Breaking: Presidential election tribunal strikes out Atiku, PDP’s petitions against Tinubu

September 6, 2023 Editor 0

It is still dismissal galore as the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) on Wednesday evening dismissed portions of petitions filled by former vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against President Bola Tinubu. The tribunal in part its ruling struck out some paragraphs claiming that President Bola Tinubu was not qualified to participate in the February 25, Read More

Updated: Tribunal declares Natasha winner of Kogi Central senatorial election 

September 6, 2023 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday nullified the victory of Senator Abubakar Sadiq Ohere as the winner of the Kogi Central senatorial election. The tribunal also declared Natasha Akpoti- Uduagan as the actual winner of the February senatorial election in Kogi Central. The tribunal chairman, Justice K. A. Orjiako, who read the unanimous judgment of the 3-man panel, said Read More

PEPT judgement: Group asks Atiku, Obi to join Tinubu’s developmental agenda 

September 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-democracy group, Coalition of Good Governance and Change Initiative (CGGCI), has asked Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and that of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, to drop their judicial challenges against President Bola Hammed Tinubu in the interest of ongoing development agenda. The group, in their thousands, during a solidarity walk to the venue Read More

[Breaking] Judgement day: Court strikes out Peter Obi, Labour Party’s ’s petitions against Tinubu

September 6, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has struck out about 17 paragraphs from the petition brought before it by Peter Obi and his party, the Labour Party (LP). A member of the tribunal’s five-member panel, Justice Abba Mohammed, who read the lead judgment said it was struck out for containing “vague and generic allegations”. Obi and LP are complainants in Read More

Happening now: Presidential election tribunal delivers judgement on petitions by Labour Party, Peter Obi

September 6, 2023 Editor 0

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) has begun ruling in the petitions filed by the Labour Party and Peter Obi against the electoral process that produced Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s President. Already, PEPT has struck out aspects of the petitions by petitioners and respondents currently being read inside the Appeal Court premises where the tribunal is sitting on Wednesday. Details Read More

Updated: Tinubu, Shettima qualified to contest 2023 presidential election, PEPT strikes out APM’s petition

September 6, 2023 Kehinde Osasona, Abuja 0

The presidential election petition tribunal Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the Allied People’s Movement (APM) against the election of President Bola Tinubu. The Justice Haruna Tsammani-led panel dismissed the petition while ruling in a preliminary objection filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tinubu, Kashim Shettima and Kabiru Masari, who were 1st to Read More

[Breaking] Tinubu, Shettima: Presidential election tribunal delivers key disqualification judgement

September 6, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has dismissed a suit brought before it by the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), seeking the disqualification of President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima from 2023 President election. The party had argued that Tinubu was improperly sponsored by the All Progressives Congress (APC), for nominating Shettima as his vice-presidential candidate for the election. Read More

Breaking: Tight security as Shettima, Ajibola, Gbajbiamila, Abure, six governors storm court on judgement day

September 6, 2023 Kehinde Osasona Abuja 0

Vice President Kashim Shettima this morning along side other stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stormed the venue of the presidential tribunal court. The Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Umar Ganduje, Labour Party Chairman, Julius Abure, National Secretary, Basiru Ajibola, National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, Minister of Read More

Happening now: Abuja roads blocked, commuters stranded on presidential election tribunal judgement day [PICTURES]

September 6, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Nigerian Soldiers have blocked major roads leading to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja as the 2023 Presidential Election Tribunal delivers judgement on Wednesday September 6, 2023. Blueprint reports that some of the places the security operatives mounted checkpoints on judgement day include entry points into Abuja such as Zuba, Nyanya, Gwagwalada and Bwari. The situation has caused gridlock Read More