Posts Tagged ‘Election Tribunal’

BREAKING| Akpabio loses at Tribunal [Details]

Minister of Niger Delta and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Wednesday, lost out at the Election Petition Tribunal.tThis comes as the Tribunal sitting in Uyo, dismissed his petition challenging the election of Senator Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Tribunal which ruled in favour of the PDP […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court Sacks Niger APC Senator 3 Days After Inauguration

A five-man panel of justices led Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), gave the verdict on Friday. The apex court declared that Mohammed Sani as the authentic candidate of the APC in the senatorial district. The verdict of the apex court set aside the judgement of the appeal court that affirmed Umaru as […]

Election Tribunal: Ganduje files defence with 203 witnesses against PDP

Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has now filed his defense against the petition of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abba Yusuf, challenging his electoral victory at the March 23 polls. Ganduje filed a five-volume defense containing 1800 pages as well as preparing 203 witnesses. Speaking to Reporters shortly after […]

PDP to EFCC: Release Tanimu Turaki Now …Insists No Going Back on Presidential Election Tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demands the immediate and unconditional release of the Deputy Director General (Admin) of its Presidential Campaign Organization, Barr. Tanimu Turaki SAN, who was arrest today by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for no just cause. The party says Tanimu Turaki’s arrest and detention is part of the grand […]

BREAKING: Election Tribunal Upholds Ajimobi’s Election

The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the election of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and also dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of Accord, Sen. Rashidi Ladoja. Chairman of the three-man panel, Justice Mohammed Mayaki, the tribunal holds that Ladoja and Accord “failed woefully” to prove their allegations […]

Election Tribunal Sacks 20 Lawmakers in Rivers State

The Rivers State legislative election petition tribunals yesterday nullified the election of 20 out of the 32 members of the state House of Assembly. The four tribunals, in separate judgments yesterday, upheld the petitions by candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the election. They ordered rerun in the affected constituencies. The Peoples Democratic […]