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    Politics Supreme Court Re-affirms Sack Of House of Reps member, Hembe

    Supreme Court on Wednesday reaffirmed its stance on the sack of Herman Hembe, the ousted House of Representatives member who represented Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue State. Mr. Hembe had approached the Supreme Court again to refer the case to a lower court for retrial...
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    Politics I Have Spent All the Salaries I Collected - Sacked Rep, Hembe, Begs Court

    Sacked member of the House of Representatives, Herman Hembe has told the Supreme Court that he has spent all the salaries he collected as a member of the lower legislative chamber. Hembe said this in reaction to the court’s order, which compelled him to refund the salaries. “I have tried...
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    Metro Supreme Court Gets New Registrar

    The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has appointed Justice Hadiza Uwani Mustapha as the new Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court. A statement by the apex court yesterday said Mrs Mustapha will assume office on July 1 to replace the current Chief Registrar, Mr Ahmad Gambo...
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    Politics Ex-Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako Loses At Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal by a former Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, seeking an order reinstating him to office to enable him to complete his truncated second term. Nyako still had 10 months left to spend in office when he was removed by the Adamawa State House...
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    Politics Supreme Court Spares Tambuwal, Sends His Case Back To High Court

    Aminu Tambuwal, former speaker of the house of representatives, on Friday succeeded in retaining his position as governor of Sokoto state, but his legal battles are far from over. Although the supreme court declined to unseat him, it ordered the High Court to retry the case brought by Umaru...
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    Politics Bayelsa Election: Security Beefed Up In Yenagoa As Supreme Court Rules

    Residents of Yenagoa woke up on Tuesday morning to witness increased security amidst tension around Government House and strategic areas of the capital in anticipation of Supreme Court judgement on Bayelsa governorship poll. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa reports that all the roads...
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    World Brexit Might Be Delayed, and Here is Why

    The U.K. must hold a vote in Parliament before starting the two-year countdown to Brexit, a panel of London judges decided, likely setting up a constitutional confrontation at the country’s Supreme Court next month. “If notice is given under Article 50, it will inevitably have the effect of...
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    Politics Coffins in Cross River as Ayade’s Supporters Protest Against Supreme Court [PHOTOS]

    Supporters of Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River State on Friday staged protest against impending Supreme Court judgement. Some of the placards carried by the supporters indicated that the ‘Supreme Court was planning to steal his (the governor’s) mandate.’ See photos below:
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    Politics Saraki Files Fresh Application to Stall Trial At CCT

    Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has filed another application before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, to stall his ongoing trial on charges of false asset declaration, PUNCH gathered. Saraki whose numerous applications seeking to stall the trial had been dismissed by the CCT itself and others...
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    Metro “How I Served Rev. King Stark-Naked, With No Pant Or Bra For 7 Years” - Former Church Maid

    Miss Susan Chizoba, a former maid to the General Overseer of Christ Praying Assembly (CPA), Rev. Emeka King, in 2006 testified against him before an Ikeja High Court. During the period, Rev. King was on trial for the murder of one of his members, Miss Ann Uzor and attempting to murder five...
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    Metro Rev King: Igbo Group Reacts To Supreme Court Judgement

    The Ndigbo Cultural Society of Nigeria (NCSN) has reacted to the death sentence passed on Rev. Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, the General Overseer of Christian Praying Assembly, by the Supreme Court on Friday. According to Vanguard, leader of the group, Chief Udo Udeogaranya called on the Federal...
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    Metro Supreme Court Affirms Rev. King Death Sentence

    The Supreme court has ruled that Reverend King who was convicted of killing a church member will die by hanging. Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, the lead judge ruled that the death sentence by the Lagos court be upheld. Justcie Ngwuta said that Reverend King's appeal lacked merit thus case discharged.
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    Politics Supreme Court Gives Reasons for Dismissing Mama Taraba's Appeal

    The Supreme Court on Monday disclosed reasons why it dismissed the appeal filled by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate in Taraba, Aisha Alhassan. The apex court said the appeal made by APC and Alhassan in its judgement on Feb.11 had no locus standi to challenge...
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    Politics APC's Mama Taraba Loses to Ishaku at the Supreme Court

    All Progressives Congress appeal at the Supreme Court on Taraba gubernatorial elections has been dismissed by the Supreme Court. Governor Darius Ishaku has also been returned as the duly elected Governor of Taraba state. ‎A seven-man panel of Justices of the apex court headed by Justice...
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    Politics Nigerian Senate Declares War on Presidency Over CCT Trial

    A showdown is imminent between the Presidency and the Senate following a failed attempt by Senate President Bukola Saraki to stop his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), DailySun reports. The Supreme Court last Friday threw out Saraki’s appeal to stop his prosecution over alleged false...
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    Metro Femi Falana Reacts To Supreme Court Judgment on Saraki's CCT Trial

    Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, on Saturday urged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to resign his position in order to preserve the integrity of the National Assembly. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria, said the unanimous decision of the Supreme Court would add value to the battle against...
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    Politics Supreme Court: 4 Major Reasons Why We Ignored Card Reader Reports in 2015 Election Cases

    The apex court has maintained that though the use of the Electronic Card Reader Machine for accreditation of voters was provided for in the Approved Guidelines and Regulations for the conduct of the 2015 general elections, it said the device was never “intended to supplant, displace or...
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    World Kenya: Supreme Court Judge Should Be Probed for Graft - Judiciary

    Judicial Service Commission has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya to form a tribunal to investigate the conduct of a supreme court judge accused of corruption. A private citizen who says he brokered a bribe of $2 million has accused Justice Philip Tunoi of accepting the money to swing...
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    Politics Saraki’s Supporters Leave Supreme Court Heartbroken [See Photos]

    Supporters of the embattled Senate president Bukola Saraki, today, left premises of the Nigerian Supreme Court heartbroken after the court ruled that their principal should face trial for false declaration of assets while he was governor of Kwara state. An eyewitness who was at the court...
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    Politics Bukola Saraki Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the Supreme Court ruling that he must face corruption trial at the Code Of Conduct Tribunal. Related: Supreme Court Delivers Judgement on Saraki's Case Read the press statement below.. After listening to the ruling of the Supreme Court in the...