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Kogi Court: Governor Bello, assemblyman have no power to remove chief judge

The Kogi State High Court, sitting in Koton-Karfe, has ruled that the executive and state legislature, jointly or unilaterally, cannot remove the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah, without recourse to the National Judicial Council (NJC).

Governor Lalong: President Buhari’s fight against corruption will be intense

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said that the fight against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari will be more intense under his second term in office.

Hoodlums burgle judiciary complex in Bayelsa

There was panic on Tuesday among lawyers and workers in the Bayelsa State Ministry of Justice following invasion of the state’s High Court complex by hoodlums suspected to be cultists.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

South-East begs President Buhari for SGF, senate majority leader

Dr Vitalis Orikeze-Ajumbe, National Coordinator of South-East Equity Alliance (SEA), on Tuesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a South-Easterner as the Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF).
Justice Marshal Umukoro, Chief Judge, Delta State.

Delta CJ seeks drastic moves against get-rich-quick syndrome, kidnapping

The Delta State Chief Judge, Justice Marshal Umukoro has called for a state of emergency against the get-rich-quick syndrome and kidnapping for ransom.

IYC: Ijaws marginalised in appointment of judges into Delta judiciary

The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has alleged that the Delta State Judiciary has been infected with the virus of nepotism and sectionalism, stressing that the composition of the Bench in the state does not reflect the time tested Federal Character principles.

Governor Ishaku swears-in new Taraba chief judge

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has sworn in a new chief judge of the State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Ohaneze urges President Buhari to give SGF position to Southeast

Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give the southeast the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu swears in new Chief Judge

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Thursday said he would not hesitate to sustain the reform in the judicial sector.
Seyi Makinde

Bailout funds: Oyo APC shouldn’t distract Governor Makinde through wild claims – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to a statement credited to the Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that Governor Seyi Makinde should do all he has promised since he has allegedly got N7.9 billion bailout funds.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Ninth National Assembly: Governor Inuwa congratulates Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila

Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila on their emergence as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives.
UDOKA UDEOGARANYA

Ninth Assembly: APC lacks national consciousness – Charles Udeogaranya

A former presidential aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, who later defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Charles Udeogaranya, has called on Femi Gbajabiamila, to withdraw from the House of Representatives Speakership race, as according to him, APC lacks national consciousness.

Tasiu Maigari emerges Katsina speaker

Mr Tasiu Maigari from Zango constituency has been re-elected as Speaker, Katsina House of Assembly.
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Ninth National Assembly: It’ll be unfair to exclude South East from all arms of...

An advocacy group South East Equity Alliance (SEA) says people from the geopolitocal zone deserve to be in leadership positions in the 9th National Assembly.

AYAF: With Femi Gbajabiamila as speaker, three arms of government ‘Islamised’

A northern group under the umbrella of Arewa Youth Awareness Forum (AYAF) has noted that if the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, is allowed to emerge as the Speaker of the House, it will amount to having all the top four positions: President, the Senate President and the Chief Justice of Nigeria as Muslims.
Kola Ologbondiyan

AIT/Raypower: PDP commends judiciary for upholding justice, rule of law

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has praised the judiciary “for upholding justice and the tenets of democracy, particularly the right of fair hearing, by ordering the immediate reopening of African Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower radio”.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko justifies suspension of ex-CJN Onnoghen

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has justified President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of erstwhile CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen upon the January 25, 2019 ex-parte order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Rep Femi Gbajabiamila vows to sue CUPP for defamation

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has threatened to sue the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), for defamation of character.

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Court orders Governor Ganduje, Emir Sanusi to maintain status quo

A Kano High Court presided by Justice Nasiru Saminu on Thursday ordered the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, to maintain status quo in respect of the interim order issued against Ganduje on May 10.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Associates: Those fighting Senator Akpabio in Akwa Ibom will fail

Associates of former Akwa Ibom State governor and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, Senator Godswill Akpabio, have warned his opponents against making unfounded and unguided statements against the former Senate Minority Leader.
Former Gombe State Deputy Governor Charles Iliya

Gombe: I didn’t return any car, my house was invaded – former deputy governor

The former deputy governor of Gombe state, Mr Charles Iliya, has reacted to allegations that he voluntarily surrendered luxury vehicles in his possession to the assets recovery committee setup by state governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya.

Governor Ugwuanyi calls for repositioning of NYSC for effective service delivery

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called for the repositioning of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for greater efficiency and improved service delivery.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi pledges support to NYSC

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti promised on Thursday that his administration would support the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC) to achieve its developmental goals in the state.