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Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm Tanko as CJN, Urges Quick Confirmation by Senate
Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm T...

Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm Tanko as CJN, Urges Quick Confirmati...

Following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council that Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad be confirmed as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the nomination and forwarded same to the Senate for confirmation. The NJC had made this recommendation... read more »

Breaking News: Shi'ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos
Breaking News: Shi’ites Stage Peac...

Breaking News: Shi’ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

The Shi’ite movement headed by the incarcerated Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky are currently staging a peaceful protest in Lagos following the more volatile protest in Abuja that resulted in the deaths of at least two individuals. The protest is again to call the Nigerian government to obey the... read more »

Press Release: The Issuance of Bench Warrant Against Me Is an Abuse of Process Taken Too Far- Innoson
Press Release: The Issuance of Bench War...

Press Release: The Issuance of Bench Warrant Against Me Is an Abuse of Proc...

Filed Notice of Appeal and Motion for Stay of Execution Against The Order. The issuance of bench warrant against me by the Federal High Court Ikoyi Lagos, today, June 24th 2019 is an abuse of process taken too far by the Court and made without jurisdiction. The order itself is a nullity and does... read more »

Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai's Plan to Licence PFN Pastors in Kaduna Illegal
Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai’s Pl...

Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai’s Plan to Licence PFN Pastors in Kaduna...

A Kaduna State High Court has ruled that the plan by the Kaduna State government to issue licences to the pastors of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) using the Religious Regulatory Bill is a gross violation of their fundamental human rights, which guarantees freedom of association and... read more »

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at Tribunal
Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labo...

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at...

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu floors AD and Labour Party’s Governorship candidates, Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi at the Election Petition Tribunal. The Tribunal threw out their petitions for lack of substance.  Details... read more »

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Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Garba In for Bulkachuwa

Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Garba In for Bulkachuwa

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal resumed sitting on Monday with Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba as the new replacement for Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Garuba, who is the Presiding... read more »

Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Continue

Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Conti...

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and directed that his trial on charges... read more »

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election

The Election Petitions Tribunal set up for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State has declared Ademola Adeleke winner of the election. The three-member panel said during its ruling in... read more »

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fail to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fails to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen

The Federal Government, on Thursday, closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, after it produced only three witnesses that testified... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari's Certificate Issue

Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari’s Cer...

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President... read more »