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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) acted within its powers by refusing Zamfara State chapter candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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 Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.
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.
Detectives from Bariga Police Station have arrested one Emmanuel Olatunde (aka “Pastor”), a notorious cultist.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt Rivers State has vacated a forfeiture order secured by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on some properties belonging to former Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha and some members of his family.
Afro-pop star Tiwa Savage strutted the runway for a supermodel Naomi Campbell’s 2019 Fashion for Relief show.
High-profile tax defaulters got a 30-day window to regularise their tax status with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), failing which they risk forfeiting the tax equivalent directly from their bank accounts to the Federal Government.
The Minister of Communications Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim, has explained that he ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, to ensure all mobile network operators block all SIM cards that do not meet proper registration standards until users comply with proper reregistration procedures because of their security risk.