News - The President of the Court of Appeal

UPDATE: Presidential Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Filled By Coalition For Change

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Presidential Election Tribunal has struck out the 3rd Petition filled by Coalition for Change following its withdrawal.

BREAKING: Presidential Election Tribunal: Justice Garba Replaces Bulkachuwa As Chairman

5 days ago /
Nation 

Justice Mohammed Garba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division,  is now the new Chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.

Presidential Election Petition Resumes With New Presiding Justice

5 days 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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. 

Presidency To PDP: Stop Dragging Govt. Into Sponsored Media Smear Campaign Against Bulkachuwa

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to stop dragging the presidency into their current sponsored media smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.

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 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.

PDP Petitions Osun Appeal Panel

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has objected to the inclusion of Justice Joy Oyewole as member of the Osun State Governorship Appeal Panel.

Court Of Appeal Receives 736 Election Petitions

2 months 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

2 months 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

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.

PDP Decries Disbandment Of Osun Election Tribunal

7 months ago /
Politics 

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

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.

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...


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