Appeal Court affirms APC’s Jibrin as Kogi East Senator dismisses PDP’s Victor petition

Appeal Court affirms APC’s Jibrin as Kogi East Senator dismisses PDP’s Victor petition

The Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld the election of Sen. Jibrin Isah of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as senator representing Kogi East. Isah, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Customs, was declared the winner of the Kogi East Senatorial District by INEC after emerging victory in the February 25 election. Meanwhile, his…

Bayelsa Guber poll: Appeal Court rules in favour of APC’s Sylva

Bayelsa Guber poll: Appeal Court rules in favour of APC’s Sylva

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday vacated the order nullifying the candidacy of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva. The Informant247 had earlier reported that a Federal High Court in Abuja had disqualified Sylva as the candidate of the APC in the November…

Supreme Court adjourns case seeking Uzodinma’s sack to December 5

Supreme Court adjourns case seeking Uzodinma’s sack to December 5

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, adjourned hearing on the application by the All Progressives Grand Alliance seeking to sack Hope Uzodinma as the Imo State Governor to December 5. It was gathered that the apex court had fixed October 31, 2023, for the commencement of a hearing on the matter. It would be recalled that…

Appeal court declares PDP’s Natasha winner Kogi Central Senatorial district

Appeal court declares PDP’s Natasha winner Kogi Central Senatorial district

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja on Tuesday, declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Natasha Akpoti-Uduagan, as the duly elected member for the Kogi Central Senatorial Election held in February 2023 while further dismissing the appeal filed by Abubakar Ohere of the All Progressives Congress for lacking in merit. Tribunal declares PDP’s Natasha…

Adamawa: Tribunal upholds Fintiri’s reelection, dismisses APC’s Binani petition

Adamawa: Tribunal upholds Fintiri’s reelection, dismisses APC’s Binani petition

Justice Theodora Obi Uloho-led Adamawa State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Yola on Saturday upheld the reelection of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while the petition by Senator Aishatu Dahiru Binani of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Uloho, while delivering the judgement, held that the petitioners failed to prove…

Tribunal upholds APC’s Wamakko election as Senator representing Sokoto North district

Tribunal upholds APC’s Wamakko election as Senator representing Sokoto North district

Sokoto State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal on Friday upheld the election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko as a senator representing Sokoto North Senatorial District. It would be recalled the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had announced Wamakko as the winner of the February 25 election. Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic…

Supreme Court to Atiku: Don’t take us back to dark old days; we don’t have jurisdiction to entertain fresh evidence

Supreme Court to Atiku: Don’t take us back to dark old days; we don’t have jurisdiction to entertain fresh evidence

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the new application filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to submit fresh evidence to nullify the election of President Bola Tinubu. Justice John Inyang Okoro-led seven-man panel held that Atiku’s attempt to bring fresh evidence on whether Tinubu has an authentic diploma…

Supreme Court: Failure of INEC to upload results on IREV portal not grounds for nullifying election

Supreme Court: Failure of INEC to upload results on IREV portal not grounds for nullifying election

The Supreme Court on Thursday, held that the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit election results on the IREV portal in real-time is not grounds for nullifying the election affect the outcome of the election, saying the IREV is not a results collation system. Justice John Inyang Okoro-led seven-man panel held…

Oyo court sacks Ghandi as Soun of Ogbomoso, orders fresh selection process

Oyo court sacks Ghandi as Soun of Ogbomoso, orders fresh selection process

The appointment of Oba Ghandi Olaoye, the new Soun of Ogbomoso, was on Wednesday, upturned by the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ogbomoso while directed for a fresh selection process. Kingmakers installed RCCG pastor Ghandi Olaoye as the new Soun of Ogbomoso The Informant247 reports that the Sobalaje Otolorin-led Ogbomoso kingmakers, on September 8,…

Lagos doctor sentenced to life imprisonment for raping wife’s niece

Lagos doctor sentenced to life imprisonment for raping wife’s niece

The special offences and domestic violence court in Lagos on Tuesday sentenced Femi Olaleye, managing director of Optimal Cancer Care Foundation, to life imprisonment for raping his wife’s niece. According to the judge Rahman Oshodi, Olaleye was convicted on a two-count charge of defilement of a child and sexual assault by penetration. The judge ruled…

