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The House of Representatives has hailed the Supreme Court judgement, which struck out the suit by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI, looking to void the provision of section 84 subsection 12 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2022 The Spokesperson of the House, Rep. Benjamin Kalu, made the commendation while speaking with NAN in Abuja. The court had […]

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), ABUBAKAR MALAMI seeking to invalidate the provision of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act 2022.   The apex court in a judgment on Friday by a seven-member panel headed by Justice MUSA DATTIJO MOHAMMED, was […]

The Oyo State Police Command has organized a sensitization meeting with all Stakeholders including traditionalists, leaders of the various Oje groups (Masquerade Bearing Households) and other non-state actors ahead of the Egungun Festival, a yearly event showcasing Oyo State’s rich cultural heritage. According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, […]

The trial of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice Ekweremadu has been adjourned to July 7. The United Kingdom Metropolitan Police formally charged two Nigerians with conspiracy to facilitate travel of another person for organ harvesting. The suspects were arrested and charged over their plan to bring a child into the […]

by JADESOLA AJIBOLA The Federal Government has rescinded its decision to suspend Nigeria’s basketball teams from all international competitions.   The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports Development ISMAILA ABUBAKAR disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja.   He said the latest decision is based on a letter of appeal from the Nigeria […]

by JADESOLA AJIBOLA The Ondo State Security Network Agency, codenamed “Amotekun Corps” has confirmed that some suspects have been arrested in connection with the terrorist attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo. The suspected terrorist invaded the church on June 5, killing no fewer than 40 people and injuring many other worshippers. The state Commander […]

by JADESOLA AJIBOLA Two senators, DAUDA JIKA and EZENWA FRANCIS ONYEWUCHI, have defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and Labour Party (LP) respectively.   Senator JIKA, who represents Bauchi Central, joined the NNPP from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) while Senator ONYEWUCHI of Imo East left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   […]

by JADESOLA AJIBOLA The United States has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission on what it calls “the largely peaceful conduct” of the Ekiti State governorship election held on Saturday, June 18. The US in a statement dated June 22, 2022, also congratulated the indigenes of Ekiti State on the success of the election. The […]

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said that there is an urgent need for fundamental reforms of the administration and governance of the Nigerian Judiciary. This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the President, OLUMIDE AKPATA. The NBA described as unfortunate the conditions highlighted in the letter written by 14 Justices of the […]

The Federal Government has instructed that a portal be opened to document unemployed citizens. The resolution was reached on Wednesday at the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, shortly before he proceeded to Rwanda to attend the 2022 CHOGM. The job portal is expected to take Nigerians living in the Diaspora […]

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