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Court Orders “Stay Of Action” On Impeachment Of Senate President

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Court Orders "Stay Of Action" On Impeachment Of Senate President

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered a stay of action on any impeachment plan of the Senate President Bukola Saraki pending ruling on a suit filed by some senators challenging such a move.

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Senators Rafiu Adebayo (Kwara South) and Isa Misau  (Bauchi Central) have dragged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, the Inspector General of Police and the Department of State Services DSS before the court seeking for an order restraining them from aiding the forceful removal of the Senate President.

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Hearing has been adjourned to early next month.

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Appeal Court Cancels Zamfara APC Primaries For Gov, Assembly Elections

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Appeal Court Nullifies Zamfara APC Primaries For Gov, Assembly Elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto State, led by Justice Tom Yakubu, has set aside the judgement of a Zamfara High Court on the All Progressives Congress primary election that produced the party’s candidates for the governorship, National and State Assembly elections.

The appellant, Aminu Jaji, a governorship aspirant and serving lawmaker representing Kauran Namoda/ Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency approached the appeal court to set aside the judgement of a High Court in Zamfara that recognized the primary elections held by APC in the state and declared that INEC accept the party’s candidates for the elections.

APC won the March 9 governorship election in the state.

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JUST IN: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

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JUST IN: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Mohammed, has sworn in the remaining 13 members of the 2019 Election Petitions Tribunal.

Mohammed admonished the new members to be of good character and endeavour to live above board.

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He also reminded them of the sacred nature of the oath they had taken, stressing it had become a bond between them and their creator.

The Acting Chief Justice says there would be no room for excuses or any performance below approved standards.

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The judicial boss informed the new Tribunal members that they were thoroughly examined and later fished out from the numerous judges in the country who were equally eminently qualified for this task.

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