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An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday fixed Feb. 25 to hear a suit challenging the qualification of Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives, to contest for election.

Court fixes date for suit seeking Speaker Gbajabiamila’s disqualification

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday fixed Feb. 25 to hear a suit challenging the qualification of Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives, to contest for election.
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2020: Don’t expect positive changes from President Buhari – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has asked Nigerians not to expect any positive changes from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Supreme Court judgement: Governor Ihedioha extends olive branch to Uche Nwosu

The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has, again extended his hands of fellowship to the erstwhile governorship candidate of the Action Alliance to join hands with him in rebuilding the state.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

CUPP alleges plot to alter seniority in selection of panel justices for Atiku Abubakar’s...

As President Muhammad Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, both candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 president election shift their battle to the Supreme Court,the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has alleged of plans in some quarters to jettison seniority in the selection of panel justices.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP kicks against reintroduction of toll gates on highways

The Opposition Political Parties under the umbrella of “Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP)” on Saturday kicked against the decision of the Federal Government to reintroduce toll gates on the nation’s highways, describing it as shocking and unacceptable.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

[email protected]: President Buhari orders release of N600 billion for capital expenditure

As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release the sum of N600 billion for capital expenditure within a three-month time frame.
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FHC: No attempt to subvert Justice Tsoho’s emergence as substantive Chief Judge

The Federal High Court Abuja on Sunday said that there was no plot to undermine its acting Chief Judge (CJ), Justice John Tsoho, from becoming the substantive CJ.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

Ikenga Ugochinyere resigns as IPAC spokesman

The Chairman of the Action Peoples Party, Mr Ikenga Ugochinyere, has resigned as the National Publicity Secretary of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC).

G-60: IPAC will not join issue with its members – chairman

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has disassociated itself from a statement alleging that it refuted the claim that 60 political parties declared support for Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its stance that it has no server to record election results.

NYCN leadership dissociates self from award conferred on former President Obasanjo

The leadership of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Friday dissociated itself from the honour conferred on former President Olusegun Obasanjo in its name, describing those behind the award as charlatans running rackets with the collective identity of Nigeria Youths.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP: Supreme Court judgment on Zamfara elections courageous, victory for democracy

The Coalition of United Political Parties has described nullification of elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara in the last general elections as historic, courageous and victory for democracy.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

Kano elections: CUPP disowns group’s endorsement of Governor Ganduje’s victory

The national headquarters of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has dissociated itself from a group that called itself the Kano State chapter of the coalition and used its platform to endorse Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

EU, other foreign observers condemn military’s involvement in elections

“INEC did not provide sufficient information on these cancelations, the specific reasons for them, and the precise local government areas affected. This undermines public confidence in the process.”
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP: DSS planning to attack Atiku Abubakar, PDP situation room

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that the department of state services (DSS) is planning to attack Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and PDP’s situation room in Asokoro to destroy polling unit results.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

APP asks court to quash INEC’s ban on campaigns

The Action People’s Party and its National Chairman, Mr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, have urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to quash the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on campaigns by political parties till the new date of the presidential and National Assembly elections.
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CUPP: Federal government planning to forge Justice Onnoghen’s signature, fake resignation letter

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Wednesday, alleged that the federal government was plotting to forge fake signature and resignation letter of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

CUPP raises the alarm over alleged assassination attempt on spokesman

The Coalition of United Political Parties has raised the alarm over the attempt on the life of its Spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, by gunmen suspected to be assassins.
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NJC to reconvene over Justices Onnoghen, Mohammed on Monday

The National Judicial Council (NJC) will reconvene on Monday (tomorrow) to deliberate on the fate of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and the acting CJN, Justice Tanko Mohammed.

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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: Shi’ites can’t be reason for US visa restriction on Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Sherif vs Atiku: Court adjourns custody hearing to January 27

Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.