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Court rejects Senator Melaye’s suit filed against NCDC Bill

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday rejected a suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, also referred to as the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Bill. In a judgment on Tuesday, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu held that her court lacked the jurisdiction to hear and determine issues raised in the suit ...

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Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court strikes out suit against gov Obaseki

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed against the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki. The plaintiffs, in the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/553/2020 accused the Governor of engaging in certificate forgery. Listed as plaintiffs in the suit are Edobor Williams, Ugbesia Abudu Godwin and Amedu Dauda Anakhu. They accused Obaseki of forging his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) ...

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Court strikes out suit seeking removal of Omo-Agege

An FCT High Court sitting in Bwari has dismissed a suit seeking to remove the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-agege from office. Delivering judgement on Wednesday, Justice Othman Musa dismissed the suit on the grounds that contrary to the allegation, Omo-Agege was never convicted for any crime in the United States of America. The suit was instituted by a ...

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Suit challenging Gbajabiamila’s qualification to be heard on Feb 25

An FCT High Court, Jabi has fixed Feb. 25 to hear a suit challenging the qualification of Femi Gbajamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives, to contest for election. The suit is also challenging his nomination as Speaker in the 9th Assembly. When the matter which was slated for hearing of pending applications came up, the claimant’s Counsel, Obed Agu, informed ...

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Delta 2019: Court of Appeal reserves judgment on Ogboru’s suit

The Court of Appeal sitting has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate Great Ogboru against the election of Ifeanyi Okowa as Governor of Delta. A five-member panel of the appellate court led by Justice Uzo Ndukwe-Anyanwu, reserved judgment to a date that would be communicated to parties shortly after all counsel ...

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Extradition Suit: Court adjourns Sen. Kashamu’s extradition suit to Dec. 6

A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned until December. 6, hearing of a suit filed by Sen. Buruji Kashamu, requesting to stop his extradition to the U.S., to face drug charges. Kashamu, who is a Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, in his suit FHC/L/CS/930/2018, joined the the Inspector-General of Police and Commissioner of Police Lagos. Others are the ...

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Suit challenging Tanko Mohammad’s appointment as CJN struck out

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Friday, dismissed a suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Justice Iyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court struck out the suit brought by a plaintiff, Omirhobo Foundation, for lack of locus standi to prosecute the case. President Muhammadu ...

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Tribunal reserves ruling on HDP’s application to withdraw suit against Buhari’s victory

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday reserved ruling on Hope Democratic Party, HDP’s application seeking the withdrawal of petition challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhar Justice Mohammed Garba, Chairman of the five-man panel reserved the application after it was argued by Counsel to parties. An acclaimed National Chairman of Hope Democratic Party (HDP), Tapre Poland had approached the ...

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Certificate Scandal: Court of Appeal dismisses suit challenging Adeleke’s eligibility

The Court of Appeal on Thursday in Abuja dismissed suit challenging the eligibility of Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peopels Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the Osun Governorship election on account of alleged certificate forgery. Justice Emmanue Agim held that the suit was “status bar’’ as the plaintiffs filed the action seven days after the conduct of the election. Agim ...

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Suit seeking to stop President Buhari’s swearing-in struck out

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Mr Ambrose Aworu, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration. Delivering the lead judgenent, Justice Joseph Ikyechi, dismissed the application for lacking in merit. It was gathered that Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral ...

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