Home Topics Zainab Bulkachuwa
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has constituted the FCT National Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja.
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.
The meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) commenced behind schedule over the dispute on who would preside over the meeting.
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.
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.
The Court of Appeal has explained why it relocated the Osun State governorship election petition tribunal from Osogbo, the state capital, to Abuja.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The 2018 Electoral Bill passed by the National Assembly on July 24 and forwarded to President Muhammadu Buhari is currently awaiting assent.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12Page 1 of 2
At least, two persons were caught by security agencies with a total of 43 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), at Gbajimgba Secondary school polling unit in Guma local government area of Benue State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints, including malfunctioning of card readers.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has voted at about 10:30am.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has tasked his players to show more consistency in order to get their top four challenge back on track.
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.
National Peace Committee and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials are currently meeting following the postponement of the election this morning.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The National Chairman/presidential candidate of the National Interest Party (NIP), Eunice Atuejide, on Wednesday, announced her withdrawal from the race for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has condemned the killing of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ohiimini local government area of the state, Mr Boniface Okloho, last Saturday by yet to be identified gunmen.
A Chinese businesswoman labelled the “Ivory Queen” has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian judge for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants.