Tribunal: PEPT fined three parties for filing frivolous petitions:

The Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal has slapped huge amount fined on three political parties for wasting the time of the court on frivolous election petitions shortly after delivering its verdict on the last President elections litigations.

The Tribunal said the affected political parties contravened the composition laws of the establishment of Election Tribunal courts.

“The following parties have been fined therein in line with the Judicial act 87, sub section 390 of 1968 (as amended)


APM: N13,675,890.00 only.

LP: 47, 910, 431.87 only.

PDP: 23, 391,001.45 only.

The learned judges advised the fines be paid within 48 hours after the judgement is given into the consolidated account of the Appeal court lodged at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

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