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Recall threat: Court decides Melaye’s fate Sept 11

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Friday, fixed September 11 to determine whether or not the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, should continue process for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye.

Court merges suits seeking to stop Melaye’s recall

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday consolidated two different suits seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission from initiating the process of recalling Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi) from the Senate.

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Zakari Mohammed: Federal government might can’t beat Senator Saraki in Kwara

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Herdsman arraigned for allegedly causing death of three cows

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UN decries ‘shameful’ reprisals on rights activists in 38 countries

The UN listed 38 “shameful” countries including China and Russia on Wednesday which it said had carried out reprisals or intimidation against people cooperating with it on human rights, through killings, torture and arbitrary arrests.