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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to dismiss the suit filed by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, challenging the commission’s refusal to issue him a certificate of return.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the last general elections, Omoyele Sowore and Malcolm Fabiyi from further parading themselves as National Chairman and the Deputy National Chairman of the party.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.
The Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday, told the former Group Managing Director, (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, that he had a case to answer in his ongoing trial.
Determined to retain his seat, former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, gave reasons why the Federal High Court in Abuja should not sack him from the National Assembly for joining the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted leave to Senator Godswill Akpabio to personally challenge a suit seeking his removal from office for allegedly defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Abuja division of the Court of Appeal will today hear the appeal filed by senator-elect for Delta North Senatorial District and serving senator, Peter Nwaoboshi who is challenging the nullification of his nomination as candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) by a Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, refused to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate corruption allegations against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday fixed June 3, for definite hearing of a suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The trial of the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo, and three others has commenced before a Federal High Court in Abuja where a prosecution witness, Mrs Alheri Saidu, told the court how the Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, gave approval for payment of N2.5billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, on Wednesday, urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to reject an application the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, brought to be joined in the suit he filed to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him a Certificate of Return as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District.
A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Thursday open hearing in a suit quarrying former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s claim to being a Nigerian citizen by birth.
The Federal Government has charged the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and four others with alleged misappropriation of $8,400 belong to football body.
The police on Tuesday arraigned Senator Ademola Adeleke, before a Magistrate Court in Mpape, Abuja on charges of forgery.
The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, to travel to the United States of America for medical check-up on Tuesday.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Federal Government from re-possessing the domestic wing of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos from its current operator and manager, Bi-Courtney Limited.
The Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday, sacked Abdulrauf Modibbo as member-elect representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa in the National Assembly.
An advocacy group under the aegis of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, on Thursday, went before the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge decision of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to zone the leadership of the National Assembly in a manner that would exclude the South East region of the country.
The Super Falcons won the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup on Saturday in Abidjan after defeating hosts Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 on penalty kicks.
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor finished second with a time of 11.07 seconds in the women’s 100m event at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.
The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in furtherance of its efforts to ensure the completion of the hitherto abandoned Enugu International Conference Centre, has approved the procurement and installation of external glass at the main auditorium of the edifice.
A philanthropist and oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, has doled out N185 million to Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe (NOCEN) for construction of its hostel and students’ feeding.
A group of six non-governmental organisations under the agies of Northeast Women and Youth Initiative for Good Governance (NEWYIGG) has flayed the adoption of a sole candidate for the speakership seat of the House of Representatives by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Director of Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria (KCCN), Mr Lee Jin Su, says the annual Korea-Nigeria Drawing Competition is to further enhance relations between the two countries.
As it turns out, magical comeback victories require more practice and rest time than Tiger Woods has had since winning the Masters last month for his 15th major title.
Nigeria and Ghana go toe-to-toe in the semi-finals of the WAFU Women’s Cup tournament for the second year running and the Black Queens are the ones truly in awe after watching the African champions ship 22 goals past opponents in three group phase matches in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan.
The Nigerian government on Tuesday in Maputo pledged to assist in the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Mozambique which was recently hit by tropical disaster called cyclone idai.
The Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu says a Turkish citizen was killed Sunday following an explosion near the city’s busy K-4 junction.