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The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Senator Melaye: Tribunal judgment will collapse at appeal court

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate, Senator Dino Melaye has described the judgment of the Election Petition Tribunal in Kogi State nullifying his election as travesty of justice, which will collapse at the Court of Appeal.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

PDP: INEC’s claim of not having a place for data storage laughable

PDP’s lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu, SAN, urged the tribunal to hold that they successfully made out a case to warrant Buhari’s sack, stressing that it was absurd for INEC to claim that it does not have an electronic storage device it kept data from the last presidential election.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Tribunal: I don’t need to tender certificate to contest – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, insisted at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that there is no law mandating him to produce his certificates to prove his eligibility to contest.
President Buhari at the event

Tribunal: No law requires me to tender my certificates – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, maintained that no law in Nigeria, required that he must produce his certificates to prove his eligibility to vie for presidency.
Cardinal George Pell is taken from the court in Melbourne, Australia, back to jail after his appeal against child sexual abuse convictions was dismissed. James Ross-AAP

Australian court upholds Catholic cardinal’s sex abuse verdict

An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children.

Military invasion: Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion compensation

Victims of the 2001 military invasion in Benue State are to pocket N8billion as compensation for the various degrees of losses during the deadly attacks that took place about 18 years ago.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.

Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion over 2001 military invasion

Alexander Gaadi, Peter Orngu, Terfa Akaagba, Anongo Unishigh, Ngunengen Adula, Demelu Adula, Zaki Mazan, Mbakesen Ayatse, Mbayemen Maswuan, Anande Agashia, Azenda Igo, Elizabeth Aoughakaa, and Andrew Juntu
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Appeal Court dismisses Labour Party case against Ogun governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Friday dismissed the appeal by the Labour Party in Ogun State against the election of the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari’s election

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop ministerial inauguration

The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Group urges EFCC to order arrest, prosecution of former AGF for ‘corruption, abuse of...

A civil society group, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN) have asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to order an arrest and prosecution of the former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Michael Kaase Aondoakaa, SAN within the next seven days on alleged corruption and abuse of office.

Oil tears two Delta communities apart

A heated row has broken out between Sapele-Okpe and Otonyasere communities, both in Sapele Local Government Area, Delta State, over the ownership of oil-rich Otonyasere village.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Setback for Governor Sanwo-Olu as appeal court refers case back to tribunal

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the Lagos Election Petition Tribunal to continue trial in petitions filed by the governorship candidates of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Owolabi Salis, and his Labour Party counterpart, Ifagbemi Awamaridi, challenging the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the March 9 governorship election in Lagos State.

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.
Zainab Bulkachuwa

PCA Bulkachuwa urged to probe Delta election tribunal over misconduct

The Delta State All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the 2019 House of Representatives election, Prince Collins Eselemo, has asked the President, Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to probe the state election petition tribunal members over an alleged misconduct.
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 raids ex-Zamfara governor’s home

A Nigerian anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Sunday, raided the home of a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari.

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Inmates willingly return to prison after fire outbreak

More than 270 inmates — including convicted murderers — who bolted from a prison torched during violent riots in Indonesia’s Papua region have returned to finish their sentences, a corrections official said Friday.
Albanian officials on Wednesday razed a beachfront restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its reputation as a burgeoning holiday destination.

Government bulldozes restaurant after owner attacks tourists — video

Albanian officials on Wednesday razed a beachfront restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its reputation as a burgeoning holiday destination.

Flood: Borno SEMA halts disease outbreak in IDPs camps

Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has commenced mobilization and sensitization of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to forestall outbreak of water diseases following flooding at some IDPs camps in the state.
The Olu of Itori, Oba Fatai Akorede Akamo, has advocated the adoption of Peace Corps of Nigeria by the federal government, noting the roles being played by the Corps in maintaining peace and youth reorientation at grassroots level cannot be overemphasized.

Ogun monarch wants federal government to adopt peace corps

The Olu of Itori, Oba Fatai Akorede Akamo, has advocated the adoption of Peace Corps of Nigeria by the federal government, noting the roles being played by the Corps in maintaining peace and youth reorientation at grassroots level cannot be overemphasized.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Slavery Remembrance Day: Practice persists despite abolition – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post newspaper to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition on August 23rd, said that celebrating the abolition of the international slave trade was not enough.