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…

Presidential Poll: Today is Judgement Day

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) sitting at the Court of Appeal in Abuja will today deliver judgment on the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar challenging the declaration of president Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the…

El-Rufai Vs Ashiru: Tribunal Ends Sitting, Reserves Ruling

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned sitting on Monday after counsel adopted their final written addresses and replies to points of law. Justice Ibrahim M. Bako, Chairman of the three-member Tribunal, said that a date would be reserved for judgement and all parties will be notified through their counsel. Recalled that the…

Former INEC Chairman, Jega Joins Partisan Politics 

Former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega has joined the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).  Jega was named as the chairman of the party’s SWOT analysis committee. According to a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of PRP, Abdul Gombe on Friday in Kaduna, the SWOT Committee was tasked…

2019 Polls Several Steps Down From 2015 – Atiku 

Former Vice President and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar has described the 2019 general elections as a several steps down from the 2015 elections.  Atiku in a personally signed press statement issued on Monday titled,“Towards Credible Elections: The Role of the Judiciary”, said the lack…