ELECTORAL JURISPRUDENCE IN NIGERIA AND THE BURDEN OF TRUST OF THE JUDEX: DECONSTRUCTING GUBERNATORIAL DECISIONS OF THE APEX COURT

Since the advent of democratic governance in Nigeria in 1999 as a debut of the fourth republic in Nigeria, the Judiciary has played considerably very important roles in the determination of the Governors at the State level and the President at the Federal level. In the discharge of this constitutional responsibility, the judex has become a joke and distrust and from the jurisprudential point of view, this distrust is easily situated within the contextual imputations of the concept of justice which is determined by the slants, prejudice and bias of those involved in litigation. The paper will further interrogate whether the judiciary in the understanding of political questions doctrine in a position to dabble into issues of election.