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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...
November 22, 2015

Sami Akanni Layeni & 5 Ors V. Bank of Industry

The Appellants instituted a suit against the Respondent in the High Court claiming damages for losses suffered by them due to the collapse of the Respondent’s building on their property...
November 13, 2015

Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha & Anor V Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha & 36 Ors

The Appellant as Petitioners before the Governorship Election Tribunal, Owerri had their petition dismissed for being abandoned by reason of non-valid application for issuance of pre-trial forms in line with paragraph 18 of the 1st Schedule to the Electoral Act, 2010 (as amended).
October 28, 2015

Mega Progressive Peoples Party V Independent National Electoral Commission & 3 Ors

The Chairman of the Tribunal sitting alone consequently dismissed the petition upon an application by the Respondents, on the grounds that it was incompetence as it was filed outside the 21days period prescribed by law.