News - The President of the Court of Appeal

Court Of Appeal Receives 736 Election Petitions

2 weeks ago /
Election  Judiciary  Security 

A total of 736 election petitions have been filed before the court of appeal in Abuja after the successful 2019 general election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in February and March.

Court Of Appeal President Charges Election Petition Tribunal Judges To Dispense Justice According To Law

1 month ago /
Politics 

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has urged judges to dispense justice in accordance with the law without fear or favour during the election petition tribunals’ sittings.

Court Of Appeal President Charges Judges To Dispense Justice Fairly

4 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.

PDP Decries Disbandment Of Osun Election Tribunal

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded the immediate reconstitution of Osun state governorship election petition tribunal.

Bulkachuwa Eulogises Akanbi

10 months ago /
Nation 

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

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Court Of Appeal To Hear Obiora Okonkwo’s Suit February 26

1 year ago /
Nation 

A five-man special panel constituted by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa,  has fixed February 26 for definite hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Obiora Okonkwo seeking  to restore the consent judgment of the Federal High Court delivered on December 13, 2017, ordering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return as senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial district.

Wike Accuses FG Of Creating Crisis In Rivers

1 year ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of creating crisis in the state using the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Wike’s accusation comes barely 24 hours after he escaped an alleged assassination attempt involving his security aides and that of the Minister of...

CJN Onnoghen Calls For Adequate Funding Of Judiciary

1 year ago /
Election 

The chief justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has reassured Nigerians that judges and judicial officers will continue to perform their statutory functions in line with their oaths of office and constitutional provisions Justice Onnoghen who was represented by the president of the court of appeal, Justice Zainab...

Ondo Governorship Election: New Panel Begins Tribunal Sitting

2 years ago /
Nation 

A new panel set up for the Ondo State Governorship Election Tribunal has commenced sitting. Before the panel are five appeals. First to be taken is that of Clement Faboyede against Biyi Poroye, the factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State. Another issues that the panel is likely to...

New Panel Of Justices To Hear The Ondo PDP Governorship Election Appeal

2 years ago /
Nation 

A new panel of justices has been named to hear the Ondo PDP governorship election appeal. The court of appeal will send hearing notices to the parties so that hearing can resume soon. Its also not clear if the court has issued an order of mandamus on Jimoh Ibrahim and Biyi...

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...

Election Tribunals: Judges Prepare For Task

3 years ago /
Nation 

Justices of the Court of Appeal and Chairmen of election petition tribunals have agreed that the evidence must be strictly complied with during election petition tribunal hearings. This was made known during the closing of a 3-day retreat to broaden the scope of judges in adjudicating election disputes arising from 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...

Senate confirms Godwin Emefiele, Bulkachuwa

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as the new Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and the appointment of Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa as the new President of the Court of Appeal.

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.