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Tag Archives: Court

Defaulting Contractors: “Advise Buhari to immediately obey court judgement,” SERAP urges Malami

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on Mr Abukabar Malami, SAN, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to advise President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately implement court judgemet ordering the prompt release of details of payments to all defaulting and allegedly corrupt electricity contractors and companies since 1999. Justice Obiozor, a Professor of Law, sitting at ...

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Buhari vs Atiku: Security beefed up as tribunal delivers judgement today

Security has been beefed up within the vicinity of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivers judgment in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar against president Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the Feb. 23 general election. Security personnel comprising mainly men of the Nigeria Police, the Department of State ...

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Tribunal’s Verdict: Dino Melaye heads to Court of Appeal

Senators Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has headed to appeal court to challenge the ruling of tribunal that sacked him. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, Senator Smart Adeyemi, had petitioned the tribunal, challenging Melaye’s victory. The tribunal upheld the petition, nullified the election and ordered ...

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Nasarawa Guber poll 2019: Supreme Court reserves judgement on Maku’s suit

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved judgment in a case filed by Mr Labaran Maku, the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Nasarawa State against Gov. Audu Sule. Maku is challenging the ruling of the appeal court that threw out his case and prayed the apex court to allow his appeal. He prayed the apex court to ...

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2019 Guber Poll: Court summons INEC, LP over omission of candidate’s name in Nasarawa

The Federal High Court Abuja, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Labour Party (LP) to appear before it over omission of the name of Mr Umaru Angibi, LP’s candidate and party logo from the ballot papers for the 2019 Nasarawa governorship poll. Justice Nkeonye Maha, who gave the order in an exparte motion with suit number: ...

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Breaking: Court acquits Ex-President Jonathan’s aide of fraud charges

The Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged and acquitted Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s aide, Dr Waripamo Owei-Dudafa over allegation of N1.6billion fraud. In a 190-page judgment, Justice Mohammed Idris held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) failed to prove any of the 22-count charge beyond reasonable doubt against Owei-Dudafa and a Heritage Bank worker Joseph Iwejuo. He said ...

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Detention: Court refuses to grant Sowore’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja has refused to grant the motion filed by Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security (DSS). Justice Nkeonye Maya, who declined all applications by Counsel to Sowore,, Mr Femi Falana , SAN, sent the case back to Justice Taiwo Taiwo for further hearing. Falana, ...

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Detention: Abuja High Court to hear Sowore’s motion on Wednesday

A federal high court in Abuja has fixed Wednesday to hear the motion filed by AAC Presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, challenging his detention by the Department of State Services. Sowore had on 9 August challenged a court order which allowed the Nigerian government to detain him for 45 days. According to SaharaReporters, Sowore asked the court to set aside its ...

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Revolution: Sowore heads to court, wants detention order vacated

Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow protests, who is presently in detention has headed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking an order to vacate the ex parte order that gave the Department of State Service (DSS) the legal backing to detain him for 45 days. Justice Taiwo Taiwo had, in a ruling on Thursday in an exparte application, ordered Sowore’s ...

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Sowore’s Detention: Court’s order a misplaced display of superfluous power by FG- PANDEF

Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, of Niger Delta has described the Federal High Court, Abuja authorization to DSS to detain Mr. Omoyele Sowore for 45 days as a misplaced display of superfluous power by the Federal Government. According to the Forum, the planned ‘Revolution Now’ protest convened by Sowore was a mere dramatic presentation of the state of affairs in the ...

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