Buhari govt makes history after becoming the first govt to disobey 6 court orders after Court of Appeal in Abuja grants Nigeria’s former NSA Sambo Dasuki bail.

The Federal government has once again disobeyed a court order granting former NSA Sambo Dasuki bail. The latest order came from the Court of Appeal Abuja division. The three justices unanimously agreed that the Sambo Dasuki should be released on bail pending his continued trial. They put the bond at N100m and two sureties. Sambo…

Wike Wins At Tribunal, Dashes Amaechi’s Hopes To Takeover State Through Back Door

The Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Monday upheld the victory of the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike at the March 2019 governorship election.  The tribunal presided over by Justice K. A. Orjiako dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in the 2019 general election, Biokpomabo Awara, against the…

Proceedings from July 1-5 at Nigeria’s Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

*Monday July 1, 2019* Tribunal further deliberated on preliminary issues bothering on the petitions filed by the legal team of the PDP and Atiku/Obi, following the fraudulent outcome of the February 23, 2019 Presidential and National Assembly Elections. *Major highlights* + Adopting all the pre-hearing proceedings + Suggestions on Timelines for petitioners to present their…

Corruption: Court Stops Kano, Ganduje From Probing Sanusi

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday granted an order restraining Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje and the State Public Complaints and Anti Corruption Commission from acting on the preliminary report on alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion by the Kano Emirate Council. The order followed a suit filed on June 7, by…

Ashiru vs El-Rufai: shocking testimony from witnesses at tribunal hearing

Story By Israel Bulus Witnesses on Tuesday told the Kaduna State governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Kaduna that March 9 governorship election did not take place in many of the polling units of Zaria Local Government Area. The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Isa Ashiru and his party are challenging…