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Appeal Court fails to hear Justice Onnoghen’s appeals

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday postponed its planned hearing of the three appeals filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen to February 27 this year.
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Lawrence Ezeh: I remain APC candidate in Enugu East senatorial zone

Chief Lawrence Eze of the All Progressives Congress says he remains the candidate of the party for the Enugu East Senatorial Zone in the February 23, National Assembly election.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: I’m not aware I have case in court

Following the recent judgement of a high court that declared the Delta South senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan’s nomination a nullity, the former governor has disclosed that he was not aware of having a case in court.

Court orders release of detained ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni

Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court on Tuesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately release detained former Chairman of Skye bank, Tunde Ayeni, from its custody.
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Elections: US pastor prays for Nigeria

Pastor Franklyn Richardson, Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Mount Vernon, New York, has prayed for a peaceful outcome of the upcoming general elections in Nigeria.
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Election: Governor El Rufai’s ‘body bags’ statement not for international observers – UK

British election observers have said Kaduna State governor, Nasir El Rufai’s statement on body bags was not referring to international observers.

Code of Conduct tribunal adjourns Justice Onnoghen’s trial till March 11

Amid amusing displays by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, the tribunal on Friday, adjourned the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on charges of non-declaration of assets, till March 11.

Code of Conduct tribunal withdraws arrest warrant against Justice Onnoghen

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has pleaded not guilty to the six counts of non-declaration of assets at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja.

Justice Onnoghen arrives Code of Conduct tribunal for trial

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, just arrived the premises of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, where he is billed to be arraigned over alleged failure to declare his assets.
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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.

Code of Conduct tribunal orders IGP, DSS to arrest Justice Onnoghen

The Inspector-General of Police and the Director-General of Police have been ordered to arrest of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Court stops federal government from freezing Justice Onnoghen’s bank accounts

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has stopped the federal government from freezing the accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

APC vows to sanction Governor Amosun over Ogun presidential rally violence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned that it will deal decisively with the governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, for sponsoring the premeditated attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari and other senior party leaders at the venue of the presidential campaign rally in Ogun State on Monday.

NJC gives Justice Onnoghen fresh query over EFCC’s petition

The Council, which took the decision at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja, further constituted a Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee, to consider responses to both Onnoghen and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to various petitions against them.
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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...

INEC: Fire will not stop elections in Plateau, Abia

INEC has promised that elections would proceed as scheduled despite the fire incidents that destroyed its offices in Qua’an Pan Local Government of Plateau and Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia.
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2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

It was a strong year for women in general, with Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, and Brandi Carlile winning three in the Americana categories.

NIM gives President Buhari seven-day ultimatum to reinstate Justice Onnoghen

The Nigeria Intervention Movement, a member of the ‘Third Force’ group, has given President Muhammadu Buhari seven days ultimatum to reinstate the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

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Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.
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NIDO: Nigerians in diaspora largest contributors to national income

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation says it is the largest contributor to the country’s Gross National Income with an average of 23 billion dollars (about N7 trillion) sent home by its members annually.

INEC: Sensitive election materials ready for distribution in Bauchi

The Bauchi State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that all the sensitive materials required for the rescheduled Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections are ready for distribution.