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18 Dec 2020
Court Of Appeal on drive to clear about 418, 420 pending matters
22 Jun 2020
What newly sworn-in President Court of Appeal said about the judicial system
15 Nov 2019
A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has cleared the All Progressives Congress (APC) to participate in Saturday's governorship election in Bayelsa state.
31 May 2019
The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday nullified the April 3, 2019 judgment of a Federal High Court in Abuja which sacked Senator Peter Nwaoboshi as the Peoples Democratic Party’s senator-elect for the Delta North Senatorial seat.
16 May 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, were on Wednesday directed by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to file a formal application asking the President of the Court of Appeal and chairman of the five-man panel, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the tribunal.
9 May 2019
President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has warned lawyers against making a public analysis of court proceedings in the media. She said this during the inauguration of the Presidential Election Tribunal which held on Wednesday, at the court of Appeal.
5 Feb 2019
The Court of Appeal has fixed February 12, 2019, to hear several applications filed by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
5 Feb 2019
There was jubilation in Rivers State, as Court of Appeal granted a stay of execution of the judgment of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt on the fielding of candidates by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
25 Jan 2019
The Court of Appeal on Thursday ordered the Code of Conduct Tribunal to suspend the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
19 Nov 2018
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has reduced the jail term of the former governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame from 14 years to 12 years.
14 Aug 2018
Justice Abdul Aboki of the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered a stay of execution of the arrest warrant issued against the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu.

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