Fresh Chicago varsity evidence not statute barred, Atiku replies Tinubu, APC, INEC

As the Supreme Court gets set to hear appeals seeking to remove President Bola Tinubu from office, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that nothing ought to stop the apex court from accepting his fresh evidence. Atiku stated this in a reply on point of law he filed to counter objections that President Tinubu, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, raised to query the admissibility of documents that were released to him by the Chicago State University, CSU, in the United States of America. The former Vice President

We didn’t lose Lagos election, APC, LP never knew we had something against them for our resurrection — Jandor

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State during the last election, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, has expressed satisfaction over the ongoing case he instituted at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Lagos State against the candidates of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) Babajide Sanwolu and Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour of the Labour Party (LP). Jandor shared with the Punch Newspaper his thoughts on some issues that played out during the election, after the election and governance in the state in an exclusive interview published on Sunday. Whene asked why he decided to challenge the outcome

Presidential Tribunal: 5 INEC ad hoc staff to testify against Tinubu, APC

ABUJA-Five ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, have been okayed to testify as special witnesses in the petition that a former vice president and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, filed to challenge the outcome of the 2023 presidential election. The INEC ad hoc staff, who participated in the conduct of the disputed presidential election results, were subpoenaed to appear before the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC. Atiku, who came second in the presidential contest that held on February 25, had in the joint petition he filed with his party, alleged that

Tribunal: How Atiku brought INEC Adhoc staff as witness against Tinubu, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, called their first subpoenaed witness at the Presidential Election Petition Court. In a petition marked CA/PEPC/05/2023, Atiku and the PDP are challenging the outcome of the presidential election which produced Tinubu as the president. At the resumed hearing, counsel for the PDP, Chris Uche, SAN, informed the court that the petitioners are set to call its first subpoenaed witness who is an Adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission. However, counsel to the respondents in the case namely; INEC, Bola Tinubu and the

APC, Tinubu endorse Akpabio, Abbas as Senate President, Speaker

The ruling All Progressives Congress and the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, may have adopted a former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godwill Akpabio, as President of the Senate in the coming 10th National Assembly. The leadership of the APC and top echelon of the party have also endorsed a member of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, as Speaker of the 10th House, according to impeccable sources, who were at a closed-door meeting at the Defence House on Friday. A credible source in the National Assembly disclosed that the positions of the Deputy President of the Senate and Deputy Speaker had

By |May 6th, 2023|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

APC, SDP hopeful as Ekiti tribunal delivers judgment today

The camps of the All Progressives Congress and the Social Democratic Party in Ekiti State are both hopeful of favourable judgment in the dispute over the June 18 governorship election to be determined on Wednesday (today) by the governorship election petitions tribunal. Dissatisfied with the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission of the APC candidate, Biodun Oyebanji, as the winner of the election, the SDP and its candidate, Chief Segun Oni, had filed a petition before the tribunal, urging it to declare SDP winner having allegedly scored the highest number of valid votes. The three-member tribunal led by Justice

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APC, PDP sink deeper into crises ahead 2023 elections

 Governors to decide Secondus’ fate next week  Keyamo, Ogala insist on Buni’s exit   Internal crises are festering within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Leaders of the two dominant political parties are at the centre of the turmoil. Last week at the Supreme Court, the minority judgment in the Eyitayo Jegede (PDP) versus Rotimi Akeredolu (APC) Ondo State governorship appeal opened the APC crisis. Three justices, led by Justice Mary Odili, submitted that it is illegal for a sitting governor to hold another office simultaneously, citing Section 180 of the 1999

By |August 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

We don’t need to lose sleep over Lagos East bye-elections — Spokesman

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State on Saturday said that its widespread, unity and strength would guarantee it victory in the Oct. 31 Lagos East bye-elections. The State Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Seye Oladejo, said in a statement in Lagos that the Lagos APC was not losing sleep over the upcoming polls. “APC in Lagos State is healthy and we are the party to beat. “We remain very strong, we have the widespread, we are growing in leaps and bounds in taking care of our affairs, winning elections and overcoming whatever challenges that will come

By |October 4th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ekiti APC Crisis : El-Rufai heads committee to reconcile Fayemi, Ojudu, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday constituted a reconciliation committee headed by the Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, to resolve the crisis in the Ekiti State chapter of the party which has been embroiled in accusations and counter accusations leading to suspension galore in the party. The state chapter of the party had suspended 10 chieftains including Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Mr Babafemi Ojudu; Mr. Oyetunde Ojo and nine others following what it described as ‘anti-party activities.’ Ojudu and the other party chieftains, in a swift reaction, also announced the suspension of Governor Kayode

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments
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