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Supreme Court strikes out HDP’s suit against President Buhari’s election

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck out the appeal of candidate of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP), Chief Ambrose Owuru, against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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APC prays Supreme Court to expunge Atiku Abubakar’s expert reports

The All Progressives Congress on Thursday prayed the Supreme Court to expunge the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar’s expert reports and evidence from its appeal records.
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Appeal: APC asks Supreme Court to expunge evidence tendered by PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the supreme court to expunge documents and evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the bar.
The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Security beefed up around Court of Appeal, Abuja

Security was beefed up on Wednesday within the vicinity of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivers judgment in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging president Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 general election.

Abia guber: PDP, governor urge tribunal to dismiss APGA petition

The Peoples Democratic Party and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State on Thursday prayed the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, to dismiss the petition filed by Dr Alex Otti, of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: Atiku Abubakar didn’t deny he isn’t a Nigerian by birth

President Muhammadu Buhari and is party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) made their final submissions on Wednesday before the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party.g
Atiku Abubakar

Tribunal reserves judgment on PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s petition against President Buhari’s election

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, on Wednesday, reserved its judgment on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23, 2019 poll.
President Buhari at the event

Tribunal: President Buhari, APC close defence

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have closed their defence in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before the Presidential Erection Petition Court (PEPC).

I didn’t sign President Buhari’s Cambridge certificate – WAEC official

A West African Examinations Council official, Osidehinde Adewunmi, on Wednesday, denied signing the Cambridge University Moderated Examination certificates produced by President Muhammadu Buhari and tendered as exhibits before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja.

Tribunal: We won’t call witnesses because Atiku Abubakar’s witnesses supported our case – INEC’s...

The Independent National Electoral Commission said on Monday that it would not call any witness to defend its case in respect of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: It’s possible to hack any server – Atiku Abubakar’s witness

A witness called on Friday by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar stated that it was possible to access electronic server and alter date stored in it without the authority of the owner.
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.

Tribunal: Kenyan ICT expert testifies, says INEC has server

An Information Communication Technology, ICT, expert from Kenya, Mr. David Njorga, on Friday, maintained before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, transmitted results of the February 23 presidential election, to a central server.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I’m not a partisan politician but PDP is my party – Atiku Abubakar’s...

The 53rd petitioners’ witness, Sani Abdul, who appeared before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to testify at the instance of the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, caused laughter in the courtroom while responding to cross-examination questions at the Wednesday’s proceedings.

CJN: Court dismisses suit challenging Justice Tanko Muhammad’s confirmation

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit seeking to stop the confirmation of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Buba Galadima

Tribunal: Why I fell out with President Buhari – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, who is a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Monday, denied the claim that he fell out with the President in 2015 because he was not appointed a minister.

Court adjourns Kano kingmakers suit against Governor Ganduje

A High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday adjourned for further hearing a suit instituted by the Kano Emirate kingmakers against Governor Umar Ganduje and seven others.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Presidential election tribunal adjourns Atiku Abubakar, PDP petition till July

The presidential election petition tribunal has adjourned till July, 1 to entertain a motion brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the June 11 proceedings of the tribunal.

Court orders Governor Ganduje, Emir Sanusi to maintain status quo

A Kano High Court presided by Justice Nasiru Saminu on Thursday ordered the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, to maintain status quo in respect of the interim order issued against Ganduje on May 10.

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