Diri is appealing against the judgement of the election tribunal nullifying his election The post Bayelsa: Appeal court dismisses application to join ANDP factional leaders in Diri’s appeal appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Falana Kano State Judiciary says it has submitted certified copies of the Sharia Court judgment to the Human Right activist, Mr Femi Falana, to enable him to appeal the judgment that sentenced Yahaya Aminu to death by hanging for blasphemy. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development came less than seven days […]
<p class="">Sharif-Aminu’s right to appeal his conviction is set to expire next week, but he’s being denied access to lawyers.</p> <h1>Attempts by national officers of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to gain access to a Kano musician who was recently sentenced to death was blocked by the Federal Correctional Centre in Kano.</h1> <p class=""><strong>Yahaya Sharif-Aminu</strong> […]
…Urges him to withdraw suit against party By Dirisu Yakubu The aspiration of Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe into the Cross River North Senatorial seat is back on track following the consideration of the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of the appeal he filed against his disqualification to contest its primary for […]
<p class="">Sharif-Aminu was accused of committing blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad in a song he composed and circulated via Whatsapp in March 2020.</p> <h1>Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, the 22-year-old musician, who was sentenced to death by an Upper Sharia Court in Kano has reportedly been denied access to lawyers as the 30-day deadline given him to appeal lapses […]
Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State, on Tuesday, lodged 12 grounds of appeal before the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge the tribunal judgement that sacked him from office and ordered the Independence National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a fresh election in the state within 90 days. In the Notice of Appeal he […]
“Faced with two conflicting judgements from the same court, the commission is not in a position to pick and choose which one of them to obey.” The post INEC to appeal Appellate Court ruling invalidating deregistration of parties appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday reversed the deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The parties were among the 74 political parties de-registered in Feb.6, 2020 by INEC, for not meeting the necessary constitutional requirements. Delivering judgment, the court’s president, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, unanimous held […]
The 30 Nigerian ladies were allegedly trafficked to Lebanon. The post 30 Nigerian ladies stranded in Lebanon appeal to FG for rescue appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
<p class="">All seven issues raised by Melaye were resolved against him by a three-member panel.</p> <h1>A Court of Appeal panel sitting in Abuja has dismissed a motion filed by Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the electoral victory of Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).</h1> <p class="">The Independent National Electoral […]
Collage photo of Dino Melaye and Smart Adeyemi Former lawmaker, Dino Melaye has lost his appeal challenging the victory of Senator Smart Adeyemi, at the November 2019 Kogi west by-election. The appellate court ruled against the controversial ex-lawmaker and also awarded the cost of N50,000 against the appellants and in favour of the respondents. Melaye […]