BAYELSA: Appeal nullifies Tribunal’s order sacking Gov Diri

BAYELSA: Appeal nullifies Tribunal's order sacking Gov Diri

The Appeal court on Friday overturned an election tribunal court ruling which had earlier nullified the election of Governor Douye Diri as the Bayelsa State governor. The five-man panel stated that the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Governor Diri. The tribunal had while ruling on a petition by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic…

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Appeals court lets emoluments case against Trump continue

Appeal court continues case against Trump An ethics lawsuit against President Donald Trump that argues business interests are conflicts of interest and violate the US Constitution can continue in federal court, a federal appeals court said Monday.The lawsuit, the plaintiffs of which include a hotel operator and a group of restaurants, argues that Trump’s “vast, complicated and secret” business arrangements violate a…

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INEC approach Supreme over Appeals decision on deregistered parties

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to approach the Supreme Court over the Appeal Court judgment reinstating 74 deregistered political parties in Nigeria. Recall that on Monday, a Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja overruled a the Federal High Court order affirming the de-registration of 74 political parties by INEC. The electoral body had, on February 6,…

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Appeal Court orders INEC to relist 74 disqualified Parties

Appeal Court orders INEC to relist 74 disqualified Paties

Appeal Court orders INEC to relist 74 disqualified political parties. The Appeal Court sitting today in Abuja, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to relist the disqualified 74 Political Parties. The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC disqualified the 74 political Parties on February following a federal high court ruling. The court, led by Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, gave the…

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Appeal Court’s Order is aimed at Destructuring PDP – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has boldly stated that the interim order and injunction by the court withholding him from contesting the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, is “an attempt by fifth columnists to destructure the party. Obaseki who spoke through his Media Adviser , Crusoe Osagie , in a telephone interview, on Tuesday , noted that opposers…

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