Ex-Minister, Alhassan Joins PDP

A former Minister of Women Affairs, Jummai Alhassan, also known as Mama Taraba, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the United Democratic Party (UDP). Announcing her defection at the weekend, Alhassan at a stakeholders Meeting held at her Jalingo’s residence said the decision was the outcome of an opinion poll conducted by the…

Buhari Group Urges Atiku, PDP not to Challenge Judgement

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar not to appeal the judgement of the Justice Mohammed Garba-led Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that upheld the election of president Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement on Wednesday co-signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke,the group…

Presidential Poll : PDP Faults Judgement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the judgement of the Justice Mohammed Garba-led Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that upheld the election of president Muhammadu Buhari. The Party in a statement issued by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Wednesday evening declared that it is rejecting the judgment and will be heading to the…

Tribunal Upholds Buhari’s Election

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), sitting in Abuja on Wednesday upheld the election of Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected president of the country. Delivering judgement on Wednesday,the five-man panel led by Justice Mohammed Garba held that Atiku and his party failed to prove the allegations of violation…

Tribunal Dismisses Atiku, PDP Server Claims

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, that they scored the highest valid votes in the February 23 election according to results they allegedly obtained from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) through an adhoc staff of the Commission…

Buhari Qualified to Contest Poll – Tribunal

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified to contest the 2019 presidential election. The Justice Mohammed Garba-led Tribunal dismissed claims by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar that Buhari was not qualified to contest the election on account of his qualifications. The tribunal said…