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Justice Garba replaces Zainab Bulkachuwa on presidential election petition tribunal

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is now headed by Justice M. L Garba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.
Justice S. B Belgore

Delta tribunal chairman warns parties over proceedings

Chairman of Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, Justice Suleiman Belgore, has warned the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressive Congress, APC, that the Tribunals would not condone any inimical acts that would disturb proceedings.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP: Supreme Court judgment on Zamfara elections courageous, victory for democracy

The Coalition of United Political Parties has described nullification of elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara in the last general elections as historic, courageous and victory for democracy.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar to file application for Justice Bulkachuwa’s withdrawal from presidential election ribunal

Bulkachuwa appeared to have initially overlooked the earlier letter sent by the PDP asking her to withdraw from the panel until the petitioners’ lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), requested a meeting between the panel members and the representatives of the legal teams of parties to the case on Wednesday.
Nuhu Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu represents President Buhari at election tribunal

The pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, has arrived the Tuesday’s proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja.
ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on allegations of corruption against Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal.

Tribunal: Group asks Appeal Court president to step down

A group, Access to Justice, on Sunday asked President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, to step down from the Election Tribunal hearing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar’s petition against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Presidency: PDP shouldn’t drag us into smear campaign against judiciary

The Presidency has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop dragging the presidency into its sponsored media smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.
ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on allegations of corruption against Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal.

PDP asks President Buhari, APC to speak up on corruption allegation against Justice Bulkachuwa

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on allegations of corruption against Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal.

PDP asks appeal court president to leave presidential poll tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday asked the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the five-man panel of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
Zainab Bulkachuwa

Justice Bulkachuwa: Tribunal to punish premature decisions in the media

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has warned against public comments which would publicly decide presidential petitions in the court.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Appeal Court President: Imo has 76 election petitions, Jigawa none

Imo State has the highest number of election petitions filed in the aftermath of the 2019 general elections, the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, who doubles as the Chairman of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, has said.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi at tribunal for inaugural sitting

The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Peter Obi, has arrived the venue of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja, which holds its inaugural sitting today (Wednesday).
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

2019 election petitions across Nigeria hit 766

The Court Of Appeal on Tuesday said the number of petitions challenging various results of the 2019 general elections has risen to 766.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

NJC removes Justice Onnoghen from membership list

The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website.

Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki mourns late Justice Nasir

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir.

Arewa CF mourns Justice Mamman Nasir

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, have extolled the virtues of former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, who died at the age of 90.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

APC primaries: Governor Yari has put Zamfara people to shame – Senator Marafa

Senator Kabir Marafa, representing Zamfara Central in the Senate, has declared that the outgoing governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has brought shame to the people of the state.

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APC chieftain faults Appeal Court’s failure to sack Senator Bulkachuwa

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Usman Tuggar, has faulted the refusal of the Court of Appeal in Abuja to uphold his appeal against a judgment affirming the election of Alhaji Adamu Bulkachuwa, husband of the court’s President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.
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Governor Umahi asks former commissioners, others to return vehicles, properties

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Wednesday directed his former commissioners and other political appointees to return all government vehicles and properties in their custody.
Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, taking his Oath of Office as the 15th Governor of the State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, on Wednesday

Governor Sanwo-Olu, others hail President Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola, June 12

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praised President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the hero of June 12, the late MKO Abiola and making the day a national public holiday.

Priest arrested for faking own ‘kidnap’

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested a priest in the Methodist Church, Rev. Peter Adegoke Adewuyi, for allegedly faking his own kidnap to collect ransom from church members and other individuals.

Tyson Fury: Anthony Joshua is finished

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