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Rivers guber: Tribunal stops AAC’s move to bar party witnesses

Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Port Harcourt, has ruled that African Action Congress (AAC) collation agents can serve as witnesses for the party’s governorship candidate, Biokpomabo Awara.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.

Babachir Lawal: Court rejects EFCC uncertified documents

An FCT High Court, in Maitama, on Monday, rejected uncertified documents sought to be tendered by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in the trial of ex- Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 1

President Buhari rejects bid to stop EFCC, ICPC, others from seizing assets

The bill is seeking to establish the Proceeds of Crimes Recovery and Management Agency (POCA), which will strip the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and six other agencies of powers to seize assets or invoke the forfeiture clause. It has been sent to the President.

Tribunal refuses to strike out petition against Senator Ekweremadu’s election

The National and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Enugu State on Monday refuse an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to strikeout the petition challenging the re-election of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.

SERAP seeks details of asset declarations of presidents, govs since 1999

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Dr. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently provide information on specific details of asset declarations submitted to the CCB by successive presidents and state governors since the return of democracy in 1999.”

Enugu East: Court dismiss suit seeking disqualification of Senator-elect Nnamani

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the suit challenging the nomination of Senator-elect Ken Nnamani as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Enugu East senatorial seat.

Court dismisses pensioners’ suit against labour minister for lacking in merit

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday has dismissed a suit filed by the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), against the Minister of Labour and Employment, for lacking in merit.

Justice Onnoghen to open defence as CCT dismisses no case submission

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has dismissed the No Case Submission filed by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is standing trial before the tribunal for alleged non asset declaration.
Ayodele Fayose

Lagos court admits extra-judicial statement of dead man in ex-Governor Fayose’s N6.9 billion fraud...

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday admitted in evidence an extra-judicial statement of a dead man, Justin Erukaa, in the trial of Ekiti State former Governor, Ayodele Fayose, facing charges of N6.9 billion fraud.

Offa robbery: Police want me to implicate Senator Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5th, 2018 bloody bank robbery in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state, Ayoade Akinnibosun, on Monday revealed that the police asked him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Rep. Agbonyinma: How INEC staff exposed PDP rigging in Edo

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor federal constituency, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, has said that God used an Electoral Officer to expose how the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rigged the February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly election
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Elections: Court sacks Imo SDP candidate Okey Ezeh

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Tuesday sacked the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Imo State, Okey Ezeh.

Court admits 120 documents as exhibits against sacked UI lecturer

The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Wednesday admitted about 120 documents as exhibits tendered against a senior lecturer at the University of Ibadan (UI), Adenike Ogunshe.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Court sacks, replaces Imo SDP governorship candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri on Tuesday sacked Mr Okey Ezeh as governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Imo.
Professor Aize Obayan

Former Covenant University vice-chancellor passes on at 59

A Professor of Guidance and Counselling and former Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Aize Obayan, has passed on. She was 59.

Enugu East: APC’s Lawrence Eze asks court to disqualify Chimaroke Nnamani

Lawrence Eze, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Enugu East, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to disqualify former governor of Enugu State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Chimaroke Nnamani, from contesting the Enugu East senatorial election.

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The Ogun state governorship election petition tribunal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant Adekunle Akinlade, candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), access to the documents used for the conduct of March 9 election in the state.

Ogun guber: Tribunal verdict did not reflect my applications – Adekunle Akinlade

The Allied Peoples’ Movement governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade, has broken his silence over his loss at the state governorship election petitions tribunal.

SSG: Kogi deputy governor attended exco meeting 2018

The Secretary to the Kogi State Government, Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Simon Achuba.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Insecurity: Katsina election tribunal relocates to Abuja

The Governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Katsina State has shifted its sitting venue to Abuja.

Minimum wage: Labour, federal government fail to reach agreement on implementation

Indications emerged on Monday that workers in the country may carry out their planned industrial action against the government over discrepancies in the National Minimum Wage implementation.

Ousted emir emerges Zamfara PDP deputy chairman

Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).