Kogi: I won’t challenge outcome of 2023 Kogi governorship election – Dino Melaye

November 29, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) candidate in the just concluded 2023 Kogi state governorship election, Senator Dino Melaye, has announced his decision not to seek legal redress following his electoral loss. Melaye said his decision was hinged on the fact that the judiciary has allegedly become an arm of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He said this at a Read More

APC congratulates Sani, Idris over Appeal Court victory

November 26, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) North-west zonal chapter has congratulated Governors Uba Sani of Kaduna state and Nasir Idris of Kebbi state following the affirmation of their victories by the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal.  Speaking in a statement signed by the APC Zonal Publicity Secretary (North-west), Malam Musa Mailafiya Mada and made available to Blueprint Kaduna on Sunday, APC Read More

Tribunal set to kick off sitting over Kogi governorship election

November 23, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Kogi Off-Cycle Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, constituted by the President of the Court of Appeal (COA), Justice Monica Bolna’an-Dongban, is set to begin sitting on Saturday, November 25, 2023. Secretary of the tribunal, Mr David Umar-Mike, disclosed this to newsmen in Lokoja on Thursday. The November 11, 2023 election saw Alhaji Usman Ododo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Read More

Breaking: Appeal Court reverses tribunal ruling, reinstates Ugochinyere as Reps member

November 8, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Lagos division of the Appeal Court has affirmed the election of the House of Representatives member Ideato North and South Federal Constituency of Imo State, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere. The Appeal Court panel led by Justice Abubakar Babandi Gumel set aside the ruling of the Tribunal which had sacked Ugochinyere. The election petition tribunal sitting in Mararaba High Court had Read More

Plateau: Tribunal upholds Plang’s election, dismisses PDP’s Gotom petition

November 1, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The panel 1, Plateau State National and House of Assembly, Election Petition Tribunal, Jos, led by justice Muhammad Tukur, has dismissed the petition of G.Y Gotom, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), filed against Senator Diket Plang, of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In its judgement delivered Tuesday, evening, by member 1, justice OmekaElekwa, the tribunal affirmed the election and Read More

Tribunal verdict: Prayers answered for Gov. Fintiri

October 31, 2023 Tom Garba 0

You would recall that the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Adamawa state, Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, few days ago issued a statement calling on the people of the state to pray for His Excellency, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, to mark his 56th birthday. Governor Fintiri solicited prayers as a birthday gift to Adamawa state citizens and Nigerians on Read More

Tribunal upholds Fintiri’s election as Adamawa governor

October 28, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Adamawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola on Saturday affirmed the election of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri. The tribunal dismissed the petition filed against Fintiri’s election by the All Progressives Congress, (APC), and its candidate, Aishatu Ahmed Dahiru (Binani). Chairman of the three-man panel, Justice Theodora Obi Uloho, said the petitioners failed to establish their allegations of non-compliance Read More

Breaking: Tribunal upholds Otti’s victory as Abia governor

October 6, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Abia State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has upheld the victory of Governor Alex Otti. This came after the it struck out the petition filed by the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Okey Ahiwe for lacking in merit. Okey and his party had filed a petition seeking for the removal of Otti as the state governor Read More

Kwara: Tribunal nullifies youngest lawmaker’s election, orders re-run

October 2, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, weekend nullified the election of Miss Rukayat Shittu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and ordered a re- run into five polling units of Owode-Onire constituency of Asa local government area. The 26-year-old Shittu was declared winner of the Owode-Onire constituency of Asa local government area in the March Read More

PDP, APC trades blame as tribunal sacks Plateau Speaker

September 29, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State has upturned the election of Hon. Moses Sule, of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the member representing Mikang constituency in the State House of Assembly and returned Na’anlong Daniel of the All Progressives Congress, APC as the winner of the election. The Tribunal in Read More

ACJHR accuses Tribunal Chair of delaying judgement on Imo Assembly seats

September 28, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

…Threatens to report judge to NJC, others The African Centre for Justice and Human Rights (ACJHR) has raised concerns over what it called delay by Justice Anthony Akpovi-led panel of Justices to deliver judgements regarding the election petitions for Imo State House of Assembly seats for Isu, Orlu, and Ideato LGAs, which hearings were concluded last month and the expiration Read More

