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Wole Olanikpekun and Alex Izinyon (SANs) discussing at the tribunal

Election: Tribunal dismisses PDP’s claim security operatives rigged for Buhari

The court earlier refused the application by INEC to nulify the documents and witnesses put forward by the PDP.

2019 presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar with President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidential election tribunal decides Atiku, Buhari’s fate (LIVE UPDATES)

The petition was filed on March 18, about 177 days ago.

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State

Insecurity: Katsina govt swaps nine bandits for five kidnap victims – Official

The exchange took place in the Katsina State Government House before the Governor, all the security chiefs serving in the state and two representatives of the bandits.

Atiku Abubakar and Muhammadu Buhari

Presidential Election Tribunal: Atiku, Buhari know fate today

The petition challenging the election was filed on March 18 by the PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

super eagles

Ukraine 2-2 Nigeria: Osimhen, Aribo show great promise

The Ukrainians were grateful for the draw because of some profligate finishing from the Nigerians.

FUOYE students protest

One killed, many injured as police shoot to disperse protesting Nigerian students

“If the police had not attacked the union president, the protest would not have turned violent,” a witness said.

Dayo Adeyeye

Tribunal sacks Senate spokesperson

The tribunal declares a former Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, winner of the senatorial poll.

Zainab Ahmed

Nigerian govt proposes N9.79 trillion budget for 2020

The amount represents an increase of 9.75 per cent over N8.916 trillion spending for 2019.

NIGERIA: Super eagles [PHOTO CREDIT: NFF twitter handle]

Ukraine vs Nigeria (LIVE UPDATES): Super Eagles set to test new stars

Coach Gernot Rohr of Nigeria is set to test some new players for tonight’s clash.

Former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers)

How I stopped Jonathan from signing controversial constitutional amendment — Ex-AGF Adoke

The ex-minister said the provisions would have been disastrous for Nigeria.

Boko HAram

Boko Haram ‘degraded’ but ‘remnants’ still operate in Northeast – Buhari

Mr Buhari said the terror group “has been degraded, but its members are still a nuisance…”

President Muhammadu Buhari and Governors of the 36 States (Photo Credit: thenigerianlawyer.com)

Nigerian govt to deduct N614bn bailout loans from states’ September allocations

The federal government gave the conditional budget support facility to the states through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2017.

Shiites Protesters

12 Shiites killed across Nigeria Tuesday — IMN

The police had issued a warning against the procession on Monday.

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke dragged by the EFCC.

Diezani: Court grants final forfeiture of $40 million jewellery

The judge says Mrs Alison-Madueke did not present sufficient evidence that the jewellery were not acquired from proceeds of unlawful activities.

Atiku Abubakar and Muhammadu Buhari

Tribunal announces date for Buhari, Atiku election challenge ruling

The PDP brought 62 witnesses in all before closing its case at the tribunal. Mr Buhari put forward seven witnesses.

Map of Nigeria showing Ondo State

Kidnapped Nigerian professor found dead

Gideon Okedayo was kidnapped last week on his way to his hometown in Igara, Edo State.

Shiites protesters in Abuja

Shiites hold procession despite police warning

The group says four of its members were killed by police.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Armed men in military uniform kidnap six people – Police

The police say two of the victims were later ‘abandoned’ by the bandits.

Orji Uzor Kalu

Tribunal nullifies Orji Uzor Kalu’s election as senator

The tribunal orders supplementary poll in Arochukwu LGA of Abia State within 90 days.

The car at the scene of the accident

11 die in Nasarawa road accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Nasarawa State says an accident which occurred along Akwanga-Lafia highway involving three vehicles claimed the lives of 11 persons while four others sustained injuries. The Sector Commander, Ismaila Maiwada-Kugu, confirmed the accident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia, the state on Monday. Mr Maiwada-Kugu said the […]

Former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers)

How Jonathan accused me of supporting Buhari – Ex-AGF Adoke

In a new book, Mr Adoke lists that accusation among the prices he said he paid for “insisting on rule of law .”

Biodun Fatoyinbo [Photo Credit: Offical Facebook Page]

Coza Rape Scandal: Fatoyinbo reacts to court summon

Embattled pastor said he could only obey the reported order if formally served the writ of summons

Biodun Fatoyinbo [Photo: Instagram]

COZA Rape Scandal: Busola sues Fatoyinbo, lists Pastor Ashimolowo as witness

Mr Fatoyinbo has been ordered by the court to present his defence within 14 days.

South Africa on map

640 Nigerians set to return from South Africa – Official

A Nigerian private airline, Air Peace, has volunteered to evacuate Nigerians willing to return from South Africa.

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

UPDATED: Tribunal dismisses PDP’s petition against El-Rufai’s election

The chairman of the tribunal, Ibrahim Bako, read the ruling of the three-member panel on Monday afternoon.