Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Atiku’s tribunal witnesses allegedly attacked by gunmen

The proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja were cut short on Friday after the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 poll, Atiku Abubakar, said their other witnesses scheduled to testify had been attacked.

BREAKING: Several injured, vehicles, buildings damaged as Shiites invade National Assembly

The National Assembly is currently being besieged by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).

Senator Abbo pleads “not guilty” to assault charges, gets N5 million bail

The Chief Magistrate’s Court in Zuba has granted bail of N5 million to Elisha Abbo, hours after the police arraigned the senator on two counts of criminal assault.

“INEC rigged Osun election for Oyetola, APC” – Supreme Court Justice

Justice Akaas accused INEC of rigging the polls during the rerun, while Justice Galinje argued that the courts should have given attention to the controversy over the rerun polls.

Osun tribunal: Governor Oyetola defeats Senator Adeleke at Supreme Court

The supreme court has upheld the victory of Gboyega Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Osun governorship election.

Senator Elisha Abbo surrender to police over alleged assault

Elisha Abbo, Adamawa north senator who assaulted a nursing mother, has surrendered himself the police in the federal capital teritorry (FCT).

Benue: Court trashes Miyetti Allah’s case against anti-open grazing law

At its sitting on Thursday, Okon Abang, a judge, also awarded N100,000 damages against the plaintiff, to be paid to all the 14 defendants named in the suit.

COZA: Another woman accuses Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of rape

The lady, who spoke on the condition of anonymity in an interview with Y!Naija said the incident happened in 2017 at the pastor’s house.

Vandals responsible for Ijegun explosion – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has directed its team of engineers to immediately investigate and commence repairs caused during Thursday’s pipeline explosion at Ijegun, a Lagos suburb.

Northern group orders Buhari, governors to adopt RUGA settlement in 30 days

The coalition of northern groups (CNGs) has issued a strong warning to governors who are opposed to the Ruga settlement programme to reconsider their decision within 30 days.
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