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Appeal Court: Why Osun election tribunal was moved to Abuja

The Court of Appeal has explained why it relocated the Osun State governorship election petition tribunal from Osogbo, the state capital, to Abuja.

Osun guber: PDP accuses APC of using PCA’s husband to influence election tribunals

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of attempts to use the husband of the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, to influence the election petition tribunals in Ekiti and Osun states.

APC flays PDP over comments on Osun election tribunal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State has expressed shock at the condemnation of reconstitution of Osun Election Petition Tribunal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), describing the action as irresponsible.

Osun election: APC has close ties with Appeal Court’s Zainab Bulkachuwa – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has close ties with the All Progressives Congress (APC).

N7.6 billion fraud: Orji Kalu’s firm loses bid to suspend trial

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday dismissed applications seeking stay of proceedings in the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, for alleged N7.6bn fraud.

Taraba by-election: Justice Bulkachukwa constitutes election petition tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachukwa, has constituted an election petition tribunal for the August 18 by-election for the Takum 1 Constituency seat in the Taraba Assembly.

Presidency: 2018 Electoral Bill awaiting President Buhari’s assent

The 2018 Electoral Bill passed by the National Assembly on July 24 and forwarded to President Muhammadu Buhari is currently awaiting assent.

Appeal court nullifies judgment stopping National Assembly from reordering elections

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday nullified April 25, 2018, judgment of the Federal High Court which had struck down the National Assembly’s election re-ordering provision of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018.

Appeal Court reserves judgement on Senate’s powers to amend election sequence

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday reserved judgement in a suit seeking to clarify the powers of the National Assembly to alter the sequence of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria.

N2.9bn fraud: Judge gets September deadline to conclude Orji Kalu’s trial

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has directed that the alleged N2.9bn fraud case of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, must be concluded before the end of September this year.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen: Adherence to rule of law will solve Nigeria’s problems

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has declared that most problems of the country would be resolved through strict adherence to the rule of law.

CJN: Courts overwhelmed with cases of police extortion, brutality

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has directed Chief Judges of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to compel Chief Magistrates to conduct an inspection of Police Stations or other detention centres within their territorial jurisdiction.

Corruption: Chief Justice Onnoghen unfolds 13 reforms as judges get travel guide

The judiciary is not relaxing the efforts to restore its pride, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has said.

Shippers Council call for clearer judgements in maritime cases

The Executive Secretary, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, has called for sound, clearer and coherent adjudication of disputes in the maritime sector as key to attracting and sustaining investments to Nigeria.

Justice Walter Onnoghen urges judges to remain firm as public perception of judiciary improves

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has urged judges to be strong, courageous, fair but firm to sustain the ongoing improvement of public perception in the judiciary.

Federal govt using Court of Appeal to cause crisis in Rivers – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government is using the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to cause crises in Rivers State through contrived judgments and pronouncements.

Lawyers doubt fed govt’s capacity to try 1,670 Boko Haram suspects

The capacity of the Federal Government through the office of the Attorney General Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) to successfully prosecute 1, 670 detained Boko Haram suspects is in doubt, say lawyers.

Appeal Court president warns against frivolous applications

The President, Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Monday asked lawyers to assist the bench on speedy delivery of justice by stopping frivolous applications and other measures that might unnecessarily delay proceedings.

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PVC stops Katsina Speaker from voting in bye-election

The Speaker of Katsina State House of Assembly, Abubakar Kusada, could not vote during Saturday bye-election for the Ingawa/Kusada/Kankia Federal House of Representatives due to his lack of a Permanent Voters Card.
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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles didn’t want to take too many risks against South Africa

Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

2019: Centre cautions politicians against campaigns of deceit, violence

The African United Journalism Awareness Centre, a pro-Journalism and Democracy Non-Government Organisation, on Saturday cautioned politicians to eschew campaign of lies and violence in the interest of the nation.

Audu Ogbeh: Agric mechanization will help feed our growing population

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said farm mechanization is capable of feeding the nation’s growing population.

Facebook asked to protect users in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the “illegal” government.