• Anxiety grips Ondo over Supreme Court’s orders on PDP candidacy ahead of Saturdays election

    Anxiety grips Ondo over Supreme Court’s orders on PDP candidacy ahead of Saturdays election

    The Supreme Courts order to the three-man special panel of the Court of Appeal led by Justice Ibrahim Saulawa to hear the various appeals on crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) over its governorship candidate, threw Ondo state into a state of anxiety yesterday.

    Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, issued the order from the apex court after 10 applications asking for stay of the Court of Appeal’s proceedings were withdrawn by the applicant’s lawyer, Mr. Beluolisa Nwofor (SAN).

    The […]

  • Anxiety as Supreme Court rules on Kogi guber polls Tuesday

    Anxiety as Supreme Court rules on Kogi guber polls Tuesday

    There is anxiety in Kogi State ahead of Tuesday’s judgment of the Supreme Court on two separate appeals on the governorship election.

    The two appeals were filed by former governor, Idris Wada and James Faleke, the running mate to the late candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abubakar Audu in the November 21, 2015 election.

    Wada and Faleke appealed the decision of the Appeal Court which upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as governor.

    The supporters of the three major parties in […]

  • Anxiety as Saraki, Ekweremadu face trial today over Forgery

    Anxiety as Saraki, Ekweremadu face trial today over Forgery

    Anxiety has gripped members of the National As­sembly, as Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, today ap­pear before the High Court, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja for allegedly forging Senate Rules in 2015.

    The arraignment was botched last week follow­ing the inability of the court bailiff to effect summons on them. The duo alongside Sal­isu Abubakar Maikasuwa and Benedict Efeturi were dragged to court in charge number CR/219/16 by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice for […]