Tag "Appeal court"

    Lalong taunts Useni: Your daughter should have contested against me — she was my classmate

Lalong taunts Useni: Your daughter should have contested against me — she was my classmate

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, has taunted Jeremiah Useni, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival in the March election, saying he should have allowed his daughter, who was his classmate, challenge him in the election.The governor, who ran under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had defeated Useni, securing 595,582 votes while the PDP candidate trailed with [...]

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    Appeal court upholds Tambuwal’s election

Appeal court upholds Tambuwal’s election

The appeal court sitting in Sokoto has upheld the election of Aminu Tambuwal as governor of the state. A four-man panel in a unanimous decision upheld Tambuwal’s election after dismissing the appeal filed by Ahmed Aliyu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC), for lacking merit.In October, the governorship election tribunal affirmed the victory of Tambuwal, candidate of the Peoples Democratic [...]

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    Appeal court upholds el-Rufai’s election

Appeal court upholds el-Rufai’s election

The court of appeal sitting in Kaduna has upheld the election Nasir el-Rufai as governor of the state.The appellate court gave the judgment on Thursday while dismissing the petition of Isah Ashiru, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the March 9 poll.Ashiru had challenged the outcome of the election at the tribunal but he lost. He had asked the [...]

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    Appeal court sacks senate spokesman — another loss for APC

Appeal court sacks senate spokesman — another loss for APC

The court of appeal sitting in Kaduna has sacked Dayo Adeyeye, senator representing Ekiti south.In a unanimous judgement on Wednesday, Uzor Anyanwu, the presiding judge, upheld the verdict of the Ekiti state national assembly election petition tribunal and asked INEC to issue a certificate of return to Biodun Olujimi, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the winner of the senatorial poll [...]

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    Appeal court sacks Jibrin, orders fresh election

Appeal court sacks Jibrin, orders fresh election

The court of appeal has nullified the election of Jibrin Abdulmumin, lawmaker representing Kiru/Bebeji constituency in Kano state.Abdulmumin of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared winner of the February election with 41,700 votes, while Aliyu Yako of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 40,385.In a ruling delivered on Friday, Ajoke Adepoju, the presiding judge, annulled the election on [...]

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    Court sacks APC senator, reps in Sokoto

Court sacks APC senator, reps in Sokoto

The court of appeal in Sokoto state has sacked Abubakar Tambuwal as senator representing Sokoto south.The court also sacked Aliyu Shehu, member of the house of representatives, representing Bodinga/Dange Shuni/Tureta federal constituency.Both men, who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), were declared winners of the election in the zones by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and affirmed by [...]

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    Court sacks rep appointed minister by Buhari

Court sacks rep appointed minister by Buhari

An appeal court in Abuja has sacked Emeka Nwajiuba, lawmaker representing Ehime Mbano/Obowo/Ihitte Uboma federal constituency of Imo state in the house of representatives.Nwajiuba is one of the 43 ministerial nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari. Like others, he was screened and cleared by the senate.He was a member of the lower legislative chamber of the national assembly when Buhari named [...]

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    Vacation of judges cancelled over election petitions

Vacation of judges cancelled over election petitions

Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal, has cancelled the annual vacation of judges because of the "enormous petitions" before the appeallate court.In a statement on Sunday, Sa'adatu Musa, appeal court spokesman, said the directive was contained in a circular transmitted to the judges by Bulkachuwa on July 2.Bulkachuwa said the appeals coming from the election tribunal are time-bound [...]

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    Appeal court orders FG to release Dasuki, reviews his bail conditions

Appeal court orders FG to release Dasuki, reviews his bail conditions

The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has granted Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), a N100 million bail.In a certified true copy (CTC) of a judgement dated July 10 and seen  by TheCable, the appellate court asked the retired colonel to provide sureties in like sum.The suit marked CA/A/806/2018 has the director-general of Department of State Services [...]

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    A’court strikes out suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification

A’court strikes out suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification

The court of appeal has struck out a suit seeking to nullify the candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari on basis of his academic qualification.The suit was filed by Kalu Kalu, Labaran Ismail and Hassy Kyari el-Kuris.The suit had earlier been struck out at the lower court but they filed an appeal.A federal high court had struck out the suit because [...]

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    I’ve been vindicated, says Adeleke on appeal court judgement

I’ve been vindicated, says Adeleke on appeal court judgement

Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun, says he has been vindicated by the judgement of the appeal court.In a judgement delivered on Thursday, the court set aside the ruling of a federal high court that nullified Adeleke's candidacy over alleged falsification of his secondary school credentials submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission [...]

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    Appeal court fixes Friday for judgement on Onnoghen

Appeal court fixes Friday for judgement on Onnoghen

The appeal court says it will deliver judgement on the appeal filed by Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), on Friday.The announcement was contained in a statement issued by Sa'adatu Kachalla, spokesperson of the court, on Thursday ."Notice is hereby given. That The Appeal filed by Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen is ripe for judgement, tomorrow morning in Abuja [...]

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    Appeal court: Judge ‘close to Tinubu’ not on Osun panel

Appeal court: Judge ‘close to Tinubu’ not on Osun panel

The appeal court says Joseph Oyewole is not on the appeal panel of the Osun governorship election. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had claimed that Oyewole, who served as a high court judge in Lagos state when Bola Tinubu was governor, has strong connections with the All Progressives Congress (APC), which is an interested party in the ongoing appeal.But the appellate court [...]

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    A’court: 736 petitions have been filed to challenge outcome of 2019 elections

A’court: 736 petitions have been filed to challenge outcome of 2019 elections

The court of appeal says a total number of 736 petitions have so far been filed to challenge the outcome of the just concluded general elections contested on state and federal levels.The figure was released by Rabi Abdulazeez, deputy chief registrar, election petitions tribunal of the court of appeal on Thursday.A breakdown by Abdulazeez shows that four petitions have been [...]

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    Don’t be used to truncate justice, A’court president warns tribunal secretaries

Don’t be used to truncate justice, A’court president warns tribunal secretaries

Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal, has warned secretaries of the election petition tribunals not to allow themselves to be used as tools to truncate justice.Bulkachuwa gave the warning at a one-day training of the tribunal secretariat staff in Abuja on Friday.She admonished them not to compromise their integrity "no matter how highly placed the personalty involved is"."I [...]

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    Marafa to appeal court: Delay in constituting another panel may deny me justice

Marafa to appeal court: Delay in constituting another panel may deny me justice

Kabiru Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says the delay in constituting another panel to hear the tussle in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state may deny him justice.Marafa, a gubernatorial aspirant, said this in a letter dated March 13, and addressed to Zainab Bulkachuwa, appeal court president.The senator is challenging a verdict of a Zamfara high court which [...]

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