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Justice Bulkachuwa constitutes National Assembly election petition tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has constituted the FCT National Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja.

Court of Appeal: No names of dead persons included in election tribunals

The Court of Appeal has denied media reports that some names of dead persons were included in election tribunals recently inaugurated by the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad.

Justice Bulkachuwa presides over NJC meeting

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa is presently presiding over the meeting of the National Judicial Council holding in Abuja.
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Justice Onnoghen: Dispute over presiding justice delays NJC meeting

The meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) commenced behind schedule over the dispute on who would preside over the meeting.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Election: Acting CJN urges judges to handle petitions without external pressure, influence

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad Tanko, has urged Judges to handle election petitions without any external pressure or influence either from political parties, stakeholders or economic interest groups.

2019: Walter Onnoghen orders appointment of fresh judges to handle election cases

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Thursday, said he has directed that new Judges and Justices should be appointed to handle disputes that will arise from the 2019 general elections.

Appeal Court: Why Osun election tribunal was moved to Abuja

The Court of Appeal has explained why it relocated the Osun State governorship election petition tribunal from Osogbo, the state capital, to Abuja.

Osun guber: PDP accuses APC of using PCA’s husband to influence election tribunals

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of attempts to use the husband of the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, to influence the election petition tribunals in Ekiti and Osun states.

APC flays PDP over comments on Osun election tribunal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State has expressed shock at the condemnation of reconstitution of Osun Election Petition Tribunal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), describing the action as irresponsible.

Osun election: APC has close ties with Appeal Court’s Zainab Bulkachuwa – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has close ties with the All Progressives Congress (APC).

N7.6 billion fraud: Orji Kalu’s firm loses bid to suspend trial

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday dismissed applications seeking stay of proceedings in the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, for alleged N7.6bn fraud.

Taraba by-election: Justice Bulkachukwa constitutes election petition tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachukwa, has constituted an election petition tribunal for the August 18 by-election for the Takum 1 Constituency seat in the Taraba Assembly.
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Presidency: 2018 Electoral Bill awaiting President Buhari’s assent

The 2018 Electoral Bill passed by the National Assembly on July 24 and forwarded to President Muhammadu Buhari is currently awaiting assent.

Appeal court nullifies judgment stopping National Assembly from reordering elections

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday nullified April 25, 2018, judgment of the Federal High Court which had struck down the National Assembly’s election re-ordering provision of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018.

Appeal Court reserves judgement on Senate’s powers to amend election sequence

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday reserved judgement in a suit seeking to clarify the powers of the National Assembly to alter the sequence of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria.

N2.9bn fraud: Judge gets September deadline to conclude Orji Kalu’s trial

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has directed that the alleged N2.9bn fraud case of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, must be concluded before the end of September this year.
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Justice Onnoghen: Adherence to rule of law will solve Nigeria’s problems

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has declared that most problems of the country would be resolved through strict adherence to the rule of law.

CJN: Courts overwhelmed with cases of police extortion, brutality

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has directed Chief Judges of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to compel Chief Magistrates to conduct an inspection of Police Stations or other detention centres within their territorial jurisdiction.

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Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, has exercised his voting right in his home town, Epe, Lagos State in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Election: Governor Ambode votes in Epe, commends Lagosians, INEC

Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, has exercised his voting right in his home town, Epe, Lagos State, in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.