News - Justice Bulkachuwa

Presidential Election Petition Resumes With New Presiding Justice

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Justice Mohammed Garba is the new Presiding Justice hearing the petitions challenging the process and return of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party,  the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 elections.

Bulkachuwa Steps Down

1 month ago /
Politics 

The president of the court of appeal Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has finally stepped down from the presidential election petition tribunal Justice Bulkachuwa personally made the announcement in open court after the court had unanimously ruled that she ought not to step aside as there was no sufficient evidence to justify the allegation of likelihood of bias against her.

Bulkachuwa Steps Aside

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the motion on notice filed by the PDP and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, demanding the President of the Court Of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to disqualify herself from the Presidential tribunal.

Atiku, PDP File Motion Asking Justice Bulkachuwa To Step Down

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar have formally filed a motion asking the president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to step aside from the panel that will hear and determine their petition, challenging President Muhammadu Buhari's election.

Court Of Appeal President, Bulkachuwa Directs Formal Application Asking Her To Recuse Herself From Election Petition

1 month ago /
Politics 

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday began legal moves to compel the president of the court of appeal Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to step down from hearing the petition challenging the February 23, presidential poll.

PDP Staff Demand The Stepping Aside Of Justice Bulkachuwa

1 month ago /
Politics 

The staff of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday staged a peaceful protest at the party headquarters, Abuja, to demand that the president of the court of appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa recuse herself from hearing the election petition against the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari and the APC. 

Presidential Election Tribunal: Rescue Yourself, PDP Tells Bulkachuwa

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to rescue herself from sitting on the petition it filed, challenging the result of the 2019 presidential election.

Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Promises Neutrality And Justice

1 month ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal sitting as the presidential election petition tribunal says it will be neutral and dispense justice without fear or favour.

Presidential Election Tribunal Commences Pre-Hearing May 14

1 month ago /
Politics 

The presidential election petition panel has commenced sitting to hear and determine four petitions arising from the presidential election held on February 28, 2019.

Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Begins Sitting

1 month ago /
Politics 

The presidential election petition tribunal has commenced sitting to hear and determine four petitions arising from the presidential election held on February 23, 2019.

Court Of Appeal President Charges Judges To Dispense Justice Fairly

6 months ago /
Nation 

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has charged judges of the court to be fair and just in their activities during the forthcoming election petitions.

Bulkachuwa Eulogises Akanbi

1 year ago /
Nation 

The President of the Court of Appeal Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has expressed sadness over the death of her predecessor Justice  Mustapha Akanbi.

Appeal Court Panel Withdraws From Ondo PDP Appeals

2 years ago /
Nation 

The special panel hearing the Ondo state PDP election appeal have disqualified themselves from the case following allegations of bribery leveled against the panel by the Chairman of PDP in Ondo State, Biyi Poroye. Chairman of the Panel, Justice Hannatu Sankey explained at the resumed hearing of the appeal that the...

 

Petition Tribunals: Appeal Court President Warns Judges

4 years ago /
Nation 

The president of the court of appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, says she will descend heavily on any judge found wanting during the elections petition tribunals. Justice Bulkachuwa said this in Abuja at the opening of a three-day retreat for justices of the court of appeal and chairmen election petition tribunals on...

Civil Rights lawyer sues NJC

5 years ago /
Nation 

Civil Rights lawyer Nkereuwem Akpan has dragged the National Judicial Council NJC and President Goodluck Jonathan before a Federal high court over the nomination of Justice Zainab Bukachuwa as the President of the court of appeal.