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Kaduna election tribunal delivers six judgements out of 14

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna has disclosed  that it has delivered judgments on six out of the 14 petitions filed before it. Mrs. Hafsat Suleiman, Secretary to the Tribunal said shortly after the tribunal dismissed a petition brought before it by Mr. Benjamin Faing for lacking in merit. The 14 petitions are challenging various ...

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Kaduna South: PDP Senator floors former Gov El-Rufai’s Deputy at tribunal

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal  in Kaduna has upheld the election of Sen. Danjuma La’ah of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Kaduna South senatorial district. The three-member tribunal in a ruling, read by Justice N.U. Daniel, dismissed the petition of Mr. Barnabas Bala Bantex for lack of credibility. Bantex, former deputy to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai was Kaduna ...

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Kaduna Guber: Tribunal ends sitting, reserves judgement

Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned sitting after counsel adopted their final written addresses. Justice Ibrahim M. Bako, Chairman of the three-member Tribunal, said that a date would be reserved for judgement and all parties will be notified through their counsel. Recalled that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Governorship candidate, Alhaji Isah Ashiru had petitioned the ...

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Kaduna: PDP heads to Appeal Court over forensic expert

The Kaduna State Governorship Petitions Tribunal on Thursday stopped a forensic expert summoned by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from testifying before it due to the expiration of the 14-day timeline given to it, to present witnesses. The Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Ibrahim Bako, ruled that the witness had lost the right to testify since the 14 days given ...

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Kaduna Poll: Tribunal to deliberate on INEC’s letter today

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will today deliberate on a correspondence received from Alhaji Kaugama Abdullahi, the Resident Commissioner in Kaduna State. The Tribunal had on Tuesday ordered the REC to appear before it in response to the request of the Petitioners, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and Alhaji Isah Ashiru, its Governorship Candidate. The REC, however, failed to appear before ...

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Kaduna 2019: PDP, Ashiru head to Appeal Court, insist on votes recount

The Court of Appeal in Kaduna will on Thursday, June 27 hear the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for votes recount in the last Governorship election in Kaduna State. Mr. Elisha Kurah (SAN), lead Counsel to PDP and its governorship candidate, Isa Ashiru, made the disclosure on Thursday, shortly after the sitting of the governorship election Tribunal ...

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Elections did not hold in some parts of Kaduna State, witnesses tell tribunal

Thirteen witnesses on Tuesday told the Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that the March 9 governorship elections did not hold in parts of Zaria Local Government Area of the state. The witnesses, who testified on behalf of the petitioners, the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Alhaji Isah Ashiru, also said even where the poll held, it was disrupted ...

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Votes Recount: El-Rufai defeats PDP’s Ashiru at tribunal

The Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday struck out the motion of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for recount of votes cast in the governorship elections in the state, for lack of merit. Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Ibrahim Bako, while ruling on the motion, said the tribunal has a timeline of only 180 days within which to complete ...

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Kaduna Guber poll: PDP, Ashiru seek for vote recount

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections in Kaduna State, Isah Ashiru, on Tuesday filed an application seeking for a recount of the votes cast during the March 9 poll. Ashiru’s Counsel, Elisha Kurah (SAN) submitted the application to the Justice I. M Bako-led tribunal that commenced pre-hearing session on Tuesday in Kaduna. ...

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PDP defeats APC in Kaduna South Senatorial election

Sen. Danjuma La’ah of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has won the just concluded National Assembly election for the Kaduna South Senatorial District. Mr Suleiman Yashim, INEC Returning Officer, announced the result on Monday in Kafanchan. He said that La’ah of the PDP scored 268,923 votes to defeat Deputy Governor Barnabas Bala Bantex of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who ...

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