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Court orders immediate reopening of Taraba Microfinance Bank

A Federal High Court, Jalingo division has ordered the Taraba State command of the Nigeria Police to immediately reopen all the branches of Taraba Microfinance Bank Ltd, pending the hearing and determination of the suit before the court.

Senator Useni: Nigeria can’t abandon political zoning yet

Plateau State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 General Elections, Gen. Jeremiah Timbut Useni (retd), says Nigeria is not yet mature politically to jettison the zoning arrangement that has been producing leaders at different levels of society from diverse communities.

Taraba guber: APC, Abubakar Danladi lose petition against Governor Ishaku

The Taraba Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Abubakar Danladi, in the March 9 governorship election in the state.

Elections: Court disqualifies Taraba APC governorship candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo has disqualified the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Taraba State, Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi, from contesting Saturday’s election in the state.

Court orders EFCC to refund N228 million to Taraba APC candidate, two others

The Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo on Wednesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to refund N228m it forcefully collected from the trio of APC governorship candidate, Sani Danladi, Senator Joel Ikenya and ex-Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Mark Useni.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Court suspends hearing in contempt suit against INEC chairman

The Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday suspended hearing in the contempt suit against the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu pending the hearing of an appeal in respect of the suit.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Court insists IGP Ibrahim must arrest INEC chairman for alleged contempt

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday insisted that the Inspector-General of Police, must arrest and produce the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in court on Aug. 16.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Lawyer: INEC chairman shouldn’t conduct 2019 polls, he’s danger to democracy

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, should no longer be trusted by Nigerians to conduct the 2019 general election because “he has become a very dangerous threat to our democracy”, a legal practitioner and civil rights activist, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, warned on Saturday.

INEC boss accuses judge of bias over arrest warrant

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, has asked Justice Stephen Pam of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to disqualify himself from the contempt proceedings against him on account of alleged bias.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Court orders IGP Ibrahim Idris to produce INEC chairman August 14

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered the Inspector General of Police to produce the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in court on August 14.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chairman challenges arrest order at Appeal Court

Less than 24 hours after a Federal High Court in Abuja issued a bench warrant for his arrest over alleged disobedience to court orders, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu, has asked the Court of Appeal to quash the arrest order.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Court orders arrest of INEC chairman over alleged contempt

Justice Stephen Pam of the Federal High Court Abuja Wednesday ordered a bench warrant against the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmoud, for disobedience of court order.

INEC chairman shuns court summons

Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, failed to honour a court order directing him to appear in court or risk going to jail.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Judge orders INEC chairman to appear in court or go to prison

Justice Stephen Pam of a Federal High Court has ordered Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to appear before him to show cause why he should not be sent to prison for contempt of court.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Court summons INEC chairman over alleged contempt

A Federal High Court has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its chairman, Mr Yakubu Mahmood, to appear before it to show cause why they should not be committed to prison for contempt.

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