Court announces Nov 6 for arraignment of suspended Adamawa REC, Hudu

Court announces Nov 6 for arraignment of suspended Adamawa REC, Hudu

Barrister Hudu Ari Yunusa, the suspended Adamawa State Electoral Commissioner (REC), has been scheduled for arraignment by the State High Court on November 6, 2023. The Informant247 gathered that Hudu faces multiple charges, including announcing false electoral results, breaching his oath of neutrality, disorderly conduct during elections, inciting disturbance, and personating a public servant. Initially…

S’Court reserves judgment in LP’s Peter Obi appeal against Tinubu

S’Court reserves judgment in LP’s Peter Obi appeal against Tinubu

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, against the tribunal’s judgment affirming President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s election. Justice John Inyang Okoro-led seven-man panel, after listening to the submissions of the parties involved in the matter, stated that the judgment date would…

S’Court reserves judgment in PDP’s Atiku appeal against Tinubu

S’Court reserves judgment in PDP’s Atiku appeal against Tinubu

The Supreme Court, on Monday, reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 25 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The Informant247 reports that the Supreme Court Court had fixed October 23 for the hearing petition…

Three years after, S’Court fixes October 31 to hear APGA’s petition seeking Uzodinma’s sack

Three years after, S’Court fixes October 31 to hear APGA’s petition seeking Uzodinma’s sack

After three years of applying, the Supreme Court, on Friday, fixed October 31 to hear an application filed by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) seeking to remove Hope Uzodinma from office as Imo state governor. The hearing is coming three years after the party filed the application in July 2020. The application, filed in…

Supreme Court fixes October 23 to hear Atiku’s petition against Tinubu

Supreme Court fixes October 23 to hear Atiku’s petition against Tinubu

The Supreme Court Court has fixed October 23 for the hearing petition of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Informant247 gathered that Atiku, who came second in the election, had approached the presidential election…

Appeal Court sacks APC’s Senator Ishaku Abbo

Appeal Court sacks APC’s Senator Ishaku Abbo

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday voided the election of the Senator representing Adamawa North in the National Assembly, Ishaku Abbo, of the All Progressives Congress (APC). It would be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Abbo the winner of the February 25, 2023 parliamentary election. Still, Amos…

Mohbad: Coroner summons Naira Marley, Sam Larry, Primeboy

Mohbad: Coroner summons Naira Marley, Sam Larry, Primeboy

In a further investigation into the death of the fast-rising Nigerian singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba popularly known as Mohbad, a Lagos coroner court sitting in Ikorodu has summoned music stars Abdulazeez Fashola, a.k.a. Naira Marley, Owodunni Eletu a.k.a. Sam Larry, and Owodunni Ibrahim a.k.a Primeboy. The Informant247 gathered that the Coroner Magistrate, Adedayo Shotobi, has…

Court disqualifies APC’s Sylva from Bayelsa guber poll

Court disqualifies APC’s Sylva from Bayelsa guber poll

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Bayelsa State Governorship Election, Timipre Sylva, on Monday, disqualified by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja from the contest. The Informant247 gathered that a member of the All Progressives Congress in the state, Demesuoyefa Kolomo had in a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/821/2023 asked the court to…

Breaking: Court sentences ASP Vandi to death by hanging for killing Lagos lawyer Bolanle Raheem

Breaking: Court sentences ASP Vandi to death by hanging for killing Lagos lawyer Bolanle Raheem

The suspended Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi, who killed a Lagos-based lawyer, Mrs Omobolanle Raheem, on Monday, was sentenced to death by hanging by the Federal High Court Sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island, Lagos. According to Justice Ibironke Harrison, ASP Vandi was sentenced after being found guilty of the murder…

Tribunal affirms Alex Otti’s election as Abia governor, strikes out PDP’s petition

Tribunal affirms Alex Otti’s election as Abia governor, strikes out PDP’s petition

Hon. Justice H.T.D Gwadah-led three-man panel of the Abia State governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Umuahia on Friday, dismissed Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) election petition against the governor of the state, Alex Otti of the Labour Party (LP). Hon. Justice H.T.D Gwadah, in a three hours judgment, struck out the petition on three grounds:…

