Group threatens protest, warns against witch-hunting judges at Tribunal

July 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

By Adewale Ajayi, Lagos A non-governmental organisation, Face Of Waziri-Nigeria (FOWN), has threatened to stage a protest to resist any attempt to witch hunt judges at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT). Members of the group vowed to besiege the corridors of power with civil disobedience, if there was any directive to witch-hunt certain Justices of thePresidential Election Petition Tribunal Read More

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Tribunal: Ebonyi ALGON denies bribery allegation, challenges Nwoba to provide evidence

June 27, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) Ebonyi state chapter has Tuesday challenged the originator of the ‘fake news’ on the planned attempt to siphon local government funds for bribes to provide evidence of his claim. The publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party Nwoba Chika Nwoba had on his Facebook page alleged that the that the 13 Local Government Read More

Bulkachuwa’s revelation: Group demands close monitoring of Ebonyi Election Petitions Tribunal

June 20, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

 A group, under the auspices of the Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural in the Diaspora (AEISCID) has reacted to recent comments credited to the husband of the former President of the Court of Appeal, Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa, enjoining Nigerians with discerning minds not to take such statements with a pinch of salt. Recall that Senator Bulkachuwa had during a valedictory Read More

Presidential election was well-conducted, Atiku’s witnesses tell court

June 9, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

Testifying before the Presidential Election Petitions Court (PEPC) on Friday, three witnesses called by Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) declared that the exercise went well in the states where they served as election officials. The witnesses; Grace Ajagbonna, Abidemi Joseph and Obosa Edosa, who testified before the Presidential Election Petitions Court (PEPC) as the petitioners’ Read More

Withdraw petition against Tinubu, Apapa faction urges Obi

June 2, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

…Knocks NLC, TUC for questioning subsidy removal The Lamidi Apapa faction of Labour Party (LP) has urged the presidential candidate of the party, Peter Obi, to withdraw his case at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT), noting that he (Obi) is not showing any seriousness as his counsels could not properly file the matter at the tribunal. The faction said Read More

INEC a meddlesome interloper in Tinubu’s defence on my petition, Atiku tells Tribunal

May 19, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP in the last election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku on Friday told the Presidential Election Petition Court that the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC is a meddlesome interloper in its defence of Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the qualifications for the election. Atiku specifically accused the electoral body of being busy body and fishing Read More

Group exposes reason Tinubu visited Wike in Port Harcourt, says ‘it’s beyond commissioning’

May 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A non-governmental organization, Center for Reform and Public Advocacy has revealed that the recent visit of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu on the invitation of the state governor, Nyesom Wike is beyond the commissioning as widely publicized. The Public Relations Officer of the group Ifeanyi Okechukwu in a statement on Wednesday stated that the decision to commission the Rivers State governor Read More

Breaking: Presidential petition election tribunal announces adjournment

May 8, 2023 Admin III 0

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Monday adjourned the pre-hearing session of the Labour Party and it’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, against the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Haruna Tsammani, announced the adjournment of the session till Wednesday May 10, 2023,murging all parties to file necessary applications and clarify Read More

Happening now: Peter Obi storms Presidential Election Tribunal in Abuja [PICTURES]

May 8, 2023 Admin III 0

As the Presidential Petition Court begins sitting on Monday, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25 presidential election, Peter Obi, has arrived at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja. The former Anambra state governor and other candidates at the presidential February 25 presidential election are challenging the outcome of the election. Details loading…

Aftermath of 2023 presidential election: Peter Obi officially files petition at tribunal

March 21, 2023 Admin III 0

The Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, has officially filed petition at Tribunal to challenge the process leading to the outcome of the Presidential Election held on Saturday February 28, 2023. This was made known by the spokesman of the Obi-Datti presidential campaign, Yunusa Tanko, on Tuesday. According to him, “It is official the Labor Party Presidential candidate Peter OBI Read More

Kogi West poll: Group condemns alleged rigging

March 9, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Kogi West Development Front (KWDF) has condemned electoral manipulation allegedly perpetrated by government officials in Kogi West senatorial district.  The group described the action as a subversion of the people’s will through the daylight electoral robbery. KWDF in a statement jointly signed by its President, Alhaji Lukman Muhammadu, and Secretary-General, Mr. Victor Emmanuel, Thursday, said large-scale rigging was allegedly perpetrated Read More

Reps’ seat tussle: Mubarak warns against misleading statement

October 30, 2021 Andrew Ojih, Jalingo 0

The member representing Bali/Gassol Federal constituency in Taraba state Alhaji Abdulsalam Gambo Mubarak on Saturday urged a former member representing the same constituency Alhaji Garba Garba-Chede to stop misleading the public. The incumbent house member alleged that Garba-Chede had claimed that the Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila conspired with some persons in government to stop his swearing Read More

