Read the Full Judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, recently declared Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the 2018 governorship election in the state.

Flashback: Federal High Court Invalidates Section 140 (1) & 2 of the Electoral Act (Amendment) 2010

Nullifying the two sections, the high court equally gave election tribunals nod to declare a candidate winner of any disputed election process brought before it, stressing that provisions of the aforementioned sections were inconsistent with both section 239 and 285 of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

Why Governor Oyetola is still on seat By Timothy Bamgboye

The Dancing Senator, Senator Ademola Adeleke has been declared the winner of the Osun State Gubernatorial election, courtesy the judgment delivered by the Tribunal today. This makes him the Governor-Elect of the State, until an appellate court says otherwise.

Kano Police Commissioner apologises to NBA over Lawyers Detention

The Police Command in Kano State on Thursday apologised to the state branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over the alleged attack and maltreatment of some lawyers in the state.

Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal Rules in favour Of Adeleke

Today, however, judgment was given in favour of the PDP candidate, Mr. Adeleke and the earlier results by INEC which facilitated the entry of Gbenga Oyetola was nullified.

Engineers Amendment Act Signed By Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Engineers (Registration etc) Amendment Act, 2019.

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Sylvester Udemezue: Can a Tribunal Cancel Some Votes Cast in an Election and Still Declare a Candidate Winner of the Election based on the Un-Cancelled Votes? A Brief Reflection on Section 140 & Related Sections of the Electoral Act, 2010

I have seen and read the following statement on more than four different Social Media platforms within the last 24 hours:

Osun Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Judgment – A Post-Mortem Opinion By Misbau Alamu Lateef

I have taken the pleasure and pains to read them ALL, all night! If you do, I bet you will appreciate the Minority judgement more. I do.

Morenike Okebu: Does Time Cease To Run For Purposes Of Limitation Law Where Plaintiff Commences its Action in The Wrong Court?

This is one of the hidden gems tucked away in the long list of precedent emanating from our Supreme Court. This case is surely a conversation starter for any lawyer and piques one’s interest because of the recondite area of law which it discusses.

Zedcrest Capital gives update on EFCC case involving its MD

Investigations on the alleged forgery case involving an ex-staff of Zedcrest Capital, Michael Friday Edenya, has revealed that the former staff acted unprofessionally.

Tax Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: What You Need to Know by Olukolade Ehinmosan

Olukolade Ehinmosan writes about how Base Erosion and Profit Shifting can prompt domestic resistance to tax compliance and enforcement, if not properly addressed.

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Read the Full Judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, recently declared Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the 2018 governorship election in the state.

Appeals From The National Industrial Court: How The Supreme Court Saved A “Copy And Paste” Legislative Fiasco

The principles of natural justice and the constitutional right of appeal[3] are the basis of any legal system in the world today.

Babalola’s Law Dictionary Quiz Competition 2nd Edition Set To hold

Like the first edition which held at the Onikan Youth Centre, Lagos on the 1st day of June 2018, the 2nd edition of Babalola’s Law Dictionary Quiz Competition for Young Lawyers promises to be equally keenly contested.

Court of Appeal rejects Onnoghen’s request to stop CCT trial

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a request brought by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, for a stay of proceedings in his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Acting CJN Appointed by President Buhari presides over Supreme Court Sitting

Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday presided over a five-man panel at the resumed sitting of the Supreme Court in Abuja.

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