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June, 2016

  • 30 June

    Tribunal Confirms David Marks Election

    By Esther Okafor The National Assembly election petition tribunal has struck out petition filed by the All Progressive Congress, APC candidate, Daniel Onjehin Benue senatorial poll against Senator David Mark of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The tribunal held that the petition was filed after the stipulated 21 days, the …

November, 2015

  • 12 November

    PDP Sacks Spokesman For Supporting APC Tribunal Victory

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba State have expelled its spokesman, Napoleon Adamu. This followed an emergency meeting of the party’s state working committee held in Jalingo. The party explained that he was sacked for accepting the verdict of the election tribunal which sacked Governor Darius Ishaku. They accused him of committing …

  • 4 November

    Appeal Court Hears Segun ‘Aeroland’ Petition Against Olalekan ‘Yayi’

    Petition filed by Segun Adewale, otherwise known as Aeroland, against the election of Senator Ogunleye Suleiman Olalekan is to be heard at the Appeal Court sitting in Lagos Wednesday. Adewale, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, and Olalekan, a.k.a Yayi contested for Lagos west senatorial seat, but won by the latter. …

October, 2015

  • 20 October

    Rivers Tribunal: APC Accuses Tribunal Of Deliberate Time Wasting

    The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC) has condemned the delay of judgement and record of proceedings by the Rivers State National and State House of Assembly election petitions tribunal sitting in Abuja. The party’s candidate in the 28 March  senatorial election in the state, Magnus Abe, has said …

  • 20 October

    APGA Faults Anambra Tribunal, Heads To Appeal Court

    The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Anambra chapter, has rejected the election petitions tribunal judgments involving their candidates in the last general elections in the state. Tony Ifeanya, APGA’s Secretary in the state, said at a news conference in Awka on Monday that the party would contest the judgments at the …

  • 16 October

    Tribunal Upholds El-Rufai’s Election

    The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna has affirmed the election of Nasiru el-Rufai of the All progressives Congress (APC) as governor of Kaduna state. The governor had been dragged before the tribunal by Polycarp Danladi of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), who came third in the 11 April …

  • 11 October

    PDP Says DSS Orders Rivers Tribunal To Disfavour It

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the Department of State Security, DSS, summoned election tribunal judges in Rivers state and some others, directing them to disfavour the party in various petitions being heard. Olisa Metuh, PDP spokesman, pointed the Rivers tribunal judges were specifically summoned last Friday to the DSS office, …

  • 7 October

    Tribunal Sacks Yobe Rep. Over Lack Of Educational Qualification

    The Yobe Legislative Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election of Sabo Garba of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) representing Nangere/Potiskum for lack of educational qualification. The three-member tribunal, presided over by Justice Frances Ikponmwen, gave the nullification order while delivering judgment in a petition filed by Ali Yakubu …

September, 2015

  • 30 September

    Tribunal Nullifies PDP Senator Bashir Marafa Election

    The election of a Peoples Democratic Party senator, Bashir Marafa, representing Taraba Central Senatorial district has been nullified by the election tribunal in Jalingo, Taraba state. In a ruling today, the tribunal ordered that the candidate of the  All progressives Congress (APC), Yusuf A. Yusuf to be given the Certificate …

  • 12 September

    Wike’s  Election Unacceptable In Democracy – INEC

    Charles Okoye, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday said the 11 April governorship election in Rivers state was not properly conducted. Okoye appeared as a witness for the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside, who is challenging the return of Nyesome Wike of …

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