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    Politics Ondo Election: Appeal Court Sacks Jimoh Ibrahim As PDP Candidate

    The Appeal Court Abuja has sacked Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim and declared Mr Eyitayo Jegede as the PDP governorship candidate for Saturday's governorship election in Ondo state. The appealte court ordered INEC to put Jegede’s name on the ballot and remove that of Jmoh Ibrahim as the PDP...
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    Politics Abia: Appeal Court Ruling is Fundamentally Wrong and Full of Errors - Mike Ozekhome

    A Constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has faulted the Justice Oyebisi Omoleye-led Panel of the Court of Appeal that nullified the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, describing it as ‘fundamentally wrong’ and full of errors in Law. Mr. Ozekhome, speaking at a...
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    Politics Nigerians React to Court of Appeal Judgment on Taraba Election

    Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja upturned the verdict of the election tribunal and ruled that the method of nomination of a candidate should not be one of the grounds for disqualification for the election as stated in the constitution and the electoral act. Nigerians are reacting to the court...
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    Politics Taraba: Court Of Appeal Upholds Election Of Governor Ishaku

    Senator Aisha Alhassan has lost the battle to claim the Taraba state Government House today as the Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja upturned the verdict of the election tribunal and ruled that the method of nomination of a candidate should not be one of the grounds for disqualification for the...
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    Politics Taraba: Appeal Court Ruling on Guber Election Ongoing

    Court of Appeal has ruled against the judgment of the Election petition tribunal. More details shortly... See tweets from Ade Adesomoju of PUNCH reporting live from the court room.
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    Politics Akwa Ibom: Court Of Appeal Sacks Governor Udom Emmanuel, orders Fresh Poll

    A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal in Abuja has sacked Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State. In delivering its final ruling on the conduct of the governorship election in Akwa Ibom, the five-member panel upheld the petition of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...
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    Politics Governor Wike Reacts To Appeal Court Ruling, Heads to Supreme Court

    Following today’s ruling by the three-man Court of Appeal panel sitting in Abuja, which struck out the appeal filed by Governor Nyesom Wike, seeking a dismissal of the judgment of the Rivers election petition tribunal which sacked him as governor of the state, Wike has called on all his...
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    Politics Court of Appeal Sacks Governor Nyesom Wike

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld and affirmed the decision of the Governorship Election Tribunal nullifying the election of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. The Appeal Court has ordered INEC to conduct election in Rivers State in 90 days.
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    Politics Court of Appeal Sacks Akwa Ibom Assembly Speaker

    A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday sacked Aniekan Uko, the Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. The panel of three judges led by Justice Moshood Oredola Abdulrahman held that election of Uko who represents Ibesikpo Asuntan constituency was marred with malpractices...
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    Politics Appeal Court Sacks all Rivers PDP Senators

    The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election of all Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Rivers state senators who contested the March 28 national assembly election. The senators are George Sekibo, who represents Rivers east; Olaka Wogu, Rivers southeast; and Osinakachukwu Ideozu...
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    Sports UEFA President, Michel Platini Loses Suspension Appeal

    UEFA president, Michel Platini,on Friday failed in his bid to have his 90-day provisional ban from football activity lifted, the BBC reports. Platini, 60, was suspended with FIFA president Sepp Blatter in October while corruption claims are investigated. The duo denied any wrongdoing. They...
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    Politics Court of Appeal Upholds Akpabio's Election

    The Court of Appeal has upheld the election of the Senate minority leader, Senator Godswill Akapbio, representing the Northwest Senatorial district of Akwa Ibom state of the Peoples Democratic party. A three-man panel of judges struck out the appeal of Mathew Okorie, candidate of the All...
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    Politics Court of Appeal Affirms Saraki's Election

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State capital has affirmed the election of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki as the senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District. ATTACH]
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    Politics Court of Appeal Upholds Dino Melaye's Election

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democractic Party (PDP) candidate in the Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Smart Adeyemi, thereby upholding the election of his opponent, Dino Melaye. Adeyemi had filed a petition challenging the...
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    Politics Benue: Appeal Court Upholds Election Of Governor Samuel Ortom

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, on Wednesday upheld the verdict of the Election Petition Tribunal which affirmed the qualification and election of Samuel Ortom as governor of Benue State. The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party had asked the court to reverse the...
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    Politics Taraba Gov., Ishaku Vows To Appeal Tribunal Verdict

    Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba has promised to appeal the verdict of the Elections Petitions Tribunal which nullified his election as governor. The tribunal on Saturday in Abuja quashed the victory of Ishaku of Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) and declared Sen. Aisha Alhassan of All...
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    Politics Appeal Court Dismisses Saraki’s Case Against CCT Trial

    Justice Moore Adumen of the Court of Appeal this morning dismissed an appeal for the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Adumen, reading the unanimous verdict of the three man panel, said the tribunal, which docked the Senate President on 22 September and...