Monday, July 15, 2019

Supreme court sacks APC Senator, declares opponent winner

The court set aside the April 8, 2019 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which declared Senator David Umaru, ex-Chairman, Senate Committee Chairman on Justice, Human Rights and Legal Matters, the valid candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who won the election.

Henceforth, I should be called first lady not wife of the president – Aisha...

The president when he sought for the office in 2015 had promised to abolish the first lady's office because it is unknown to the Nigerian Constitution. He is yet to do so even as at press time.

See how Nigerians reacted as INEC denies owning electronic server for elections

The opposition candidate who is at the presidential election tribunal is claiming to have won the election based on results allegedly obtained from the electronic servers of the electoral commission.

Why Obasanjo, Jonathan, other former leaders boycotted May 29, June 12 – Shehu Sani

But on Wednesday, June 12, both the past democratic and military leaders, including Mr Gowon who attended the president's oath-taking ceremony, stayed away from the celebration.

I contested to protest mace theft, Ekweremadu says after losing Deputy Senate Presidency

Mr Ekweremadu who did not indicate interest to aspire for the position until few hours to the election of principal officers at the National Assembly was nominated by his colleagues at the red chamber.

Appeal court judge takes over presidential election tribunal from Bulkachuwa

Her replacement, Mr Garba, who hails from Zamfara State, was until his appointment to the Court of Appeal, the Chief Judge of the Zamfara State High Court.

Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s resignation, writes acting CJN

Accepting his resignation on Sunday, the president thanked Onnoghen for his service to the country and wished him well.

AIT resumes broadcast operations after court ruling

The court adjourned sitting to June 13.

After withdrawing from Senate Presidency race, EFCC hands-off from Goje’s corruption trial

Mr Buhari whose administration has vowed to rid the country of corrupt elements told the lawmaker to withdraw and endorse the candidacy of Ahmed Lawan.

Court orders reopening of AIT, Ray Power FM

Also suspended from operation is Ray Power FM radio station.

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