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Afenifere faults Osinbajo’s stance on restructuring

PAN-YORUBA socio-political  organisation, Afenifere, yesterday faulted the statement credited to  the Vice-president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, that the call for the restructuring of Nigeria would not make any difference Afenifere, which argued that the Vice-president missed the debate on restructuring, contended that the issue went beyond more allocation from the Federal Government to the states. It would be recalled that Prof …

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Federal High Court Declares PDP Convention Legal, Confirms Sack of Sheriff

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday declared the May 21 national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legal and that its decisions did not violate any known law or the constitution of the party. Delivering judgment on a suit brought before him by the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP, the Presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, …

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Forgery case:Malami has a lot to explain, says Senate

The Senate has stated that it has been vindicated by the Thursday ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Gabriel Kolawole which described the forgery case filed against its presiding officers as an abuse of court process and a decision taken against public interest. In a statement signed by its spokesman on Media and Public …

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Court stops Ogah’s swearing-in as Abia Gov

The ongoing tension in God’s Own State, Thursday, took another dramatic turn, as a High Court sitting in Osisioma, Abia State, issued an injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from issuing a certificate of return to Uchechukwu Ogah who was declared governor by an FCT High Court on Wednesday. The Court also restrained the Chief Judge of Abia …

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Why Olisa Metuh is Offering To Refund The N400 million – Counsel

In the light of the circumstances regarding the case of our client, Chief Olisa Metuh with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), we want to explain the reasons for our client’s proposal to refund the N400 million released to him by former President Goodluck Jonathan, and which was expended on a project approved by the ex-President on national issues …

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Forgery Charge: Court grants Saraki, Ekweremadu, others bail

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) high court, has granted bail to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and two other accused persons — Salisu Maikasuwa, former clerk of the national assembly, and Benedict Efeturi, deputy clerk of the legislature. Saraki, Ekweremadu and others were docked before Justice Yusuf Haliru over their alleged complicity in forgery of the Senate Standing …

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