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Kano guber: PDP asks tribunal to dismiss evidence tendered by INEC

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engineer Abba Kabiru Yusuf, on Monday, urged the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kano to dismiss the evidence tendered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.

Benue governor expresses confidence in judiciary

The Governor stated this while closing his case in the suit instituted by Emmanuel Jime, a 2019 governorship candidate, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging his re-election at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Makurdi, the state capital.

Kaduna election tribunal fixes date to adopt written addresses

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will resume sitting on Aug. 19, to begin adoption of written addresses by all parties in the petition instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.

Governor Samuel Ortom at tribunal to open defense

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Saturday at 8:50 am arrived the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal to open his defense.

Kano election tribunal halts PDP witnesses

Another setback for PDP as Kano state Governorship Election Petition tribunal, on Tuesday, dismissed the application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kano state chapter requesting for a Leave of the court to amend the list of the petitioners witnesses.
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.

Rivers guber: Local council wards’ agents re-affirm free, fair poll

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) wards’ agents from Emohua, Etche and Omuma local government areas of Rivers State, have told the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Port Harcourt, that the March 9, poll was free and fair.

Sokoto guber: Tribunal fixes date for adoption of addresses in suit

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, in Sokoto on Thursday, adjourned until Sept. 3 for adoption for the adoption of final addresses in the petition filed by Ahmed Aliyu, the APC, challenging the declaration of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal as winner of the governorship election.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor opens defence at election tribunal

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday opened his defence at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, calling 13 witnesses.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia guber: Governor Ikpeazu to open defence July 29

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia will on July 29 open his defence in the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Kano tribunal vacates PDP’s application

The governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Kano on Tuesday vacated the application of Abba Kabiru Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to amend its witness list and oath of statement.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Plateau guber: My witnesses under threats – Senator Useni tells tribunal

Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Jeremiah Useni, has told the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos that the witnesses brought before the tribunal were under security threats.

Tribunal confirms Governor Wike’s re-election, dismisses AAC’s, Biokpomabo Awara’s petition

The Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in the 2019 general election, Biokpomabo Awara, against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Isa Ashiru

Kaduna guber: Appeal court adjourns Isa Ashiru, PDP’s suit to July 3

Justice Muktar Hussein of the Court of Appeal Kaduna, on Thursday adjourned hearing in the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for the recount of votes cast in the March 9 Governorship election in Kaduna State.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

PDP fails to open case against Kwara governor

Kwara State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Friday adjourned till ninth and 10th of July for further hearings in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s petition challenging the declaration of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the allegation that the governor had presented a forged certificate.

Bauchi: Tribunal fixes Monday for pre-hearing conference into petitions

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State has fixed Monday, for its inaugural and commencement of pre-hearing conference into petitions filed before it.
Gboyega Oyetola

Appeal court affirms Governor Oyetola’s election, upturns tribunal’s verdict

The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Benue guber: PDP files defence at tribunal

The defence, according to the state Publicity Secretary of the party, Bemgbah Iortyom, is based on the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general election, Barr Emmanuel Jime and the APC challenging the victory of Gov Samuel Ortom of the PDP at the poll.

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