WHETHER A PETITIONER CAN FRAME HIS GROUNDS FOR CHALLENGING AN ELECTION OUTSIDE THE GROUNDS PRESCRIBED BY LAW

CASE TITLE: WAYO & ANOR v. TYOUGH & ORS (2019) LPELR-48779(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 1ST NOVEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGE: ONYEKACHI AJA OTISI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Election Petition. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment and orders of the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in…

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REQUIREMENT OF THE LAW WHERE THERE IS AN ALLEGATION OF CORRUPT PRACTICES AND SUBSTANTIAL NON–COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE ELECTORAL ACT 2010 IN AN ELECTION

CASE TITLE: OGEDEGBE & ANOR v. OPUORU & ORS (2019) LPELR-48776(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 4TH NOVEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGE: BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on election petition. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal, Asaba, Delta State….

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WHAT A PETITIONER MUST SHOW TO PROVE SUBSTANTIAL NON-COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE ELECTORAL ACT AND APPROVED GUIDELINES

 CASE TITLE: ADESINA & ANOR v. INEC & ORS (2019) LPELR-48662(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 14TH OCTOBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGE: NONYEREM OKORONKWO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on election petition. FACTS The Petitioners/appellants filed a petition before the trial Tribunal and challenged the election and return of the 2nd respondent in respect…

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HOW TO QUESTION THE LAWFULNESS OF VOTES CAST IN AN ELECTION

CASE TITLE: FIJABI & ANOR v. INEC & ORS (2019) LPELR-48660(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 14TH OCTOBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGE: JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on election petition. FACTS This is an appeal against the Judgment of the National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, Ibadan, Oyo…

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PROVING AN ALLEGATION OF INFLATION OR REDUCTION OF VOTES CAST IN AN ELECTION

CASE TITLE: ABDUL & ANOR v. GODIYA & ORS (2019) LPELR-48487(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 16TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGMENT: JOSEPH EYO EKANEM, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Election Petition. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, Lafia (coram Igoh,…

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EFFECT OF THE DECISION OF AN ELECTION TRIBUNAL PREVENTING SUBPOENAED WITNESSES FROM TESTIFYING ON GROUND OF NON-FILING OF WITNESS DEPOSITIONS ON OATH

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: BASHIR & ANOR v. KURDULA & ORS LPELR-48473(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 7TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGMENT: AMINA AUDI WAMBAI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Election Petition. FACTS This is…

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CAN AN ELECTION TRIBUNAL MODIFY ITS SCHEDULING REPORT FOR GUIDING PROCEEDINGS?

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A WRITTEN STATEMENT ON OATH IS MADE AFTER THE PERIOD WITHIN WHICH TO FILE HAS LAPSED?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: ARARUME & ANOR v. INEC & ANOR (2019) LPELR-48397(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 23RD AUGUST, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL PETITION LEAD JUDGMENT: HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Petition. FACTS This appeal…

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THE EFFECT OF FILING ADDITIONAL WITNESS(ES) STATEMENT ON OATH OUT OF TIME UNDER THE ELECTORAL ACT

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: DAMINA & ANOR v. ADAMU & ORS (2019) LPELR-48404(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 22ND AUGUST, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL PETITION. LEAD JUDGMENT: TANI YUSUF HASSAN, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Petition. FACTS This…

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WHO CAN CONTEST THE CONDUCT OF A PRIMARY ELECTION?

CASE TITLE: IGWEMMA & ANOR v. OBIDIGWE & ORS (2019) LPELR-48112(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 21ST JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS. LEAD JUDGMENT: JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division delivered on 12th April 2019. The…

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