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ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on allegations of corruption against Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal.

Tribunal: Group asks Appeal Court president to step down

A group, Access to Justice, on Sunday asked President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, to step down from the Election Tribunal hearing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar’s petition against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Imo West: APC chieftain urges INEC to release Governor Okorocha’s certificate of return

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress and a retired Major General, Sunday Chikwe, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to release the certificate of return of Governor Rochas Okorocha regardless of the circumstances surrounding his victory.
Ademola Adeleke

PDP: APC plotting to force Senator Adeleke to surrender Osun election ‘victory’

Opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday claimed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had plotted to force its candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke to surrender his victory.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Kano guber: Tribunal rejects PDP governorship candidate’s request

The Election Tribunal sitting in Kano State has struck out a fresh application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Abba Kabiru Yusuf, seeking to extend inspection of election materials.
Bala Muhammad

Arraignment of Bauchi governor-elect stalled

The scheduled arraignment of the Bauchi State Governor-elect, Bala Mohammed, before the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court was on Monday, stalled, due to the absence of the judge, Yusuf Halilu.

Ministerial appointments: Not a party affair

The argument that President Muhammadu Buhari should bother more about Atiku Abubakar’s petition against his re-election rather than concentrating on forming a government, loses sight of the ‘no vacuum in government’ philosophy
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Imo guber: APC elders back Senator Uzodinma’s petition against Governor-elect Ihedioha

Imo State APC Elders’ Council Wednesday said that it will support the governorship candidate of the party, Senator Hope Uzodinma, in the pursuit of his mandate at the Election Petition Tribunal.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Plateau elections: INEC should withdraw Governor Lalong’s certificate of return – Senator Useni

The candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently conducted gubernatorial election in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has asked the Election Petitions Tribunal to declare him winner of the March 9th, 2019, election in the state.
Robert Ajayi Boroffice

Row over withdrawal of petition against Senator Boroffice at election tribunal

The lawmaker representing Ondo North Senatorial District, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has said that the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was not involved in the final withdrawal of the case at the Ondo state Election Tribunal as being reported in the media.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Senator Shehu Sani expresses hope of getting justice

As the National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal begin sitting in Kaduna, Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District has expressed hope that justice would be done to the petitions he filled before the court.

Adamawa election tribunal receives 19 petitions

The Adamawa Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola says it has received 19 petitions.

Sokoto Reps member Abdulsamad Dasuki gets court order to inspect election materials

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State has granted Rep. Abdulsamad Dasuki leave to inspect election materials used for Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency in the March 9 poll.

Plateau elections: Tribunal orders INEC to allow Senator Useni, PDP inspect election materials

Plateau State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Sen. Jeremiah Useni, and his party access to the documents used in the March 9 and March 23, 2019, elections in the state.
Senator Ali Ndume

Kudla Satumari: Senator Ndume not fit to be Senate President

The senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Borno South senatorial district in the 2019 general elections, Kudla Satumari popularly called Haskey has asked one of the candidates for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume to forget his ambition.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: APC’s Adebayo Adelabu challenges Seyi Makinde’s victory at tribunal

Mr Adebayo Adelabu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, has filed a petition at the tribunal to challenge the victory of Mr Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 9 election.

Court dismisses AAC’s suit against Rivers elections

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit by the African Action Congress (AAC) and one other, querying the propriety of handling of the last governorship and State Assembly elections in Rivers State, particularly as it relates to its announcement of the results, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Cross River election: Tribunal begins sitting in Calabar

Agbata said the panel will not look at anybody’s face or standing in the public no matter whose case they would handle, adding that they were essentially composed to serve the public not influential individual.
Mike Igini

Akwa Ibom elections: We’ll support your petitions – REC tells aggrieved candidates

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Igini, has assured aggrieved candidates seeking redress at the Election Petitions Tribunal of the cooperation of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

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N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
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Gareth Bale backed by just nine per cent of Real Madrid fans

Gareth Bale's future at Real Madrid has been the subject of constant speculation – and it appears the majority of the Santiago Bernabeu faithful would be glad to see the Welshman move on.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo ‘deeply grateful’ to NEC members, others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed his appreciation to state governors and other members of the National Economic Council (NEC) for their support in the past four years.