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    Politics ‘This appeal lacks merit’ — how supreme court crushed Atiku’s hopes - The Cable

    The supreme court has given its verdict on Atiku Abubakar’s appeal against President Muhammadu Buhari’s election victory. After about five hours of sitting, a seven-man panel led by Tanko Mohammed, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), held that the appeal by the PDP presidential candidate lacked...
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    Politics BREAKING: Supreme court dismisses Atiku’s petition against Buhari’s election - Daily Post

    The Supreme Court, Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February 23, presidential election for lack of merit. The Chief Justice of...
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    Politics Atiku suffers first loss ahead of final supreme court verdict - The Cable

    The supreme court has rejected the plea of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to adopt all its interlocutory appeals alongside the main appeal against President Muhammadu Buhari’s election victory. The apex court rejected the plea when it began hearing the party’s suit against Buhari’s victory...
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    Politics Ambode fights back, drags Lagos Assembly to court over probe - PM NEWS

    Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has dragged the Lagos State House of Assembly to court over its ongoing probe of the ex-governor for allegedly procuring 820 buses worth over N7 billion without budgetary approval. READ MORE
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    Politics Obaseki to Oshiomhole: You have lost political grip on Edo - PM NEWS

    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that his predecessor and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has lost political grip on the state, but now resorts to deploying police operatives from Abuja to harass his aides. READ MORE
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    Politics Five months after inauguration: Ganduje, Buni, Wike, 5 others yet to appoint commissioners - Nairaland

    Exactly five months after their election, eight out of the 29 state governors sworn in on May 29, 2019, have not appointed commissioners in line with a key provision of the 1999 Constitution. Daily Trust findings show that Governors Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (Kano), Mai Mala Buni (Yobe), Nyesom...
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    Politics BREAKING: S/Court stands down hearing of Atiku’s appeal against Buhari - Daily Trust

    The Supreme Court has stood down hearing in the appeal filed by Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.