Slapping Nursing Mother Mercilessly
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Peter Obi Blasts Senator Elisha Abbo For Slapping Nursing Mother Mercilessly

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 general elections, Mr. Peter Obi has lambasted Senator Elisha Abbo for slapping nursing mother. Peter Obi expressed grave concern and disappointment at the poor examples political leaders were bequeathing to Nigerians. Reacting to the trending scandal rocking Senator Abbo, who was caught on camera assaulting a nursing mother at a intimacy gadget shop, Obi said that the attitude of the Senator was very unfitting and shouldn’t have come at all from any civilized person, let alone a Senator of the federation. Obi, in a statement made available to Igbere TV on Wednesday, recalled that this was not the first time Senators were being linked to embarrassing behaviour. In his words, “In the 8th Assembl...
The Moment Senator Elisha Abbo Apologised For Beating A Woman
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The Moment Senator Elisha Abbo Apologised For Beating A Woman

Here Is The Moment Senator Elisha Abbo Apologised For Beating A Woman In Abuja, As Nigerians React In a live broadcast, he called on the Senate, Nigerians, Churches & the Victim to forgive him. He made the apology at a press conference at the PDP headquarters in Abuja. The Senator who was closed to tears at the briefing asked for forgiveness, saying it is not in his character to assault women. In his words, “I personally apologize to Bibra and her family for my action towards her, which has brought immense discomfort in our body polity." I have never been known or associated with such actions in the past. Regardless of what transpired prior to my expression of anger, I am sincerely sorry and plead that all men and women of good conscience should have the heart to for...
Nollywood filmmaker Egor Efiok challenges Senator Elisha Abbo to a public fight
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Nollywood filmmaker Egor Efiok challenges Senator Elisha Abbo to a public fight

Nollywood filmmaker, Egor Efiok says since the Senator likes to beat women, she will be ready to take him up. She says, no securities, no agberos, just you and I. ''Senator Elisha Abbo, I publicly challenge you to fisticuffs. You love beating up women, right? Okay...I, a woman, am offering to oblige you. Just you and I. No security. No agbero boys. No weapons. Just fists. Prove that you are not a COWARD. Come and beat a woman. Kiai!!! #Taekwondoist #MartialArtist #NeverForget'' she wrote.
Senator Elisha Abbo Responds To Video Of Him Assaulting A Nursing Mother
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Senator Elisha Abbo Responds To Video Of Him Assaulting A Nursing Mother

The lawmaker representing Adamawa-North senatorial district, Senator Elisha Abbo, says the incident portrayed in the video showing him beating up a lady in a intimacy gadget shop occurred in March 2019. Abbo said this in a brief chat with our correspondent on Tuesday while responding to a question from The PUNCH. He said he was putting a team together and he would give a robust response soon. Abbo said, “Hello Eniola, I saw your message and I am aware of the report. I am putting my team together. I am aware that the thing happened around March this year but I will get in touch with you when we finish discussion. I am in a meeting now.” Abbo, had attracted criticisms from a large section of Nigerians after being caught on video slapping a nursing mother repeatedly at a intim...
Banky W Calls For The Arrest Of Senator Caught On Camera Slapping A Lady In Abuja
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Banky W Calls For The Arrest Of Senator Caught On Camera Slapping A Lady In Abuja

Singer Banky W has called for the arrest of Senator Elisha Abbo who was caught on Camera slapping a girl at a intimacy gadget shop in Abuja last month. The CCTV from a sex shop showing the Senator physically assaulting a lady surfaced online today. The incident according to reports happened in May. Reacting to the unfortunate incident, Banky W called for the senator to be arrested and made to step down as a member of the senate. Read his reaction below I've been saying that we need to pay attention to who we let into our National Assembly. Now we have CCTV footage of a SITTING SENATOR physically assaulting a woman in an adult toy store in Abuja, IN THE PRESENCE OF A POLICE OFFICER. Her only "crime" was saying "Oga take it easy" when he got aggressive with her female store owner fr...
Senator Elisha Abbo Slaps, Beats Up Woman At intimacy gadget Shop
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Senator Elisha Abbo Slaps, Beats Up Woman At intimacy gadget Shop

A Nigerian Senator under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Elisha Abbo from Adamawa State is currently embroiled in a hot case of Assault.According to Premium Times, Abbo, representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, descended on the woman after she pleaded with him not to physically assault the shop owner whom the senator had accused of insulting him. He said the shop owner called him a drunk.Below is a video of the assault, which occurred on May 11 — nearly three months after Mr Abbo became a senator-elect and a month before he was sworn in on June 11. The attack happened as an armed mobile police officer looked on, and instead made attempt to arrest the victim.The assault was reported on May 14 at the Maitama Area Command Headquarters on Nile Street, but the police told the v...