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Kogi West: PDP agent refuses to support party at tribunal

Mr. Philemon Enoch, a witness called by the People Democratic Party (PDP) has countered his party on claim of over-voting. Recall that  Smart Adeyemi defeated Dino Melaye in the Kogi West senatorial district election. Enoch told the Kogi State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal on Friday that there was no over-voting during the election. Enoch, a carpenter, who said he ...

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Kogi Gov’ship Election: Appeal Court President constiutes Election Petition Tribunal

President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa on Wednesday constituted Governorship and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal to handle petitions from Nov. 16, Kogi governorship poll. This was disclosed in a statement signed by secretary of the tribunal, Mr Umar Abubakar and made available to newsmen  in Lokoja. According to Abubakar, the mandate of the tribunal is ...

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Adamawa: Gov Fintiri extends hands of fellowship to APC after tribunal’s verdict

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has reached out to APC and other opposition parties in the state to cooperate with his PDP-lead administration in revamping the battered fortunes of Adamawa. Fintiri made the call on Saturday in a reaction to the Friday tribunal judgment affirming his victory as governor of Adamawa, over an APC petition. In the statement signed by ...

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Bauchi Poll: Tribunal upholds election of Gov Bala Mohammed

Bauchi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals has affirmed the election of Bala Mohammed of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) as the governor of the state. Delivering judgement on a petition challenging the election of Mohammed, chairman of the tribunal, Justice Salihu Shuaibu, dismissed the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Mohammed Abubakar, saying the PDP ...

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Wild jubiliation in Sokoto over Tambuwal’s victory at tribunal

Hundreds of Sokoto youths trooped to the streets bearing posters of the Peoples Democratic Party to celebrate the judgment of the Governorship Election Tribunal which affirmed the victory of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal. Ju The three- member tribunal dismissed the petition of the APC and its governorship candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, for lacking in merit. Delivering judgment, the Chairman of the tribunal, ...

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Ganduje vs Kabir-Yussuf: Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s judgement

Security has been beefed up in Kano metropolis ahead of the Judgment to be delivered by the Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday. The tribunal had on Monday, Sept. 30, set aside Wednesday, Oct. 2, for the judgment on the petition filed by the PDP and its gubernatorial candidate against Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje. PDP and Abba Kabir-Yusuf are ...

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Oyo: Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker, declares APC candidate winner

Oyo State House of Assembly Tribunal on Saturday nullified the election of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Kazeem Olayanju, representing Irepo /Olorunsogo, and declared All Progressives’ Congress (APC) winner of March 9 poll. Justice Anthony Akpovi declared APC’s Ajibola as the authentic winner of the House of assembly election. APC’s Ajibola had challenged the election of PDP’s Olayanju on the ...

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Tribunal’s Verdict: Nationwide silence shows Nigerians not happy with judgement- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed disappointment over the verdict of Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on its case against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 23 election. The election petition tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the petition by PDP against the election of Buhari, declaring him as the actual winner of the Feb. 23 presidential election. In ...

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Breaking: Tribunal strikes out Atiku’s petition, upholds Buhari’s victory

Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has struck out the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). So far, in the lead judgment delivered  by Justice Mohammed Garba, which has been backed  by three of the five Justices of the tribunal held that the petitiioners failed to prove ...

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Breaking: Atiku’s Citizenship Eligibility: Tribunal strikes out APC’s argument

The PEPC has dismissed the argument by the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging  Atiku Abubakar’s citizenship eligibility. In its 6th ruling on Wednesday, the court said its power does not include determining the qualification of a petitioner in an election dispute. It said its powers was to determine whether a person elected to the office of the President was validly ...

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