Key issues & challenges of electoral tribunals in Nigeria

Delivered by Mr. Rickey Tarfa, SAN, this paper provides a little background and history on Nigeria’s current political arena. It explains the judiciary’s role in resolving electoral disputes, the manner in which action should be taken by aggrieved parties and the ground upon which said action should be taken. It finishes by detailing the unique challenges faced by Nigeria’s election tribunals and Mr. Rickey Tarfa’s (SAN) suggestions to meeting this challenges.