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The Federal High Court sitting, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an ex-parte order to paste hearing notices on former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in his office.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, will, on February 4, hear a suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) asking for the declaration of the seat of Rep Yakubu Dogara vacate on account of his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
There was tension during Saturday’s bye-election in Dass Constituency in Bauchi State as officials of the Directorate of State Security Service (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detained a former Head of Service in the State, and top People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, Mr Abdon Dalla Gin, for over five hours.
The Bauchi State Chapter of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the outcome of last Saturday’s Dass Assembly Bye-election where the APC candidate won the election, saying that Yakubu Dogara who represents the constituency in the National Assembly was not instrumental to APC victory in the election.
An election observer, Yiaga Africa, Friday, ahead of bye-election across the six geopolitical zones of the country, scored the Independent National Electoral Commission’s preparedness on average while it predicted low voter turnout.
Emir of Dass, Alhaji Usman Bilyaminu, on Saturday urged voters in the Local Government Area to conduct themselves peacefully in the ongoing Dass state constituency bye-election.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, on Sunday, commended ‘Water is Life Foundation’, a German grant foundation, for the upgrade of hospital sanitation facilities in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it has opened a special link in the registration form to allow the recruitment of additional corps members as adhoc staff for the October 31 Ondo state governorship election.
Alhaji Bilyamu Othman, the Emir of Dass, has urged journalists in Bauchi State to uphold the ethics of the profession and report objectively while discharging their social responsibility of information dissemination.
Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state has urged the federal government to intervene over what it termed ‘deteriorating security’ in the state.
After spending four days with their captors, kidnapped wives and daughter of the slain member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Hon Musa Mante Baraza, have regained freedom.
Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has expressed sadness over the brutal murder of Alh. Musa Mante the lawmaker representing Dass Constituency in the state House of Assembly by gunmen.
Health officials in India's richest state have urged authorities to step up preparations against a possible third wave of coronavirus infections, they said on Friday, as lockdowns eased less than a month after a surge that killed thousands.
For allegedly fraternising with the South West Agenda for 2023 (SWAGA), a political platform rooting for the Presidential aspiration of the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, Ekiti chapter, has again suspended two members of the party.
Old foes England and Scotland will do battle on Friday inside Wembley stadium in Group D of the on-going European Championship.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and other ports agencies, has inaugurated a Port Standing Task Team (PSTT) in the Eastern Ports of Port Harcourt and Onne as part of the on-going collaboration to ensure the full implementation of the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM).
The Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, has been described as “uncommon phenomenon” for his “resilience and ability to dissect issues and downgrade division”.
Germany coach Joachim Loew is under pressure to find a way for his side to create more chances when they host holders Portugal at Euro 2020 on Saturday, with their hopes of reaching the knock-out stage hanging in the balance.
Delta State Police has recovered a rice bag containing 138 rounds of AK47 live ammunitions, one AK47 magazine, one Baretta pistol magazine and a knife from a cab passenger.
MTN Nigeria said on Wednesday it notified some enterprise customers about a potential service disruption to enable them put in place business continuity measures.
UEFA has confirmed “several people” are being treated in hospital for injuries caused by a protester who parachuted into the stadium before France’s victory over Germany on Tuesday night.
Andy Robertson will be in familiar surroundings as he leads Scotland into battle for the first time in a major international tournament in 23 years against the Czech Republic on Monday.