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Court strikes out suit againt NSIA, managing director

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.

Court strikes out suit against sovereign wealth authority, chief

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
Babatunde Ajibade, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has insisted that the Office of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, is not the exclusive preserve of SANs.

Babatunde Ajibade: NBA President not exclusively reserved for SANs

Babatunde Ajibade, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has insisted that the Office of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, is not the exclusive preserve of SANs.

ICPC arraigns suspended SEC chief, one other

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday arraigned the suspended Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Mounir Gwarzo, in an FCT High Court in Apo.

$500,000 bribery case: My witness’ brother killed by Lassa fever – Farouk Lawan tells court

Ex-Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on an investigation into fuel subsidy regime in 2012, Farouk Lawan, told the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja on Tuesday that his first defence witness' brother in his ongoing bribery case was killed by Lassa fever in Kano, on Sunday.
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Supreme Court halts proceedings in governorship election disputes over judge’s ill health

The much-anticipated hearing of the appeals in relation to the disputed governorship elections in about seven states by the Supreme Court has ended abruptly.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Principal suspect in police N14 billion pension fraud trial passes on

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday October 17, 2019, filed a motion before Justice Hussein Baba Yusuf of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, to amend the charges in the criminal breach of trust and fraud to the tune of N14 billion in the police pension scheme, following the death of the principal defendant, Esai Dangabar, who was facing charges alongside others.

Kano guber: PDP asks tribunal to dismiss evidence tendered by INEC

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engineer Abba Kabiru Yusuf, on Monday, urged the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kano to dismiss the evidence tendered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.

Kano election tribunal halts PDP witnesses

Another setback for PDP as Kano state Governorship Election Petition tribunal, on Tuesday, dismissed the application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kano state chapter requesting for a Leave of the court to amend the list of the petitioners witnesses.

Kano guber: Police tender 14 documents for Gama ward

The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu, on Monday tendered 14 result sheets for Gama Ward results in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano, for the March 23 governorship election before the Kano Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.

Kano guber: Tribunal orders police to tender election results in their possession

Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday, ordered the Commissioner of Police, Kano Command to produce the duplicate copy of the results of the state governorship election in his possession.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Kano tribunal vacates PDP’s application

The governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Kano on Tuesday vacated the application of Abba Kabiru Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to amend its witness list and oath of statement.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the reappointment of Mr. Abba Anwar as his Chief Press secretary.

Kano guber: Governor Ganduje to present 500 witnesses before tribunal

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressive Congress (APC) will present over 500 witnesses before the Kano state Governorship Election Tribunal presided over by Justice Halima Shamnaki in defense of the March 2019 governorship election victory challenged by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

Kano guber: 735 witnesses to testify before tribunal

No fewer than 700 witnesses have been listed to testify before the Kano State Governorship Election Tribunal under the chairmanship of Justice Halima Shamnaki, counsels to the parties yesterday revealed.

Kano guber: 500 witnesses to testify for Governor Ganduje at tribunal

Over 500 witnesses are to appear before Kano state Governorship Election tribunal presided by Justice Halima Shamnaki in defense of the March 2019 governorship elections won by Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Police pension scam: Court adjourns again due to defendant’s ill-health

The trial of Esar Dangabar and six others in the alleged N14bn Police pension scam was, again, stalled in an FCT High Court, following his ill health.

Account manipulation: Company slams N25 billion suit against First Bank, FIRS

An indigenous company, Biatemp Ventures Ltd. has sued First Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), demanding N25 billion special and general damages over alleged manipulation of its domiciliary account and illegal withholding of its tax clearance certificate.

Kogi judiciary prays court to nullify assembly resolution on removal of CJ

Kogi Judiciary on Monday approached the State High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe seeking nullification of the April 2, resolution of Kogi House of Assembly recommending the removal of the Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.