Akwa Ibom North West: Court Orders Rerun Poll in Akpabio’s Local Government

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has ordered a rerun poll in Essien Udim Local Government area of Akwa Ibom state within 90 days. The three-man panel of the court led by Justice S. Tanko Hussein, in its judgement on Saturday declared as invalid the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) declaration of Senator Christopher…

Appeal Court Affirms Okorocha, Kalu Victories

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri on has affirmed the victory of Senator Rochas Okorocha, of Imo West senatorial district. The chairman of the panel, Justice R.A Ada, who read the judgment on Thursday said that the appeals filed by Senator Osita Izunaso of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Jones Onyereri of…

Jibrin Reacts as Appeal Court Sacks Him

The member representing Kiru/Bebeji federal constituency of Kano state in the House of Representatives, Abdulmumuni Jibrin has reacted to Friday’s judgement of the Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna that nullified his election. In a statement issued on Friday, Jibrin who disagreed with the judgement of the court that ordered fresh poll into the constituency…

Appeal Court Dismisses Ajimobi’s Appeal

Former governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi’s quest to represent Oyo South Senatorial District in the the Senate yet again suffered another blow as the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan struck out his appeal challenging the victory of Senator Kola Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In the judgement delivered by the head…