Court voids ‘ouster’clause in Electoral Act

Says tribunal can declare polls’ winners Another declines jurisdiction over resource control suit TWO courts in Lagos and Bayelsa states yesterday have resolved some controversial aspects of the 2010 Electoral Act. One of the courts dismissed a suit asking for 90 per cent resource control for states in the Niger Delta. In the first case, Justice Okechukwu Okeke of the Federal High Court, Lagos set aside section 140(2) of the Act as amended by the National Assembly in the heat of the ...
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Added June 30, 2011
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