Court of Appeal · CA/K/NA/EPT/18/03 · 15 Mar 2004 · Nigeria ·
Nasiru v. Bindawa (2006) 1 NWLR (Pt.961)355 Nasiru v. Bindawa (2006) 1 NWLR (Pt. 961) 355
DALHATU ADAMU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
BABA ALKALI BAâ ABA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
JOSEPH JEREMIAH UMOREN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
grounds of appeal
ground of appeal
cause of action
court of appeal rules
particulars of error
bindawa federal constituency of katsina state
authentication of the said motion
case of manir yakubu v
chief wole olanipekun
complaint of the 1st respondent
conclusion of the election
facts of determination of lawful votes
grounds of objection
imprimatur of an unknown person
issue of scores of candidates
legislative houses election tribunal
notice of preliminary objection of the 1st respondent
official scores of the electoral body
platforms of the people democratic party
preparation of briefs of arguments
provisions of the electoral act
return of the 1st respondent
ruling of the tribunal
trite principle of law
view of the motion
virtue of paragraph
UMOREN, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant and the respondents contested for the legislative seat of the Mani/Bindawa Federal Constituency of Katsina State, on 12th April, 2003. They contested on the platforms of the People Democratic Party (P.D.P.) and the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) respectively.
At the conclusion of the election, the 1st respondent was declared the winner and returned as duly elected.
The appellant was not satisfied with the results declared. He proceeded to the Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Tribunal, Katsina, and on the 14th May, 2003, filed a petition challenging the return of the 1st respondent as the winner of the election of 12th April, 2003, into the House of Representatives of the National Assembly for the Mani/Bindawa Federal Constituency of Katsina State.
The 1st respondent, on being served with the petition, entered a conditional appearance and later filed his reply incorporating 10 grounds of objection and a moti…
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