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The Supreme Court on Friday explained how the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, failed to prove their claim that they won the February 23 presidential election on the basis of the results allegedly transmitted electronically to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s server.
The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari was “eminently qualified” to contest the February 23 presidential election.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Alex Izinyon, who led President Muhammad Buhari’s legal team at the Supreme Court on Friday, apologised on behalf of the legal team of Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who were absent.
None of the about 20 Senior Advocates of Nigeria paraded by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is present at the Supreme Court where the reasons for the dismissal of their appeal challenging the outcome of the February 23 presidential election is set to be delivered on Friday.
The Supreme Court has fixed November 15 to explain why it dismissed the appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The 25th edition of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Sports Competition has started in Minna, the Niger State capital, with judicial staff from the 36 states of the country and FCT participating.
The Senate has confirmed the nomination of John Tsoho as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck out a referral appeal praying the court to determine the constitutionality or otherwise of the removal of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the justices of the Supreme Court to release their reasons for the judgement on the presidential election petition filed by the party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
The spokesman for the presidential campaign council of the Peoples Democratic Party, Buba Galadima, has said that Nigerians would have been jubilating if the Supreme Court had sacked President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
A seven man panel of the court, headed by Justice Tanko Ibrahim Mohammed, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, also dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of Buhari at the presidential election.
The Supreme Court has elected to hear only one of the seven appeals filed in respect of the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), which upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s election and dismissed the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
A major disagreement has forced the Supreme Court to stand down proceedings in the appeals filed by the People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election.
The Supreme Court has delivered its first ruling against the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the 2019 Election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammadu, is leading the seven-man panel scheduled to hear the appeals in respect of the case instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019 poll.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck out a fresh suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and it’s presidential candidate, Ambrose Owuru, challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the Feb. 23 presidential election.
Former All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Tanko Muhammad, to stop unnecessary delay in constituting a Supreme Court panel to determine Atiku Abubakar’s case challenging the Presidential Tribunal ruling in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Victor Osimhen netted a brace and also got two assists in a roller coaster game in the 2021 AFCON qualifying match against Lesotho at the Setsoto Stadium in Maseru.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election Dino Melaye has rejected results announced from the election thus far.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it was more concerned with ensuring a peaceful and violence-free atmosphere in both Kogi and Bayelsa States during the last Saturday’s election, knowing the odds were in its favour.
Deontay Wilder has predicted Anthony Joshua will suffer a second straight defeat at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles came from a goal down on Sunday to demolish Lesotho 4-2 in the African Cup of Nation’s qualifier played in Maseru, Lesotho.
Abeokuta based lawyer Nurudeen Olaleye has lost his BL, LLB and other professional certificates, to a midnight inferno which razed his family compound in Oke-Toku Area of Abeokuta metropolis, the Ogun State capital.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said government officials conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be sanctioned and prosecuted if identified.
A Professor of Mathematics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Samuel Segun Okoya, has hinged attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 4, which is ‘Quality Education’ by 2030 in Nigeria on effective passage of knowledge and its correct application by the society.
Emmanuel Petit has expressed his belief that its "time for Unai Emery to leave Arsenal", while backing Rangers boss Steven Gerrard to come in and steady the ship at Emirates Stadium.
Mr Musa Wada, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the Kogi Governorship Election, has cast his vote with a call to the electorate to defend their votes.