Tag archive for ‘Supreme Court’
By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Magu: Presidency’s purported plan to seek S’Court interpretation on appointment, budget is a ruse – Senate

The Senate has described as mere kite-flying the Presidency’s proclamation of its intention to approach the Supreme Court to seek legal interpretation of certain sections of the constitution bordering on power More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Edo Guber: S’Court okays Gov Obaseki’s election

As Ize-Iyamu accepts verdict, congratulates leader A full panel of the Supreme Court on Monday gave its legal imprimatur to the election of Godwin Obaseki as the governor of Edo State. That was after the seven-member More...

By Bar and Bench Watch On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Ex-S’Court Chief Registrar, Gambo, takes over as NJC scribe

Former Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barrister Ahmed Gambo Saleh has resumed office as the Executive Secretary of the National Judicial Council (NJC). He took over from Mr Danladi Halilu who officially More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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2017 Budget: FG plans to drag N’Assembly to S’Court

To seek judicial interpretation on extent of parliament’s power to alter Appropriation Bill Strong indications emerged at the weekend that the Federal Government may invoke the original jurisdiction of More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 4th, 2017
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CJN Onnoghen appoints Hadizatu Mustapha new S’Court Chief Registrar

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, has approved the appointment of Mrs. Hadizatu Uwani Mustapha, as the new Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Mrs. Mustapha will assume More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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2015 Guber: Supreme Court okays Gaidam’s election as Yobe governor

By a unanimous verdict, a five-member panel of the Supreme Court on Friday gave its legal imprimatur to the electoral victory of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 gubernatorial More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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PDP Crisis: Makarfi’s appeal challenging Sheriff’s leadership competent—S’Court

The Supreme Court on Monday refused an invitation by the factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali-Modu Sheriff to terminate, in limine, the appeal filed by his challenger, Ahmed Makarfi to upturn More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Leadership Crisis: I will dump PDP if… –Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said that the possibility of his leaving the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is 100 percent should the Supreme Court pronounce Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Abia Guber: Ogah bows to S’Court, buries ambition, congratulates Ikpeazu

A former Abia State governorship aspirant, Mr. Uchechukwu Ogah, has bowed to the superior pronouncement of the Supreme Court which affirmed the electoral victory of his rival and Governor of the state, Dr Okezie More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Abia: S’Court decides fate of Gov Ikpeazu, Ogah today

The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce, Friday, with finality on the legal tussle between Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and Uche Ogah regarding who between them was the authentic candidate of the Peoples More...