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The Nigerian states of Imo and Bayelsa are on tenterhooks as seven justices of the Supreme Court sit today to review their verdicts on the governorship elections in the two states.
As the Supreme Court, today, begins hearing of the appeal filed by former Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, challenging the nullification of his election, fresh facts show that Senator Hope Uzodinma may not have got the constitutional requirements to be declared the winner.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad will chair the seven-member panel of justices to review Bayelsa and Imo governorship election verdicts, that have triggered huge controversies and misgivings about the inconsistency of the apex court.
The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo State governorship seat as Emeka Ihedioha returns to the Supreme Court today to seek a review of the judgment that removed him from office.
Sacked Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has criticised the Supreme Court verdict which removed him and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Supreme Court for the `courage and perseverance’ to return Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo.
The Supreme Court, yesterday, affirmed the controversial New Year prophecy of Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka that Imo Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would lose his seat.
Femi Fani-Kayode, ex-Aviation Minister and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the Supreme Court’s judgment sacking Emeka Ihedioha as Imo State Governor as nonsense.
The apex court, in a unanimous judgment by a seven-man panel of justices that was led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, held that Ihedioha who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was not duly elected.
The Supreme Court, on Friday, sacked the Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola, and six others, dismissing an appeal they lodged before it as lacking in merit.
The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.
A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.
Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho said Chelsea are favourites to finish in the Premier League's top four as he heaped pressure on Frank Lampard's side ahead of the London derby.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has called on the nation’s heads of security agencies to tighten security at the National Assembly to avert any security breach.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has pledged to respect the decision of the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers that suspended him for six months over alleged indecent acts.
First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, has stated that neither the Football Federation nor the Super Eagles will look down on the team’s next AFCON 2021 qualifying opponents Sierra Leone next month in Asaba.
An Ikeja Special Offences Court Tuesday remanded a pastor and his wife in custody of Nigeria Correctional Services (NCS) facility for allegedly stealing N63.5 million belonging to one late Mrs. Odemuyiwa Janet Adeola.