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Trump in fresh battle with two liberal Supreme Court judges

Mr Trump, on Twitter, demanded that both Justice Ruth Ginsberg and Justice Sonia Sotomayor “recuse themselves on all Trump, or Trump related, matters.” The post Trump in fresh battle with two liberal Supreme Court judges appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Boko Haram members reign supreme in Yobe, block major highway, battle soldiers in Adamawa

Boko Haram fighters on Friday blocked the Damaturu-Gashua Highway, searching and demanding identification documents from road users. The insurgents, who allegedly operated unchallenged for over two hours were said to have abducted some vigilantes, seizing their patrol vehicle. In a statement, the Chairman, Network of Civil Society Organisations in Yobe State, Alhaji Baba Shehu, claimed […]

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Bayelsa Governorship: APC seeks review of Supreme Court judgement

The APC claims the judgment of the Federal High Court was misinterpreted by the apex court and thus disqualified Mr Lyon wrongly. The post Bayelsa Governorship: APC seeks review of Supreme Court judgement appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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‘Don’t blame my running mate’ — David Lyon speaks on Supreme Court judgement

David Lyon, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November governorship election in Bayelsa state, has asked people not to blame Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, his running mate, for his removal. Although Lyon was declared winner of the election, the supreme court sacked him on the grounds that his running mate presented forged documents to […]

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PHOTOS: Protesters storm Mary Odili’s residence over Supreme Court judgment on Bayelsa

Some protesters besieged the residence of Mary Odili, a justice of the supreme court, in Abuja, on Tuesday. The protesters held placards berating the judge for the court’s decision on the governorship case in Bayelsa. Last Thursday, the supreme court sacked David Lyon, Bayelsa governor-elect, on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eriemienyo, his running mate, presented […]

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Supreme court: APC, PDP speak on Imo case adjourned till March 2nd

By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday, aired their opinions regarding the adjournment of the supreme court review on the January 14, 2020 judgement till March 2nd, as requested by the PDP, to respond to motions that were served on them by the APC. To […]

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Imo Governorship: Uzodinma asks Supreme Court to dismiss Ihedioha’s motion

Ihedioha-Uzodinma Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss an application filed by former governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha. Ihedioha had filed an appeal seeking judicial review of the apex court’s judgement which had on January 14, 2020, ordered his removal from office. Uzodimma’s preliminary objection was against a motion […]

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Bayelsa: Sylva calls for calm, describes Supreme Court verdict as provocative

…Apologises to Buhari By Michael Eboh Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, Sunday, described the Supreme Court judgement that declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election as provocative, while he called on the people of the state to eschew violence and remain […]

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Supreme Court accused of using same panel that sacked ex-Imo gov to review judgment

An advocacy group known as Concerned Nigerians on Sunday alleged that the Supreme Court was trying to use the same panel that nullified the Imo State governorship election to review its earlier judgment on Tuesday. Concerned Nigerians group has, therefore, called for a holistic review of the judgment given by the Nigerian apex court on […]

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Bayelsa: PDP receives Supreme Court judgment, insists on Imo

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday said it received the judgment of the Supreme Court, which nullified the election of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr David Lyon, and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo and declared the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri, and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewrujakpor, as the winners of […]

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Bayelsa: Supreme Court judgment would have nullified election — Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole National Chairman,  All Progressives Congress (APC)  Adams Oshiomhole has faulted the Supreme Court judgment declaring the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Douye Diri as new Governor-elect in Bayelsa. Oshiomhole said this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday while reacting to the apex court judgment. Also read: Uzodinma/Ihedioha: Lack of electoral […]

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