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Presidential election tribunal fixes date for final addresses’ adoption

The Presidential Erection Petition Court (PEPC) has fixed August 21 for the adoption of final addresses by parties in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic...

Benue guber: APC closes case at tribunal with 59 witnesses

NEPZA The APC and its gubernatorial candidate, Mr Emmanuel Jime, have closed their case at the Benue Governorship Election Petition Tribunal after calling 59 witnesses. Jime, is challenging the return...

Tribunal: President Buhari, APC close defence

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have closed their defence in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before the Presidential...

PDP: Why Atiku Abubakar has right to comment on national issues

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has blasted the All Progressives Congress, APC, for warning its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for speaking on issues as if he was...

Senator Omo-Agege seeks removal of oil subsidy

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Monday, said there is no need for Nigeria to continue with the multi-billion Naira oil subsidy regime. He said all...

Supreme Court dismisses suit against Governor Ihedioha

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a suit filed by Sen. Samuel Anyanwu challenging the emergence of Gov. Emeka Ihedioha as the Imo governor. Justice Jonn Okoro, in a...

Supreme Court sacks Adamawa APC Reps member

The Supreme Court has sacked Mustapha Usman, an All Progressives Congress (APC) member of the House of Representatives, representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa State. In a...

PDP asks Senate to submit ministerial list to EFCC

File Photo Nigeria’s main opposition party, the PDP, has urged the Senate to further give credibility to its ministerial screening by sending the names of the nominees to the...

Governor Abiodun mourns passing of former deputy governor

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has expressed great sorrow over the death of former deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Abdul Rafiu Ogunleye. Ogunleye, who was the deputy governor...

Tribunal: We won’t call witnesses because Atiku Abubakar’s witnesses supported our case – INEC’s...

The Independent National Electoral Commission said on Monday that it would not call any witness to defend its case in respect of the petition filed by the Peoples...

INEC closes defence at presidential election petition tribunal, fails to call witness

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not call any witness to defend the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate,...

Supreme Court dismisses suit against Senator Nnamani

Supreme Court on Monday dismissed suit filed by Sen. Gilbert Nnaji seeking disqualification of Chimaroke Nnamani, former governor of Enugu state as Senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District. Justice...

Governor Akeredolu backs Senator Alasoadura as ministerial nominee from Ondo

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Saturday, threw his weight behind ministerial nominee from the state, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, condemning those kicking against his nomination. Akeredolu, who called...

Supreme Court upholds Appeal Court’s ruling on Senator Adeleke’s qualifications

The Supreme Court has validated the judgement of the Court of Appeal which earlier struck out a motion challenging the educational qualifications of Osun State politician, Ademola Adeleke. The...

Kano guber: Governor Ganduje accuses PDP of smuggling witness to testify against him

Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has accused the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) of smuggling a witness to testify against him at the ongoing Kano Governorship...

Former Imo speaker hails President Buhari for choice of ministers

Mr Nwoha Amaechi, former Imo Assembly Speaker, on Wednesday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for selecting “competent and seasoned administrators” as his ministers. Amaechi told newsmen that the persons in the...

Buhari names Senator Saraki as minister

President Muhammadu Buhari has named Senator Gbemisola Saraki, sister to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki as one of his 43 nominated ministers. Gbemi Saraki who is a member of...

President Buhari nominates Senator Akpabio, Festus Keyamo, Tunde Fashola, 40 others as ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sent his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate. This was made known by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who read out the president’s...

John Oyegun: Adams Oshiomhole a disgrace to APC, Edo

As the battle for supremacy between the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the governor of his home state, Edo, Mr...

You can’t shutdown Edo Assembly – Kayode Ajulo tells Reps

Lawyer and activist Dr Kayode Ajulo on Sunday said that the House of Representatives lacks the power to shut down of the Edo State House of Assembly. The House...

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Pastor petitions police over abduction of wife, children

An Abuja pastor, Isaac Pada, has petitioned the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police over the alleged abduction of his wife, Precious, and...

Diogo Jota: Harry Maguire’s £80 million transfer fee is hard to explain

Wolves attacker Diogo Jota has claimed Harry Maguire’s £80 million ($97m) transfer to Manchester United is ‘hard to explain’. The defender completed his much-anticipated...

Police parade suspected 166 robbers, kidnappers, others in Kano

Kano State Police Command has paraded 116 suspected criminals accused of various crimes that include kidnapping, armed robbery and drug peddling along with arms...

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