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Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging Governor Duoye Diri’s candidacy

The Supreme Court has dismissed Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging the candidacy of Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa State.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa guber: PDP withdraws petition against INEC, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday withdrew its petition against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.

PDP: APC relying on unorthodox means to snatch Bayelsa

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is relying on what it described as ‘unorthodox’ means to get back the governorship of Bayelsa State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

INEC declares PDP’s Senator Diri as winner of Bayelsa election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhruojakpo, as the winner of the Bayelsa Governorship election.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa

Bayelsa guber: APC congratulates David Lyon over Supreme Court victory

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed happiness over the Supreme Court judgement dismissing the case filed by Heineken Lokpobiri affirming David Lyon as the valid candidate of the party in Bayelsa State governorship poll.=
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Governor Sanwo-Olu welcomes Supreme Court judgment

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday expressed joy over the Supreme Court verdict, which affirmed him as the duly elected governor of the state.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Supreme Court affirms Governor Sule’s election

The seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili dismissed the appeal filed by David Ombugadu and the Peoples Democratic Party to challenge Sule’s victory
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Supreme Court strikes out HDP’s suit against President Buhari’s election

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck out the appeal of candidate of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP), Chief Ambrose Owuru, against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court faults federal government lawyer’s appearance for President Buhari

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out an appeal seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in the February 23 presidential election.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

Justice Onnoghen: Supreme Court strikes out Cross River government suit

The Supreme Court in a split decision of six to one dismissed the suit filed by the Cross River State government challenging the suspension and trial of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, for being incompetent.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 and N9.2 billiion linked to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. .

Patience Jonathan loses another N2.4 billion to federal government

Former First Lady Patience Jonathan has forfeited another N2.4 billion to the Federal Government.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court decides Justice Onnoghen’s fate May 17

The Supreme Court has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment on the suit filed by the government of Cross River State seeking to set aside the six-count charge of non declaration of assets against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Calm in Supreme Court as acting CJN holds meeting with justices

Contrary to speculations that Justices of the Supreme Court would protest the suspension of Chief Justice Of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, normal activities have resumed at the Apex Court without hindrance.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Acting CJN Tanko Muhammad presides over Supreme Court’s sitting

The Supreme Court has resumed sitting on Monday with the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, presiding over a five-man panel of the court.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen charges judges to brace up for elections disputes

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has charged Judges to brace up ahead of the avalanche of electoral disputes that might flood the courts as a fall out of the forthcoming general elections.

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ASUU: No going back in rejection of UNILAG vice-chancellor’s removal

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos chapter, says there is no going back in its rejection of the removal of the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.
Barcelona directors have placed defender Samuel Umtiti on the transfer list as they are prepared to listen to offers for the World Cup winner.

Barcelona defender tests positive for coronavirus

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for coronavirus but is not with the rest of the squad for their Champions League quarter-final with Bayern Munich.
Zimbabwe's influential Catholic bishops on Friday deplored an unprecedented government crackdown on dissent against a backdrop of economic ruin and allegations of rampant rights abuses.

Zimbabwe bishops denounce ‘unprecedented’ state crackdown

Zimbabwe's influential Catholic bishops on Friday deplored an "unprecedented" government crackdown on dissent against a backdrop of economic ruin and allegations of rampant rights abuses.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Lebanon to Nigeria, Houssam Diab, has disclosed that majority of Nigerian girls in Lebanon were not trafficked into the country.

Majority of Nigerian ladies in Lebanon not smuggled – envoy

The Ambassador of the Republic of Lebanon to Nigeria, Houssam Diab, has disclosed that majority of Nigerian girls in Lebanon were not trafficked into the country.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki approves all outstanding promotions in public service

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved all outstanding promotions in the state public service.