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NAN chief denies fraud allegation, says he’s ready to face EFCC, ICPC

The Managing Director of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Bayo Onanuga, has denied allegations of fraud made against him by some unions in the agency.

Tribunal dismisses petition challenging re-election of Speaker Dogara

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State, on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Dalhatu Abdulkadir of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the reelection of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: General Sarhem’s bribery allegation against me false

The disagreement between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the General Officer Commanding, 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem, took a fresh turn on Wednesday when the governor dismissed the claim that he attempted to bribe the GOC.
Chris Isiguzo

Tribunal rejects PDP’s plea for recounting of ballot papers in Edo

The Election Petition Tribunal in Benin has rejected the prayer by the PDP candidate in the March 9 c Federal Constituency election for the recounting of the ballot papers used for the poll.
Adeola Sosanwo

I didn’t collect money from APC to abandon my case at the tribunal –...

The Peoples Democratic Party Candidate for Ogun East Senatorial seat in the last National Assembly election, Engr. Deola Sosanwo, on Thursday, denied allegations that he has collected money from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Candidate, Senator Lekan Mustapha, to discontinue his Petition at the Tribunal where he is challenging the outcome of that election.
Fiona Onasanya was convicted of perverting the course of justice after lying to avoid a speeding ticket. Yui Mok-PA

Fiona Onasanya becomes first UK MP removed from office

Fiona Onasanya has become the first ever MP to be removed from office following a recall petition.
Owolabi Salis

AD files petition to stop Jide Sanwo-Olu’s swearing-in

The Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate, Chief Owolabi Salis, has filed a petition in the Lagos State Governorship Electoral Tribunal to stop the inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the Executive Governor on May 29.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye: Governor Bello will end up in prison

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, will end up in prison for alleged corruption.
Justices of the Ugandan Supreme Court

Uganda’s top court upholds ruling on extending president’s rule

Uganda’s supreme court on Thursday backed constitutional changes that allow long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni to extend his time in office.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Plateau elections: INEC should withdraw Governor Lalong’s certificate of return – Senator Useni

The candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently conducted gubernatorial election in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has asked the Election Petitions Tribunal to declare him winner of the March 9th, 2019, election in the state.

Tribunal: INEC responds to Senator Shehu Sani’s accusation

The Independent National Electoral Commission has responded to the accusation by Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, that it hired a lawyer for Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to represent it at the national and state assembly election petition Tribunal in Kaduna.

Give my friend custody of his three-year-old daughter – man begs court

A witness, Suraju Adamu, told a Kubwa Grade I Area Court on Friday that the three-year-old daughter of his friend was better off with her father, Babangida Ahmed.

Obafemi Awolowo university dam poisoned by Iand-grabbers – VC tells police

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-ife, has accused some individuals of ‘criminally poisoning’ the institution’s dam.

Adamawa election tribunal receives 19 petitions

The Adamawa Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola says it has received 19 petitions.

Kwara election tribunal warns lawyers, parties to be wary of fraudulent agents

Kwara State Governorship and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ilorin Thursday cautions lawyers and parties to be wary of persons who might be parading themselves as agents for fraudulent purposes.

Kano elections: We won’t condone external influence – Tribunal chairman

The Governorship/National and State Houses of Assembly petition Tribunal has been inaugurated in Kano on Thursday by Justice Nayai Aganaba who is the Chairman of the Election Petition Tribunal.

Bauchi elections petition tribunal receives 26 petitions

The tribunal set up to oversee post-election matters in Bauchi has so far received 26 petitions from aggrieved politicians seeking redress at the court.

Plateau elections: Tribunal orders INEC to allow Senator Useni, PDP inspect election materials

Plateau State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Sen. Jeremiah Useni, and his party access to the documents used in the March 9 and March 23, 2019, elections in the state.

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NPA approves 10 percent discount on vessels calling at Eastern ports

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved a 10 per cent discount on harbour dues in all concessioned terminals at the Eastern ports.
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President Buhari, APC, INEC urge tribunal to dismiss Atiku Abubakar, PDP petition

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to dismiss petition filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar against his Feb.23 re-election.

Minister: Cybercrimes Act will be amended

The Federal Government has stated that the Federal Ministry of Justice is committed to pursuing the amendment of the Cybercrimes Act, which many lawyers, journalists and activists have considered repressive, unconstitutional and illegal.
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NEMA, stakeholders brainstorm on flood mitigation in Niger, Kwara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised people living in urban areas to evacuate refuse on waterways as well as those in flood prune areas to move to higher grounds.

NGO: Why expectant mothers must avoid hard drugs

Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), an NGO, says intake of hard drugs and alcohol by expectant mothers increases the risk of birth defect.