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Jonathan withdraws assent from 2014 budget bill

Nigeria’s Government said on Wednesday that the 2014 appropriation bill passed by the National Assembly about two months ago has not been signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan because of “distortions” introduced into the document by the lawmakers. Labaran Maku, Information. Minister who rev...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Chad withdraws troops from Central Africa

N’DJAMENA(AFP) – Chad announced Thursday it was withdrawing from the African peacekeeping force in the violence-torn Central African Republic after being accused of siding with a mainly Muslim movement that held power for most of last year. Chad came under the spotlight last weekend when at least ...

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Posted on Apr 4, 2014

FG Withdraws Sponsorship Of 6 Students In Russia

President Goodluck Jonathan has withdrawn sponsorship for six Niger-Delta students at the Peoples Friendship University in Moscow, Russia. The students are part of the 24-student delegates studying in the university under a special scholarship scheme for Niger Delta youths. The students were found to be part ...

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Posted on Oct 3, 2013

Amnesty: FG Withdraws Sponsorship of Six Students in Russia

 Six out of the 24 former Niger Delta militants studying at the Peoples University, Russia, have been withdrawn after they were fingered for masterminding last week’s protest at the Nigerian Embassy in Moscow, which culminated in the arrest of 16 Nigerian students by the Russian authorities. The students s...

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Posted on Oct 2, 2013

Nwoye Withdraws Case Against PDP, INEC

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out the suit filed by Mr Tony Nwoye against the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). At the resumed hearing of the suit, counsel to the plaintiff, Mr Alex Akoja informed the court that he is withdrawing the...

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Posted on Oct 1, 2013

Keyamo Withdraws from Delta Central Senatorial Primaries

Aspirant for the vacant Delta Central Senatorial seat, Barrister Festus keyamo has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries for the slot, which held today, branding the process a sham that was pre-scheduled to favour his opponent in the race. In a letter to Chairman of APC Delta Central Se...

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Posted on Sep 26, 2013

Keyamo Withdraws From Delta Senatorial Race

Human Rights activist Festus Keyamo’s foray into politics may have been put on hold, at least for the moment. The Lagos-based lawyer has withdrawn from the primaries of the Delta central senatorial bye-election, describing the exercise as stage-managed and a sham. Mr Keyamo, who is running on the platform o...

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Posted on Sep 26, 2013

Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from US Open

Russian world number three Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the US Open because of a right shoulder injury, tournament organizers announced Wednesday. On the eve of the draw for the year’s final Grand Slam event that begins Monday on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts, US Open tournament director David Br...

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Posted on Aug 22, 2013

INEC registers APC, withdraws ANPP, CPC, ACN certificates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday confirmed that it has registered the All Progressives Congress (APC). The announcement was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the commission, Abdullahi A. Kaugama. The statement said: “The Independent National Electoral Commission (INE...

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Posted on Jul 31, 2013

NGF: Gov Fashola withdraws suit against Jang

By Citizens Platform Governor Raji Fashola of Lagos state has made a U-turn in the suit he instituted against the Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang. He had asked an Abuja High Court to stop Jang from parading himself as chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. Governor Fashola on Wednesday withdrew the su...

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Posted on Jul 18, 2013

Appeal court judge withdraws from Al-Mustapha’s case citing “personal reasons”

Justice Ibrahim Saulawa of the Court of Appeal, Lagos, has withdrawn from the three man judges’ panel hearing the appeal filed by Major Hamza Al-Mustapha challenging his death sentence for the murder of Kudirat Abiola. The Judge referred to his experience in a previous “similar case” as the reason for h...

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Posted on May 30, 2013

Al-Mustapha’s Appeal: Judge Withdraws

Justice Ibrahim Saulawa of the Court of Appeal, Lagos, on Thursday declined hearing an appeal filed by Major Hamza Al-Mustapha and Lateef Shofolahan, challenging a death sentence against them. Al-Mustapha, a former Chief Security Officer to the late Gen. Sani Abacha, and Shofolahan, former Personal Assistant ...

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Posted on May 30, 2013

Judge withdraws from Al-Mustapha’s death sentence appeal

Justice Ibrahim Saulawa of the Court of Appeal, Lagos, on Thursday declined hearing an appeal filed by Maj. Hamza Al-Mustapha and Lateef Shofolahan, challenging a death sentence against them. Al-Mustapha, a former Chief Security Officer to late Gen. Sanni Abacha, and Shofolahan, former Personal Assistant to A...

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Posted on May 30, 2013

Italian Open: Serena In Q/Final, Sharapova Withdraws

World No. 1 Serena Williams comfortably made the quarterfinals of the Italian Open in Rome with a 6-0, 6-1 mauling of Slovakia’s 14th seed Dominika Cibulkova yesterday. •Serena Williams in action at the ongoing Italian Open. Photo… AFP Serena, who has now won 21 successive matches, will face Spain...

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Posted on May 18, 2013

Domenech Withdraws From Cameroon Coaching Job

Cameroon Football Federation has confirmed that former France coach Raymond Domenech has withdrawn his application for the vacant coaching job. The 61-year-old former France coach was among the almost 100 candidates vying for the job after the authorities launched a call for application last week. A shortlist...

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Posted on May 8, 2013

Jonathan Withdraws Suit against Leadership Reporters

Jonathan Withdraws Suit against Leadership Reporters   President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday finally withdrew the six counts of felony charges he instituted against the Leadership Newspaper and two of its reporters, Tony Amokeodo and Chibuzor Ukaibe.   The six-count charge of alleged conspiracy, forgery a...

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Posted on May 3, 2013

Nigeria withdraws forgery charge against journalists

Nnamdi Felix / Abuja Nigeria’s Federal Government has withdrawn the six count criminal charge of forgery slammed against two journalists and their employer, Leadership Newspaper Group Ltd. The withdrawal is sequel to the notice of preliminary objection filed by the Journalists’ lawyer, Femi Falana, a ...

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Posted on May 2, 2013

Ikuforiji: EFCC counsel withdraws from case

By Citizens Platform The trial of the embattled Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Adeyemi Kuforiji and his personal assistant, Mr Oyebode Atoyebi, over money laundering charges before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos was stalled on Tuesday as the prosecuting counsel, Chief Godwin ...

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Posted on Apr 10, 2013

EFCC Lawyer Withdraws From Case against Lagos Speaker

Plans by Justice Okechukwu Okeke of the Federal High Court, Lagos to speed up the trial of the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, over alleged financial impropriety suffered a setback Tuesday following the withdrawal of the Counsel to the Economic and Financial CrimesCom...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2013

Trial Of Lagos Speaker’s Stalled As Prosecutor Withdraws

The trial of the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Adeyemi  Ikuforiji and his personal assistant, Oyebode Atoyebi over allegations of money laundering has being stalled following the withdrawal of the Chief Prosecutor, Godwin Obla from the case. The Speaker of Lagos State House of Asse...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2013

Soku Oil Field: Rivers Withdraws from Talks, Sues Bayelsa

The long-drawn-out battle between Bayelsa and Rivers States for Soku Oil Fields has assumed another dimension with the latter’s decision to jettison peace talks for a law suit, an action the former described as an abuse of judicial process. In suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/413/20 filed against the National Boundar...

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Posted on Apr 5, 2013

Jonathan withdraws nomination of Oyo INEC Commissioner

President Goodluck Jonathan has withdrawn the nomination of Prof. Akinola Salau of Oyo State as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Jonathan conveyed the withdrawal in a letter dated March 21, and addressed to the Senate President, Chief David Mark. The letter, which was ...

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Posted on Mar 26, 2013

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