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Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herders and boost economic activities.

Supreme Court upholds Governor Ganduje’s election, dismisses appeal

The Supreme Court, on Monday, upheld the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.
Some members of the Ogun State chapter of the PDP on Sunday embarked on peaceful protest in Abeokuta against last week’s Supreme Court judgement which resulted in the sack of a member of the party, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State.

Imo: Ogun PDP members join protest against Supreme Court judgment

Some members of the Ogun State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday embarked on peaceful protest in Abeokuta against last week’s Supreme Court judgement which resulted in the sack of a member of the party, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State.
The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Anambra South: Justice will be served – Senator Ubah

The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah appeals sack by court

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah on Saturday declared he has appealed against the judgement of an Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Bwari, which sacked him from the Senate.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo election: The dissenting appeal court judgment that gave hope to Senator Uzodinma —...

The supreme court judgment upholding the election petition of Hope Uzodinma and installing him as the elected governor of Imo state on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, has been very controversial, especially as the full text of the verdict is yet to be made public.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra South: Senator Ifeanyi Ubah faults FCT high court judgement

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah and candidate of Young Progressives Party (YPP) has filed an appeal against Friday’s judgement by the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Bwari removing him as member of the Senate.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court shifts hearing in appeals against Benue, Plateau, Adamawa, Sokoto governors

The Supreme Court on Tuesday shifted hearing in the appeals against the election of Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State and Simon Lalong of Plateau State and two other governors, citing a heavy workload.

Supreme Court to deliver judgement on Imo governorship on Monday

The Supreme Court has announced that it would deliver judgment on the petitions against the declaration of Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo state by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday.
Kolawole Taiwo

Appeal Court upholds ex-Lagos deputy speaker’s election into House of Reps

The Court of Appeal has upheld the election of the House of Representatives member, Hon. Taiwo Kolawole, representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency in Lagos State.
Yekini Nabena

APC hails court ruling dismissing Senator Lokpobiri’s case against David Lyon

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Mr. Yekini Nabena, has hailed the Court of Appeal ruling which struck out the case of a former Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, challenging the candidacy of the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon.

Bayelsa guber: Court of Appeal strikes out Heineken Lokpobiri’s case

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has struck out an appeal filed by the former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, over the conduct of the September 4, 2019 state governorship election which saw David Lyon emerging as Governor-elect of Bayelsa State.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Kogi, Bayelsa guber: ACPN drags INEC to Supreme Court over exclusion

The national leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the Supreme Court over unlawful exclusion from the November 16, 2019, Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Natasha Akpoti: Appeal Court dismisses INEC’s appeal

Candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in the November 16th Kogi Governorship Election, Barr Natasha Akpoti Thursday recorded another victory over the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds election of Abia, Taraba, Niger, Delta governors

Justice Centus Chima Nweze, who read the lead judgment in the appeal marked: SC/1455/2019, on the Delta State governorship election, held that Great Ogboru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) failed to prove his allegation of irregularities.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana writes AGF Malami over the detention of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and wife

Senior lawyer Femi Falana has written an open letter to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, over the detention of Shiites leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife.

Gunmen shoot judge, kidnap driver in Kogi

Khadi Bala Muhammed, a judge of Sharia Court of Appeal narrowly escaped death on Sunday evening when he was shot by some gunmen along Okene-Lokoja road.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto governor resuscitates state judicial, law reform commission

Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said his administration is set to resuscitate the operations of the State Judicial Service Commission and the Law Reform Commission.
The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has expressed concerned over the attacks by Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), Afenifere, Ohaneze, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Middle Belt Group and their allies on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on his recent statement on Sharia.

Sharia: Muslim lawyers knocks CAN, HURIWA, others over attacks on CJN

The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has expressed concerned over the attacks by Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), Afenifere, Ohaneze, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Middle Belt Group and their allies on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on his recent statement on Sharia.

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APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as “worrisome, indecorous and contemptuous” actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, saying they are a threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
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Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger donates $101,000 for free education in Sierra Leone

Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger has donated the sum of $101,000 to support free quality education in Sierra Leone.
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Supreme Court: Bauchi governor supporters storm Abuja

With the Supreme Court set to give verdict this afternoon (Monday) on the Election Appeal Petition on Bauchi State, supporters of the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have “invaded” the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in large numbers in solidarity with their Number One citizen.

FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

The protest action at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, over the controversial doctorate certificate of the acting Director-General, Chima Igwe, continued on Monday, with the workers shutting out all management staff of the institute.
Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.

Frank Lampard: Victor Moses will return to Chelsea

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.