The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Taraba on Saturday nullified the election of Taraba Governor, Mr Darius Ishaku, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Tribunal, sitting in Abuja, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a Minister designate, Mrs Aisha Alhassan, as the winner of the April 11 governorship election in the state.
In a judgment the three-member tribunal held that Ishaku was not validly nominated as candidate of the PDP and therefore was not qualified, ab-initio, to […]
Report gathered that the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has removed Taraba governor, Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and has declared Alhaja Aisha Alhassan of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of April 11, 2015 governorship election.
Alhassan who appointed minister by President Muhammadu Buhari and confirmed by the senate contested her loss at the governorship election after early reports had indicated that she was in the lead and poised to win the election.
Prior the judgment, […]
The All Progressives Congress has dismissed the communique issued by the Peoples Democratic Party National Caucus on the so-called political developments in the nation as a rehash of the opposition party’s infantile whining.
The APC said this will not save the PDP from going down unless it rebrands most urgently.
“It is time for the PDP to take a long, hard look at itself in the mirror and change everything that is ugly about the party, instead of wasting its energy and […]
Report gathered that the Rivers State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja yesterday nullified the victory of 21 out of the 32 members of the state House of Assembly.
Top on the list of the sacked legislators is the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon Owaji Ibani from Andoni constituency.
The nullification of the Rivers lawmakers came barely two days after another tribunal nullified the election that brought Governor Nyesom Wike into power as the state governor.
The tribunal cited cases […]
The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba has dismissed the petition filed by Chief Great Ogboru of the Labour Party challenging the election of Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Ogboru had approached the tribunal seeking for dissolution of the April 11 guber election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the ground that it was done in substantial breach of the Electoral Act.
He further alleged that the election was marred by corrupt […]
The Delta state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Asaba, has given notice to deliver its ruling on Monday October 26, 2015.
The tribunal had earlier on October 13, 2015, reserved judgment in the petitions challenging the declaration of Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa of the PDP as winner of the April 11, 2015 election by INEC.
Chairman of the three-man tribunal, Justice Nasir Gumi, who reserved judgement following the adoption of written addresses by counsels to the respective parties in the disputed election, […]
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Saturday that the he will appeal against the nullification of his election by the Election Petition Tribunal.
Wike disclosed this to newsmen at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, shortly after arrival from Abuja.
He said as a lawyer, he was not supposed to criticise any judge for whatever opinion the judge had.
“ So, what I can say is that the tribunal has given it own verdict, but we know that by the special grace […]
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The Akwa Ibom Governorship Election Tribunal in Abuja on Wednesday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct fresh elections in 18 local government of the state. There are 31 local governments in the state.
The tribunal’s chairman Justice Sadiq Umar in his judgment said voters were disenfranchised in the said local governments.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the April 11 governorship elections Umanah Umanah had challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Emmanuel Udom who was declared winner […]
Report gathered taht the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna has upheld the election of the state Governor, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai.
It can be recalled that the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, governorship candidate in the last election, Mr Polycarp Danladi, had petitioned the tribunal challenging the election that brought in El-Rufai as governor of the state.
Danladi sought the tribunal to nullify the election and order a fresh one, arguing that the election was characterized by over voting and not conducted […]