JUST CONCLUDED CONFERENCE

The Role of Litigation in the 2019 Nigeria Electoral Process


The big question here is; can we use ADR mechanisms, such as mediation, conciliation and arbitration, to resolve electoral disputes.

 

 

The NBA Port-Harcourt Bar Centre – 1 Bank Road, GRA Port Harcourt

Monday, December 3, 2018

8:30 am 

 

Keynote Address

The Keynote Address will be given by His Excellency, The Governor of Rivers State

Governor Nyesom WIke, CON

MEET THE

SPEAKERS

Justice Adama Iye Iyayi-Lamikanra

Chief Judge of Rivers State

Paul Usoro, SAN

President, Nigerian Bar Association

Mahmood Yakubu

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Governor, Sokoto State

Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu

Governor, Ondo State

Chief Mrs Victoria Awomolo, SAN

E. C. Ukala, SAN

O.C.J Okocha, SAN, MFR

Mallam Yusuf Ali, SAN

Hon. Justice Peter Affen

Chief Charles Edosomwan, SAN

Kehinde Ogunwumiju, SAN

Hon. Justice A. A. B Gumel

D. C DenWigwe, SAN

Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN

Oluwole Osaze Uzzi

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SCHEDULE

Introduction of Dignitaries

Welcome address by Chairperson of NBA-SLP in person of Mrs. Mia Essien, SAN, FCIArb

Speech by Chairman of Democracy Process and Election Litigation Committee in person of Chief Ferdinand Orbih, SAN

Goodwill Messages by Chief Judge of Rivers State and Others

Keynote Address by the Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike

SESSION 1

Show Case Session

INEC, Judicial Interventions and the cumulonimbus of Nigeria’s Elections: Bringing 2019 under the radar.

Moderator

Mr. Paul Usoro, SAN

President, Nigerian Bar Association


Discussants

Chairman of INEC

Governor of Sokoto State

Governor of Ondo State

Attorney-General of the Federation

E. C . Ukala, SAN

SESSION 2

Burden of Proof in Election Petitions: Need For Reforms?

PAPER PRESENTER – MALLAM YUSUF ALI, SAN

Chairman

Hon. O. C. J. Okocha, SAN


Discussants

Hon. Justice Peter Affen

Chief Charles Edosomwan, SAN

Mr. Kehinde Ogunwumiju, SAN

SESSION 3

Key Issues and Challenges of Election Petition Tribunals In Nigeria 

PAPER PRESENTER – D. C. DENWIGWE, SAN

Chairman

Hon. Justice A. A. B. Gumel


Discussants

Dr. Onyeshi Ikpeazu, SAN

Chief Mrs Victoria Awomolo, SAN

Oluwole Osaze Uzzi

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