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Uba Sani Lauds Tribunal Judgement In Kaduna

Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna State has reacted to the judgment delivered by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday, saying the judgment was a clear affirmation of the popular mandate given to him by the people of the state. Uba Sani in a statement on Thursday while reacting to the judgment lauded the ruling, declaring that he was extremely delighted. “The judgment is an unequivocal affirmation of the […]

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Bayelsa Guber : Court Dismisses Suit Against Sylva

By Garry Ochigbo Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking disqualification of former Petroleum Resources Minister, Timipire Sylva from contesting the November governorship election in Bayelsa State. The suit instituted against the All Progressive Congress (APC), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Sylvia was thrown out for want of merit. In a judgment on Tuesday, Justice Ekwo held that the […]

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Appeal Court Delivered 7, 295 Judgments – Dongban Mensem

By Garry Ochigbo President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem on Monday disclosed that the court delivered a total of 7,295 judgments on 3,665 motions in the 2022/2023 legal year alone. Justice Dongben-Mensen disclosed at the commencement of the 2023/2024 new legal year held at the Headquarters of the Court. She recalled that a total of 98 panels were constituted to hear election petitions across the country to […]

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Wike Tasks Judiciary On Meeting Nigerians’ Expectations

By Remi Johnson   In line with the popular saying that the judiciary is the last hope of the common man, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has called on the judiciary to brace up with the task of administering justice to meet the expectations of Nigerians, especially with the numerous election appeals before it. Wike made the call while speaking at the 2023/2024 Legal Year Ceremony […]

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Update: Tribunal Affirms Sanwo-Olu As Lagos State Governor

The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has affirmed  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as the duly elected governor of Lagos State. The Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, had headed to the court to challenge the victory of Sanwo-Olu at the March 18 governorship election. In a unanimous judgment read by Justice Mikail Abdullahi on behalf of the three-man panel on Monday, the tribunal held that the […]

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Fire Guts Abuja Supreme Court 

A section of the Supreme Court in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT has been gutted by fire. The cause of the inferno which occurred on Monday morning is unknown but the offices of three Justices have allegedly been burnt down. NAN reports that the Director of Press and Information of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Dr. Festus Akande, who confirmed the fire incident said "The fire has since been put […]

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Gov Alia Dedicates Tribunal Victory To Benue People 

The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Makurdi has today revalidated the victory of Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia as the duly elected governor of the state. The tribunal in its verdict reaffirmed the sacred mandate freely expressed and given to him by the people of the state at the polls. Reacting to the judgment in a statement, Governor Alia says it is a victory for democracy and the rule of […]

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Tribunal Affirms Mutfwang’s Victory As Plateau State Governor

The Plateau State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has affirmed the election of Caleb Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor of Plateau State, dismissing the petition filed by Nentawe Goshwe of the All Progressives Congress (APC). POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Goshwe had approached the Tribunal challenging the declaration of Mutfwang by INEC as Governor of Plateau State, alleging that Mutfwang was not qualified to contest the election because […]

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Tribunal Judgement: 24-Hour Curfew Imposed On Kano

Following the outcome of the State Governorship Election Tribunal ruling that favored the candidate of the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, the Kano State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew to ensure peace and order in the state. This was made known in a letter communicated to the Kano State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Usaini Gumel, and other security chiefs in the state. In the letter, […]

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