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File application for Bulkachuwa’s disqualification, Tribunal tells Atiku

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to file a formal application asking the President of the Court of Appeal and chairman of the five-man panel, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the tribunal. The tribunal gave the directive following the […]

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Presidential tribunal stands down hearing, meets lawyers in chambers

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja has stood down the Wednesday’s pre-hearing session on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 poll, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa-led five-man bench of the tribunal stood down the matter shortly after lawyers appearing in the case […]

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Over 2000 Ebonyi indigenes sacked in Cross River

At least, two thousand indigenes of Izzi local government area of Ebonyi state resident in Ekajiok, Ogoja local government area of Ebonyi state have been sacked from the area. The Ebonyi indigenes resident in the area are mainly traders. Their houses and shops were allegedly set ablazed by the Ekajiok people. The displaced persons include, […]

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Fate of DisCos shaky as govt plans other options

Years after it was privatized, the power sector has failed to deliver the desired result, the Federal Government said yesterday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who delivered the verdict, spoke of other options to re-engineer the sector for effective power supply to meet domestic and industrial needs of Nigerians. He was not specific on the options. […]

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Kajuru Castle’s BLACK FRIDAY

When one of the leading inbound tour companies in the country decided to have a special package for the Easter festivity period, it was to offer Nigerians and non-Nigerians the opportunity to enjoy one of the iconic tourist sites in the north, the Kajuru Castle, in Kajuru council area, southern Kaduna, Kaduna State. Kajuru Castle […]

Reactions have begun to trail the Supreme Court judgement that voided the Zamfara State All Progressives Congress victory in the National and State elections held in February and March, this year. Residents of Gusau, the state capital, mostly youths, trooped to the streets bearing posters of the Peoples Democratic Party. A cross section of the […]

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Dalhatu Abdulkadir of the All Progressives Congress, challenging the reelection of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara of the People’s Democratic Party. The APC and its candidate, Dalhatu Abdulkadir, had on March 15, filed a […]

Roger Federer on Friday played down his chances of winning the French Open on his first appearance at Roland Garros since 2015, saying that title-winning form might not be “in his racquet”. The 20-time Grand Slam champion missed the French Open in 2016 through injury before sitting out the next two clay-court seasons in order […]

The owners of Premier League champions Manchester City are eyeing a stake in a Malaysian team to add to their growing portfolio of clubs, a sports official said Friday. Ferran Soriano — chief executive of City Football Group, which is bankrolled by Sheikh Mansour of the Abu Dhabi royal family — raised the possibility when […]

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka challenging the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi. Affirming Fayemi’s election, the five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad unanimously held that the […]

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