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‘Don’t greet me in Public’ Election Petitions Tribunal Chair tells Litigants, Lawyers

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Chairman of the Cross River State Election Petitions Tribunal, Hon Justice A. A. Babawale, has asked litigants, counsel to desist from greeting her publicly or otherwise. Justice Babawale, who spoke during the inauguration of the panel in Calabar Tuesday, said this was because such gesture could be misinterpreted given the sensitivity of the assignment of […]

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Election Tribunal: Atiku faults INEC over Comment on Counsel, cites Supreme Court Ruling on Name Abbreviation

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, has said that his lead counsel, Livy Uzoukwu, is qualified to practise in Nigeria. Mr Abubakar’s legal team at the tribunal where he is challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari, comprises 31 lawyers led by Uzoukwu, SAN. In its response as the first respondent in […]