LG funds: Oyo govt reacts as court blocks bank accounts

LG funds: Oyo govt reacts as court blocks bank accounts

The Oyo State Government has reacted to the judgement by a Federal Capital Territory High Court which blocked its accounts in some banks. Justice A. O. Ebong ruled on an ex-parte motion for garnishee order filed by ex-local governments chairmen and councillors. The financial institutions affected by the verdict in the suit marked FCT/HC/BW/M/238/2023 include … Read more

Disqualification suit: Appeal Court begins hearing in suit against Enugu PDP

I am tired of my wife’s adulterous life - Man tells court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu will tomorrow, Tuesday, hear the appeal filed by Comrade Chika Idoko, the ADC senatorial candidate for Enugu North district, against an earlier judgement of the High Court in the case seeking the disqualification of all the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates in Enugu State for this year’s polls. … Read more

Court restrains Iyorchia Ayu from parading himself as PDP chairman

Court restrains Iyorchia Ayu from parading himself as PDP chairman

A Benue State High Court sitting in Makurdi, state capital, Monday restrained the embattled Senator Iyorchia Ayu from parading himself as the National chairman of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. DAILY POST gathered the court order was premised on the ex-parte application brought against Ayu by Engr. Conrad Terhide Utaan as plaintiff. Particulars … Read more

Wike removed me in court as governor – Umahi

Gov Umahi directs security agents to arrest miscreants seen with guns

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has claimed Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State was responsible why the Federal High Court sacked him as governor sometime last year, before the Appellate Court restored him back in office. Umahi made the claim on Monday during the commissioning of remodelled community secondary school, Okoro nu Odo, in … Read more

Court removes Adamawa lawmaker, Bororo

Court removes Adamawa lawmaker, Bororo

The Federal High Court has sacked Member representing Mubi South Constituency in the Adamawa State House of Assenbly, Hon Musa Umar Bororo. The Federal High Court II which sat in Yola Monday, ordered the member to vacate his seat with immediate effect for leaving the party under which he won election to the House. Bororo … Read more

Court dismisses suit challenging traditional stool of Oba of Ogba land

Court dismisses suit challenging traditional stool of Oba of Ogba land

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Omoku town in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of the state has dismissed a motion by the current Oba of Ogba land, Nwachukwu Nnam-Obi, in a suit challenging his occupancy to the traditional stool. After Nnam-Obi was selected as the Oba of Ogba land, the claimants in the suit, … Read more

Stop media from attributing bandit attacks to Fulani – Lecturer asks court

court throws out forgery suit against Taraba APC guber candidate

A university lecturer, Dr Ahmadu Shehu, has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja, to order media houses to, henceforth, stop attributing bandit or terrorist attacks in any part of the country to persons of Fulani extraction. Shehu, a Fulani origin from Jada Jada in Adamawa, in a motion on notice marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/1729/2022 and filed before … Read more

Osun: Timi Frank lauds justices over Gov Adeleke’s Appeal Court victory

Timi Frank urges NJC, EFCC to probe Osun tribunal judges

Comrade Timi Frank, a former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has lauded the panel of justices of the Court of Appeal following the delivery of judgement in favour of Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State on Friday. He said the reinstatement of the Osun people’s mandate after the judgement of … Read more

Taraba community urges Gov Ishaku to respect court order

Taraba community urges Gov Ishaku to respect court order

Stakeholders and elders of Gassol 1 Constituency in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State, have called on the state governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku, to, as a matter of urgency, respect the court order by suspending all actions on the creation of Kwararafa chiefdom and appointment of a new Chief of Kwararafa. The governor, it … Read more

Enugu guber: Don’t go to court – Ohanaeze youths beg opposition parties

Presidential election: Ohanaeze sends powerful message to northerners

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has reacted to the outcome of the Enugu State governorship election held on March 18, 2023. This is coming as key opposition political parties in the Coal City State have all rejected the declaration of Barr. Peter Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the … Read more

Organ harvesting: Okupe reacts as court finds Ekweremadu, wife guilty

Peter Obi's former campaign DG, Okupe clears air on alleged support of APC Governor

Former Director General of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, has reacted to the conviction of the former Nigerian Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, by a UK Court. DAILY POST had reported that Ekweremadu and his wife alongside Nigerian doctor Obinna Obeta, were found guilty of attempted organ harvesting of a Nigerian … Read more

Appeal Court rules in PDP vs Tinubu, Shettima over alleged double nomination

Court of Appeal constitutes Lagos governorship, legislative elections tribunal

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has dismissed an appeal by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking the disqualification of Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and his running mate, Kashim Shettima, in the February 25 election. A three-member panel chaired by Justice James Abundaga on Friday evening in a unanimous judgement, … Read more

Osun guber: We will proceed to Supreme Court – APC

Taraba APC heaves sigh of relief as party gives nod for fresh primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State said the party would study the judgement of the Appeal Court which was delivered in favour of Peoples Democratic Party’s Ademola Adeleke. The party also disclosed that it will proceed without delay to the next constitutional means of seeking justice at the highest court of the land. … Read more

Court adjourns suit by Rivers Gov-elect Fubara against PDP

Court adjourns suit by Rivers Gov-elect Fubara against PDP

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned a suit filed by Siminialayi Fubara, Rivers State Peoples Democratic Party’s governor-elect and his deputy, Dr Ngozi Odu, over an alleged plan by the party to suspend them. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a short ruling, on Friday fixed April 20 for judgement after Fubara’s counsel, Dr Joshua … Read more

Appeal Court dismisses Oyetola, APC’s Cross appeal in Osun governorship suit

Appeal Court dismisses Oyetola, APC's Cross appeal in Osun governorship suit

The Cross-Appeal instituted against the judgment of the Osun State Election Petition Tribunal by former Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and the All Progressives Congress APC has been dismissed. The cross-appeal which centred on the education qualification of governor Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke was thrown away on the grounds that it lacked merit. The Appeal Court held that … Read more

Court grants Atiku, two others permission to serve Tinubu petition

Atiku expresses shock over death of Abia PDP guber candidate, Ikonne

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has granted permission to Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to serve their petitions on Bola Tinubu through the All Progressives Congress (APC). A three-member panel sitting in Abuja on Friday presided over by Justice Haruna Tsammani also granted permission to Peter Obi of the Labour Party … Read more

Adeleke/Oyetola: Security tightened in Osogbo as Appeal Court delivers judgment

Three kidnapped in Osun

Security has been heightened in Osogbo, the Osun State capital as the Appellate court delivered judgment on the appeal filed by the Osun Governor, Ademola Adeleke against the tribunal judgment which favoured former governor, Adegboyega Oyetola. On Friday in Osogbo, there was a heavy presence of security personnel in strategic locations across the town. Armed … Read more

BREAKING: Appeal Court upholds Adeleke as Osun Governor

BREAKING: Appeal Court upholds Adeleke as Osun Governor

The Appeal Court in Abuja has set aside the decision of the Osun State Gubernatorial Election Petition Tribunal. The Court upheld the election of Ademola Adeleke as the governor of Osun State. Details later… BREAKING: Appeal Court upholds Adeleke as Osun Governor