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Court sacks Abia Governor, Ikpeazu to appeal Judgement

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has annulled the election of Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia and ordered INEC to issue a certificate of return to Dr. Samson Oga. The court also ordered Ikpeazu to vacate office immediately The order was based on the allegation that Ikpeazu submitted false information to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the …

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Again, Another Court Orders FG to Allow Dasuki Access Lawyers

…. Grants Bafarawa Permission to go for Lesser Hajj For the third time, the Federal Government has been ordered to allow the detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki to have unhindered access his lawyers for consultation and briefing in order to allow him prepared adequately for his trial. The court also granted permission to former Governor of Sokoto State, …

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Fuel Price Increase: Court Stops NLC from Going on Strike

The National Industrial Court has stopped ‎the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on strike to protest last week’s increase in fuel price by the federal Government. Justice Babatunde Adejumo gave the restraining order following a suit by the Attorney General of the Federation. Justice Adejumo, held: “The defendants are hereby restrained from carrying out the …

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Akanni’s Detention: Court Awards N5m  Fine Against  DSS

By Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti The Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti Division, on  Wednesday  declared the arrest and detention of a member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon Afolabi Akanni,  for 18 days  by Department of State Services for  undisclosed reasons as illegal and flagrant violation of the 1999 constitution .

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