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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would approach the Supreme Court over conflicting judgements by the Court of Appeal on recently deregistered political parties.
The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against going ahead with the conduct of the imminent Governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States without carrying all political parties in the country along.
The trial of Sudan's ousted ex-president Omar al-Bashir was delayed Monday at the request of his defence, a prosecution lawyer said.
Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has lambasted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its call for the prosecution of Ibrahim Magu, former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The people of Letugbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State have shut down a drilling rig belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, alleging the company’s failure to accord them recognition as the rightful owners of the land where Tunu flow station is located.
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 Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has upturned the acquittal of erstwhile Chief of Administration of the Nigerian Air Force Headquarters, Air Vice Marshal Alkali Mamu (retd), who was accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of receiving gratification from contractors.
The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal yesterday affirmed the 60-year jail term imposed on a former Supervisor at Chrisland School, Mr. Adegboyega Adenekan, who was convicted of defiling a female pupil of the school, aged two years.
A Lagos-based lawyer, Lawrence Nnoli, has approached the Federal High Court in Lagos, with an application seeking to compel President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint more Supreme Court Justices without further delay.
Embattled acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has responded to allegations that he frustrated the extradition of a former minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke and other fugitives to face trial in Nigeria.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has faulted the ruling of the Court of appeal which upheld the desolution of the duly elected Association of Local Government Employees Executives by Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, describing it as a travesty of justice which would be redressed at the Supreme court.
Ondo guber: PDP chieftain drags Ondo deputy governor to court, seeks disqualification from party’s...
A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state, Mr Konstante Timi Olopele, has dragged the state deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, before an Akure High Court, seeking his disqualification from the July 22, 2020, primary election of the party.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos, on Friday struck out four of the 10 count charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against Akwa Ibom state Governor, Udom Emmanuel, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, President, Paul Usoro, SAN and two others over alleged N1.4 billion fraud.
Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has the powers to enforce traffic rules on all public roads.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has asked Tosin Ojaomo, the counsel for the embattled former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, to direct the request for his client’s bail to the Presidential panel investigating his activities in office.
The United Kingdom has officially fallen into recession for the first time in 11 years.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 12 state and national assembly bye-elections for October 31.
The Police in Badagry, Lagos, on Tuesday, said they had arrested three suspects, who allegedly robbed three fishermen of N1.6 million and other valuables at Gberefu beach in Badagry.
Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, has accused politicians of being responsible for the insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.
Los Angeles Lakers basketball star LeBron James sent personalised Liverpool jerseys to sports personalities in the United States.
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its strike in Lagos State.
Crotone chairman Gianni Vrenna says Simy Nwankwo will not be sold this summer despite interests from other clubs.
The governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has described the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu, on Saturday, as “one death too many.”
Paul Scholes says Manchester United lack a prolific centre forward and should prioritise a move for Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, over Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho.
Ex-Fulham and Queens Park Rangers striker, Leroy Rosenior, says Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, can only get better after his impressive performance for the Foxes in the 2019/20 English Premier League season.