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February 8, 2016

Nura Ochala V. Federal Republic Of Nigeria

Supreme Court – January 2016 APPEAL NO: SC. 728/2013 Areas Of Law APPEAL, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, CRIMINAL LAW, INTERPRETATION OF STATUTE, LAW OF EVIDENCE Summary Of Facts Appellant […]
January 20, 2016

Rt. Hon. Prince Terhemen Tarzoor V. Ortom Samuel Ioraer & Ors

The Appellant a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the 1st Respondent a candidate sponsored by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and six other candidates under the Platform of their respective parties, contested in the April 2015 election into the office of the Governor of Benue State. The 1st Respondent was declared the winner of the Election by the 3rd Respondent. Aggrieved by the result of the election, the Appellant challenged same at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal constituted for Benue State on grounds that the 1st Respondent was not qualified/disqualified to contest the election,
January 13, 2016

Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi & Anor V. Abdulazeez Abubakar Yari & 2 Ors

The 1st Appellant as a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party- the 2nd Appellant, along with other candidates including the 1st Respondent, a candidate of the 2nd Respondent, the All Progressive Congress, contested in the gubernatorial elections of 11th April 2015 to the office of the Governor of Zamfara State. At the end of the election, the 3rd Respondent declared the 1st Respondent the winner and returned him as the duly elected Governor of Zamfara State. Unhappy with the return of the 1st Respondent as Governor of Zamfara State, the Appellants filed a petition
November 22, 2015

Sherifat O. Hassan & Anor V. Agunsoye Oluwarotimi Ojo & 2 Ors

The 1st Appellant and 1st Respondent were candidates at the 28th March, 2015 House of Representatives Election wherein the latter was declared returned as the validly elected as member representing Kosofe Federal Constituency. Dissatisfied with the return, the 1st Appellant filed a petition challenging the return of the 1st Respondent on the ground that the 1st Respondent was at the time of the election not qualified to contest...