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ELECTION PETITION

February 16, 2016

Diamond Bank Ltd V. Prince Alfred Amobi Ugochukwu

Supreme Court – Feb 2016 APPEAL NO.SC.223/2009 Areas Of Law APPEAL, COURT, JURISDICTION, LAW OF BANKING, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Summary of facts The Respondent opened and […]
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,
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

Oyeniyi S. Raheem & Anor V Adaranijo Taofeek Abiodun & Ors

The 1st Appellant was the candidate of the 2nd Appellant, Peoples Democratic Party, while the 1st Respondent was the candidate of the 2nd Respondent, All Progressive Congress (APC) in an election into the House of Representatives in respect of the Agege Federal Constituency. At the conclusion of the election, the 1st Respondent was declared the winner by the 3rd Respondent (INEC).