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Court dismisses suit against Akpabio’s nomination

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed the suit filed by Udom Ekpoudom challenging the failure of the All Progressives Congress to summit his name to the Independent National Electoral Commission as the party’s candidate for the Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District for the 2023 general elections. …

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Court order: ASUU files 14 grounds of appeal

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has filed an appeal challenging the ruling of Justice Polycarp Hamman of the National Industrial Court Abuja which ordered the lecturers to call off their seven-month-old strike and return to the classrooms. The Counsel to ASUU, Femi Falana, SAN based their appeal on 14 …

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Reps re-run: We will obey court

The Cross River State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Venatius Ikem, says that the party will obey the Federal High Court judgment on the Ikom/Boki disputed primary conducted in May 2022. Ikem, who spoke on Friday in Calabar, stated that the party would respond to the issues at the …

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Court remands Abuja professor for assaulting police orderly

A magistrate’s court sitting in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Friday, remanded Prof Zainab Duke Abiola, alongside her domestic staff for assaulting police orderly, Inspector Teju Moses, attached to her. The PUNCH reports that the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, condemned the alleged assault of a policewoman by the don …

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Court order declaration of ‘war’ against lecturers

The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Ebonyi State University Chapter, Comrade Ikechuku Igwenyi, has said with Wednesday’s court judgement ordering Nigeria’s universities lecturers to return to the classroom, the Federal Government has declared ‘war’ against members of the union. This was as he pointed out that, the, …

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Court process time wasting, judgment jungle justice

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has reacted to the ruling of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, which, Wednesday, ordered the lecturers to resume academic activities. In a WhatsApp chat with The PUNCH, late Wednesday, the Chairman of the Obafemi Awolowo University branch of ASUU, Dr. Adeola Egbedokun, described …

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Declare Ekweremadu’s senatorial seat vacant, Lawyer tells court

An Enugu-based lawyer, Ogochukwu Onyema, who hails from the senatorial district of the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has approached the Federal High Court in Enugu praying it to declare the constituency seat vacant. Ekweremadu is the serving senator from Enugu West constituency where the lawyer prayed the …

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Mompha tried in absentia as court adjourns

The case of one Ismaila Mustapha also known as Mompha, a suspected internet fraudster was arraigned in absentia before Justice Mojisola Dada of a Special Offences Court, Ikeja has been adjourned to November 16, 2022. With all efforts made by the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to arrest Mustapha, his …

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