The crucial verdicts (2) – Tribune Online


A lot of dust is still raging concerning the decisions of the Presidential Election Petition Court, ostensibly from interested persons who have felt shortchanged by the turn of events, rightly or wrongly. Legally speaking, the process of the Court is totally different from public perception, as every court case depends largely on the state of the facts, the capacity of the legal team, the state of the law and the integrity of the judicial officer. The case presented through an election petition is particularly peculiar because it is very technical, sui generis and time bound. Beyond this, a presidential election petition is worse given the large population, the terrain to cover, the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune