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Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister

Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.

PDP hails Supreme Court for upholding Governor Bala’s election

Bauchi state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has lauded the supreme court judges ‘for ensuring that justice prevailed in their verdict’ by upholding the election of governor Bala Mohammed.
Some members of the Ogun State chapter of the PDP on Sunday embarked on peaceful protest in Abeokuta against last week’s Supreme Court judgement which resulted in the sack of a member of the party, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State.

Imo: Ogun PDP members join protest against Supreme Court judgment

Some members of the Ogun State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday embarked on peaceful protest in Abeokuta against last week’s Supreme Court judgement which resulted in the sack of a member of the party, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State.
Emeka Ihedioha

Imo guber: Judiciary, electoral system on trial – Emeka Ihedioha

The sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the nation’s judiciary and the electoral system have been put on trial.

Supreme Court to deliver judgement on Imo governorship on Monday

The Supreme Court has announced that it would deliver judgment on the petitions against the declaration of Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo state by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Supreme Court upholds Governor Emmanuel’s election

The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Wednesday, upheld the re-election of Mr. Udom Emmanuel as Governor of Akwa Ibom State.

P&ID scandal: Court orders arrest of Briton

In abid to upturn the $9.6 billion judgement award in favour of a firm, P&ID, the Federal Government may have begun moves to extradite a key director of the firm, Adam Quinn, to face trial in Nigeria.
Governor Seyi Makinde

PDP: Governor Makinde’s victory is victory for Oyo people

The judgment of the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, affirming the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde as the winner of the Oyo State 2019 gubernatorial election has been described as a victory for Oyo people by the State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Supreme Court affirms Governor El-Rufai’s election

The Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed a decision of the Court of Appeal which dismissed a petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the election of the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: SDP candidate asks tribunal to nullify election

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has continued to receive more complaints about the State’s Nov 16 governorship election.
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Kogi West: Senator Melaye heads to tribunal Monday

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday aligned itself with the decision of its Kogi West Senatorial candidate, Dino Melaye, to file a petition at the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal over the declaration of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Smart Adeyemi, as the winner of the recent senatorial election.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Court upholds Rivers governor’s re-election, strikes out ADP’s appeal

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday upheld the re-election of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, as they struck out the appeal filed by the defeated Governorship Candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Victor Fingesi.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Kogi West: Dino Melaye vows to challenge Smart Adeyemi’s victory

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has said he would challenge his defeat in court.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos guber: Labour Party to challenge Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s election with 16 lawyers

Labour Party governorship candidate for Lagos State, Prince Ifagbemi Awamaridi, has indicated a plan by its party to challenge the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Supreme Court with 16 lawyers to be led by U.O. Sule, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos has adjourned for judgement the appeal brought before it by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its defeated candidate in the last gubernatorial election, Mohammed Abubakar.

Court adjourns APC’s case against Bauchi governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos has adjourned for judgement the appeal brought before it by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its defeated candidate in the last gubernatorial election, Mohammed Abubakar.

Appeal court sacks two Kaduna PDP lawmakers

The appellate court ordered that a rerun be conducted by INEC to determine who will represent Kagarko and Sanga constituencies in the state assembly.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Governor Bello: Appeal court victory affirmation of mandate by Nigerlites

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has said his victory at the Court of Appeal on Saturday was a vindication and affirmation of the mandate given to him and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) by Nigerlites.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

Akwa Ibom gube: Appeal court upholds Governor Emmanuel’s elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar on Wednesday, affirmed that Gov. Udom Emmanuel of the PDP was duly elected in the March 9 gubernatorial elections in Akwa Ibom State.

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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: Shi’ites can’t be reason for US visa restriction on Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Sherif vs Atiku: Court adjourns custody hearing to January 27

Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.