The 2023 Election Court Rulings And The Way Forward

By Garba Adamu Gwangwangwan The legal system is an essential pillar of any ideal and just society, taht have desire, willingness to ensure fairness, equity, and justice for all. Nevertheless , there are instances when the outcome of a legal case may not align with the expectations of one party involved in the litigation. When […]


What Next After Tribunal Judgement? An Analysis Of Election Appeals Procedures In Nigeria

BY FESTUS OGUN The presidential election tribunal sitting in Abuja delivered its judgment yesterday, September 6, 2023. Specifically, the court of appeal finally determined the petitions separately filed by the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) and Labour Party (LP) against Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress (APC), the party declared by the Independent National […]


BREAKING: Tribunal Declares Gawuna As Elected Governor Of Kano

The Election petition tribunal in Kano State has officially declared Hon. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as the rightful winner of the recent election held in Kano State. Nasir Gawuna, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kano election, approached the court to contest the victory of Abba Yusuf from the New Nigeria […]


Gov Bala: Your Victory At Tribunal Is A Will Of People – Bauchi Speaker

By Garba Adamu Gwangwangwan Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y Suleiman has congratulated the Executive Governor of Bauchi State His Excellency Senator Bala Muhammed on the affirmation of his election victory by the 2023 Governorship Election Tribunal, today in Bauchi. The Speaker said that the Tribunal judgement has further confirmed […]


BREAKING: Sokoto Tribunal Dismisses Zamfara APC gov’ship Petition

Today, the judgment is being heard regarding the dispute between the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over alleged vote manipulation in certain constituencies within the Maradun Local Government Area. This legal proceeding is taking place at the tribunal in Sokoto. Following a thorough examination of all […]


25% Requirement: FCT No More Special Than Other States, Tribunal Rules

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has ruled that the Federal Capital Territory does not hold a superior status compared to other states in the country. Justice Haruna Tsammani, the lead judge of the five-member panel, made this declaration during the tribunal’s session in Abuja on Wednesday. He pointed out that Section 134 (1) and (2) […]


JUST IN: Tribunal In Kano Sacks NNPP Lawmaker, Declares Hafiz Kawu Winner

In a recent development, the Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kano has made a significant ruling, declaring Hon. Hafiz Kawu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected member of the House of Representatives for Tarauni Federal Constituency. The tribunal’s decision was based on a petition filed challenging the initial election results. The […]


Kaduna Guber: We’ll Reclaim Lost Mandate At Tribunal — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State has appealed to its supporters across Kaduna State to be calm and assured that it would soon reclaim the governorship mandate at the Election Petition Tribunal. Abraham Alberah Catoh, the Publicity Secretary, PDP Kaduna State in a statement, stated that “it is often said that no matter […]


It’s A Lie, Matawalle Didn’t Congratulate Dauda, Vows To Reclaim “Stolen Mandate”

The Special Adviser to the Zamfara State governor, Dr. Suleiman Shuaibu Shinkafi has denied that his principal, Bello Matawalle congratulated his successor, Dauda Lawal. According to him, reports in some quarters of the media that the governor congratulated his successor is not true. Matawalle’s aide pointed out that his principal didn’t congratulate the governor-elect, he […]


Declare Me Winner Or Order Rerun Between Tinubu And Me – Atiku Tells Tribunal

Declare Me Winner Or Order Rerun Between Tinubu And Me; ‘President-Elect’ Failed To Win 25% Votes In Abuja, Atiku Tells Elections Tribunal The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has asked the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) to declare him winner or order a rerun between him and the ‘President-elect’, Asiwaju […]