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Appeal Court reserves judgement in suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualifications
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday reserved judgment in the appeal filed against President Muhammadu Buhari’s academic qualification for the 2019 presidential election.
A three-member panel of the court, led by Atinuke Akomolafe-Wilson, after taking arguments from parties in respect of the appeals, said they would be informed when the judgments are ready.
I’ll fix refineries, end fuel import by 2023 – Kyari
The new Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari on Monday promised to fix the country’s four refineries before the end of May 2023. He revealed this at a Speaking at the valedictory session for the former Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, and the assumption of office of the new Group Managing Director, GMD, in Abuja
INEC has server, staff testifies at Tribunal
Contrary to the position of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, three of its officials on Monday maintained that results of the February 23 presidential election were electronically transmitted to a central server.
Customs officer promotes self to CG, ask Hameed Ali to hand over
Nura Dahiru, an assistant superintendent of customs, on Monday promoted himself to the rank of deputy comptroller-general of Customs (DCG), claiming he was directed by President Buhari to assume the office of comptroller-general (CG). According to sources, Dahiru walked in Monday morning wearing the new rank, and went into the office of Hameed Ali, the comptroller general.
Suspend 111 reps who endorsed Elumelu, minority lawmakers dare PDP
Some lawmakers in the house of representatives have tackled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for suspending Ndudi Elumelu, minority leader of the house.
Addressing journalists on Monday, the lawmakers said Elumelu and other principal minority officers were duly elected. Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker, had announced Elumelu as minority leader, Toby Okechukwu as deputy minority leader, Gideon Gwani as minority whip and Adesegun Adekoya as deputy minority whip.
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