Buhari revealed his true colour after he got power, says Buba Galadima

A former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Buba Galadima says power has exposed what the president is truly made of. Galadima, who was the first witness for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar at the election tribunal, according to the New Telegraph, said that Nigeria would have made significant progress if Buhari had worked for the real values he stood for in the past. He said after making many attempts to lead the country, Buhari achieved his aim after reaching out to people in other…

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Buhari, Atiku know fate today

The Presidential Election Tribunal is to deliver judgment today in a petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari. Sa’adatu Musa, spokesperson of the court of appeal, disclosed this in a notice yesterday. “Please be informed notice has been given for judgment to be delivered tomorrow September 11, 2019. 9. 00 am,” Musa said. In his petition, Atiku, the PDP presidential candidate in the February election, had claimed he defeated Buhari by 1,615,302 votes. Atiku based his claim on information…

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Presidential election tribunal: PDP, Atiku close case after calling 62 witnesses

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, have closed their case at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. After a series of proceedings which lasted over two months at the Tribunal sitting in Abuja, the petitioners closed their case on Friday. They called a total of 62 witnesses to testify, in addition to the tendering of documents to prove its case before the Tribunal. The opposition and its candidate are challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 poll.…

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Presidential election tribunal: PDM seeks to withdraw petition against Buhari

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has fixed July 18 to entertain an application filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, Chief Frank Igwebuike, seeking to withdraw from challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Justice Mohammed Garba fixed the date on Wednesday after the panel discovered that the application was not ripe for hearing. News Agency of Nigerian, NAN, reports that PDM and its candidate, Aminchi Habu had jointly filed the petition to challenge the outcome of the Feb.23 presidential election. Counsel for the national chairman of the…

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Presidential election tribunal: Tribunal admits more exhibits

• I personally transmitted election results to server – INEC technical officer • Former Buhari’s ally, Buba Galadima appears as Atiku’s witness • As Buhari kicks against tribunal’s admission of own bio-data The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Monday admitted the final result declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Feb. 23 general election as an exhibit. Dr Livy Uzoukwu, SAN, Counsel for the petitioners tendered the document before Justice Mohammed Garba-led five-man panel as part of his clients’ moves to prove allegations of election malpractice leveled…

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Election tribunal: Atiku denies planning protest over INEC server

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday said he has no plan to lead a street protest in the event that the election petition tribunal ruled against him and his party on the issue of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s server. Atiku’s Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, said the statement attributed to Atiku is the handiwork of mischief makers to mar his pro-democratic record, and lay the groundwork on false charges against him. Ibe in a statement issued on Sunday said,…

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