Nigeria 2023: Controversial Supreme Court to pick next president 

By Eniola Akinkuotu

Posted on Monday, 6 March 2023 11:55
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

With Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) declared president-elect by Nigeria’s electoral commission and the rejection of the result by the opposition, Nigeria’s Supreme Court is expected to decide who will be the country’s next president. However, with seven judges already hit with visa bans by the US because of their partiality in various cases, can Nigeria's apex court administer justice?

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