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Court quashes ex-Governor Osunbor’s indictment by NHRC

The Federal High Court in Abuja has quashed the indictment of former Governor of Edo State, Prof. Oserheimen Osunbor, by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for electoral offences.

Changing the sad story of solid minerals

The gold deposit in Osun state alone is worth about $5 billion in today’s price, according to Professor Olugbenga Akindeji Okunlola, a prominent geologist. That is about N1.5 trillion.

PDP hails court judgment on Anambra Central senatorial poll

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State on Saturday described a Federal High Court judgement which declared Chief Obiora Okonkwo winner of the Anambra Central Senatorial District seat as edifying.

Nothing can stop Anambra Central rerun election – Victor Umeh

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, cannot for any reason stop the Anambra Central rerun election it has fixed for January 13, 2018, former National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, has said.

Anambra Central: PDP, APGA differ on Senator Obiora Okonkwo’s court victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra has welcomed the Federal High Court judgment which declared Dr Obiora Okonkwo winner of the Anambra Central Senatorial District seat.

Supreme Court dismisses Yanaty’s appeal to stop N1.8 billion subsidy fraud investigation

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by Yanaty Petrochemical Limited seeking to set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, allowing the EFCC to continue investigation and prosecution of the company over alleged N1.8 billion petroleum subsidy fraud.

Court faults Governor Aregbesola, declares ‘State of Osun’ illegal

An Osun State High Court sitting in Ilesa has declared that the changing of the name of Osun State to the State of Osun by the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola is illegal.

2019: Join APGA or be sacked – Governor Obiano tells Southeast governors

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Thursday described the All Progressives Grand Alliance as the “South-East hurricane.”

2019: Restructuring’ll be a major determinant – UK envoy

The agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria was re-echoed in Jos on Thursday with the British government expressing optimism that it would be a major determinant in the 2019 general elections.

Justice Walter Onnoghen urges judges to remain firm as public perception of judiciary improves

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has urged judges to be strong, courageous, fair but firm to sustain the ongoing improvement of public perception in the judiciary.

Senator Saraki faces fresh Code of Conduct Tribunal trial, to appeal at Supreme Court

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Tuesday, nullified the acquittal ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal handed down in favour of Senate President Bukola Saraki on false declaration of assets, in June this year.

Court of Appeal dismisses 15 federal govt charges against Senator Saraki

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has dismissed 15 out of 18 false assets declaration charges against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, by the Federal Government.

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery taken to court by ex-agent

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery briefly appeared in court in Germany on Tuesday over claims he owes 3.5 million euros ($4.1m) to his ex-agent before the case was adjourned until January.

Appeal Court dismisses House of Reps suit against suspended Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin

An Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal filed by the House of Representatives to delay the hearing of the case challenging the suspension of Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin before the Federal High court.

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Arab envoys urge India to clarify position on Jerusalem

Some Arab ambassadors on Monday asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, diplomatic sources said on Monday.

Judge, lawyer raise concern over drugs addictions among Kebbi youths

A Federal High Court Judge, in Kebbi State, Justice Simeo Amoboda and a Kano State-based constitutional lawyer, Barr. Rilwanu Umar, have urged law enforcement agencies to beam their searchlights on the dealers of hard drugs in the state to reduce their usages among youths.

Sarah Palin’s son Track arrested in Alaska

The elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska.

Minister Lai Mohammed flags off final dry run of Calabar Carnival

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has flagged off the third and final dry run of the Calabar Carnival with a pledge to help turn the event into a major global attraction.

Man jailed for stealing ‘Keke’ tyre

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 22-year-old man, Ojo Salihu, to three months imprisonment for stealing a tricycle tyre.

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Top-four finish was Arsenal’s aim, not winning title – Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette says Arsenal need a "miracle" if they are to win the Premier League this season, but added a return to the Champions League was always the club's main aim this term.

We need our salaries, not Xmas clothes – Ekiti workers tell Governor Fayose

Government workers in Ekiti State have appealed to Governor Ayo Fayose to accord priorities to the payment of backlog of salary arrears owed them rather than giving their children Christmas clothes.

Nigeria is committed to universal health coverage – Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria is committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) in line with a presidential declaration on UHC in 2014 especially as the nation’s current out of pocket expenditure has risen to as high as 73.6 per cent.

Appeal court orders continuation of Senator Saraki’s conduct tribunal trial

A court of appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered Senate President Bukola Saraki to face three charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

PENGASSAN to begin strike Monday as talks collapse

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria will on Monday embark on an indefinite strike action.