Author: Tunde Adeyemi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has continued to object to several documents tendered before the election Petition Court by Peter Obi and the Labour Party, for the purpose of tendering them as exhibits to justify their petition challenging the election of President Bola Tinubu. When the proceedings commenced this Friday, INEC’s counsel Kemi Pinhero, […]

A Makurdi High Court, has ruled that Iyorchia Ayu can no longer hold office as the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, having lost membership of the party in his Igyorov council ward of Gboko local government area of Benue State in March. He ruled that Ayu’s membership of the PDP elapsed with […]

Tension mounted again in the Ondo state house of assembly this Friday as armed security men laid siege on the Assembly Complex at Alagbaka Akure. The action of the policemen and others according to reports may not be unconnected with plans by outgoing members of the assembly to impeach the sitting Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun. Meanwhile […]

A human rights lawyer and legal adviser to the Nigeria Labour Congress, Femi Falana says PMS price hike by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited is illegal. Speaking on the sideline of an ongoing meeting of the NLC National executive council, Falana said the price template will be challenged in the court of law. The NNPCL […]

The Federal High Court of Nigeria has fixed July 24 for the judiciary to begin its 2023 annual vacation in line with the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4 of the Court’s Civil Procedure Rules 2019. The Chief Judge of the Court, Justice John Tsoho in a statement this Friday said the resumption is set […]

President Bola Tinubu has met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting began shortly after Tinubu’s first security meeting with the Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police. The purpose of the meeting is not yet public but it may be connected to […]

  The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN says reports that it has devalued the Naira to N631 per dollar, down from N461.6 at the Importers and Exporters (I&E) is false. The apex bank in a statement by its acting director corporate communications department isa Abdulmumin on Thursday noted that for the avoidance of doubt, the […]

In continuation with the pre-hearing of the Bauchi governorship election petition tribunal, counsel to the first, second and third respondents has urged the tribunal to dismiss and strike out the petitions filed by the petitioner, Sadique Abubakar; the governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress, APC, as well as the Alliance for Peoples Movement, APM, because, […]

Plateau House of Assembly has suspended all the local government council chairmen and councilors across the 17 council areas of the state with immediate effect. Speaker of the State Assembly, Ayuba Abok announced the suspension this Thursday citing financial misappropriation. He also attributed the suspension to the refusal of the local government chairmen to submit […]

President Bola Tinubu says he will not accept a situation in which the nation fortunes keep declining owing to the activities of banditry, insurgency and oil theft among others. The President this Thursday during his first meeting with heads of security and intelligence agencies says the country should not be on its knees struggling while […]

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