Adamawa: Tribunal dismisses SDP’s petition against governor Fintiri

Adamawa: Tribunal dismisses SDP’s petition against governor Fintiri

Justice Theodora Uloho-led three-man panel of the Adamawa State Governorship Electoral Petitions Tribunal on Monday, dismissed the petition filed by Dr. Umar Ardo, Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate against Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri. In the petition filed on May 8, 2023, Ardo had joined INEC, Fintiri, and 16 others as respondents.Alleging corrupt practices, threat and…

Tribunal dismisses LP’s petition challenging Siminalayi’s election as Rivers governor

Tribunal dismisses LP’s petition challenging Siminalayi’s election as Rivers governor

Justice Cletus Emifonye-led three-man panel of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Monday dismissed the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Beatrice Itubo, challenging the election of Siminalayi Fubara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The tribunal unanimously dismissed LP’s petition for lacking in merit and…

Tribunal affirms Aliyu’s election as Sokoto governor, dismisses PDP’s petition

Tribunal affirms Aliyu’s election as Sokoto governor, dismisses PDP’s petition

Justice Huruna Mshelia-led three-man panel of the Sokoto Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, on Saturday, dismissed the petition filed against the victory of Governor Ahmed Aliyu of Sokoto State by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sa’idu Umar, in the March 18 election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Aliyu, who contested…

Tribunal upholds Kefas Agbu’s election as Taraba governor, dismisses NNPP’s petition

Tribunal upholds Kefas Agbu’s election as Taraba governor, dismisses NNPP’s petition

Justice G.A Sunmonu-led Taraba governorship election petition tribunal has upheld the election of Kefas Agbu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the state’s duly elected governor.  Justice Sunmonu, in a judgment delivered on Saturday, dismissed the petition filed by Muhammad Yahaya and the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) for lacking merit. The Independent National…

Tribunal upholds Oborevwori’s election as Delta governor, dismisses Omo-Agege’s petition

Tribunal upholds Oborevwori’s election as Delta governor, dismisses Omo-Agege’s petition

Justice Chibuzo Ahuchaogu-led three-man panel of the Delta state governorship election petition tribunal on Friday affirmed the election of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while dismissing the petition filed by Ovie Omo-Agege of the All ProgressivesCongress (APC), saying the petition lacked merit. Justice Chibuzo Ahuchaogu held that the issues raised were…

Tribunal upholds Nwifuru’s election as Ebonyi governor, dismisses APGA’s petition

Tribunal upholds Nwifuru’s election as Ebonyi governor, dismisses APGA’s petition

Justice Lekan Ogunmoye-led the three-member panel of the Ebonyi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, dismissed a petition by the All Progressives Grand Alliance and its governorship candidate, Prof Benard Odoh, challenging the election of Francis Nwifuru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as duly elected governor of the state. It…

Alleged gross misconduct: Court refrains Ondo Assembly from impeaching Deputy Governor Aiyedatiwa

Alleged gross misconduct: Court refrains Ondo Assembly from impeaching Deputy Governor Aiyedatiwa

Following a move by the Ondo State House of Assembly to impeach the deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, over alleged gross misconduct, a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, restrained the State Assembly from the process. Justice Emeka Nwite, while ruling, shortly after Aiyedatiwa’s counsel, Kayode Adewusi, moved the ex-parte motion, also restrained Governor Rotimi Akeredolu…

Tribunal upholds Sanwo-Olu’s re-election as Lagos governor, dismisses PDP’s petition

Tribunal upholds Sanwo-Olu’s re-election as Lagos governor, dismisses PDP’s petition

The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal on Monday upheld the re-election of the Governor of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu, while dismissing the petition of the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, challenging the return of Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Obafemi Hamzat. According to Justice Mikhail…

Tribunal upholds Alia’s election as Benue governor

Tribunal upholds Alia’s election as Benue governor

The election of Governor Hyacinth Alia of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was on Saturday upheld by the Benue State Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal. The Informant247 gathered that Justice Ibrahim Karaye-led three-man the three-man panel of state tribunal sitting in Makurdi dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Titus Uba,…

Tribunal upholds Mutfwang’s election as Plateau Governor

Tribunal upholds Mutfwang’s election as Plateau Governor

The governorship election petition tribunal in Plateau, on Friday, upheld the election of Governor Caleb Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Dr Nentawe Yilwatda of the All Progressive Congress (APC) had headed for the court and asked to be declared winner because the PDP does not have structure and there was overvoting. The petitioner…