Sanwo -Olu flaws PDP at tribunal

September 26, 2023 Adewale Ajayi 0

The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal has unanimously affirmed that Babajide Sanwo-Olu was duly elected governor of Lagos in the march 18 election. Justice Mikhail Abdullahi who read the lead judgment found the petition of Olajide Adediran of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacking in merit and dead on arrival, that deserves a befitting burial. He added that the petitioner Read More

Tribunal judgement won’t dampen my morale – Gov Yusuf

September 21, 2023 Ibrahim Hamisu 0

Kano state governor, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) whose election was quashed by the state tribunal judgement, Wednesday, said the ruling was nothing but a temporary setback. Yusuf made the remark while reacting to the judgement at Government House Wednesday, stating that “it will not dampen my morale as we will continue to do Read More

Breaking: Tribunal sacks serving lawmaker, returns former Plateau speaker

September 21, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Plateau State National and Houses of Assembly, Election Petition Tribunal, has sacked member representing Pengana Constituency at the Plateau State House of Assembly. Hon. Akawu was declared winner under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The tribunal further returned former speaker of the House, Yakubu Sanda, of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Details loading…

Abia-north: Kalu defeats PDP, LP at tribunal

September 12, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has upheld the victory of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu ( APC Abia North ) , in the February 25, 2023 polls. A three man panel led by Justice Samson Paul -Gang in its unanimous ruling on Tuesday dismissed the petition of People’s Democratic Party’s Mao Ohuabunwa and Labour Party’s Nnamdi Iro Read More

Benue North-east: Suswam returns as tribunal sacks Udende, Ortom hails judgement

September 8, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, the Benue state capital, on Friday sacked Senator Memga Udende and declared Senator Gabriel Suswam, a former governor of Benue state, as winner of the Benue North-east senatorial election which was held on February 25, 2023. Sen. Emmanuel Udende was declared winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with Read More

Tribunal judgment further legitimises Tinubu’s electoral victory – Abbas

September 8, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. Speaker Abbas said the dismissal of the petitions against Tinubu’s victory in the February 25, 2023 presidential election has only added more legitimacy and credibility to his government and administration. The Speaker noted that while Read More

Abia Rep rejects tribunal judgement, seeks appeal against Tinubu’s minister

September 7, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Amobi Ogah, has rejected Wednesday’s ruling of the election tribunal sitting in Umuahia, voiding his victory at the election. “I want to state categorically and for the records that I will appeal the judgment by the tribunal as soon as I conclude with my legal team”, the lawmaker representing Isiukwato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency Read More

Call for fresh poll, Bode George tells tribunal

September 5, 2023 Adewale Ajayi 0

The former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has warned members of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, to be wary of the judgment they will give over the presidential election petition before them. Addressing media men in his office on Lugard Street, Ikoyi, Lagos, Chief George said the procedure of the poll was full Read More

Tribunal: Sani wants PDP’s petition dismissed, PDP, Ashiru kick

August 1, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Uba Sani moves to terminate the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Mohammed Isah Ashiru, against his election as the Kaduna Governorship Petition Tribunal resumes sitting today. The tribunal had last week set aside Monday to hear the latest motion by the governor’s legal team led by former Attorney General of the Federation and Read More

Timi Frank to tribunal Judges: Do justice to Nigerians 

July 23, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Justices presiding over the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) have been called upon to give justice to Nigerians now that it is clear that former vice President, Atiku Abubakar won the February 25, 2023 presidential election as against Bola Ahmed Tinubu who was erroneously declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).  Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Read More

Election tribunal: Mbah fails to honour tribunal summons

June 23, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Peter Mbah, on Friday, failed to appear before the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu. The tribunal had, on Thursday, ordered a substituted service of a subpoena on Mbah through his lawyer. This was following an application by counsel to the People’s Redemption Party (PRP), Barr Alex Amujiogo. The subpoena was immediately served on Read More