The Supreme Court has sacked Herman Hembe, lawmaker representing Konshisha/Vandekiya Federal Constituency of Benue State, from the House of Representatives.

The apex court also ordered a replacement be sworn in without delay.

The Court further declared Mrs Dorathy Mato as the rightful candidate who won the All Progressive Congress (APC) party ticket.

Mr. Hembe was ordered to return all salaries and benefits collected while in office within 90 days.

The Supreme Court, on Friday, affirmed Dr Okezie Ikpeazu as the legitimate Governor of Abia State.

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, adjourned the hearing on the objection filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, against the appeal filed the Ahmed Makarfi’s faction of the party till May 25, 2017.

The Supreme Court has commenced hearing in appeals concerning the ongoing leadership crisis of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the party had on March 16 approached the Supreme Court after the ruling by the Port Harcourt Division of appellate court, which had on February 27 declared former Borno State governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, as leader of the opposition party.

But Sheriff filed an objection to the appeal on March 21, asking the apex court to strike out the appeal by the Makarfi faction.

According to Sheriff, Makarfi had no legal standing to appeal against the judgement of the Court of Appeal on behalf of the PDP.

The Supreme Court had on March 23 fixed today, May 4, for the continuation of hearing on the leadership tussle, which has lingered for many months.

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused former governor Kayode Fayemi of plotting with the Supreme Court Justices and the Department of States Services, DSS to remove him from office.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal got a rude shocker on his 51st birthday on Tuesday as he lost in his bid to stop a suit challenging his nomination as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) for the 2015 governorship election in Sokoto state at the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal to stop court action against his nomination for the 2015 governorship election on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

The legal tussle in Cross River State over alleged age falsification has been put to rest as the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the election of Governor Ben Ayade as duly nominated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, granted a Supreme Court judge, Sylvester Ngwuta bail in the sum of N100m.

Two of the Judges arrested by the Department of States Services, DSS few weeks ago, Justice Sylva Ngwuta and John Inyang Okoro, have withdrawn from sittings at the Supreme Court.

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