Tribunal

Group Accuses Sultanate of Influencing Sokoto Election Tribunal Verdict

The Sokoto Sultanate and retired justices across the upper North have been alleged to have exerted undue influence on the Tribunal that gave judgment in favour of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and the Peoples Democratic Party. Last week the Sokoto State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal dismissed the petition of the All Progressives Congress candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu and held that ...

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Constituency Projects: ICPC Recovers 3 Ambulances, 500KVA Transformer From Sen. Kashamu

Senator Buruji Kashamu The Independent Corrupt Practices & Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it has recovered three ambulances and a 500KVA transformer which are Constituency Project items, from Senator Buruji Kashamu.   Senator Kashamu represented Ogun East Senatorial District at the Red Chamber of the National Assembly between May 2015 to May 2019.             ...

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Human Trafficker Bags 3 Years Jail Term

An Orlu, Imo State-born human trafficker, Martins Chidiebere Mephor, today, convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment, for trafficking a 20 year-old lady to Libya, by a Federal High Court, Lagos. The 36 year old convict, who is also known as Malaysia, was convicted and given the jail term by Justice Sule Hassan, after pleaded guilty to an amended charge ...

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Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Challenging Faleke’s Victory

Honourable James Abiodun Faleke An Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, today, struck out an application challenging the victory of a member of House of Representative, Honourable James Abiodun Faleke, of All Progressive Congress (APC) representing Ikeja Federal Constituency, at the last general election. The tribunal headed by Justice Kunaza M. Hamidu, struck out the application, following a motion ...

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Kaduna Central Legal Battle: Mr LA leads the way

By Suleiman Abdul To keen observers of the ongoing battle in the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal between Lawal Adamu Usman (Mr LA) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC), two things seem to be happening: One, the purported winner of the February 23 senatorial election for Kaduna Central, Uba Sani of ...

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Presidential Poll Tribunal: Why Appeal Court President Bulkachuwa Must Totally Disqualify Self – Intersociety

The International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law (Intersociety) has strongly warned of the “legal and moral consequences or damnation of allowing the President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Zainab Adamu-Bulkachuwa, as the appointer, chair, tele-guider, regulator and determiner of the 2019 Presidential Poll Tribunal, its members, proceedings and expected outcome”. In a statement issued on ...

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