Date
January 15, 2020

Operation Amotekun Ban: You’re talking rubbish – Afenifere chieftain blasts Malami

  – Reactions have begun to pour in over the federal government’s declaration of Operation Amotekun as illegal – The government through the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami SAN, declared the outfit as illegal – Operation is a security outfit created by southwest states to address the security challenges in the region Chairman of Afenifere Renewal Group, Chief Olawale Oshun has described Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami’s statement that Operation Amotekun, is illegal as rubbish.  Chief Oshun said Malami should also declare Hisbah Corps, (a religious police force responsible for the enforcement of Sharia) and Civilian Joint Task Force in the northeast illegal. “He is talking [Read]

FG declares Operation Amotekun illegal

  The Federal Government through the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) has declared the new security outfit launched by the governors of the South Western States (Operation Amotekun) as illegal. He said the security and defence of the country are within the exclusive duties of the Federal Government. He said no state government, whether singly or in a group has the legal right and competence to establish any form of security organization or agency for the defence of Nigeria or any of its constituent parts. He said the law will take its course on any group or association linked with [Read]

Why Supreme Court Sacked Ihedioha, Declared Uzodinma Winner in Imo

  The Supreme Court on Monday nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the governor of Imo State. The apex court declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as the winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state. In the unanimous judgement of the seven-member panel, read by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, the apex court agreed that results in 388 polling units were unlawfully excluded during the collation of the final governorship election result in Imo State. Justice Kekere-Ekun said with the results from the 388 polling units added, Mr Uzodinma polled a majority of the lawful votes and ought to [Read]

IMO GUBER: Supreme Court sacks Gov Ihedioha, declares APC’s Uzodinma Winner

  The Supreme Court has sacked Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha. The Apex Court declared candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the governorship elections held in the state on March 9, 2019. The judgement was delivered by a seven-man panel led by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammed. In the judgement delivered by justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun that the appeal filed by senator ifeanyi Ararume was dismissed on the ground that the appellant did not prove the allegation that there result. Declared that vote due to Hope Uzodinma were wrongly excluded shall be added to the result therefore Governor Emeka Ihedioha [Read]