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APC governorship aspirants seek NJC’s intervention in Zamfara crisis

No fewer than eight governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State yesterday faulted Governor Abdulaziz Yari’s move to enforce the judgement of a state High Court on the party’s crisis.

Senator Marafa asks President Buhari to shelve Zamfara campaign

The senator representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Kabir Marafa, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission for maintaining its earlier position on the rejection of the All Progressives Congress candidates from Zamfara State.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa: INEC’s final position on Zamfara APC primaries true democracy

The chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (downstream), Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for maintaining its earlier position on the rejection of Zamfara All Progressive Party (APC) candidates.

INEC: We’re yet to receive court judgments on Zamfara APC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it is yet to be served any of the two conflicting court rulings issued last Friday on whether or not it could accept candidates for Zamfara State presented by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general election.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

APC primaries: Senator Marafa to appeal state high court judgement

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC, Zamfara Central), has said that he would challenge the judgment of a Zamfara State High Court, affirming that primaries were conducted by the Yari-led APC faction in the state.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa hails federal court judgment upholding INEC’s position on Zamfara APC primaries

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC, Zamfara Central), has hailed the judgment of a Federal High Court in Abuja which upheld INEC’s rejection of Zamfara APC candidates.
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INEC: Court approves rejection of APC candidates in Zamfara

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) acted within its powers by refusing Zamfara State chapter candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

EFCC presents more witnesses against ex-Governor Lamido

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday presented four more witnesses in the ongoing trial of former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, Aminu Wada Abubakar, Bamaina Holdings Ltd and Speeds International Ltd before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
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EFCC arraigns Doyin Okupe over N702 million alleged fraud

Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant to the erstwhile president, Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned on Monday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 59-count charge bordering on “money laundering and criminal diversion of funds” to the tune of N702,000, 000.
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Court orders interim forfeiture of Ngozi Olejeme’s assets

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu has ordered the interim forfeiture of assets and properties traced to Ngozi Olejeme, a former chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.

EFCC files 59 charges against Doyin Okupe over alleged N120 million fraud

Following his inability to return N120m allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has filed 59 charges against a former Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe.

Sambo Dasuki asks court to adjourn trial indefinitely

Immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd), yesterday asked the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to suspend his trial indefinitely until the federal government obeyed orders of courts of competent jurisdiction, which granted him bail.

Sambo Dasuki asks court to adjourn trial indefinitely

Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), on Tuesday asked the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to suspend his trial indefinitely until the Federal Government obeys orders of Court of competent jurisdiction which granted him bail.
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Court adjourns Nanle Dariye’s alleged N1.5 billion fraud trial

An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has adjourned the criminal trial of Nanle Dariye, son of former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, till December 17.

APC sues INEC over Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seeking an order to allow its candidates to participate in the forthcoming general elections in Zamfara State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lawyers appeal judgment on Executive Order 6

Two Abuja based legal practitioners, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere and Kenneth Udeze, have gone to the Court of Appeal to challenge the October 11 order of Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which held that the Executive Order 6 did not violate the right of citizens to own property.
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Access to Justice: Muhammadu Buhari’s EO6 ‘unconstitutional overreach of executive powers’

A judicial advocacy group, Access to Justice, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent executive order barring 50 high profile Nigerians from travelling outside the country.
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Executive Order 6: Federal government moves against corruption

The Federal Government, yesterday, engaged turbo gear in the bid to drive out corruption from the polity, with President Muhammadu Buhari mandating the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to implement the Executive Order 6 (EO6) in full force.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.