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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Human Rights Protection: Nba Lauded For Suspects Legal Representation

The Nigerian Bar Association NBA Monday, have been commended for it’s initiative aims at reducing human rights abuse, by attaching members to police stations. John Terna reports some legal practitioners as calling  for a national scale up of the initiative by the Lagos branch NBA in Abuja. Spread the love

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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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400M Fraud: Court Sentences Metuh To 7 Years Imprisonment

The federal high court sitting in Abuja, Tuesday finds the former national publicity secretary of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, chief Olisa Metuh guilty of money of money laundering charges preferred against him by the economic and financial crimes commission EFCC. Justice Okon Abang who delivered the judgment sentenced Metuh to 7 years imprisonment. Joseph Kadiri reports that Metuh is also ordered to pay 375million naira, while his firm dexra limited is to pay 25 million naira to the federal government. Spread the love

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INEC Declares Senator Diri Douye Winner Bayelsa State Governorship Election, Presents Certificate Of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC  Declares The Candidate Of The Peoples Democratic Party PDP Senator Douye Diri  Winner Of The Election Following The Supreme Court Judgement. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmoud Yakubu Told Reporters That The PDP Candidate Has Over  25 Percent Of The Lawful Votes Cast. Correspondent Alhassan Bala Reports That INEC Also Issues Certificate Of Return To The PDP Candidate Spread the love

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Supreme Court nullifies Bayelsa governor-elect’s election, declares PDP winner

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates as the winners of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. The apex court ordered INEC to issue fresh certificates to the candidates of the party with the…

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EFCC Arraigns Adoke On Fresh Money Laundering Charges, Ex-Justice Minister Gets Bail On Existing Conditions

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC,  today arraigns the former  Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke SAN, on fresh money laundering charges. The trial judge Justice Binta Nyako granted bail to Adoke after pleading not guilty to the 7 count charges. Joseph Kadiri reports that the federal high court adopted the bail condition given by the high court of the federal capital territory Spread the love

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Ex-Minister Adoke Granted N50m Bail

An Abuja High Court has granted former Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Mohammed Adoke bail in the sum of N50m and one surety. The former AGF who is alleged to have received about N300 million over Malabu oil deal OPL 245, is facing 42 counts charges. He is being charged alongside Aliyu Abubakar, Rasky Gbinigie, Malabu oil and Gas Limited, Agip, a subsidiary of Eni, Shell Nigeria Ultra deep Limited and Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company Limited. According to the ruling on Thursday, the surety must be a Nigerian…

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