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The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday, met with the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in Awe, Nasarawa State. 1

Court fixes date for judgment in former Emir Sanusi’s suit against Kano agency

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Monday fixed May 7, to deliver judgment in the suit filed by the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, seeking for an order restraining the Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) from investigating him.
A man passes by Nigerian movie billboards at a cinema in Lagos. [Cristina Aldehuela-AFP-Getty Images]

Why Nigerians living abroad love to watch Nollywood movies

The Nollywood industry – which came to life in the early 1990s – is often seen as a natural heir to the Nigerian TV series which had already produced roughly 14,000 feature films in the previous decade
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday, met with the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in Awe, Nasarawa State. 1

Court fixes March 23 for hearing on Malam Sanusi’s suit against Kano anti-graft agency

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Wednesday fixed March 23, for continuation of hearing in the suit filed by the deposed Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, seeking for an order restraining the Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) from investigating him.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court shifts hearing of Ihedioha’s review application till Tuesday

A seven-man panel of Justices of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, adjourned the matter at the behest of Ihedioha’s lawyer, Chief Kanu Agabi, SAN, who pleaded for time to respond to court processes he said was served on him by governor Hope Uzodinma and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the courtroom.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Tension, anxiety in Imo as Supreme Court rules on judgement review application

The Supreme Court will today, Monday, likely deliver judgment in the application for judgment review filed by the sacked Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
David Lyon, the disqualified APC governorship candidate is represented by legal giant, 90 year-old Chief Afe Babalola, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court stands-down to rule on APC’s application for review verdict

The Supreme Court has stood down its proceeding to enable it deliver judgement on fresh applications seeking to set-aside its February 13 judgement that sacked David Lyon and Degi-Eremieoyo as governor and deputy-governor elect of Bayelsa state.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo election: The dissenting appeal court judgment that gave hope to Senator Uzodinma —...

The supreme court judgment upholding the election petition of Hope Uzodinma and installing him as the elected governor of Imo state on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, has been very controversial, especially as the full text of the verdict is yet to be made public.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Court fixes date to hear Kano elders’ suit over new emirates

A Kano High Court on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, for hearing in the motion on notice filed by some Kano Elders, seeking for an order stopping the implementation of a new law creating four New Emirates in Kano.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

SERAP sues President Buhari, National Assembly leadership over security votes

A rights group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is seeking an answer and has sued President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, asking the Federal High court to order them disclose details of allocations.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor orders investigation over Maiduguri market fire

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has directed for investigation into the Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM Market.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lawyer asks court to stop military operation in Lagos

A Lagos-based lawyer, Malcolm Omirhobo, on Wednesday prayed a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court to halt operation ”Crocodile Smile 4” of the Nigerian military in the state.

Kogi guber: Court transfers case seeking disqualification of Governor Bello to Lokoja

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, transfered the suit seeking the disqualification of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello from participating in the governorship election to Lokoja.

Court strikes out ex-Boko Haram’s spokesman’s N500m damages suit

An FCT High Court , Maitama, on Thursday struck out a N500 million aggravated suit filed by former Spokesman of Boko Haram, Ali Konduga.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Tribunal: Uba brothers’ petitions against Senator Ifeanyi Ubah lacked merit

In two separate unanimous judgments, the National Assembly/Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka, has affirmed the election of the Chairman of Capital Oil, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, as Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Justice Hafizu: Senator Akpabio was robbed of victory

A member of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Justice Sheriff Hafizu, has said Senator Godswill Akpabio was robbed of his victory in February 23 National Assembly election.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Tribunal: Reactions trail President Buhari’s victory

As reactions continue across the country over the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Buhari’s home town of Daura in Katsina state broke into wild jubilation on the judgment.

Tax appeal tribunal resolves disputes worth N10 billion

A tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Kaduna and with jurisdiction over the North West Zone, comprising the seven states of Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Jigawa, with Umar Mohammed Adamu as Chairman, has in the last eight months since the commencement of sitting resolved tax disputes amounting to over N10billion.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Court restrains AGF, ICPC from seizing former Zamfara governor’s assets

Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) from seizing or interfering with the assets and properties belonging to former Zamfara State Governor Abdulazeez Yari.

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Former Super Eagles technical adviser Bonfrere Jo has blamed the team’s exit at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States of America on the erstwhile handler of the side Clemens Westerhof.
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Coronavirus vaccine: WHO rejects using Africa as testing ground

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.

NAFDAC: Fake chloroquine tablets now in circulation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.
Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, have been sentenced by the Chief Magistrate of Court 1 in Ogba, Lagos State, Yewande Aje-Afunwa, for flouting the Coronavirus Disease restriction order of the State.

Lockdown: Funke Akindele, husband sentenced to community service

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were yesterday, convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flaunting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020.