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Court dismisses suit against Zamfara government over dissolution of local councils

A High Court in Gusau on Wednesday dismissed a suit filed by local government council Chairmen challenging their dissolution.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Zamfara APC sets up seven-man disciplinary committee

The Zamfara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a seven-man disciplinary committee to look into activities of party members working against the resolution of the APC National Executive Committee (NEC).

Supreme Court hears three appeals against Kogi governor’s re-election Tuesday

The Supreme Court has issued notices scheduling the hearing of three appeals challenging the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State for Tuesday.

Bayelsa community shuts Shell’s drilling operation, demands recognition as landlord

The people of Letugbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State have shut down a drilling rig belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, alleging the company’s failure to accord them recognition as the rightful owners of the land where Tunu flow station is located.

Edo Assembly crisis: 17 lawmakers fix date for sitting

The crisis rocking Edo House of Assembly is not about to end as the 17 lawmakers opposed to Governor Godwin Obaseki vowed to sit next Wednesday.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP rebrands, dumps combative approach

Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in the country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.

VP Osinbajo kicks against anonymous ownership of companies

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has stressed the need to protect the identities of whistle-blowers and persons who divulge vital information leading to the exposure, arrest, and prosecution of corrupt elements within the society.

Court dismisses Senator Melaye’s suit against infectious diseases bill

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed a suit filed by a former Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, widely referred to as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Bill.
Sokoto State High Court presided over by Justice Sa’adu Sifawa on Friday ordered two Chinese to be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly attempting to bribe an EFCC officer with N50 million.

Court grants bail to two Chinese accused of offering N100 million bribe to EFCC...

Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court has granted bail to two Chinese: Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for offering N100 million bribe to the Sokoto Zonal Head of the EFCC, Abdulahi Lawal.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Bayelsa judgement review: Supreme Court slams N10 million fine on APC, David Lyon’s counsels

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application for review of the judgment which sacked the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state, David Lyon and his deputy, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has revoked the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of the Durbar Hotel belonging to the late Gen. Sani Abacha on Muhammadu Buhari Way by Independence Way, Kaduna.

Scavengers took over Abacha hotel not Kaduna government – lawyer

Counsel for the Kaduna State Government, Sanusi Usman, told the Kaduna State High Court on Tuesday that those who were yet to vacate the Durbar Hotel after the court restrained the government and its agencies from demolishing or further taking over the property were scavengers.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Former Kogi governor, son reject calls for expulsion from PDP

Son and former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Idris and Ibrahim Idris, has countered the calls for their expulsion from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it is uncalled for.
A group of protesters under the aegis of Guardian of Democracy Initiative on Friday, stormed the premises of the Federal High Court, venue of the ongoing trial of #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore.

Justice Mohammed recused himself from Omoyele Sowore’s suit over ‘bribery’ claims

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, recused himself from a suit brought by Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevokutionNow, currently before him.
Abubakar Malami

Omoyele Sowore: I was never summoned by court – AGF

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said he was never summoned by the Federal High Court over the continued detention of activist Omoyele Sowore.

FAAN seeks dialogue to avert litigations with partners

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to all its partners in business to embrace dialogue as a means of resolving issues rather than litigation.

Rising inflation in construction sector worries builders

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has said the rising inflation in the construction industry has led to a reduction in business activities in the sector.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Why northern states deny churches C-of-O

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused some northern state governors of deliberately denying churches Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) so that their facilities could be easily demolished at anytime without much litigation.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was a special guest of honour at the Supreme Court’s Special Session for the 2019-2020 Legal Year. 2

CJN: Supreme Court justices overworked, underpaid

Justices of the Supreme Court are overloaded with work but poorly remunerated, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad said.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.