TheNigerian news portal is a citizen’s online publishing and broadcasting platform combined with patriotic zeal to usher in positive narratives about the image of our country and it’s citizens. The portal was inaugurated in the united kingdom in 2016 and has consistently demonstrated fair, unbiased and transparent reportage of evolving developmental issues across the globe and particularly feeding its international audience in the accurate, facts-filled and truthful reports in and around the globe. As to remain as giants of both online publishing and broadcasting. TheNigerian news has recently launched "Television Nigerian" currently streaming in social media platforms as a web-TV

Breaking: Court of Appeal sacks Reps majority leader from National Assembly, orders fresh election

- Advertisement -

By Sylvanus Okpe

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna has nullified the election of the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Alhassan Doguwa, orders fresh election into Tudunwada/Doguwa Federal constituency, Kano state seat.

Hon. Doguwa’s declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the February 23rd election into Tudunwada/Doguwa Federal constituency seat was challenged by the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the elections, Air Commodore Salisu Shehu before the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano state on allegations of over voting and other electoral malpractices.

The three-man tribunal led by Justice Nayai Aganaba in their Judgement, dismissed the petition on the grounds that the petitioners failed to prove their case.

Hon. Salisu Shehu being dissatisfied with the judgement, challenged the ruling of the tribunal before the Court of Appeals, the highest court of appeal in National and State Assembly matters.

The Court of Appeal in its judgement on Monday, nullified the election and consequently ordered INEC to conduct fresh election into the Tudunwada/Doguwa federal constituency seat.

The court nullified the entire election in the two local government areas Mr Doguwa represents as the whole process was marred by irregularities.

In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Oludotun Adefope-Okojie, the appellate court held that the entire election could not hold as omitted other parties were from the final declaration of the result.

The court said the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, made a substantial breach by writing the results of only two parties out of 53 parties that participated in the election in Form EC 8 (II) E.

Support our journalism with a contribution of any size

Nigeria's media space is swamped with falsehood, deceit and delusion. Just a handful abides by the truth. TheNigerian is one of the unique platforms helping to shape the global narrative about Nigeria and her citizens across the world. It's quite costly to maintain this brand of journalism, however.

Readers from around the world, like you, make TheNigerian's work possible. We need your support to deliver quality, investigative journalism – and to keep it open for everyone. At a time when factual, honest reporting is critical, your support is essential in protecting our editorial independence. Every contribution, however big or small, is so valuable for our future.

Our brand of professional citizens' journalism requires a contribution from members of the public, patronage and sponsorship to thrive. We rely on this financial support to be able to carry out our numerous obligations of training, running cost, production, printing and general services. We also embark on Corporate Social Responsibilities through educational programs on our TV, newspaper and blogs.

Make a token donation to support us:
Account Name: Patriot and Sage Digital Communication Ltd
Account No: 1015619537
Bank Name: Zenith Bank

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

The Is The Best Offere For You

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Support our journalism with a contribution of any size

Nigeria's media space is swamped with falsehood, deceit and delusion. Just a handful abides by the truth. TheNigerian is one of the unique platforms helping to shape the global narrative about Nigeria and her citizens across the world. It's quite costly to maintain this brand of journalism, however.

Readers from around the world, like you, make TheNigerian's work possible. We need your support to deliver quality, investigative journalism – and to keep it open for everyone. At a time when factual, honest reporting is critical, your support is essential in protecting our editorial independence. Every contribution, however big or small, is so valuable for our future.

Our brand of professional citizens' journalism requires a contribution from members of the public, patronage and sponsorship to thrive. We rely on this financial support to be able to carry out our numerous obligations of training, running cost, production, printing and general services. We also embark on Corporate Social Responsibilities through educational programs on our TV, newspaper and blogs.

Make a token donation to support us:
Account Name: Patriot and Sage Digital Communication Ltd
Account No: 1015619537
Bank Name: Zenith Bank

Subscribe to our mailing list

close-link