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IMAM
V.
SHERIFF

(2004) JELR 45996 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/J/68/2004 ·  24 Jun 2004 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Imam v. Sheriff (2005) 4 NWLR (Pt. 914)
Imam v. Sheriff (2005) 4 NWLR (Pt. 914) 80
CORAM
ALOMA MARIAM MUKHTAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLUDADE OLADAPO OBADINA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria AMIRU SANUSI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IFEYINWA CECILIA NZEAKO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IKECHI FRANCIS OGBUAGU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

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Core Terms Beta
court
grounds
evidence
2nd respondents
grounds of appeal
issues
learned judges of the election tribunal
particulars of error
1st respondent
appeal
12th respondents
chief awomolo
said notice of appeal
inec forms cf001
3rd respondent
borno state
learned trial judges of the elections
notices of appeal
2nd petitioners
election tribunal
learned trial judges of the election tribunal
notice of preliminary objection
provisions of the electoral act
2nd march
business language school london
considered judgment
court of appeal report
covers grounds
decisions of the court of appeal
democratic party
earlier notices of grounds of appeal
end of the said election
evidence of facts
exhibits c
facts of the case
forged certificate
hon. justice kulu aliyu
issuing authorities
leading judgment
legislative houses election tribunal
new issues
respective brief of argument
respect of documents
said affidavit of mr. goatman
said decision
statement of result of borno teachers college
tax clearance certificate of the 1st respondent
tax clearance certificates
violation of rules
written addresses of the learned counsel

OGBUAGU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision/judgment of the National Assembly/Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Tribunal for Borno State sitting at Maiduguri delivered on 2nd March, 2004 - Coram: Hon. Justice Kulu Aliyu - Chairman, Hon. Justice N.P. Emehelu, Hon. Justice L.M. Bako, Hon. Justice M.O. Oyanna and Hon. Justice I.I. Ejiofor - members.

The facts of the case briefly stated are that the appellants are the petitioners before the Election Tribunal for Borno, State. They jointly filed the petition challenging the election and return of the 1st and 2nd respondents as Governor and Deputy Governor respectively of Borno State in the election to the office of Governor of Borno State which took place on 19th April, 2003.

The 1st and 2nd petitioners/appellants, were candidates sponsored by the 3rd appellant - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while the 1st and 2nd respondents, were candidates sponsored by the All Nigeria Peoples Par…

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