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The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has been asked to declare the seats of Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, vacant by reason of their defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the death of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has directed Chief Judges of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to compel Chief Magistrates to conduct an inspection of Police Stations or other detention centres within their territorial jurisdiction.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the sack of one judge and commenced investigation of seven others.
The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has expressed worry over the high rate of accidents at road construction sites in the country.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has demanded that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), should release a certified true copy of the electronic database of records of arrests made by all law enforcement agencies.
Twenty one prison inmates have regained freedom after they were granted pardon by the Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Adama Iyayi Lamikanra.
The National Judicial Council has constituted separate panels to investigate various allegations of misconduct against two Chief Judges, 13 others.
Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said chief judges and the chief justice of Nigeria are constitutionally empowered to release prisoners deemed to be held illegally.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Sebastine Hon, has said that the practice of granting pardon or amnesty to offenders by state Chief Judges is unconstitutional.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State yesterday presented a budget proposal of N367,095,083,451.00 for the 2019 fiscal year to the House of Assembly for consideration.
Rivers State Government has advised the Minister of Transport, Chibuike Amaechi, to stay away from Port Harcourt, if he feels the state is unsafe.
In line with its industrialisation initiative aimed at decoupling the state from its dependence on federal allocation, Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has unveiled plans to commence the exportation of international standard chicken soon.
Abia Action Youths For Progress (AAYP) has congratulated the three All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidates on their victories at the just concluded party primaries in the state.
Spokesman of the family of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Prince Emmanuel Kanu, has said his brother has no interest in the ouster of President Muhammadu Buhari from office and has therefore not discussed the issue with anybody.
Three oil-producing states of the Niger Delta on Wednesday secured a landmark judgment at the Supreme Court of Nigeria against multinational oil firms operating in the country.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has assisted in the release of 24 people detained in relation to South Sudan's civil war, calling it the first release the organisation has supervised since the latest peace deal was signed last month.
The Ebonyi State Government has formally signed an agreement with a Chinese company, Fonshan Sunchees Technology Company Limited, on the establishment of a solar power factory in the State.
Turkish Super Lig-based striker Asamoah Gyan says he deserves more respect for what he has achieved in the colours of Ghana’s national team.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said that all the programmes of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state would outlive his administration.