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Osun guber: Governor Oyetola, APC, INEC ask Supreme Court to dismiss Senator Adeleke’s appeal

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have urged the Supreme Court to dismiss the four appeals filed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke.

Supreme Court sacks Senator David Umaru

The Supreme Court on Friday declared Mohammed Sani Musa the winner of the last election for the Senate held in the Niger-East Senatorial District of Niger State.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Presidential election tribunal reserves ruling on PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s request to access INEC server

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has reserved ruling on the application filed by Atiku Abubakar and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for access to inspect the server and data of smart card reader used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the conduct of the February 23 presidential election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Election tribunal: APC reiterates Atiku Abubakar not a Nigerian by birth

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to strike out Atiku Abubakar’s petition against President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election because he is not a Nigerian by birth.

Presidential election: We don’t have server – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied being in possession of the server where results of the February 23 presidential election were uploaded.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 3

President Buhari, APC, INEC urge tribunal to dismiss Atiku Abubakar, PDP petition

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to dismiss petition filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar against his Feb.23 re-election.

Presidential election tribunal gets new chairman, shifts hearing to Tuesday

Justice Garba was drafted from the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal to take the place of the president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa as leader of the five-member tribunal.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Presidential election tribunal dismisses petition against President Buhari’s victory

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petition of the Coalition for Change (C4C) against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election.

Katsina government, firm in legal battle over N66.268 billion Paris Club refund

The N66.3 billion released to Katsina State from the Paris Club refund in 2016 by the Federal government has become a subject of litigation before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court.
Tunde Ayeni

Court adjourns ex-Skye Bank chief’s alleged N25 billion fraud trial to July 2

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the trial of a former Chairman, Board of Directors, Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank), Tunde Ayeni, to July 2, 2019.
UBA - United Bank for Africa

UBA opposes Sahara Energy’s application to vacate order to advertise winding-up petition

United Bank for Africa (UBA) has asked Justice Mohammed Liman, presiding over a Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a motion filed by a Petroleum Resources firm, Sahara Energy Limited, seeking a discharge of an ex-parte order allowing the bank to advertise a petition it filed to wind-up the firm over alleged N15 billion debt.
Zainab Bulkachuwa

Tribunal: Appeal Court president refuses to excuse self

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has fixed May 22 for hearing in an application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, asking the withdrawal of tribunal chairman, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, from the panel.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar to file application for Justice Bulkachuwa’s withdrawal from presidential election ribunal

Bulkachuwa appeared to have initially overlooked the earlier letter sent by the PDP asking her to withdraw from the panel until the petitioners’ lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), requested a meeting between the panel members and the representatives of the legal teams of parties to the case on Wednesday.
ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on allegations of corruption against Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal.

Presidential tribunal stands down hearing, meets lawyers in chambers

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja has stood down the Wednesday’s pre-hearing session on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 poll, Atiku Abubakar.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

Tribunal fixes date to hear application seeking to stop President Buhari’s inauguration

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, has fixed May 22 to hear an application seeking an order to restrain Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) or any other Justice from swearing-in Muhammadu Buhari as president on May 29.
Nuhu Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu represents President Buhari at election tribunal

The pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, has arrived the Tuesday’s proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja.
Mr Kunle Oyatomi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesman in Osun, on Friday, said governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, would build on the legacies of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

Jubilation in Osun over Governor Oyetola’s court victory

The Court of Appeal in Abuja Thursday which set aside the March 22 majority judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which sacked Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, sparked a huge carnival in Osogbo, the state capital.

Osun guber: Appeal Court delivers judgment Thursday

The Court of Appeal in Abuja will on Thursday deliver judgments in three appeals and a cross-appeal filed against the majority judgment given in March 22, 2019 by the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal.

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Federal government saves N594 billion in two years through PICA

The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA), on Monday said saved N594, 089,136,242.41 billion from auditing Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) between 2016 and 2018.
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NBS: Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 11.40 percent in May

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measured inflation increased to 11.40 per cent (year-on-year) in May from 11.37 per cent recorded in April.
The Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos has handed over the baby stolen from its maternity ward, to the biological parents, after medical and police investigation.

Plateau hospital hands over stolen baby to biological parents

The Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos has handed over the baby stolen from its maternity ward, to the biological parents, after medical and police investigation.
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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a catholic priest, Reverend Father Isaac Agabi.

Man defiles neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday, ordered that a 33-year-old man, Sunday Nwokolo, who allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.