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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor calls for sports development at all levels

The 25th edition of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Sports Competition has started in Minna, the Niger State capital, with judicial staff from the 36 states of the country and FCT participating.
President @MBuhari receives former President, H.E. @GEJonathan this afternoon in his office at the State House, Abuja 1

President Buhari thanks Nigerians for the confidence as Supreme Court affirms his election

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, dismissing the case brought before them by former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and again thanks the people of Nigeria for the mandate they gave to him to run the affairs of the country for another four years.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Supreme Court hears Atiku Abubakar’s appeal Wednesday

The Supreme Court has fixed Wednesday, October 30, to hear an appeal filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi, his running mate in the 2019 election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Supreme court to hear Atiku Abubakar’s appeal on October 30

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has fixed Wednesday, October 30, to hear an appeal filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi, his running mate.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

CSO asks President Buhari to sack minister over $62 billion debt statement

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko urges Senate to amend law on Supreme Court jurisdiction

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has asked the Senate to amend the relevant sections of the constitution to reduce the workload of the apex court justices.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

CUPP alleges plot to alter seniority in selection of panel justices for Atiku Abubakar’s...

As President Muhammad Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, both candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 president election shift their battle to the Supreme Court,the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has alleged of plans in some quarters to jettison seniority in the selection of panel justices.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko: We will ensure unity through effective, efficient justice delivery

The Supreme Court of Nigeria is ever ready for any eventuality and well prepared to keep the country together as one indivisible entity through effective and efficient justice delivery, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has said.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

Atiku Abubakar’s appeal: CUPP alleges manipulation in Supreme Court panel composition

The Coalition of United Political Parties has raised the alarm over alleged manipulation in the composition of the seven-man Supreme Court panel that will hear the appeal of the presidential candidate on the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in respect of the 2019 election.

Let’s consider separate court for political cases – Body of SANs

Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Thursday frowned at undue delays in civil cases in Courts.

Dayo Apata, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, 36 others get SAN rank September 23

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will on September 23, 2019 swear in 38 lawyers as Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
Simon Ortuanya

Enugu governor swears in Simon Ortuanya as SSG

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, at the EXCO Chambers of the Government House, Enugu, swore in Prof. Simon Ortuanya as Secretary to the State Government (SSG), following his appointment on Wednesday.

Governor Ugwuanyi appoints Simon Ortuanya as SSG

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Wednesday appointed the Director-General of South East Governors Forum (SEGF) Prof. Simon Ortuanya, as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.
Adamu Bulkachuwa

APC chieftain faults Appeal Court’s failure to sack Senator Bulkachuwa

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Usman Tuggar, has faulted the refusal of the Court of Appeal in Abuja to uphold his appeal against a judgment affirming the election of Alhaji Adamu Bulkachuwa, husband of the court’s President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.
Abubakar Malami

Ex-AGF Abubakar Malami faces disciplinary panel over alleged professional misconduct

The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, will on June 14, 2019 face the Disciplinary Panel the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee over a prejudicial statement made against the detained former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

President Buhari had powers to sack Justice Onnoghen, appoint me – Justice Tanko tells...

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, challenged the competence of the suit seeking to declare him as unfit to head the judiciary.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atuiku Abubakar: Justice has prevailed in Zamfara

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the Supreme Court judgement which nullified the elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara in the last general elections.

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Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.