Politics

INEC’s Server Shows We Beat Buhari With 1.6 Million Votes — Atiku, PDP

…file five grounds petition, revisit alleged certificate scam against President Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on Tuesday. The petition, which sought to rely on 50 sets ...

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Atiku, PDP Resuscitate Alleged Certificate Scam Against Buhari, File Five-Ground Petition

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on Tuesday. The 141-page petition contained five grounds, one of which resuscitates the allegation that Buhari was not qualified to run ...

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Supplementary Elections: APC, PDP Woo Voters With Money, Gifts

The All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in states where the supplementary elections will hold on Saturday, March 23, are wooing voters with money, gift items and lobbying other political parties for support. The states where the run-offs will take place are Kano, Plateau, Benue, Adamawa and Sokoto. Both the APC and the PDP which are the leading ...

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Atiku, PDP Assemble 20 SANS, 400 Witnesses As They File Petition Against Buhari’s Victory

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have assembled a team 20 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) and 400 witnesses as they filed their petitions challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari ‎in the February 23 presidential election. While the National Legal Adviser for the PDP, Emmanuel Enoidem, spoke ‎on behalf of the party after ...

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Gov Abubakar Visits Buhari, Vows To Sue Over Bauchi Gov Polls Results

The Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, has said that he will go to court to challenge the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to resume the collation of the results of March 9 governorship polls in the state. The governor, who said INEC’s decision was “illegal,” spoke on his next line of action after meeting with President Muhammadu ...

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9th NASS: South East, North East Push For Senate Presidency

Barely three months to the inauguration of the Ninth National Assembly, leaders from the various geo-political zones have intensified lobby for the position of presiding officers of a new Senate. Although the All Progressives Congress (APC) is yet to zone the various senate positions to geo-political zones, South East and the North east are making strong cases to produce a Senate ...

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Gbenga Daniel Mulls Joining APC, Says Supporters Want Him To Lead Them To Ruling Party

An ex-Governor of Ogun State and Director-General of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, said that his political supporters have pleaded with him to lead them to the ruling All Progressives Congress. The alleged plea came barely 24 hours after Daniel announced his resignation from partisan politics, even as hundreds of his political supporters have called upon him to rescind ...

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Supplementary Elections: APC Kicks Against INEC Decisions On Rivers, Bauchi States

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has kicked against the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Bauchi and Rivers states. After the March 9 governorship elections across the country, the polls in six states – Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto – were declared inconclusive by the INEC. The electoral process was also suspended in Rivers state. ...

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Spiritual Warfare As Party Supporters Storm Mosques In Kano, Saudi Arabia Over Supplementary Election

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party in Kano State have resorted to spiritual warfare as they prepare for Saturday’s supplementary election in 30 out of the 44 local government areas in the state. The prayer sessions, which reached a climax on Friday, have been holding in private homes and public mosques spread ...

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