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24 sue INEC, allege seven million voters unregistered

Twenty-four Nigerians have dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission before an Abuja Federal High Court for “failing to give them and other seven million Nigerians adequate time and opportunity to complete their voter registration after they have carried out their registration online.” INEC recently disclosed that out of 10,487,972 Nigerians …

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Nigerians sue INEC over incomplete registration

Twenty-four Nigerians have filed a lawsuit against the Independent National Electoral Commission for “failing to give them and other seven million Nigerians adequate time and opportunity to complete their voter registration after they have carried out their registration online.” According to a statement by the Deputy Director, Socio-Economic Rights and …

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SERAP, students sue Buhari over ASUU strike

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project and five university students have filed a lawsuit against the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over the prolonged strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. SERAP and the students are asking the court to “declare unlawful the refusal by the Federal Government …

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Contempt: APC threatens to sue Bayelsa speaker, lawmaker

The All Progressives Congress on Thursday threatened legal action against the Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Abraham Ingobere, and the sacked lawmaker representing Brass Constituency 1, Daniel Charles, over alleged contempt of court. Also in trouble for the same alleged offence is the Independent National Electoral Commission …

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Advocacy groups to sue C’River govt over deforestation

Two environmental protection advocacy groups in Cross River State, Rainforests Resources and Development Centre, and We the People Centre for Social Studies and Development, have announced plans to sue the state government for failing to stop the alleged massive illegal logging going on in the state’s forests. The Executive Director …

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Editors, SERAP sue Buhari over broadcast stations’ shutdown

The Nigerian Guild of Editors and the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project have instituted a suit against the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and the National Broadcasting Commission over the arbitrary use of the NBC Act and broadcasting code to threaten, revoke, and shut down 53 broadcast stations in …

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Contractor to sue Osun over airport

The contractor handling the construction of the MKO Abiola International  Airport at Ido Osun in  Osun State, JM & AS Limited, has written the state government to demand immediate payment of N570.2m debt expended on the project or be ready for court action. The firm gave the state government two …

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Subscribers sue Lagos, seek compensation

A move by the Lagos State Government to demolish an uncompleted development project by the embattled real estate firm, Fourscore Heights Limited, has taken a dramatic twist following a legal action by subscribers of the project seeking an order of court to restrain the state government from taking over the …

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NANS begins consultations to sue Adamu

The National Association of Nigerian Students on Thursday said it would commence consultations to sue the Federal Government and the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, The PUNCH reports. The association made this known in a statement made available to …

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Oni threatens to sue INEC for contempt

The Social Democratic Party governorship candidate in the June 18 Ekiti poll, Segun Oni, has threatened a contempt suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission for allegedly defying a tribunal’s order to allow him access to materials used for the election. Former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Owoseni Ajayi, …

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