The Supreme Court, on Friday, has declared as null and void the election of Herman Hembe into the House of Representatives, while also declaring Mrs. Dorothy Mato the winner of the All Progressives Congress ticket for Vandikwa/Konshisha Federal Constituency of Benue State.
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed a suit seeking the removal of the Governor of Sokoto State, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, from office.
Justice Gabriel Kolawole held in his judgment that the suit challenging Tambuwal’s emergence as the All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate in the primary conducted on December 4, 2015, was lacking in merit.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership Campaign, Centre for Public Accountability and 18 other rights groups have dragged the Federal Government to court over concession of the Port Harcourt refinery.
The groups stated that the concession of the refinery was illegal.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday arraigned a serving judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, for alleged unlawful enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8,650,000.
The Federal Government yesterday filed an appeal at the Supreme Court, challenging decision of the Appeal Court, which quashed the conviction of former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Godsday Orubebeý, over allegation of false assets declaration.
Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism on Friday sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to their regional adversary Iran.
THENIGERIALAWYER recall that it was announced yesterday, being Thursday the 22nd Day of June, 2017 at NBA Ikeja Secretariat, the National President of the NBA, MR. AB Mahmoud SAN, in company of the Chairman of TCCP MR Ajayi Konyisola SAN, affirmed that the portal for the registration of 57th NBA Annual General Conference is ready and running.
The tourist town of Calabar, will be joyfully agog,as she hosts members of the Eastern Bar Forum(EBF) from the 25th- 27th Day of June, 2017. Apart from the hosting being the regular meeting of the EBF, it will also double as the election and swearing in of a new executive of the EBF.