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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the last general election in Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf has accused Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje of violating rule of law and due process on alleged sales of public property.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has said that Nigeria will suffer grave effect if judicial officers are consistently deprived of requisite infrastructure.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has handed over some finished blocks of duplexes to accommodate Judges in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday (today) deliver a keynote address at an online conference, titled: “Media Coverage of Virtual Court Proceedings: Prospects and Challenges,” organised by Gavel International, an online news platform that covers the administration of justice system in Nigeria.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the petition of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Musa Wada, against the declaration of Governor Yahaya Bello of All Progressives Congress, APC as the winner of November 16 Kogi governorship election.
Disclosing this, the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr Simbi Wabote, also noted that the focus of Nigerian Content implementation was not Nigerianisation, rather it encouraged domiciliation of capacities and promotion of foreign direct investments and homegrown investments.
Nigeria has saved $2 billion on Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for Nigeria LNG Train 7 Project through the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act implementation.
President Muhammadu Buhari will deliver the opening speech at the 60th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed August 31 for judgments on two appeals challenging the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.
The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria has asked the Nigerian Bar Association to remove ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, from the list of speakers in the upcoming Annual General Conference of the NBA.
The members of the last year’s presidential election petition court have been recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as Justices of the Supreme Court.
The National Judicial Council has recommended appointment of more judges for the Supreme Court and other various courts.
Support for the erstwhile acting Chief Judge of Gombe State swelled with the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) rising against what they termed recurring discrimination against female law practitioners in some states in the country.
The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has joined the fight against women discrimination in the country with a call on the National Judicial Council (NJC) not to bow to the wish of the Gombe State Government in the appointment of a substantive Chief Judge (CJ) for the state.
Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, said, weekend, that it was uncalled-for and hypocritical for Northern politicians to argue that there was no rotation of power between North and South, as President Muhammadu Buhari presently serving his second term in office, rode to power in 2015 based on the arrangement.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information (FoI) requests to the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan; and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, urging them to use their “good offices and leadership positions to urgently publish all reports of completed public hearings and corruption probes by the National Assembly since the return of democracy in 1999.”
Nigeria’s immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has urged voters in Edo State to protect their votes in the Saturday governorship election.
Twelve candidates will be contesting for the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election slated for Oct. 31.
Preliminary data from analytics platform Sensor Tower showed Chinese-based WeChat had 10,000 installs in the US Friday, a 150 percent increase from Thursday and a 233 percent week-over-week increase. That’s the largest number of WeChat installs in the US in one day since October 7th, 2019.
The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has disbursed N24 million to 2,400 small scale entrepreneurs in Sokoto State.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has agreed to lead “Ebeano political dynasty” just as he reiterated his commitment to continue his people-oriented policies and programmes, saying that the development of infrastructure and human capacity in the state remains his priority.
There is disquiet in the South-West Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party following the decision of a former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, to lead a delegation of state party chairmen from the zone to hold secret talks with the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus.
The Ekiti Government has cautioned traditional rulers against illegal seizure of the monthly salaries of traditional chiefs in their domains to allow for peaceful administration of the communities.
As the Auditor-General for the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine is set to retire in October this year, a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Musa Dachung Bagos in Monday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a successor from the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (oAuGF).
The Commissioner for Education, Dennis Ityavyar, a professor, told journalists on Wednesday in Makurdi that both public and private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions would resume on that day.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed to become an Arsenal “legend” as the Gunners captain ended speculation over his future by signing a new three-year contract on Tuesday.