Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Ogebe Remains An Exemplary Jurist — Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has described retired Supreme Court Justice James Ogebe as an exemplary jurist of all times. Obi was speaking at the weekend in Abuja during the launch of the autobiography of the octogenarian entitled, “Justice Under the Shadow of the Almighty; My Life Sojourn to the Nigerian Supreme Court” to mark his 80th ...

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Zamfara Gov Case: Mind Your Business, APC Warns PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised serious objection to the alleged attempt by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to interfere in the Supreme Court’s decision to reserve its judgment on the Zamfara State governorship election matter. In a statement, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said, “We state emphatically that PDP has no business in ...

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Imo Verdict: Tanko Mohammed Should Step Down As CJN, PDP Demands

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the immediate resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, following the Tuesday verdict of the Supreme Court on the Imo State governorship election case. The apex court awarded victory to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Hope Uzodinma, who came fourth in the election. Below is the full text of ...

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Supreme Court To Hear Lying Under Oath Suit Against Buhari Today

The Supreme Court will today (Monday) commence hearing in the suit seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll over alleged act of lying under oath. The suit filed by a legal practitioner and two others is one of the appeals slated for Monday, September 2, 2019 by the apex court. The appellants, Kalu Kalu, Labaran ...

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Supreme Court Dismisses Atiku’s Bid To Access INEC Server

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking access to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s sever. The Dattijo Muhammad-led five-man panel, in a unanimous judgment on Tuesday, dismissed the appeal, saying there was no basis to interfere with the earlier decision of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal rejecting the ...

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INEC Server: Supreme Court Adjourns PDP, Atiku’s Application To August 20

The Supreme Court has adjourned hearing until August 20, an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal’s rejection of their request to access the Independent National Electoral Commission’s “central server”. NAN reports that the PDP and Atiku alleged that the “server” housed the results of the poll electronically transmitted ...

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Osun Governorship: APC Hails Supreme Court Ruling   

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court affirming the election of Gboyega Oyetola as the Governor of Osun State. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said also congratulated Governor Oyetola and the Party’s Osun State chapter on successfully defending their mandate. “This ruling now cements the ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Affirms Oyetola’s Election As Osun Governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in the September 2018 election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, challenging the election of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress. The apex court in a split decision of five to two, the apex court’s panel of seven Justices held that the ...

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