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Tribunal sacks SDP candidate, declares PDP’s winner in Rivers

The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt have on Tuesday sacked the candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Ipalibo George, who was initially declared winner of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Asari-Toru, constituency 1 in March 9, 2019.

Tribunal sacks Assembly member in Benue

The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday nullified the election of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for Gboko West State constituency area of Benue State, Terna Achii.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Tribunal upholds election of PDP senators in Adamawa

The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Yola, has upheld the elections of Senators Binos Yaro and Cliff Abbo of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, representing Adamawa South and North respectively.
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Election tribunal throws out Steven Lawani’s petition

The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi has thrown out the application for additional witness statement brought before it by the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Steven Lawani, challenging the election of Abba Moro in the 2019 election.

Man slumps, dies in court

A 35-year-old man Jerry Makar, slumped and died inside the courtroom of the National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue state capital.

Election tribunal strikes-out PDP petition against APC in Bauchi

The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi on Thursday struck-out a petition filed by Abdulhamid Rufai of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the victory of Danlami Kawule of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Kaduna Central: Nine PDP witnesses testify as tribunal adjourns siting

A judge, A.H. Suleiman, Chairman, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, has fixed May 25 to take more witnesses in the petition of Lawal Adamu, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Kaduna Central senatorial seat.

Kaduna Central: Tribunal to begin hearing June 1

Justice A.H. Suleiman, Chairman, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has fixed Saturday, June 1 to begin hearing in the main petition of Sen Shehu Sani (PRP-Kaduna Central).

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President Buhari receives Yahaya Bello in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari has received Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, after he received his certificate of return from Independent National Electoral Commission.

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N92 million fraud: Don’t grant ‘fake colonel’ bail – Police tell court

The Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria Police Force on Thursday prayed an Ikeja Special Offences Court to deny bail to an alleged fake Colonel, Paulson Ogbonnah, who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N92 million.
The apex sociopolitical Fulani organisation, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared support for the second term aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

Kogi guber: Miyetti Allah congratulates Governor Bello on election victory

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has congratulated Gov. Yahaya Bello for emerging victorious in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari orders improved response to kidnapping, bandit attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on security agencies and communities under threats of bandits’ attacks and kidnappings to be more vigilant and alert in the light of the latest incidents in Enugu, Zamfara, Adamawa, Katsina and Kaduna States.