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  1. Plateau Governor Appeals Election Decision, Cites Unfairness by Court of Appeal

    Nigeria Plateau Governor Appeals Election Decision, Cites Unfairness by Court of Appeal

    Plateau State Governor, Caleb Mutfwang, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Court of Appeal's decision to nullify his election, claiming he was not given a fair hearing during the process. Mutfwang presented eight crucial points to the Court of Appeal to establish the validity of his...
  2. Minister Lalong Faces Dilemma: Senate or Ministry Post After Court Win

    Nigeria Minister Lalong Faces Dilemma: Senate or Ministry Post After Court Win

    Governor Simon Lalong, currently serving as the Minister of Labour and Employment, finds himself in a political quandary as he contemplates whether to assume a Senate seat or maintain his ministerial position. The Court of Appeal declared him the legitimate winner of the Plateau South...
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    Metro Court nullifies Zamfara APC primaries for governorship, assembly elections - Dailypost

    The Court of Appeal Sokoto Division on Monday set aside the judgment delivered by the Zamfara High Court, allowing the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field candidates in the 2019 election. READ MORE
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    Metro Court of Appeal dismisses motion filed by Onnoghen, says he must face trial -VANGUARD NEWS

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, seeking stay of execution on his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The court in its ruling Wednesday morning, said the charges against Onnoghen are...
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    Alleged N400m fraud: Metuh challenges non-release of passport – Newtelegraph

    A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, yesterday approached the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division to challenge the refusal of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to release his international passport to enable him travel...
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    Metro Nigeria: Appeal Court Upholds Conviction of 14 Foreigners [SEE NAMES]

    The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal Tuesday upheld the prison sentences of 14 foreign nationals convicted for dealing in petroleum products in Nigeria without lawful authority. A judge of the appellate court, Garba Haruna, dismissed the appeal filed by the convicts’ lawyer, Babajide Koku...
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    Politics Justice Ayo Salami Rejects CJN's Appointment on Corruption Case

    A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami has reportedly rejected his appointment as the Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee, COTRIMCO, based on principle and conscience. According to the Nation Newspaper, Salami is convinced that...
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    Politics Ondo Election: PDP Urges Sheriff, Jimoh Ibrahim To Support Them

    The National PDP Professionals and Business Group (NPPBG) has congratulated the National Caretaker Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi and the party’s flag bearer in this weekend’s governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede over the land mark...
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    Politics Ondo Election: Drama in Appeal Court over PDP Governorship Suit

    A mild drama ensued at the Court of Appeal on Wednesday when the Chairman of the Panel, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa accused Prince Poroye's counsel of acting contemptuously towards the court. The drama started when Sherif-led PDP factional Chairman, Poroye's counsel, P. I. Nwofor (SAN) was making...
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    Politics Appeal Court Suspends Ruling on PDP Crisis

    A ruling of the Court of Appeal expected to be delivered on Tuesday afternoon has been suspended. Court officials told journalists at the court premises that the ruling was suspended following a petition against the judges accusing them of bias. No new date has been fixed for the ruling...
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    Politics Abia Tussle: Appeal Court Adjourns Nwosu, Ikpeazu Suit Indefinitely

    A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal, Owerri Division, hearing appeals on the tax forgery suit filed against Abia Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has adjourned indefinitely. This appeal was to determine a pending motion filed by Sir Friday Nwosu, which urged the Supreme Court to take over the...
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    Politics Appeal Court Upholds Yahaya Bello’s Election As Kogi Governor

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed by Mr James Faleke, challenging the election of Mr Yahaya Bello as Kogi State Governor. The 5-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja ruled that Faleke’s case lacks merit. The appellate court had earlier reserved the...
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    Politics Court of Appeal Adjourns Saraki's Case Against CCT

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has adjourned the hearing of the appeals instituted by Senate President, Bukola Saraki challenging the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try him on charges, including false and anticipatory asset declaration till Thursday 2 June following...
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    Metro Biafra: Drama In Court As Kanu's Case Adjourned Again

    The Court of Appeal, Abuja division on Monday again adjourned the appeal brought before it by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, and his co-accused, David Nwawusi and Benjamin Madubugwu. According to NAIJ, the case was postponed till May 5 because court reportedly...
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    Politics Court of Appeal President Relocates Delta Governorship Appeal Panel to Abuja

    The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has ordered the relocation of the appeal panel sitting on the Delta State Governorship Election Petition from Benin to Abuja. A competent source from the Court of Appeal Headquarters in Abuja, confirmed the relocation in an...