Tags : Election Petition

Appeal Court Overturns Nullification Of Senator Diri’s Election As Bayelsa

A five-man panel of the Appellate Court has overturned a ruling which nullified the election of Senator Douye Diri as Governor of Bayelsa State. The Court held that the Bayelsa Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Governor Diri. Channels TV reports that I n a unanimous judgment, the five-man […]

Falana Wants Supreme Court To Stay Off Local Election Petition

Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has expressed concern over what he calls ‘tribunalisation of the nation’s democracy’ saying it endangers the very essence of democracy in itself. The renowned legal luminary said nowhere else around the world is the mandate of the people being determined at the Courts than at the polls. Mr Falana […]