Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, re-elected Governor of Rivers State, on Wednesday, in the presence of thousands of Rivers people and other prominent Nigerians, took the oath of office to commence his second term. Also on Wednesday, Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo was sworn in for a second term. Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Adama Iyaye-Laminkara […]
The Supreme Court on Friday nullified the elections of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. Justice Paul Galinje, who read the lead judgment held that all votes cast for the APC are “wasted votes” because the party did not conduct primaries in the state. Read also: […]
Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, the President of Court of Appeal, has recused herself from Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Watch also: Reps order NNPC, Chevron, others to intervene in Ondo Oil Well Fire outbreak The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had requested that Bulkachuwa recuse herself from the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal due to her alleged ties with […]
Senator Osita Izunaso has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court over the conduct of Justice Okon Abang, in the case between governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over his certificate of return. […]
The Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) has created a joint financial institution worth N6billion to serve as a vehicle for the region’s economic recovery and development. Gov. Kassim Shettima of Borno and out-going Chairman of the Forum made this known while highlighting his achievements in the last four years on Friday in Kaduna. He said […]
A Federal High Court in Abuja has held that Senator Godswill Akpabio can retain his office as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District because he did not defect from the People’s Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressive Congress. Justice Okon Abang stated this on Friday while ruling on a case seeking […]
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, were on Wednesday directed by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to file a formal application asking the President of the Court of Appeal and chairman of the five-man panel, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the tribunal. Announcing the tribunal’s decision, Justice […]
Four hundred and sixty-nine lawmakers who were elected on the platform of various political parties in the February 23 National Assembly elections and the subsequent supplementary election will get N4.68bn as welcome package immediately after their inauguration in June, The PUNCH investigation has shown. The package is to help the lawmakers sort out accommodation and […]
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