Bulkachuwa withdraws from presidential election petition tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday, withdrew as a member of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. This followed allegations of likelihood of bias leveled against her by the Peoples Democratic Party, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Although the five-man panel of the tribunal, in a unanimous ruling dismissed the application, Bulkachuwa said she was withdrawing for “personal reasons.” Justice Olabisi Ige, who read the lead ruling of the panel, held that the relationship between Justice Bulkachuwa and her husband, Adamu Bulkachuwa, who is…

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Egypt, Ethiopian Airlines Running Drug Cartels In Nigeria, Says Dabiri-erewa

Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has accused Egypt and Ethiopian Airlines of running drug cartels across Nigeria’s international airports. Dabiri-Erewa stated this on Wednesday during an investigative hearing by an ad-hoc Committee of the Senate set up to look into the circumstances leading to the arrest last December of a Nigerian lady, Zainab Aliyu by Saudi Arabian authorities. Dabiri-Erewa told the committee that, “We have other foreign and local Airlines operating at our Airports. But Egyptian and Ethiopian Airlines have drug cartels operating at our…

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Workers salaries: Bello Lied – Kogi NLC

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC)  Kogi state Council , comrade Onuh Edoka has  described the governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello as a pathological liar  over his  statement on television that he does not owe  workers salaries. The chairman told the governor point blank in a meeting at the government house called  at the instant of the government to resolve some grew areas bordering on workers welfare. Earlier, the chairman ,  had told the governor that he took exception to the nomenclature of the meeting that…

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