SUPREME COURT SACKS ADAMAWA APC FEDERAL LAWMAKER,

John Owen Nwachukwu  An All Progressives Congress, APC, House of Representatives member, representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa State, Mustapha Usman, has been sacked by the Supreme Court. A five-man panel of the court, in a unanimous judgment on Tuesday, upheld an appeal marked: SC/790/2019 from Abdulra’uf Abdulkadir Modibo also of the APC. The apex court held that aside that Usman forged his credentials, he also did not participate in the National Youth Service Corps scheme. The five-man panel of the court, led by Justice John Okoro, also…

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SUPREME COURT STRIKES OUT APC APPLICATION TO REVIEW ITS JUDGEMENT ON ZAMFARA STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS

  Supreme Court on Monday struck out an application by the All Progressives Congress (APC), asking the Apex Court to review its judgment on the Zamfara governorship elections. In a unanimous ruling by a five-man panel of justices, led by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, the Apex Court says the application is incompetent and lacks merit. The panel added that the application should not have been brought before it in the first place.

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ONNOGHEN’S CASE: SUPREME COURT SPEAKS ON HOW INTERNAL WRANGLINGS CAUSED ONNOHHEN’S EXIT

The Supreme Court said as an independent arm of government, it does not take orders from President Muhammadu Buhari on how to run its affairs. While disclosing that the president has never meddled in its internal administration, the apex court denied media reports that six of its directors were behind the exit of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. In a statement by the Director, Information and Press, Dr. Festus Akande, the Supreme Court further claimed that there was no power tussle between three directors in the…

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