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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (left) and ex-Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio during plenary in Abuja.

Court declines to sack Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, 52 others over defection

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.

Court: Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, 51 others defection unlawful

The defection of 53 lawmakers in the National Assembly to other political parties is unlawful, rules the Federal High Court.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Defection: Court grants Senator Akpabio permission to defend self

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted leave to Senator Godswill Akpabio to personally challenge a suit seeking his removal from office for allegedly defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Defection: Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, 52 other lawmakers know fate May 17

The Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment in a suit seeking the removal of Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and 52 other lawmakers.

Court suspends judgment in suit to sack Senators Saraki, Melaye, others for defection

The Federal High Court, Abuja has suspended delivery of judgment in a suit filed by an advocacy group, Legal Defence and Assistance Project, (LEDAP) seeking the sack of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and 55 other lawmakers.

Court: Post-UTMEs are illegal, unlawful

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has declared the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) conducted by universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria as illegal.

Over 600 Nigerians awaiting execution abroad – Geoffrey Onyeama

With over 600 awaiting execution in various prisons over drug related offences across the world, Nigeria has resolved to continue engaging Saudi Arabian in negotiating the fate of those on death row for drug trafficking.

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Brendan Rodgers praises Wilfred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return from injury

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Kaduna introduces electronic traffic enforcement

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Governor Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen, raises the alarm over threat to life

Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, Senior Special Assistant, (SSA) Edo State Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, on Wednesday cried out over what he described a series of threats to his life.