INEC Finally Obeys Court Order, Grants Atiku, PDP’s Requests

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate in the last election, Atiku Abubakar were on Thursday granted one of their requests at the Presidential Election Tribunal. Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, finally presented before the court cartons of documents as requested by the PDP and Atiku. The lawyer to the PDP and Atiku... Continue Reading →

Appeal Court Cancels Vacation Over Election Petitions

Justices of the Court of Appeal have been directed to shelve their plans for this year’s annual vacation of the court in view of the volume of pending election related cases.   Court of Appeal President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, directed the cancellation of the court’s annual vacation in a two-page circular issued last week. Justice... Continue Reading →

Buhari’s Ability To Speak Correct English Language Questioned In The Tribunal

Questions of whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari can speak the English language have dominated the Tuesday’s proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, where the Peoples Democratic Party, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, are challenging his victory at the February 23 poll. The first two petitioners’ witnesses who testified on Tuesday... Continue Reading →

Presidential Tribunal: Drama In Court As Atiku’s Witness Forgets Presidential Election Date

A witness on Tuesday, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, that he could not remember the date of the last presidential election in Nigeria. The witness, identified as Audu Sani said this when he appeared before the five-man panel of the presidential tribunal headed by Justice Garba Usman. Sani was the 13th witness brought in... Continue Reading →

Tribunal ends pre-hearing session, Atiku to start calling witnesses today

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday fixed Thursday (today) for commencement of trial in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019 election. The tribunal also, in a unanimous ruling, dismissed an application filed... Continue Reading →

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