Supreme Court upholds Kwankwanso, Babangida's elections

Rabiu Kwankwaso , Governor of kano state

The court dismissed a petition by Sagir Takai, the governorship candidate of the all Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), on the ruling of the Appeal Court sitting in Kaduna which also ruled in favour of Mr. Kwankwaso.

The Supreme Court also dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Ibrahim Bako Shettima, challenging the election of Muazu Babangida Aliyu as governor of Niger State.
Details later.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility


Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required


Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: To place a text-based advert here. Call Willie - +2347088095401

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.