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Supreme Court sacks Oyo monarch, says appeal lacks merit

The Supreme Court, on Friday, sacked the Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola, and six others, dismissing an appeal they lodged before it as lacking in merit.
The Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai has flagged off Exercise (Ex) A KPATUMA II (Ex Cat Race) in Benue to curb the rising cases of kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, armed banditry and communal clashes in the state.

Nigerian Army begins Operation Positive Identification

There are strong indications that the Nigerian Army will not suspend Operation Positive Identification which began nationwide on Friday despite criticisms from the National Assembly and social-political groups including Afenifere and Pan Niger Delta Forum.=

Bayelsa guber: Senator Lokpobiri drags APC, INEC to court over primaries

The immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri, has dragged the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Lyon Pereworinimi and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), 1st, 2nd and 3rd defendants respectively to court over the outcome of the party’s gubernatorial primaries held on September 4.

Court refuses to grant application stopping inauguration of ministers

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an Abuja indigene from his cabinet list.

Election: Court bars INEC from listing APC candidate in Imo

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has been barred from fielding candidate for Ehime/Mbano/Ihitte Uboma Federal Constituency (Okigwe South) in Imo State.
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Niger East election: Court sacks David Umar, declares Mohammed Musa as APC senatorial candidate

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has declared Alhaji Mohammed Musa as the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for the Niger East Senatorial district for the forthcoming election.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Charges against Justice Onnoghen illegal, null and void

A Lagos-based Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, says the charges pending before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, are illegal.

Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa: Why charges against Justice Onnoghen are illegal

Renowned legal practitioner, Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa, has declared that the six-count charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) are illegal.
One hundred aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dragged Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, to the federal high court, Akure over the primary elections in Ondo state.

100 aspirants drag Adams Oshiomhole, Ondo APC, INEC to court over primaries

One hundred aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dragged Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, to the federal high court, Akure over the primary elections in Ondo state.

Court adjourns suit challenging Executive Order six until August 30

The Federal High Court Abuja on Monday adjourned until August 30, the suit challenging the Presidential Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 on the preservation of assets connected with corruption and other relates offences.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari, AGF Malami sued over Executive Order No. 6

The controversy trailing the Presidential Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari on the preservation of Assets connected with corruption and other relevant offences has taken a legal dimension with a suit asking the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to declare it illegal and unconstitutional.

Governor Fayose suspends councilor, ward chairman over loyalty to Dayo Adeyeye

The crisis rocking Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State over the party’s governorship ticket has deepened with the suspension of some party chieftains believed to be loyal to former Minister of State for Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye.

Court nullifies installation of 21 kings by Governor Ajimobi

An Oyo State High Court presided over by Justice Olajumoke Aiki on Friday declared the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies in Ibadan land by the Justice Akintunde Boade Review Commission, which was set up by the Oyo State Government, as unconstitutional, illegal, null, void and of no effect.

Court orders federal govt to reinstate ex-NEMA spokesperson Yushau Shuaib four years after compulsory...

Justice David Isele of the National Industrial Court, NIC, has ordered the immediate reinstatement of a former spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Yushau Shuaib, back into the public service after being forcefully retired in 2013 over an opinion article he wrote on former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Biafra: Nigerian military must reverse declaration on IPOB – HURIWA

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has advised the Nigerian military to review the labelling of IPOB as a terrorist organisation.

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Mbazulike Amaechi, First Republic Aviation Minister, has lamented that Nigeria was currently sinking and sliding fast into a state of anarchy.

Mbazulike Amechi: Nowhere secured in Nigeria

According to Amechi, the South-East governors cannot claim or boast that South-East is secured because “going by what is happening in Nigeria there is no place that is currently secured.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had his say in the Derby della Madonnina as he netted AC Milan’s second goal of the first half.

Report: AC Milan ready to make sizeable renewal offer to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

AC Milan are ready to make a sizeable economic offer to try and persuade Zlatan Ibrahimovic to stay at the club for another year, a report claims.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila bemoans extra-judicial killings, harassment of Nigerian policemen

‎The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that there is need to fix the Nigeria Police and restore public confidence in the Force.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.

Marcos Alonso’s father hints at possible Serie A return

Marcos Alonso enjoyed an “awesome” time in Italy and may be tempted to return to Serie A at some stage, says the Chelsea defender’s father.

EFCC re-arraigns Senator Jang, former cashier on amended N30.2 billion fraud charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, re-arraigned the former Plateau State governor, Senator, Jonah David Jang, and a former cashier in the Office Secretary to the State Government (OSSG), Yusuf Pam, before Justice C. L. Dabup of Plateau State High Court, Jos, on amended 17-count charge.