Politics

Atiku To Southern, Middle Belt Leaders: Court Will Restore My Stolen Mandate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) standard bearer and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has expressed confidence that the judiciary would restore his “stolen mandate.” He stated this yesterday when he paid a courtesy call on Southern Middle-Belt leaders at the Abuja residence of former federal commissioner for information and South-south leader, Chief Edwin Clark. The elders comprising the Pan Niger ...

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‘1.6m Votes’: PDP, Atiku Have Slipped Into Post-Election Depression, Hallucination — APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says following the outcome of the Presidential election of which President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner, it has “watched in disbelief and utter amusement how the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have engaged in series of circus shows to cheer up their crestfallen and disillusioned members.” In a ...

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No One Will Force Me To Quit PDP, Jimi Agbaje Fumes

The Lagos State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has said no one would force him to quit the party. He attributed insinuations that he had dumped PDP to mischief-makers determined to soil his reputation, provoke crisis within the party and dampen the spirit of party members and his supporters. In a statement by his ...

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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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