STRUGGLE FOR ASO ROCK: ASO ROCK HOW ATIKU ALMOST KNOCKED BUHARI’S ENGINE

Trust Aso Rock with intriguing events. Like preceding weeks, last week did not pass without fascinating stories from Nigeria’s seat of power. Among the stories that generated not a small reaction was what many Nigerians considered as doublespeak by President Muhammadu Buhari. Responding to Presidential Election Tribunal ruling that affirmed he won the 2019 presidential election, Buhari had said in a statement, “Good conscience fears no evil report. I was unperturbed all along because I knew Nigerians freely gave us the mandate. We are now vindicated.” Buhari, after the initial…

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APPREHENSION AS ATIKU, BUHARI WAIT FOR TRIBUNAL VERDICT ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

[FILES] Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar Between Monday and Friday this week, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal must hand down its verdict in the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. Although the tribunal did not give a definite date for judgment when it adjourned after listening to parties submit their final written address, it must nevertheless, deliver the much-awaited judgment before the expiration of the 180-day period…

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PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TRIBUNAL: JUDICIARY ON TRIAL AS BUHARI AND ATIKU’S FATES ARE DECIDED THIS WEEK

Presidential Election Tribunal: All eyes on the judiciary Sunday Ejike / 51 minutes ago Tribune Online Presidential Election Tribunal: All eyes on the judiciary The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) sitting at the Court of Appeal in Abuja will, this week, deliver judgment in the petition brought before it by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the return of Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the February 23, 2019 election. Sunday Ejike reports what has been happening at the…

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SEE THE NAMES OF THE JUDGES TO DECIDE THE FATE OF BUHARI AND ATIKU

Atiku vs Buhari: Names of PEPTribunal Judges who must deliver Justice Posted By: Ikokwu Ikemba These are the names of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Judges who will be delivering the judgment that will determine if President Buhari remains in Aso rock or the new occupant by the virtue of their judgment switches to the People’s Democratic party Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. History is about to be made as many social media commentators are airing theirs views and opinion on the swing or chances of who the judgment might likely…

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PRESIDENCY REPLIES ATIKU, SAYS HE HAS ALWAYS LIED AGAINST OBASANJO

by Augustine Ehikioya, Some Presidency sources on Tuesday night faulted the alarm raised by the former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Atiku had on Monday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was bent on framing Obasanjo in order to stop him from criticising Buhari’s administration. In a statement by his media office, Atiku had also alleged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was giving falsehoods to the media towards causing disaffection between him and Obasanjo…

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ELECTION TRIBUNAL: BUHARI/ ATIKU KNOW FATE SEP. 13

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal is set to deliver judgement not later than 13th of September, 2019. The initial date of September 15 is no longer realistic because it is a Sunday. A source at the court told LEADERSHIP last night that the judgement will be delivered on September 13. Section 134 (1) to (3) of the Electoral Act provides that an election petition should be filed, heard and determined within 180 days. The section was inserted into the Electoral Act following a situation where election petitions took up to…

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TRIBUNAL RESERVES RULING IN ATIKU, PDP PETITION AGAINST BUHARI’S ELECTION

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, on Wednesday, reserved its judgment on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23, 2019 poll. The five-man tribunal led by Justice Mohammed Garba announced this after listening to the final arguments of the parties to the case. Justice Garba said the date for judgment would be communicated to the parties through their lawyers. “‎Judgment in this petition is hereby reserved and will…

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BREAKING: YOU CANT ACCESS INEC SERVER SUPREME COURT TELLS ATIKU, PDP

The Supreme Court has dismissed another appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar. The PDP and Atiku had, in the appeal marked SC/815/2019, sought to reverse the decision by the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), rejecting their request to inspect a supposed central server purportedly used for the last presidential election. In a unanimous judgment on Tuesday, a five-man panel of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Datijo Mohammed, held that the appeal was a waste of time and without…

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WHY WE COULD NOT DECLARE ATIKU PRESIDENT-INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed why Atiku Abubakar, the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was not declared winner of the February 23 election. INEC told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that it was satisfied that Atiku did not secure majority of lawful votes cast during the election. The country’s electoral umpire stated this in a final written address it filed before the Justice Mohammed Garba-led five-member panel tribunal, INEC, through its lawyers led by Mr. Yunus Usman SAN, seeking the…

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I AM EMINENTLY QUALIFIED TO CONTEST, BUHARI TELLS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TRIBUNAL, WE HAVE EVIDENCE THAT YOUR QUALIFICATIONS ARE DUBIOUS, ATIKU REPLIES

•Atiku: We have proved he presented bogus documents Alex Enumah in Abuja As the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal resumes this week to consider the final written addresses of the two leading political parties in the February 23 election, President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that he was more qualified than the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in the February 23, presidential election. Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and winner of the election insisted that he did not just possess the requisite academic qualification for…

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