‘Atiku’s Petition Is totally Worthless, Meaningless, and definitely Ungrantable’ – Buhari Tells Tribunal.

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the petition by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atikiu Abubakar, as the most worthless in election litigation history. The President thus urged the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) to dismiss the petition for lack of merit. But the PDP candidate insists that […]

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APC appeals to Tribunal to expunge Atiku’s 28,000 exhibits.

The Presidential Tribunal headed by Justice Mohammed Garba, have been asked to expunge 28,000 result sheets of the 2019 Presidential election in 10 states tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and also reject testimonies of his 40th, 59th and 60th witnesses.  Mr Segun Showunmi was Atiku’s 40th witness; David Njorga from Kenya, who was described by the petitioners […]

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Presidential election Tribunal Fixes August 21 For Final Arguments, as Pres. Buhari closes case.

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday fixed August 21 for final arguments in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. This followed the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, the last two respondents to the petition, to close their case on Thursday. The […]

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Plea by PDP to amend names of witnesses denied by Kano election tribunal.

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano on Tuesday dismissed a prayer by Abba Kabir-Yusuf, PDP governorship candidate seeking to amend the names of witnesses earlier presented alongside the petition.  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Kabir-Yusuf, are challenging the declaration of Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner […]

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‘Your Evidence Is Empty’ – INEC tells PDP before elections tribunal.

Today, the Independent National Electoral Commission described the 48-compact disc evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as empty and lacking in probative value According to reports four of the video clips played at the Presidential Election Tribunal court hall included ‘countdown of Osun Decides,’ a production of Channels […]

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500 witnesses set to testify in support of Governor Ganduje at Kano State election tribunal.

No fewer than 500 witnesses are expected to appear before the Kano State Governorship Election Tribunal to testify for Governor Umar Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress.  At a pre-trial hearing session, presided over by Justice Halima Shamnaki on Saturday, at Miller Road High Court complex, counsel to Ganduje, the second respondent in the petition, […]

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Atiku, PDP Witnesses on their way to election petition tribunal, allegedly attacked by gunmen.

The witnesses the Peoples Democratic Party and Atiku Abubakar were hoping to present at the Presidential tribunal today, were allegedly attacked by gunmen.   Following the attack, Justice Mohammed Garba adjourned hearing on the PDP and Atiku /Obi Petition to Monday, the 15th of July 2019. Raising an alarm over the alleged attack on its verified Twitter page on Friday, the […]

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Suit filed against Shina Peller before Election tribunal, struck out.

The Election Tribunal in Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday, July 13, 2019 dismissed a petition filed by Durodola Muftau Adelani of the Providence People’s Party (PPP) challenging the validity of the election that brought in Hon. Shina Abiola Peller of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a House of Representatives member representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency.  […]

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