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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.
The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.
Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
The hierarchy of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Heartland, have confirmed an indefinite suspension slammed on the General Manager of the club, Chief Chukwudi Ifeanyi.
Gernot Rohr has reacted to Super Eagles performance in Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw against five-time world champions, Brazil.
The Bayelsa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Monday Tom, says INEC is satisfied with the percentage rate of Permanent Voter Card (PVC) collection, promising that the body is adequately prepared to conduct the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has urged former President Goodluck Jonathan to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to release former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki from detention.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, said that the Federal Government does not play politics with the security and welfare of Nigerians.