Obaseki dwarfs APC at Appeal Court in alleged certificate Forgery

March 18, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed the alleged University of Ibadan degree certificate forgery instituted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to challenge the election of Edo state governor Mr Godwin Obaseki The court dismissed the suit on Thursday for lacking in merit and awarded N250, 000 cost in favour of governor Obaseki Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of Read More

Obaseki hails Appeal Court judgment

March 18, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, has hailed the Appeal Court judgement which cleared him of a certificate forgery case preferred against him by the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the Edo 2020 gubernatorial election. The governor, in a statement, said the ruling by the Court of Appeal vindicates him and reiterates the fact that “the suit was, from the Read More

Nasarawa first lady pledges better days for rural women

March 16, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The wife of Nasarawa state governor, Silfat Abdullahi Sule, Tuesday, said she will continue to better the lives of women especially in the rural areas to enable them contribute their quota for the development of the state.She stated this at the celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day held in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital. Silifat said women deserved to Read More

Ondo 2020: Jegede drags Akeredolu to court over victory

October 30, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Eyitayo Jegede in the October 10, 2020, governorship election of Ondo state has dragged Governor Oluwrotimi Akeredolu to court over his victory in the recently conducted governorship election in the state. Jegede, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, is challenging the victory of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, who is also the candidate of the Read More

Kogi gov appeal: Group petitions NJC, others over panel composition

May 29, 2020 Ameh Ejekwonyilo 0

A group, Nigeria Integrity Movement, has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), and the Acting President, Court of Appeal, Justice Monica B. Dongban-Mensem, over alleged plan by some judges to subvert the composition of Kogi State Election Petition Appeal Panel.  The National Coordinator of the Movement, Mr. Kayode Esan, who leveled the allegation Friday in Abuja, called for transparency in the Read More

Breaking: Natsha Akpoti loses again in Kogi

May 18, 2020 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Kogi state Election Tribunal Monday, dismissed a petition filed by Mrs Natasha Akpoti, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party ,(SDP) in the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.  The three-man panel led by Kashim Kaigama gave the verdict five months after it was filed. Details loading…

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Kogi west: Witnesses fail to substantiate alleged disruption of election

April 17, 2020 Admin III 0

Witnesses of the People Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Senator Dino Melaye, in the Kogi state National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, Wednesday, failed to substantiate allegation of disruption of the Kogi west senatorial election in Kogi state. The PDP candidate had in his petition before the tribunal alleged irregularities in the November 30, 2019 senatorial election in the state. Read More

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Appeal Court okays Taiwo’s election as Ajeromi/Ifelodun Rep

January 11, 2020 Admin III 0

The Appeal Court siting in Lagos Thursday upheld the election of a member of the House of Representatives representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency in Lagos, Kolawole Taiwo, of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The presiding justice of the Lagos Division, Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba, ruled in favour of Taiwo’s election faulting the case of his opponent from the Peoples Democratic Party Read More

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It’s not yet time for you to be gov, Okowa tells Ogboru

January 9, 2020 Admin III 0

Delta state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa Wednesday said  it was not yet time for All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the last general election,  Chief Great Ogboru to be Governor. Governor Okowa charged Chief Ogboru  to join hands with his  administration to build a stronger state. Dr Okowa stated this during thanksgiving service in Government House chapel, Asaba over Read More

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Appeal Court re-affirms Fintiri’s election as Adamawa gov

December 5, 2019 Admin III 0

The hope of the immediate past governor of Adamawa state,  Senator Bindow Umaru Jibrilla, and the APC to return to Dougerei Government House, Yola was dashed as the Court of Appeal dismissed the appealed filed before it against the election of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of PDP. Delivering judgement Thursday on the suit filed by Adamawa APC challenging the tribunal’s Read More

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Plateau guber: PDP, Useni head to Supreme Court

November 30, 2019 Admin III 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni, has rejected the verdict of the Court of Appeal upholding the election of Governor Simon Lalong, vowing to appeal against it at the apex court. Recall that the appellate court sitting in Jos on Friday had affirmed the victory of Governor Lalong in the March 9 supplementary elections. Read More

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Appeal Court affirms Lalong’s victory

November 30, 2019 Admin III 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos Friday affirmed the victory of Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong in the March 9 supplementary elections. The PDP candidate Lt.- Gen. Jeremiah Useni (retd.) rejected the verdict and vowed to appeal against it at the apex court. The five-member penal of the appellate court, which upheld the decision of the Justice H. A. Read More