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INEC asks tribunal to strike out PDP, Atiku's petition

Nigeria, June 11 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has asked the Presidential election petition tribunal to strike out the petition brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ... Read More


JUST IN: NJC reacts to Buhari's acceptance of Onnoghen's retirement

Nigeria, June 10 -- The National Judicial Council has expressed satisfaction with President Muhammadu Buhari's acceptance of the voluntary retirement of ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. ... Read More


UPDATED: NJC reacts to Buhari's acceptance of Onnoghen's retirement

Nigeria, June 10 -- The National Judicial Council (NJC) has expressed satisfaction with President Muhammadu Buhari's acceptance of the voluntary retirement of ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnog... Read More


Bulkachuwa's replacement named at presidential election tribunal

Nigeria, June 10 -- A new chairperson has been appointed to head the presidential election petition tribunal at the Court of Appeal in Abuja. The new head, Mohammed Garba, a Court of Appeal judge, ta... Read More


JUST IN: Bulkachuwa's replacement named at presidential election tribunal

Nigeria, June 10 -- A new chairperson has been appointed to head the presidential election petition tribunal at the Court of Appeal in Abuja. The new head, Mohammed Garba, a Court of Appeal judge, ta... Read More


Buhari finally accepts Onnoghen's retirement, wants five new Supreme Court judges appointed

Nigeria, June 9 -- About two months after the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, wrote a letter of voluntary retirement to President Muhammadu Buhari, the president has finally accepted... Read More


Court orders INEC to pay Okorocha for withholding certificate of return

Nigeria, June 7 -- An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to pay N200,000 to a former Imo State, governor, Rochas Okorocha, ... Read More


Court rebukes INEC, orders Okorocha be given certificate of return

Nigeria, June 7 -- An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has nullified the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to refuse to present former Imo State governor, Rochas... Read More


PDP laments delay in replacing Bulkachuwa

Nigeria, June 3 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Court of Appeal to timeously replace its president, Zainab Bulkachuwa, in the presidential panel to avoid a delay in the prosecu... Read More


Falana condemns judges attack on public interest litigation

Nigeria, June 3 -- One of Nigeria's foremost human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has questioned the decisions of some courts who award fines and punishments to litigants in public interest cases. Mr Fa... Read More