PDP Asks NJC To Sanction Port Harcourt Judge Over Obaseki 

The Peoples Democratic Party has written a petition to the National Judicial Council asking for sanctions for Justice E.A. Obile of the Port Harcourt Division of the Federal High Court, in respect of suit N0: FHC/PH/CS/69/2020. In the petition sighted on Tuesday, the PDP, which said it was the 7th defendant in the suit in question, claimed that the Plaintiff was being externally sponsored “to do the hatchet job” of perverting the judicial process to ensure that Governor Godwin Obaseki does to fly our Party’s flag in the forthcoming gubernatorial…

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Appeal Court judgement: APC Sacks Oshiomhole Appoints Ajimobi As Acting APC National Chairman

  The national working committee of the ruling all progressives Congress APC has remove Adams Oshiohole as the national chairman of the party. The party in a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of APC Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu said: “The National Working Committee NWC of the All Progressives Congress APC has received the news indicating the Appeal Court has upheld the suspension of the Party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by an FCT High Court pending the determination of the substantive suit.” He further said: “Guided by advice from…

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Appeal Court Upholds Adams Oshiomhole’s Suspension As APC National Chairman

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal on Tuesday affirmed the suspension of the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole by the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. In a unanimous judgment, a three-man panel of the appellate court dismissed Oshiomhole’s appeal as lacking in merit. Justice Danlami Senchi of the High Court had issued an injunctive order suspending Oshiomhole as the APC National Chairman pending the determination of a substantive suit. The Senchi, gave the order following an application of interlocutory…

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Court Restrains Reps On Infectious Diseases Bill

A Federal High Court In Abuja Has Ordered The House Of Representatives To Maintain Status Quo On The Infectious Diseases Bill Which Has Passed Second Reading. Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu While Ruling On An Ex Parte Application  Also Summoned The Speaker Of The House, Femi Gbajabiamila, The Attorney-General Of The Federation, Abubakar Malami SAN, The Inspector-General Of Police, Mohammed Adamu, As Well As The Clerk Of The National Assembly To Appear Before The Court. Senator Dino Melaye Brought The Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit Through His Counsel, Nkemakolam Okoro, Asking The Court…

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Kano Court Orders Arrest Of Local Goverment Boss

The Magistrate Court 82 In Kano Has Issued A Bench Warrant For The Arrest Of The Chairman Of Kumbotso Local Government Area, Kabiru Ado Panshekara, For Failure To Appear Before It To Answer A Criminal Complaint. The Presiding Judge, Musa Ibrahim Fagge, Said Panshekara Failed To Appear Before The Court Despite Receiving A Criminal Summon Based On Complaint By The Kano State Public Complaints And Anti-Corruption Commission On Criminal Breach Of Trust And Making False Statement. In A Suit, The Agency Alleged The Offence Was Contrary To Section 315 Of…

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Zamfara: PDP insist Supreme Court can not reverse self

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday vehemently insisted that the Supreme Court has no option than to dismiss the pending application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to review its judgment on the Zamfara Governorship election matter. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated this as the firm position of the party after a crucial meeting with critical stakeholders from Zamfara state, in Abuja, on Saturday. Ologbondiyan said the PDP stands by its earlier statement in which it raised alarms that the APC was behind the insupportable agitation that…

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Ifeanyi Ubah’s Disqualification Suit: Appeal Court Adjourns To March 8

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal Monday, adjourns hearing on the appeal filed by Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party, YPP, to challenge the FCT high court judgment that removed  him as the lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District, till Thursday 12 March . A three-man panel of Justices of the appellate court led by Justice Stephen Adah, adjourned the matter to enable some of the Respondents to file their processes. Joseph Kadiri has more Spread the love

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Ihedioha Loses Again As Supreme Court Declines To Set-Aside Imo Judgement

The Supreme Court  today, declined to restore Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the Governor of Imo State. The apex court, in a decision by a seven-man panel of Justices led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, reinstated the judgment it gave on January 14, which declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress, APC, as the validly elected governor of Imo state.   Spread the love

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Bayelsa Guber Review Suit: Supreme Court Dismisses Lyon APC’S Application For Lacking In Merit •

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismisses the application to review the Bayelsa guber election judgment filed by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, David Lyon The panel of justices of the Apex court led by Justice Amina Augie took the decision while delivering judgment on the suit. Joseph Kadiri who covered the proceedings reports that the court maintains that it cannot sit on appeal over its own judgment  as it orders the Lawyers to APC and its candidate Lyon to pay to pay 30 million naira for filing  frivolous application.…

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