Pre-Election Matters Under the New Electoral Dispensation Simplified

George Olatunde Babalola,SAN, FCARB Meaning of Pre-Election Matters Election litigation is bound to occur in an electoral process. This is because, before every General Election is conducted in Nigeria, the Political Parties are required by law to conduct internal primary elections to nominate candidates that will represent them at the election. Disputes often arise from…

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POWER OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO SCREEN CANDIDATES AND RAISE OBJECTION AS TO QUALIFICATION UNDER THE ELECTORAL ACT

CASE TITLE: ABDUL-RAZAK & ANOR v. APC & ORS (2021) LPELR-53180(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH FEBRUARY, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS LEAD JUDGMENT: UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Pre-election Matters. FACTS The appeal is against the judgment of the Federal High Court Abuja Judicial Division, delivered on 14th December, 2020 by IJEOMA…

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF AN ACTION BROUGHT OUTSIDE A STATUTORILY LIMITED PERIOD?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: MONGUNO v. APC & ORS (2019) LPELR-47740(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 7TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS LEAD JUDGMENT: UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This is an appeal…

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WHAT IS THE PROPER TIME TO INSTITUTE A PRE-ELECTION MATTER: EFFECT OF NON-COMPLIANCE?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: YAHAYA v. UDI & ORS (2019) LPELR-47426(CA JUDGMENT DATE: 6TH MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS LEAD JUDGMENT: ABDULLAHI MAHMUD BAYERO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This is an…

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