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Husband killer Maryam Sanda appeals death sentence

The convict alleged that the death sentence handed to her by Justice Yusuf Halilu was ”tainted by bias and prejudices”, and that she wasn’t given a fair hearing. She then asked the Court of Appeal to set aside the verdict and acquit her.
Maryam Sanda

Maryam Sanda sentenced to death for killing husband

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday found Maryam Sanda guilty of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello.
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.

Court announces date to deliver judgment in murder trial of Maryam Sanda

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama on Monday fixed January 27, 2020, to deliver judgment in the trial of

Court fixes date for ‘husband killer’ Maryam Sanda to open defence

An FCT High Court Maitama on Tuesday fixed Oct. 16, for Maryam Sanda, accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, to open her defence.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Tribunal ruling: Governor Abiodun urges Adekunle Akinlade, others to join hands with him

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Saturday called on Abdulkabir Akinlade of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) to join hands with him in taking the state to higher heights.
The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.

Jubilations as Tribunal affirms Ogun governor’s victory

Massive jubilation and dancing erupted at Isabo and spread to other parts of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu affirmed the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 9, gubernatorial election in the state.
The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.

Ogun governor wins at the tribunal

The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Tribunal strikes out Adekunle Akinlade’s petition challenging Governor Abiodun’s qualification

The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu in its ruling on the preliminary objections strikes out Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade petition seeking disqualification of Governor Dapo Abiodun on grounds of submitting false academic qualification.
Allied Peoples Movement APM

Ogun tribunal: Our witnesses’ lives under threat – APM counsel

Counsel to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State and its gubernatorial candidate, Adekunle Akinlade, Sebastine Hon (SAN) has told the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta that the lives of Akinlade and that of petitioner’s witnesses were under threat.
Allied Peoples Movement APM

Ogun election tribunal: Our witnesses’ lives under threat – APM

Counsel to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State and its gubernatorial candidate, Adekunle Akinlade, Sebastine Hon (SAN) has told the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta that the lives of Akinlade and that of petitioner’s witnesses were under threat.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Tribunal dismisses Labour Party’s petition against Governor Abiodun’s election victory

The Ogun State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta on Friday struck out the petition by the Labour Party challenging the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun.
Bala Muhammad

CSOs laud EFCC for speedy trial of Bauchi governor-elect

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) based in Bauchi State, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on efforts to fast track the trial of the state governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed.
Bala Muhammad

Arraignment of Bauchi governor-elect stalled

The scheduled arraignment of the Bauchi State Governor-elect, Bala Mohammed, before the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court was on Monday, stalled, due to the absence of the judge, Yusuf Halilu.
Maryam Sanda

Court dismisses alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda’s no case submission, orders defence

An FCT High Court in Maitama on Thursday dismissed a no case submission made by Maryam Sanda, accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello and ordered her to enter her defence.

Judge’s absence stalls Maryam Sanda’s murder trial

The absence of the trial judge has stalled further proceedings in the murder case against Maryam Sanda, who was accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns suspect for £19,000, N25 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday said it arraigned one Sirajo Bakoji in two separate courts on the same day.
Dino Melaye

Court grants Senator Dino Melaye bail

The FCT High Court in Maitama presided over by Justice Yusuf Halilu has again granted bail to Sen. Dino Melaye who was arraigned on an eight-count charge of evading arrest.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Court grants Senator Melaye bail on health grounds

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja has granted bail to Nigerian lawmaker Senator Dino Melaye, who was being held in a police health facility in Abuja.

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Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor sacks director over alleged financial scam

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has sacked the Director Establishment and Service Bureau in the office of the state Head of Service over alleged swindling of funds.

Banditry: Sultan seeks recruitment, funding of security agencies

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged the federal government to recruit more personnel and properly fund security agencies to tackle insecurity in the country.
The Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas has commended the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for setting up the COVID 19 Creative Industry Committee.

NFVCB boss lauds minister on creative industry coronavirus committee, begins virtual censorship

The Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, has commended the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for setting up the COVID 19 Creative Industry Committee.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

ARD: Ogun doctors fighting coronavirus owed April allowance

They also denied signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the state government over their three-week warning strike.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has warned workers in the state that the coming months will not be easy despite the health challenges already posed by the global pandemic COVID-19.

Abia coronavirus patient who ran away, surrenders self, family to hospital

A runaway positive COVID-19 patient in Aba, Abia, has surrendered himself and members of his family to the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), Aba, for management of his sickness.