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Ebony : Supreme Court Affirms Francis Nwifuru’s Election

  Written By Garry Ochigbo, Edited By Grace Namiji The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi state. In a lead judgment of a 5-man panel of Justices, Justice Tijani Abubakar held that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chukwuma Odi failed to prove any allegation of non compliance in the election. Consequently, the apex court in a unanimous decision dismissed the appeal by […]

todayJanuary 12, 2024 3

Judiciary

Supreme Court Affirms Kabir Yusuf As Kano Gov

Written By Garry Ochigbo, Edited By Grace Namiji The Supreme Court has affirmed Yusuf Abba Kabiru of the New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP) as the duly elected governor of Kano State and dismissed the petition instituted against him by the All Progressives Congress, APC and its governorship candidate, Nasir Yusuf Gawuna. The Apex Court on Friday reversed the judgments of the Court of Appeal and the Kano State Governorship Election […]

todayJanuary 12, 2024 1

Foreign

Supreme Court To Rule If Trump Can Run For President

The US Supreme Court has said it will hear a historic case to determine if Donald Trump can run for president. The justices agreed to take up Mr Trump's appeal against a decision by Colorado to remove him from the 2024 ballot in that state. The case will be heard in February and the ruling will apply nationwide. Lawsuits in a number of states are seeking to disqualify Mr Trump, […]

todayJanuary 6, 2024 7 2

Foreign

Trump Asks Supreme Court To Overturn Colorado Ban

Donald Trump has asked the US Supreme Court to reverse a Colorado ruling that barred him from running for president in that state. Colorado's top court said last month Mr Trump was not an eligible candidate as it said he had engaged in insurrection over the US Capitol riot. His appeal comes a day after he challenged a similar decision by Maine. Dozens of lawsuits have been filed in multiple […]

todayJanuary 4, 2024 5

National

Tinubu Seeks Confirmation Of 11 Supreme Court Justices

  By James Itodo President Bola Tinubu has requested confirmation of appointment of eleven Justices of the Supreme Court. His request is contained in a letter addressed to President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio and read during sitting in Abuja. Tinubu in the letter said the request was in Accordance with sections 231 Sub section two of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as Amended. Tinubu listed […]

todayDecember 21, 2023 23

Judiciary

Supreme Court Reserves Verdict On Atiku, Tinubu”s Case

  By Garry Ochigbo The Supreme Court, has reserved its judgement on the appeal of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, filed to nullify the election of President Bola Tinubu. A seven-man panel of the Apex Court led by Justice Inyang Okoro, reserved the matter for judgment after all the parties adopted their briefs of arguments. President Tinubu had during the proceedings, addressed the court […]

todayOctober 23, 2023 21

Judiciary

Supreme Court Honours Late Justice Nweze  

By Garry Ochigbo   As customary, the Supreme Court sitting in Abuja, held a valedictory Court session in honour of late Justice Chima Centus Nweze at the Main Courtroom of the Supreme Court. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Olukayode Ariwoola who presided over the session described the late Justice Chima Centus Nweze as a man who has contributed significantly to the enhancement of the Nigerian judiciary sector among other […]

todayOctober 10, 2023 15 2

Judiciary

Fire Guts Abuja Supreme Court 

A section of the Supreme Court in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT has been gutted by fire. The cause of the inferno which occurred on Monday morning is unknown but the offices of three Justices have allegedly been burnt down. NAN reports that the Director of Press and Information of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Dr. Festus Akande, who confirmed the fire incident said "The fire has since been put […]

todaySeptember 25, 2023 31

Foreign

US Supreme Court Strikes Down Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

The US Supreme Court has struck down US President Joe Biden's proposal to wipe out billions in student debt. The 6-3 ruling effectively cancels the plan, which would have forgiven about $10,000 (£7,800) per borrower - and up to $20,000 in some cases. The decision affects the loans of more than 40 million Americans. It has left the US public "angry," Mr Biden said. He pledged to put in place […]

todayJuly 1, 2023 5

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