According to reports, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Seriake Dickson as the governor of Bayelsa State.
The highest court in the land in affirming Dickson as the validly elected governor of Bayelsa State, dismissed the petition of his challenger, Timipre Sylva.
Sylva, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the election, had earlier lost at the Bayelsa State Elections Petitions Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.
Dickson was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the
Justice A.I Allagoa of the Federal High Court in Owerri, has affirmed the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State.
Ruling on the matter filed by Mr. Friday Nwosu against, Ikpeazu, Uche Ogah, PDP and INEC, on alleged forgery of tax documents by Governor Ikpeazu, the court ruled that the plaintiff, (Nwosu) was unable to prove that the tax documents were forged.
The court has consequently dismissed the
The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Thursday affirmed the judgment of a Lagos High Court upholding the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Lagos State Road Traffic Law 2012 which restricts commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada from plying some routes in the State.
The Appellants, The Incorporated Trustees of All Nigerians Autobike Commercial Owners and Workers Association and other persons via an Originating Summons, had approached the High Court of Lagos State contesting that Section 3 of the […]
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal brought before it by Afor Lucky challenging the judgement of an Oleh High Court that convicted and sentenced him to five years imprisonment with hard labour for raping an 11-year-old girl.
In an unanimous judgement of the panel of five Justices of the Supreme Court, delivered by Justice Nwali Sylvester Ngwuta, the Supreme Court agreed with the arguments of the Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Peter Mrakpor, asking the Court to dismiss […]