The Nigerian Judiciary is usurping the power of the electorate in deciding the winners and losers of elections thereby negating the globally accepted democratic principle of political sovereignty which states that power belongs to the people. Using a descriptive method of data gathering, the paper reveals that the judiciary, with its monopoly of judicial violence in dishing out malicious and anarchic verdicts that are not reflective of public opinion and which cannot stand as judicial precedents, had encroached upon the rights of the electorate in deciding who governs them. It is recommended that all pre-election matters be resolved before the general elections. Keywords: Rule of law; Judicial Precedent; Political Sovereignty; Rule of Men
Terry, D (2020). Judicial Terrorism in the Election Process in Nigeria. Afribary.com: Retrieved December 04, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/judicial-terrorism-in-nigeria-election-process
Disu, Terry. "Judicial Terrorism in the Election Process in Nigeria" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 10 Nov. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/judicial-terrorism-in-nigeria-election-process . Accessed 04 Dec. 2020.
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Disu, Terry. "Judicial Terrorism in the Election Process in Nigeria" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed December 04, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/judicial-terrorism-in-nigeria-election-process