Law News

Don’t entangle the Executive in Your Blackmail Campaign against Justice Bulkachuwa, other Judges, Presidency tells PDP

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The Presidency has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to stop dragging it into their current sponsored media smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. The statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu datedMay 11, 2019, reads: Reports claiming […]

Court Matters

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 […]

2019 General Elections

Kano State APC Legal Team readies for Showdown with PDP at the Elections Petitions Tribunal

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Ma'aruf Yakasai

A formidable legal team of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Kano State on Wednesday declared its readiness to defend the victory of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Member and spokesman of the legal team, Mr Ma’aruf Mohammed-Yakasai, made the APC’s position known while addressing a news conference in Kano on Wednesday. He said the legal team finds […]

2019 General Elections

Osun State Tribunal Judgement: APC should not pay for INEC’s Errors– Aregbesola

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Former governor of Osun State, Raufu Aregbesola has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, must not be made to pay for the supposed errors of the Independent National Commission, INEC, during 2018 governorship election in Osun State. Last Thursday, the election petition tribunal declared candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Ademola Adeleke winner […]

2019 General Elections

JUST IN Court of Appeal sets aside Judgement disqualifying Taraba State APC Guber Candidate

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The Court of Appeal sitting in Yola has set aside the judgement of Federal High court Jalingo disqualifying the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate Sani Danladi from contesting the March 9, 2019 election. Recall that on Wednesday, less than three days to the Governorship and State Assembly elections, a Federal High Court Sitting in […]

2019 General Elections

.#NigeriaDecides Benue State APC Situation Room opens

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, Benue State chapter has announced the opening of its Situation Room. The party describes it as your “one-stop shop” for information concerning the Presidential, Governorship, Senatorial, House of Representatives and State Assembly Elections. “We will receive and process your enquiries, questions and reports 24 hours as staff are on ground […]

Cases

Uncertified Record of Appeal: Supreme Court Ruling delivered by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour in Abe v APC

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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA HOLDEN AT ABUJA ON MONDAY 11TH FEBRUARY, 2019 BEFORE THEIR LORDSHIPS OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR JUSTICE SUPREME COURT; OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT; AMIRU SANUSI. JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT; AMINA ADAMU AUGIE JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT ; SIDI DAUDA BADE JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT; SC,118/2019 BETWEEN SENATOR MAGNUS NGEI ABE & ORS……. APPELLANTS AND […]