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Kwara PDP urges assembly speaker to swear-in candidate following appeal court judgment

The main opposition party in Kwara State, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday urged the Speaker of the state house of assembly, Hon. Yakubu Danladi, to urgently swear-in Hon. Raheem Agboola representing Ilorin South state constituency in the assembly in view of the Appeal court judgment of Wednesday.
The House of Representatives has reiterated its resolve to probe into the allegation of mismanagement of over N40 billion by the interim management committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta development commission (NDDC).

House of Reps panel investigates seized assets by anti-graft agencies

A House of Representatives panel has commenced investigation into the recovered assets by various anti-graft agencies in Nigeria.
PORT HARCOURT: The Caretaker Committee Chairman of a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Hon. Igo Aguma has petitioned the Acting Chairman of the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party, Mai Bala Buni, urging him to set up an independent committee to tackle the issues of factionalisation of the party in the state.

Rivers APC crisis: Appeal Court rules in suit against Igo Aguma

A three-member panel of the appellate Court chaired by Justice Steven Adah in a ruling held that the Court can’t continue in the hearing of the case, as the first respondent has proved to the Court that an appeal has been entered.
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Ibrahim Magu opens up on ‘missing interest’ of N550 billion recovered fund

Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied the claim that he failed to account for the interest in the N550 billion recovered fund kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, custody.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court adjourns suit challenging Akindele, others’ conviction

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday adjourned until July 21, to hear a suit challenging the legality of the conviction of Funke Akindele, her husband, Abdu-rasheed Bello, and 236 others.
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Rivers APC crisis: Appeal Court fixes July 16 to hear Isaac Ogbobula’s suit

The Appeal Court in Abuja, on Wednesday fixed July 16 to hear an appeal filed by former Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman Caretaker Committee, Isaac Ogbobula.
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Kogi guber: Why Musa Wada will defeat Bello at Supreme Court – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed confidence that its candidate in the Kogi state governorship election, Engineer Musa Wada, will be declared the winner of the November 16 poll at the Supreme Court

Governor Bello: Judiciary remains last hope of common man

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has described the judiciary as the last hope of the common man.
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Appeal Court justice’s wife kidnapped in Cross River

According to aitnews, Ekwele who is the wife of Justice Ignatius Agube was kidnapped in her shop along Ekorinim Phase II in Calabar Municipality Area Council of Cross River State on Saturday, at about 8:30 pm local time.

Kogi guber: PDP heads for Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Appeal Court judgement on the Kogi governorship election delivered on Saturday as a travesty of justice.

Appeal Court upholds Yahaya Bello’s election as Kogi governor

An Appeal Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as Kogi State Governor.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki joins PDP

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formerly joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Chief Justice Tanko Muhammad swears in Justice Dongban-Mensem as Appeal Court president

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, on Friday swore in Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, as the substantive President of the Court of Appeal.
The Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, has chided the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ebun-olu Adegboruwa SAN, for reducing to politics and legality, the issues raised by President Muhammadu Buhari, on measure to tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

APC governors forum chief seeks NEC’s intervention in crisis rocking the party

Mr Salihu Lukman, the Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum, has called on the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to intervene in the leadership crisis rocking the party.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole: My lawyers will advise me on next line of action

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.
Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

Security agents take over APC secretariat

Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) assumed a battleground in the early hours of Wednesday as several security agents took over in anticipation of breakdown of law and order over the Appeal Court ruling upholding the suspension of the National chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

Edo guber: APC NWC names Governor Uzodinma, six others as election committee members

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has announced a seven-member election committee to conduct the June 22 Edo State APC Governorship primary.
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Victor Giadom takes over APC national headquarters

The Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom, has taken over as the party’s Acting National Chairman following an Appeal Court ruling which upheld the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the party’s National Chairman.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.

Huawei will stop producing Kirin chipsets on September 15

Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps uncovers abandoned power projects worth over N156 billion

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.