The Supreme Court will on Friday deliver judgement in the four appeals filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. Recall that a seven-man panel led by Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad had, after hearing the appeals on June 17, 2019 fixed July 5, 2019 for judgment.
The Nigerian police have called on the public to disregard a viral picture showing embattled Senator Elisha Abbo having a conversation with the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu. The police say they are investigating the Adamawa-North senator after a video of him assaulting a nursing mother had gone viral.
The Northern Governors’ Forum has called on all stakeholders, especially in the North, to remain calm in the wake of the suspension of Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) settlement project by the Buhari administration. Concise News understands that RUGA Settlement is a rural project aimed at ensuring animal farmers/herders stay in a designated place provided with basic amenities such as schools, hospitals, road networks, vet clinics, markets among others.
Nigeria’s electoral body, President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have called for the “suspension” of Thursday’s proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Concise News reports that Thursday was scheduled for the commencement of the trial of the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging President Buhari’s victory at the February 23 election.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by the Miyetti AllahKautal Hore challenging the open grazing prohibition and establishment law passed by the Benue State House of Assembly. At its sitting on Thursday, Justice Okon Abang also awarded N100,000 damages against the plaintiff, to be paid to all the 14 defendants named in the suit.
Busola Dakolo, the wife of singer Timi Dakolo, who accused founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of rape has finally filed a formal complaint to the police. Since the celebrity photographer came forward with the rape allegation against Fatoyinbo, her story has enabled a number of victims to speak about similar experiences.
The Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyibo, has been accused of rape by another lady. The lady who spoke under condition of anonymity in an interview with YNaija said the incident happened in 2017 at the pastor’s house.
The Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, mandated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to issue a certificate of return to Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as the legally elected senator representing Imo Northsenatorial district. Uwajumogu, who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the last senatorial election defeated Patrick Ndubueze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Tecno Mobile on Thursday, July 4 launched its flagship smartphone Tecno Phantom 9 in Nigeria and it is quite packed with cool specs and interesting design. The device is the direct successor of Phantom 8 released in 2017. The new mid-ranger features a large display, fair battery capacity, and in-display fingerprint scanner.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has said his team have a mental advantage over Cameroon as they do battle on Saturday in a round of 16 fixture at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Rohr has said since the defending champions played on Tuesday and his men on Sunday, the West Africans have had more time to rest and hence have a physical edge over Clarence Seedorf’s men.