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Insecurity: Guards Brigade soldiers urged to be at alert

Officers and soldiers of the Guards Brigade Nigerian Army have been urged to be disciplined, obedient and alert at all times to curb the activities of terrorists and other criminal groups causing problems for the nation.
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 lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court discharges, acquits former President Jonathan’s ex-aide of N1.6 billion fraud charge

The Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged and acquitted former President Goodluck Jonathan’s aide, Dr Waripamo Owei-Dudafa of an alleged N1.6billion fraud charge.

Orji Kalu, others rest case in N7.65bn fraud trial

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others rested their case on Thursday in their 12-year trial for an alleged fraud of N7.65bn.

Former President Jonathan’s ex-aide knows fate today over ‘N1.6 billion fraud’

A Federal High Court in Lagos will today deliver judgment in the alleged N1.6billion fraud trial of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s aide, Dr Waripamo Owei-Dudafa.

N7.2 billion fraud: If PDP were a company, I would own 90 per cent...

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, says if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were to be a company, he would own 90 per cent of it.

Senator Kalu: I never stole Abia State’s N7.2 billion

A former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Tuesday said he never stole N7.2 billion while at the helm between 1999 and 2007.

Court remands four ‘Yahoo boys’ pending sentencing

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) charged Karo Ijire, Saudi Abdulmumin and two brothers Onajiye and Ogbe Tosan with internet fraud.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judge: I’m authorised by fiat to conclude Kalu’s trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday, informed parties that he has been authorised by fiat to conclude the fraud trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu.
CHIMAROKE NNAMANI

Enugu East: Senator Nnamani wins at Court of Appeal

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has thrown out an appeal challenging the election of former Enugu state governor Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani as Senator representing Enugu East Senatorial district.

Money laundering: Ex-Presient Jonathan’s ex-aide awaits judgment

Justice Mohammed Idris has said he would inform parties of a date for judgment in the trial of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s ex-aide Dr Waripamo Owei-Dudafa.

NUT: Returning schools to local councils will kill primary education

The president of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, Dr Mohammed Idris, has warned against returning management of primary education to local government councils, saying this would be a death sentence to basic education in Nigeria.

Appeal court sets aside judgment sacking Senator Nwoboshi

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the April 3, 2019 judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja which sacked Senator Peter Nwaoboshi as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Delta North Senatorial seat.

Certificate of return: Appeal Court orders prompt hearing of ex-Governor Okorocha’s suit

Move by Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, to have the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) issue him a certificate of return for Imo West senatorial seat has got a boost with the Court of Appeal, Abuja ordering prompt hearing of the suit he (Okorocha) filed to that effect before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

SERAP urges President Buhari to make every day of his second-term ‘a Rule of...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of his inauguration for second term in office, urging him to “publicly commit to making every day of your stay in Aso Rock a ‘Rule of Law’ Day.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

N4 billion probe: Court orders arrest of Emir Sanusi’s chief of staff, 2 others

The three were dragged before the court by the Kano State Public Complainant and Anti-corruption Commission for failing to honour its invitation in a N4 billion fraud investigation against the Emir of Kano.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

No debit order: Court fixes October 16 for Patience Jonathan’s suit

A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed October 16 for hearing in a suit filed by former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, challenging a “No Debit Order” placed on her accounts.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Reps speakership: Femi Gbajabiamila, Idris Wase join forces

The campaign organisations of the House of Representatives Leader Femi Gbajabiamila and Mohammed Idris Wase collapsed into one last night.

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Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governors inaugurates committee to initiate uniform policies in APC states

The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
They commended Governor Mai Mala Buni for concentrating on people oriented programmes and projects, most especially healthcare delivery.

Automatic employment of midwives excites Yobe residents

The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals 5

Senator Lawan: We are hungry, thirsty to receive 2020 Appropriation Bill

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.