2019 Guber Petitions: MAKINDE, AYADE, SANWOOLU TRIUMPH, AS APPEAL COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT IN OKOWA’S CASE

On Monday November 11, 2019, the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, delivered its judgement on the appeal by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu, challenging the decision of the Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal to sustain INEC’s decalration of Seyi Makinde as the winner of the March 9 Oyo State governordhip election. In its ruling, the Appeal Court refused … Continue reading 2019 Guber Petitions: MAKINDE, AYADE, SANWOOLU TRIUMPH, AS APPEAL COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT IN OKOWA’S CASE

ADEBAYO ADELABU & ORS VERSUS SEYI MAKINDE & ORS: A REVIEW OF THE DECISION OF THE COURT OF APPEAL – By Tolulope Aderemi, L.LM (Scotland)

The media (as now styled; the traditional and new media ) has been inundated with commentaries over the recent judgement of the Court of Appeal in respect of an appeal by the All Progressives Congress and Mr. Adebayo Adelabu against the judgement of the Election Petition Tribunal of Oyo State, which declared Mr. Seyi Makinde as the winner of the gubernatorial election. In its judgment, … Continue reading ADEBAYO ADELABU & ORS VERSUS SEYI MAKINDE & ORS: A REVIEW OF THE DECISION OF THE COURT OF APPEAL – By Tolulope Aderemi, L.LM (Scotland)

2019/2020 Rivers Legal Year: GOV WIKE FLAYS NBA FOR DECENDING INTO POLITICAL ARENA

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated the Rivers State Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for decending into the political arena by issuing politically motivated ultimatums on security in the state. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, disclosed in a report that, addressing a special court session of the Formal Opening of the 2019/2020 Legal Year of … Continue reading 2019/2020 Rivers Legal Year: GOV WIKE FLAYS NBA FOR DECENDING INTO POLITICAL ARENA

Tribunal: DELTA SPEAKER, OBOREVWORI DEDICATES VICTORY TO GOD, CONSTITUENTS; EXTENDS HAND OF FELLOWSHIP TO OPPONENTS

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, on Monday, September 23, 2019, dedicated his victory at the Delta State election petitions tribunal, to God and the people of Okpe State Constituency, just as he extended hands of fellowship to his opponents. While thanking God Almighty for the victory, the Speaker, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr … Continue reading Tribunal: DELTA SPEAKER, OBOREVWORI DEDICATES VICTORY TO GOD, CONSTITUENTS; EXTENDS HAND OF FELLOWSHIP TO OPPONENTS

Tribunal Judgement: GOV. OKOWA’S DEVELOPMENTAL STRIDES REASON FOR HIS VICTORY OVER OPPOSITION – Odimegwu

By Victor Bieni Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Women Development, Hon. Mrs. Christy Odimegwu, has commended the resounding victory of the governor at the just concluded Election Petitions Tribunal, which reaffirmed Senator Okowa’s victory at the polls. The Governor’s aide, who disclosed this while Congratulating the Delta State governor on his Tribunal victory, stated that the huge development that prevailed … Continue reading Tribunal Judgement: GOV. OKOWA’S DEVELOPMENTAL STRIDES REASON FOR HIS VICTORY OVER OPPOSITION – Odimegwu