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President Buhari at the event

Tribunal: No law requires me to tender my certificates – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, maintained that no law in Nigeria, required that he must produce his certificates to prove his eligibility to vie for presidency.

My impeachment order, dead on arrival – Kogi deputy governor

The directive was raised as a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC), who quoted section of 188 (4) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to buttress his point.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Former minister kicks as EFCC seeks final forfeiture of N14 billion jewellery

A former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to refuse an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the final forfeiture of her 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised golden iPhone.

Why Lagos Assembly dropped three commissioner-nominees

The three commissioner-nominees, who were not confirmed on Monday by the Lagos State House of Assembly, were victims of high-wire politics, it was learnt.

Lagos Assembly rejects governor’s commissioner-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor opens defence at election tribunal

Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha opens defence today in the petition filed against his election by three of the parties that contested with 2019 governorship election him.

Police arraign Enugu monarch for alleged attempted kidnap

Police in Enugu State has arraigned the traditional ruler of Obeagu Ugwuaji, Awkunanaw Autonomous Community of the state, Christopher Nyia, for alleged attempted kidnapping among other charges.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore urges court to vacate detention order

The convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the order it made on Thursday, granting permission to the Department of State Services (DSS) to further detain him for 45 days in the first instance.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Taraba guber: Tribunal grants leave to APC for relisting of dismissed petition

The Taraba state governorship tribunal on Friday granted the prayer of All Progressives Congress (APC), seeking to be re-listed in the governorship petition that had earlier been dismissed.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
Omoyele Sowore

Human rights lawyer calls for Omoyele Sowore’s release

A human rights lawyer and national coordinator of Advocates of Peoples Right and Justice, Mr Victor Giwa, has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to release the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, following his purported arrest by officials of the Department of State (DSS) at the weekend.
Ibrahim El-Zakzaky Shiite

Proscribed Islamic movement drags federal government to court, alleges breach of fair hearing

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, on Friday, approached the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, asking it to set-aside the exparte order it granted the Federal Government to proscribe it as a terrorist organization.
Edo State House of Assembly

Lawyers fault Senate decision on Edo Assembly crisis

Some legal experts on Wednesday faulted the move by the Senate to take over the Edo State House of Assembly describing it as illegal and unconstitutional.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Crisis: Senate threatens to takeover Edo Assembly

The Senate has given Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State an ultimatum of one week to issue a fresh proclamation for what it termed, the proper inauguration of the 7th Edo State House of Assembly.

Edo Assembly crisis: Senate gives Governor Obaseki one week to issue fresh proclamation

The Senate has given the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, one week to issue a fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the State House of Assembly.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate resumes ministerial screening with Tunde Fashola

The Senate has resumed the screening of the remaining ministerial nominees with the reappointed nominee from Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), appearing before it.
Bauchi State House of Assembly - BAHA

Nass has no reason to take over Bauchi assembly – group

Women Coalition for Sustainable Peace and Viable Democratic Gains in Bauchi State, a non-governmental organisation, has explained that the National Assembly has no valid reason to take over the state House of Assembly going by the provisions of the 1999 constitution.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi assembly crisis: House of Reps urges governor to reissue proclamation

The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauch State to reissue a new proclamation letter for holding of the first session of the 9th Bauchi State House of Assembly.

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Larry King seeks divorce from seventh wife after 22 years

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PDP: President Buhari reduces ministers to Abba Kyari’s clerical aides

The Peoples Democratic Party has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has reduced ministers to his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari’s clerical aides with the directive that they (ministers) forthwith should channel all their meeting requests to him through Kyari.

President Buhari approves re-appointment of Ade Ipaye, Maryam Uwais, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff to the President.

Nigerians to pay more for electricity

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has increased the tariff payable by power consumers across the country.

FRSC returns N443,180 to accident victims’ families in Kebbi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi, says it has returned N443,180 to relatives of victims of two road traffic crashes in the state.