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Court stops National Assembly from taking over Bauchi State Assembly

Segun Adewale As the National Assembly received a report from the committee it sent to Bauchi State to probe the leadership crisis rocking the state assembly since its inauguration last month, the state High Court has on Monday issued an order of interim injunction ordering that the present speaker and deputy

Presidential Election: INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu fails to appear before Tribunal

•As INEC tenders subpoenaed documents Jude Johnson The Chairmanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Mahmood Yakubu on Thursday failed to show up at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, holding at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Yakubu was on Wednesday ordered by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to appear

Atiku’s witness weeps in court over killings during presidential election

Jude Johnson Arume Mohammed Yahaya, one of the witnesses of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, wept profusely in the open Court on Wednesday while recalling the sporadic shootings in some parts of Kogi State that led to

Jubilation Maiduguri as Gov Umara wins at the Supreme Court

Mukaila Ola  There was celebration in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital as the Supreme Court of Nigeria sitting in Abuja on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed against the election of the governor, Prof. Babagana Umara. A gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Idris Durkwa has challenging the emergence of

Associates, friends await Dasuki’s release from FG’s custody

•Pray Presidency to obey Appeal  Court order •Awards Him N5m for unlawful detention Senator Iroegbu  Associates and friends of the detained former National  Security Adviser (NSA),  Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), have thronged his family residence in Asokoro, Abuja eagerly awaiting his release from four-year detention by the  Department of State Security Services (DSS).  The

Appeal Coutt orders Dasuki’s release from DSS Custody on bail

•Awards Him N5m for unlawful detention. Senator Iroegbu The Court of Appeal in Abuja has declared the detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki since December 29, 2015 by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and un-constitutional and ordered his release on conditional bail. The

2019 Election: Court dismisses suit challenging Buhari’s qualification

Appellants head for Supreme Court Jude Johnson The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed a suit challenging the qualification of President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election. The appellate court in a judgement delivered held that the suit has been cut up by the Fourth Alteration to

Armed bandits attack Atiku’s witnesses….Forces Tribunal to adjourn

Jude Johnson Armed bandits on Friday attacked witnesses of the aptrsidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaju Atiku Abubakar on their way from Zamfara state to give evidence at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The witnesses were said yo have been ambushed on

Appeal Court to deliver judgment in suit on Buhari’s qualification today

Jude Johnson The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal will today, decide the fate of President Muhammadu Buhari, in a suit challenging his qualification for the 2019 presidential election and the alleged perjury allegedly contained in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) form CF001 he used as his bio

2019 Election: Results in the north massively mutilated to favour Buhari–Witnesses

Jude Johnson  The seven witnesses called at the instance of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday testified against the return of President Muhammadu Buhari by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as winner of the February 23 presidential election.The grouse of the witnesses were that the

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