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Justice Tanko-led Supreme Court Panel commences hearing on Atiku’s Appeal

The Supreme Court has commenced hearing on the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The 7-man panel is headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice IbrahimTanko Mohammed. Other members of the panel are Bode Rhodes-Vivour, Olukayode Ariwoola, John

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Buhari seeks Senate confirmation of Federal High Court Chief Judge, 3 INEC RECs, President of Industrial Court

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of Justice John Tosho to the Senate for confirmation as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court. The President also forwarded the name of Honourable Justice Benedict Bakwaph Kanyip as the President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. The Senate also received three nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners

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Appeal court reserves judgement on Abia North Kalu Versus Mao case

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri Monday, reserved judgment for a yet-to-be announced date on the suit filed by Senator Orji Uzor Kalu against Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the February 23rd senatorial poll in Abia North. Both parties will be communicated on the date for judgement which

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Rivers State, Real Madrid Ratify Agreement for development of Real Madrid Academy Port Harcourt

Rivers State Government and Real Madrid Football Club have signed a ratification agreement for the development of Real Madrid Academy, Port Harcourt into an international football academy. The agreement signing ceremony took place on Monday at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, home of Real Madrid Football Club. The signature event held at the Presidency Reception Centre

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Argentina election: Alberto Fernandez wins, defeats incumbent Macri

Argentine President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat to his center-left rival Alberto Fernandez late Sunday after the first round of voting in the country's closely fought election. Voters turned out in numbers to reject the austerity measures introduced by Macri as the country attempts to dig itself out of a deep economic crisis. Inflation has ballooned to

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Emefiele says borders remain closed until neighbouring countries agree on conditions

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on Monday said that the nation’s land borders would remain closed until neighbouring countries agree to implement mutual anti-smuggling policies. Emefiele said this after he met with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock. It can be recall that Nigeria had closed its land borders since August,

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5G technology to be on trial for 3 months before approval, Nigeria regulator says

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Monday said that, the fifth generation network technology, 5G would be on trial for three months in the country before actual approval and rollout. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this on the sideline of the Mobile and Disruptive Technology (MoDITECH) Forum

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