Gombe LP’s gov candidate heads for tribunal – Punch Newspapers

The Gombe State Labour Party governorship candidate, Keftin Amuga, on Wednesday, rejected the March 18 election result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The PUNCH reports that Muhammadu Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress, who is the incumbent governor, polled 342, 821 to defeat Muhammad Barde of the Peoples Democratic Party, who recorded 233,131 … Read more

No House of Assembly petition yet in Ondo — Tribunal

Ondo State House of Assembly

The Election Petition Tribunal in Ondo, has disclosed that is yet to receive any petition on the outcome of the House of Assembly election held on March 18, 2023. The Secretary of the tribunal, Musa Adam, who disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking with BusinessDay in Akure, however, said the doors of the tribunal are … Read more

Tribunal grants NNPP’s request to inspect BVAS, other election materials in Ogun

The elections petition tribunal sitting in Ogun State has granted the request of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) to inspect the Bi-modal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines and other sensitive materials used for 2023 gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections in the state. The request was granted following a petition written by the NNPP … Read more

Falana support calls for presidential election tribunal proceedings to be televised

Femi Falana

Femi Falana (SAN), a renowned human rights and constitutional lawyer, has supported calls by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for the presidential election tribunal proceedings to be televised. Falana made his position known during his guest appearance on Channels Television Sunday Politics programme where he not only supported the call by the NBA but also … Read more

Ondo election: Tribunal receives nine petitions, sets to begin sitting

Legal battles regarding the just concluded general elections are about to commence in Ondo State as nine petitions have been received by the Election Petition Tribunal in the state. According to the Secretary of the Tribunal, Adam Musa, only the petitions for the National Assembly election held on February 25, have been received. The Tribunal, … Read more

Election Tribunal Receives Four Petitions in Kwara

Hammed Shittu in Ilorin The 2023 governorship, national and state houses of Assembly election Petition Tribunal in  Kwara State has received four petitions from different aggrieved members of political parties that participated in the poll. The Secretary of the Tribunal, Mrs. Aishat Fika Muntakha disclosed this to journalists in Ilorin on Wednesday during a chat. According … Read more

NigeriaDecides2023: Aggrieved parties file 25 petitions before Lagos election tribunal

Aggrieved parties have so far filed 25 petitions before the Lagos State National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the petitions were pasted on the wall of the Rosaline Omotosho Courthouse Ikeja, the venue of the tribunal sitting. In one of the petitions, the candidates … Read more

Non-compliance with Electoral Act Invalidates Tinubu’s Election, Atiku Tells Tribunal

•Maintains president-elect must score 25% in FCT  •Insists bypass, non-use of BVAS in results’ transmission affected integrity of polls  •Protesters storm National Assembly, call for annulment of presidential election •Seek removal, arrest of INEC chairman   •British High Commission promises to keep an eye on legal proceedings •Concerned about use of inflammatory, ethno-religious language by some … Read more