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Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa NUJ congratulates governor, deputy on Supreme Court judgment

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), in Bayelsa has congratulated Gov. Douye Diri and Deputy Gov. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo on the Supreme Court’s verdict validating their victory as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), candidates for Bayelsa governorship election in the state.
Iran’s Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentences of three Iranian protesters accused of taking part in days of unrest in November, 2019.

Iran’s top court confirms death sentence for three demonstrators

Iran’s Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentences of three Iranian protesters accused of taking part in days of unrest in November, 2019.

Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging Governor Duoye Diri’s candidacy

The Supreme Court has dismissed Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging the candidacy of Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa State.

Supreme Court strikes out suit against virtual hearing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out two suits by Lagos and Ekiti Governments challenging the validity and constitutionality of the Virtual Court Sittings procedure.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court set to hear case on constitutionality of virtual court hearings

The Supreme Court has fixed Tuesday, July 14, for the hearing of the suit brought by the Attorney-General of Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda, against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Attorneys-General of Lagos and Ogun States respectively.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked his son, Paolo, to let him know three days in advance of announcing his bid for the speakership of the House so he can tender his resignation.PHOTO- AFP

President Duterte: Law-abiding Filipinos should not fear anti-terrorism law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday assured law-abiding citizens they should not fear a new anti-terrorism law despite warnings that it could stifle political dissent and lead to more human rights violations.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senator Lawan: Why Orji Kalu’s seat wasn’t declared vacant

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, explained why the Senate refused to yield to pressure to declare Senator Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat vacant during the period of his incarceration.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro flouted social distancing guidelines on Sunday, as his country faces one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, with the death toll rising sharply over the weekend.

Brazilian president tested for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been tested for the novel coronavirus, local media cited the president’s office as saying on Monday.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kogi guber: Why Musa Wada will defeat Bello at Supreme Court – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed confidence that its candidate in the Kogi state governorship election, Engineer Musa Wada, will be declared the winner of the November 16 poll at the Supreme Court

Kogi guber: PDP heads for Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Appeal Court judgement on the Kogi governorship election delivered on Saturday as a travesty of justice.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP alleges plot to ‘derail’ Edo guber poll

The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged plots by the All Progressives Congress to use the trio of Governors Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, and Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to derail the September 19 Edo State Governorship Election.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Uche Nwosu’s Supreme Court fate awaits Governor Obaseki, deputy – APC chieftain

A former state Publicity Secretary of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Godwin Erahon, yesterday, warned the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, to be wary of the fate of the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) political party in Imo state, Uche Nwosu, in recent Supreme Court judgment.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Suspension: Adams Oshiomhole withdraws application against Appeal Court ruling

Mr Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, withdrew his application for stay of execution of the June 16, 2020 judgment of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal which affirmed his suspension as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress.
Mr. Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi State has died, according to a report.

Kogi chief judge Nasiru Ajanah passes on

Late Justice Nasir Ajanah was born in 1956 to the family of Alhaji MJ Fari Ajanah in Okene Local Government Area of present Kogi State. He hails from Okehi Local government area of Kogi State
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Adams Oshiomhole: I won’t take legal action over APC NWC dissolution

The immidiate past national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that he has accepted in good faith the dissolution of his National Working Committee (NWC), insisting that he won’t go to court for any legal action.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Comrade Oshiomhole: I’ve accepted dissolution of NWC in good fate

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said he has accepted the dissolution of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), which he led before his suspension, by the National Executive Council.

US must free migrant children from detention – court

A court in Los Angeles has ordered the release of more than 100 children held in United States family immigration detention because of the risk they could catch coronavirus in the facilities.

Supreme Court: US can deport asylum seekers before seeing judge

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that authorities can deport some asylum seekers even before they have seen a judge, in a win for the Trump administration.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate approves N168.8 billion 2020 budget for FIRS

The Senate on Wednesday at plenary, approved the sum of N168,809,476,220 to fund the proposed 2020 budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS).
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: Suspended EFCC chief not detained by Police

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says the police are not involved in the detention and investigation of the embattled former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
Mohammed Sani-Omolori

Senate president approves retirementNational Assembly clerk

The National Assembly Service Commission has approved the retirement of all its staff who have reached 60 years or put in thirty-five years of service in accordance with the civil service rule.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate passes bills to establish City University, Auchi, Maritime University, others

The Senate Wednesday passed a bill seeking to establish the City University of Technology, Auchi, Edo State.
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: Rape now a pandemic in Nigeria

Gender activists under the auspices of the Movement Against Rape and Sexual Violence visited the House of Representatives on Wednesday to seek action against rape and other sexual crimes.