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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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Thursday frowned at undue delays in civil cases in Courts.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will on September 23, 2019 swear in 38 lawyers as Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
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.
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.
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 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.
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) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.
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.
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.
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.
German authorities detained an Islamist who was deported from Turkey with his family on Friday as Ankara continued to deport individuals with alleged affiliations to the Islamic State terrorist group to their European countries of origin.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.
The death toll from a cyclone that barrelled into the coasts of Bangladesh and India has risen to 24, authorities said Monday, as the two nations assess the scale of devastation wreaked by the powerful storm.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on his 65th birthday.
Enyimba and Rangers will come up against North African oppositions in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.