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Govs. Forum: Fashola Requests Suit Withdrawal Against Jang

Lagos state governor Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola has applied to withdraw the suit he instituted against Governor David Jonah Jang of Plateau state over the chairmanship position of the Nigeria Governors Forum. Fashola through his lead counsel; professor Yemi Osibajo sought leave of an Abuja high court to allow him withdraw the legal action against Governor Jang who is a factional chairman of the NGF. ... Read More »

No Plan To Make Babangida APC’s Bot Chair, Says Lai Mohammed

CITING misinformation, the National Publicity Secretary of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has debunked claims in some quarters that the former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, is being tipped for the post of the chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of Alliance for Progressive Change (APC). Mohammed, who was indifferent to the purported APC membership of Babangida or his membership of ... Read More »

Court Finds Jigawa Governor’s Son Guilty

A FEDERAL High Court sitting in Kano presided over by Justice Fatu Riman, Friday found the son of Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, Aminu, guilty of non-declaration of money in his possession in the case brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He was arrested on December 11, 2012, at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport for under declaration of USD 40,000, ... Read More »

Appeal Court Frees Al-Mustapha, Sofolahan

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal Friday upturned the death sentence handed down to Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, the former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to late Gen. Sani Abacha, and Lateef Shofolahan, former aide to late Chief MKO Abiola by a Lagos High Court over the murder of Chief Kudirat Abiola. In a unanimous decision delivered by Justice Rita Pemu, the Justices set aside ... Read More »

Supreme Court Throws Out Ex-Ekiti Governor, Segun Oni’s Appeal

The Supreme Court said Mr. Oni was only looking for a ploy to return to office. The Supreme Court, on Friday dismissed an appeal instituted by a former Ekiti State Governor, Segun Oni, seeking to upturn the decision of the Court of Appeal which removed him from office. Mr. Oni of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had appealed to the Supreme Court to revisit the ... Read More »

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