Thursday, August 1, 2019

Tag "Zainab Bulkachuwa"

    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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    Presidential tribunal: Atiku’s lawyer seeks immediate replacement of Bulkachuwa

Presidential tribunal: Atiku’s lawyer seeks immediate replacement of Bulkachuwa

Livy Uzoukwu, lead counsel of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal, to appoint her replacement on the presidential election tribunal in order to save time.Bulkachuwa withdrew as head of the five-man panel of the tribunal on May 22, following a petition accusing her of a likelihood [...]

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    Bulkachuwa recuses herself from presidential tribunal

Bulkachuwa recuses herself from presidential tribunal

Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal, has recused herself from the presidential election petitions tribunal sitting in Abuja.The judge decided to step down from the five-member panel of the presidential election petitions tribunal after a prolonged sitting on Wednesday.“I have allowed the ruling on the application urging me to recuse my membership of the tribunal to test the position [...]

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    Tribunal fixes May 22 to hear PDP, Atiku motion against Bulkachuwa

Tribunal fixes May 22 to hear PDP, Atiku motion against Bulkachuwa

The presidential election petition tribunal has fixed May 22, to entertain an application seeking Zainab Bulkachuwa, a judge, to recuse herself from sitting over the five-man panel, alleging fear of pre-conceived bias.The court had fixed Wednesday to begin pre-hearing session on petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, challenging the outcome of the [...]

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    Bulkachuwa, integrity is everything

Bulkachuwa, integrity is everything

BY ERAHODU OSEGHALEI have taken pains to go through the speech delivered by Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal and chairman of the five-man Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, at the inaugural sitting of the tribunal. The learned justice made a lot of sense.In the speech, she assured us, among other things, that "the Court of Appeal will [...]

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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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    Appeal court: Dead judges not listed as tribunal members

Appeal court: Dead judges not listed as tribunal members

The court of appeal says there is no name of dead or retired judges on the election petition tribunal.In a statement on Wednesday, Sa'adatu Kachalla, media officer of the appeal court, said the report about the inclusion of 10 dead and retired judges as members of the panel was false and misleading.On Saturday, Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria [...]

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    Appeal court reconstitutes Osun governorship tribunal

Appeal court reconstitutes Osun governorship tribunal

Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal, has reconstituted the Osun state governorship election petition tribunal.Sa'adatu Kachalla, the court's head of media and publicity, disclosed this on Thursday.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state had filed a petition against the victory of Isiaka Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September election.Oyetaola was declared winner [...]

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    Delta gov petition panel ‘relocated’ to Abuja

Delta gov petition panel ‘relocated’ to Abuja

Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal, has ordered the relocation of the appeal panel sitting on the Delta state governorship election petition from Benin to Abuja.A source at the headquarters of the appellate court in Abuja confirmed the relocation in an interview with NAN on Wednesday, but did not give any reason for the decision.“I can confirm to [...]

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    Rivers election petition tribunal relocates to Abuja

Rivers election petition tribunal relocates to Abuja

Two days after the Adamawa state election petition tribunal relocated to Abuja for security reasons, the Rivers state tribunal has followed suit.Deborah Musa, secretary of the tribunal, disclosed this in a statement made available to NAN in Abuja on Wednesday.Musa said that the relocation was approved by the Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal.She added that Ishaq Bello, [...]

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