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  1. RemmyAlex

    Politics Kogi: Election Petition Tribunal Moved to Abuja

    The Kogi state governorship election petitions tribunal sitting in Lokoja, capital of the state, has been relocated to Abuja. Akanji Akinlabi, secretary to the tribunal, disclosed this in Lokoja on Friday, saying the relocation was based on the directive of Zainab Bulkashua, president of the...
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    World Genocide: Former Pastor Sentenced to Life in Prison

    Jean Uwinkindi sentenced to life in prison for crimes of genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the 1994 slaughter in Rwanda. The 64-year-old Hutu pastor was the first genocide suspect to be sent back to Rwanda for trial by the Tanzanian-based UN tribunal. Uwinkindi, who once...
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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 Delta: Emerhor, APC To Appeal Court: Nullify Okowa's Election

    All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate In Delta State during the last the April 11 election Olorogun O’tega Emerhor have appealed the decision of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, which affirmed the victory of Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate, Ifeanyi...
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    Politics [OPINION] Saraki And The Hypocrisy Of the Nigerian Judicial System – Raheem Raheem 'Okoya'

    Nigeria operates a form of government that portrays federalism in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Federation consists of 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory, which are constitutionally empowered with the Legislative, Executive and the Judiciary functions within...
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    Politics I’m Not Bothered About My Sacking – Taraba Gov

    The Governor of Taraba State, Mr. Dairus Ishaku, said he was not bothered with his removal from office by the State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal. His election was voided last Saturday by the election tribunal. The tribunal ordered that the governorship candidate of the All...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Politics Taraba Tribunal Judgment: A Victory For All Women - Tinubu

    Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has described the judgement by the Taraba State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal as a “victory for all women”. Tinubu, who tweeted this morning said “Congratulations to the...
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    Politics [OPINION] Is This The War On Corruption? - Chima Chime

    Any careful observer of the interaction between Nigeria’s justice system and the political attacks on non-conformists will immediately surmise that Nigeria’s justice system is under attack. Similarly, as democracy is aimed at enshrining institutions and precedents for the common good, and not...
  9. RemmyAlex

    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...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Politics Wike Files Appeal Against Tribunal Judgement

    Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has asked the court of appeal to set aside the judgment of the state election tribunal, which nullified his election. Citing gross irregularities, the tribunal which gave its verdict on October 24, ordered a fresh election to be conducted within 90...
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    Politics Abia: Tribunal Affirms Ikpeazu Victory, Dismisses Otti's Petition

    The Abia State Governorship Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia state capital, on Tuesday, affirmed Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who was candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the April 11 Governorship election in the State as winner of the election. The tribunal dismissed the...
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    Politics Buhari Should Not Take Succession Threat Lightly – Braithwaite

    An elder statesman, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite has said President Muhammadu Buhari should not take the issue of the agitation for the sovereign state of Biafra lightly. It will be at the country’s peril to take it lightly. Dr. Braithwaite in an interview with PUNCH, he said, politically, when there...
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    Politics List of 7-Man Supreme Court Panel That Dismissed Wike's Petition

    The Apex court yesterday dismissed the case brought before it by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike challenging the judgment of the election petition tribunal. Here are the names of Judges of the Supreme court that unanimously dismissed governor Wike's suit. Justice John Fabiyi...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Politics We’ll defeat Wike in fresh poll - APC

    All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State chapter says it will defeat Nyesom Wike, incumbent governor, in a fresh free and fair election ordered by the Election Petition tribunal. Wike’s victory at the governorship election in April was punctured on Saturday, when the election petition...
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    Politics Plateau Tribunal affirms Lalong’s victory, dismisses Pwajok’s petition

    The Election Petition Tribunal in Plateau State has upheld the victory of Governor Simon Lalong f the All Progressives Congress in the April 11 gubernatorial poll. Gyang Pwajok of the Peoples Democratic Party and his party had dragged Lalong of the All Progressives Congress, before the...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Politics Delta Tribunal Upholds Okowa's election

    The Delta State Governorship Election petition sitting in Asaba, the state capital, has upheld the election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Governor Ifeanyi Okowa against the Labour candidate, Chief Great Ogboru. The petition filed by the Labour Party and its governorship...
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    Politics Wike Plans to Run Away - Rivers APC

    The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Nyesom Wike, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate whose victory at the April governorship election was nullified on Saturday by the state governorship election petition tribunal, is “planning to run away”. The party...
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    Politics I’m still Rivers gov, Wike boasts

    Mr Nyesom Wike has declared that he remains the state governor, noting that he would pursue the decision of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which nullified the April 11, 2015 governorship election in Abuja and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...
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    Politics Rivers State Election Tribunal Sacks Governor Wike

    The Rivers state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election of Nyesom Wike as Rivers Governor. The tribunal has also ordered INEC to conduct fresh election in 90days
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