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In spite of this, the chairman of Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC), Dr Mike Ushie, has fixed Saturday, May 30th for local government election.

PDP, CROSIEC insist on Cross River council polls

Despite protest and confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC) are ready for the Local Government polls in the state.

Kogi guber: PDP hails dissenting judgement for ordering fresh polls, vows to appeal

Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the dissenting judgement that nullified the elections held in seven local government areas of the state in the November 16 Governorship Election.
Outside view of La Sante prison, where Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga is being held, according to a source close to the investigation, in Paris, France May 17, 2020. REUTERS-Clotaire Achi

Rwanda genocide fugitive lived incognito in Paris

Rwandan genocide fugitive Felicien Kabuga, whose arrest on Saturday ended 26 years on the run, was a frail, elderly man who said little to neighbours and who would take a stroll most days outside of his apartment in a well-off suburb of Paris.

Bayelsa guber: Appeal court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s suit against Governor Duoye Diri

An Appeal Court sitting in Owerri, Imo State has dismissed a suit filed by the former Bayelsa governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Timi Alaibe, against the state governor, Duoye Diri.
The National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) to pay a whistleblower, Sambo Abdullahi, all his salaries and other emoluments from December 22, 2017, till date.

NBET appeals against NIC order to pay salary of suspended staff

The management of Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc has approached the Appeal Court to set aside the judgment of the National Industrial Court which recently ordered the company to pay its former head of audit, Gambo Abdullahi, his two years salaries after being suspended from work for rejecting redeployment to another department.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Appeal Court reinstates Adams Oshiomhole as APC chairman

The Court of Appeal Abuja, has ordered stay of execution of suspension on National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress APC, Adams Oshiomhole.
Court of Appeal Abuja

Appeal Court orders stay of execution of Adams Oshiomhole’s suspension order

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered a stay of execution of the order given by Justice Danlami senchi of the FCT High Court, which led to the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Governor Sule, Emir of Lafia visit deposed Emir Sanusi in Awe

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule and Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Sidi Bage, have visited deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in his modest bungalow in Awe.
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APC group appeals to Supreme Court to review Zamfara election judgment

The Support Group of All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the Supreme Court to review its judgment nullifying all the party’s candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Insecurity: We’re taking fight to criminals’ enclaves – Kogi governor

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised to tackle the incessant armed robbery and kidnappings in the state by taking the battle to the enclave of the criminals.

Justice Bulkachuwa: Why we are building more Appeal Courts

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab A. Bulkachuwa, has said that in order to ensure quick dispensations of justice, the idea for the creation of more Court of Appeal was adopted.
The President of the Appeal Court, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Monday, inaugurated the 17th Division of the Court in Asaba.

Nigeria’s 17th Court Of Appeal inaugurated in Delta

Bukalchuwa, at the ceremony, said the branch would help address the existing ”traffic and congestion” in the court as well as reduce the attending costs of accessing justice by litigants across the country.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Cross River rerun: INEC confirms kidnap, release of presiding officer

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the abduction of the Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) in riverine Afafanyi/Igonigoni Ward of Cross River and hijack of election materials by unknown gone.

Kano rerun: I will emerge victorious – Ado Doguwa

The former Majority leader, House of Representatives and a contestant in the Saturday re-run election, Ado Alhassan Doguwa has expressed optimism in the election saying “I will emerge victorious in the Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal Constituency re-run election.”
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Emeka Ihedioha never won Imo, Supreme Court made correction

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole said ousted Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha did not win the 9 March 2019 election and that the Supreme Court judgment was a remedy for the fraud.
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Re-run: Police commend peaceful voting in Cross River

The police in Cross River has commended the peaceful voting by the electorate in the Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency bye-election in Cross River.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Akwa Ibom rerun: APC thugs are destroying PDP ballot papers – commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Prince Ukpong Akpabio, has lamented that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has hijacked election materials from most of the polling units in Essien Udim Local Government Area (LGA).

Former Delta commissioner raises the alarm over proposed conversion of development centre to appeal...

A former Commissioner for Women Affairs in Delta State, Queen Betty Efekodha, has raised the alarm over plans to convert the Mariam Babaginda Women Development Centre built during the administration of former governor Emmanuel Uduaghan to Appeal Court premises.

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Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, had said on Monday that the relaxation will likely prove “a big relief to all’’ but one that is “certainly not without its risks’’.

Singapore ends two-month virus lockdown

Singapore on Tuesday began allowing activities that “do not pose a high risk of transmission” to resume after two months of lockdown.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr tasked on home-based players

Former Super Eagles player Godwin Okpara has tasked national team handler coach Gernot Rohr to simply see what he can do with a few of the players in the domestic league as a way of developing players in the league and helping to build competition among league players as well as the confidence level of players in the league.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate, NNPC clash over crude oil production cost

The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday rejected the revenue targets projected for the various revenue-generating agencies in the country to fund the Revised 2020 Budget, describing their proposed sums as grossly inadequate.

Nigerian government receives coaches, locomotives for Lagos-Ibadan, Abuja-Kaduna railways

The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had received some coaches and locomotives to be deployed on key rail lines in Nigeria.
The Director, Centre for Infectious Diseases Research, Bayero University, Kano, Professor Isa Abubakar has expressed worry over the decline in the number of samples being supplied to the state epidemiology team for coronavirus tests.

FCT confirms 14 new cases of coronavirus, one death

The Federal Capital Territory has confirmed that 14 new cases of coronavirus disease have been recorded in Abuja.