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The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

Tribunal denies PDP more time to close case

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal rejects Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude case

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Friday rejected the request made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for more time to conclude their case.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.

INEC faults Akwa Ibom APC’s petition over state assembly poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has faulted the petition of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom state and its Essien Udim state constituency candidate Mr Nse Ntuen over the outcome of the March 9 poll.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Clarion call for SEC, other agencies to respect rule of law

If the SEC goes ahead with this action it will be in clear violation of the interim injunction obtained by Oando’s principals Adewale Tinubu, the Group Chief Executive and Omamofe Boyo, the Deputy Group Chief Executive which restrains SEC, its servants and agents from directing or requesting any agency of the Government to act upon its decisions contained in its letter of 31st May pending the hearing.

Report: Nigeria’s Music industry revenue to hit $50 million by 2020

The revenue from recorded music in Nigerian has been projected to generate $50 million (about N18 billion naira) by 2020.

Certificate forgery: PDP candidate loses appeal against Kogi lawmaker

For filing what it described as “frivolous appeal”, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for House of Representatives election in Ajaokuta federal constituency of Kogi State, Hon. Okino Aloysius Adeiza, has been fined by the Court of Appeal.
Paul Usoro

NBA: Federal government depriving judges, lawyers of working independently

The Nigerian Bar Association on Friday bemoaned the “pervasive insecurity of lives and property in the land” and what it described as “systematic erosion” of the independence of the judiciary.
Muhammadu Buhari

Federal government threatens corrupt lawyers, bankers, brokers with sanction

The Federal Government has said it will henceforth insist on enforcement of sanctions by professional bodies against lawyers, bankers and brokers indicted for corruption.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari: Eight ways I’ll fight corruption in second term

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday listed eight priorities he will give more attention to give his anti-corruption agenda a big bite in the next four years.

Minister: Cybercrimes Act will be amended

The Federal Government has stated that the Federal Ministry of Justice is committed to pursuing the amendment of the Cybercrimes Act, which many lawyers, journalists and activists have considered repressive, unconstitutional and illegal.
Monalisa Chinda-Coker

Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda’s tax case adjourned till October 10

A Lagos High Lagos in Igbosere Thursday fixed October 10 to resume the trial of Nollywood actress and producer, Monalisa Chinda-Coker, for alleged tax evasion.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Lawyers drop Neymar’s rape accuser, say there are contradictions in her story

Lawyers for a woman who accused Brazil star Neymar of rape are no longer representing her because of contradictions in her story, Globo TV reported on Monday.
Vice President Osinbajo joined cabinet Ministers and other officials at the signing of the 2019 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential villa

Why President Buhari should reject EFCC Act amendment – lawyers

Lawyers have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to sign the bill seeking to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act in the overriding interest of his administration’s fight against corruption.
Neymar

Neymar reacts to rape allegation

Brazil football player Neymar has denied accusations of rape contained in a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters.
In unprecedented scenes in Khartoum, hundreds of workers in suits and ties alongside their neatly dressed women colleagues have gone on strike to protest what they call Sudan’s “total economic collapse”.

Sudanese in suits and ties rally against ousted Omar Bashir’s economic blunders

In unprecedented scenes in Khartoum, hundreds of workers in suits and ties alongside their neatly dressed women colleagues have gone on strike to protest what they call Sudan’s “total economic collapse”.
Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his lawyers said on Sunday.

Kurdish leader Ocalan calls end to jail hunger strikes in Turkey

Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his lawyers said on Sunday.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.

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Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

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NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

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