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Tribunal: Senator Kalu warns supporters, associates on their utterances

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has called on politicians to be cautious of their utterances for the sake of nation building.
The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.

Ogun governor wins at the tribunal

The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.

Appeal Court orders continuation of AD’s, Labour Party’s petitions

The Court of Appeal in Lagos has ordered the continuation of the petitions filed by the defeated governorship candidates of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State, Chief Owolabi Salis, and his Labour Party counterpart Ifagbemi Awamaridi challenging the victory of Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the March 9 guber election.
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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC: OAGF has constitutional power to takeover any criminal case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has constitutional power to takeover any criminal case at any stage of investigation.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Appeal Court dismisses suit challenging Governor Zulum’s election

The Court of Appeal Jos Division, on Friday, dismissed an appeal challenging the nomination of Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi’s victory: APC commends Appellate Court

The Ekiti state Chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC), has commended the Appeal Court for upholding the Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal, which affirmed the victory of Dr Kayode Fayemi, in the July 2018 governorship election.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: My faith in judiciary remains unshaken

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his faith in the judiciary remains unshaken in spite of the tribunal judgement which nullified his election on Friday.

Osun guber: Since APC vows to appeal, we await final verdict —PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State said since the All Progressives Congress has vowed to appeal the tribunal ruling declaring Ademola Adeleke winner of the 2018 governorship election, it would await the appellate court’s final verdict.

Appeal Court rejects Justice Onnoghen’s request to stop trial at Code of Conduct tribunal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a request brought by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, for a stay of proceedings in his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
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 hearing of federal government’s $69 million suit

The Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned until Feb.13, 2019, a $69 million suit filed by the Federal Government against Chevron Petroleum Nigeria, seeking to recover oil revenue.

Benue Assembly defies court order, refuses to swear in new lawmaker

The Benue House of Assembly has defied an order of the Appeal Court directing it to swear in Joseph Boko to replace Benjamin Nungwa as member representing Kwande West constituency.

2019: Court voids Rivers APC congresses

The hopes of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to wrest Rivers State from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) suffered a major setback as the state High Court sitting in Port Harcourt wednesday declared all nominations made by the state chapter of the APC towards the 2019 elections a void.

Court refuses to stay hearing in Orji Kalu’s alleged N7.6 billion fraud trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday dismissed two applications seeking to stall further hearing in the on going trial of former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who is being tried for N7.6 billion fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Innocent Chukwuma: Court declared me wanted to embarrass me

The Nigerian businessman, Innocent Chukwuma, has described his declaration as a wanted person by a Lagos State Special Offences Court as targeted to humiliate him.

Kenyan court blocks anal probe as test for homosexuality

A Kenyan appeals court has blocked authorities from using an anal examination to test whether two men had gay sex, which is criminalized in the East African nation.

Court adjourns Innoson’s alleged forgery case till May 22

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday adjourned until May 22, the alleged falsification of shipping document to clear goods valued at N2.4 billion against Innosson Nig. Ltd.

Senate recalls Senator Ali Ndume

The Senate has recalled its former leader Mohammed Ali Ndume, following the expiration of his suspension.

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