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The Supreme Court said on Monday that it had yet to constitute the panel that would hear the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the outcome of the February 23, 2019, presidential poll.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday justified the current move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry.
The House of Representatives has expressed its concerns over the slow pace of justice delivery in Nigeria, stating the need to carry out major reforms in the judiciary.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state and former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr John Mayaki, has faulted the reported suspension of three council chairmen in the state, describing the development as amounting to lawlessness, unconstitutional and a violation of the protected duties of the Local Governments to independently administer their affairs.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has asked the Senate to amend the relevant sections of the constitution to reduce the workload of the apex court justices.
The US Treasury announced sanctions Thursday on South Africa's Gupta family and associate Salim Essa, calling them a "significant corruption network" that dispersed bribes and misappropriated millions in state funds.
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.
The Chief Judge of Nasarawa State, Justice Suleiman Dikko, has threatened to sanction judges of lower courts in the state who start sittings late.
An advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has urged the National Judicial Council to address the new trend whereby courts are being used by the state and federal governments to suppress the fundamental rights of citizens.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), urging him to use his offices and leadership of the NJC to “urgently develop measures and issue directives to all courts to respond to the disturbing trends by state governments and federal government to use the court as a tool to suppress citizens’ human rights.”
The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says the governing party is focused on delivering good governance to Nigerians rather than 2023 elections.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the judicial arm of government in the state for upholding the rule of law and order, noting that he is in full support of the independence of the judiciary.
A Thai judge who tried to kill himself in court after accusing his superiors of interfering with his verdicts has highlighted questions about judicial independence and fairness in the country.
The Senate has mandated three of its committees to investigate seven international oil companies over their alleged refusal to remit about $21 billion to the national treasury.
Cross River assemblyman wants federal government to begin implementation of legislature, judiciary autonomy
Deputy Speaker of Cross River State House of Assembly, Joseph Bassey, has called on the Presidency to direct the immediate implementation of the autonomy for state Legislature and Judiciary.
Harry Redknapp believes Liverpool have already wrapped up the Premier League title - just eight games into the new season.
The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has lamented that only 30 million Nigerians have so far registered for the National Identity Card.
U.S. senator, Kamala Harris, seized the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night to advance her proposal for the suspension of President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.
Francis Uzoho is set for a long period on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s 1-1 stalemate against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly.
The chairman of Club Owners Association, Barrister Isaac Danladi has described as sacrosanct the November 3 kick-off date for the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League as announced on Monday by the League Management Company.
Enugu State Police Command has frowned at the indiscriminate mounting of roadblocks by vigilante groups in some parts of the state.
Nigerian fintech lending platform, Lidya, is targeting Poland and the Czech Republic for expansion after providing thousands of loans in Nigeria, seeing an opportunity in the funding gaps facing small enterprises in fast-growing European economies.
Military retirees in the country have urged the Federal Government to upgrade the Veterans Affairs Division in the Ministry of Defence to a full-fedged ministry to cater for their welfare.
Mr Joseph Ari, the Director-General, Industrial Training Fund (ITF) on Wednesday said that the Federal Government would create 20 million direct and indirect jobs through different skills development programmes in the country.
Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital on Wednesday sentenced another internet fraudster Akinbamidele Femi Johnson to six months imprisonment.