The Oye faction conducted the primary that produced Prof. Charles Soludo as its Anambra State governorship candidate.
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The suit, instituted by the Attorney-General of Oyo State, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, is seeking an order of the Appellate Court to enable Oyo State to join the suit as an interested party.
The condolence message of President Buhari was contained in a statement on Wednesday by the Presidency.
The Federal High Court, Port Harcourt had on August 9 declared that it was the Rivers State Government, and not the FIRS, that should collect VAT and Personal Income Tax in that state.
In a statement on Friday, signed by its national president, Chris Isiguzo, the union said it received the bench warrant with surprise as it never breached any court pronouncement.
The court delivered the judgment on Wednesday
In the lead judgment delivered by Justice F.A Ojo in Appeal No: CA/IB/202C/2020, the Appellate Court said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) failed to prove all the ingredients of stealing against the appellant and that the trial Lower Court erred to have convicted the appellant.
The judgement was delivered barely two months after the Elections Petitions Tribunal struck out the petition by the Action Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Iboi Lucky
INEC had last year deregistered the parties over their failure to win any seat during the 2019 general election
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Governor Rotimi AKeredolu of the All Progressives Congress emerged victorious at the October 10, 2020 poll and was affirmed winner by the April 20 judgment of the Ondo State Governorship Petitions Tribunal.
The apex court made the pronouncement on Friday following the litigation that followed the bye-election
The Commission was dissolved in 2008 by the administration of Governor Adams Oshiomhole.
Okoye said this in a statement on Friday following agitation for the Commission to recognise the 74 political parties it once deregistered
This was contained in a statement by the spokesperson of the NJC, Soji Oye, on Friday in Abuja.
Dariye filed the suit praying the Supreme Court to upturn the November 16, 2018 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which convicted him and sentenced him to 10 years for diverting public funds estimated at N1.162 billion, while he was the Governor of Plateau State
It will be recalled that the Lecturer had challenged his conviction on the grounds that the Federal High Court, which tried and convicted him on December 17, 2018, had no jurisdiction to do so.
Aguma said this in a statement on Friday in Port Harcourt.
Delivering judgment, Justice Taiwo Taiwo held that he was bound by the decision of the Court of Appeal which upheld the powers of INEC to deregister political parties.
Scales, who is being prosecuted by the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, was arraigned on July 2, 2019 on a 45-count charge bordering on impersonation, fraud, conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N525 million.
Counsel for the leadership of the society, Ibrahim Idris, told journalists shortly after the sitting that the veracity of the judgment delivered by Justice Charles Agbaza would be tested at the Court of Appeal.