The Supreme Court has again moved forward the date to deliver its verdict in a case instituted by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking the disqualification of the president-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Kassim Shettima, the vice-president-elect. Continue Full Reading>>>
According to a report by Vanguard, the apex court will on Friday, May 26 deliver its judgment in the PDP’s case against Tinubu and his vice.
PDP’s demand in court
The PDP had urged the apex court to reverse the Court of Appeal judgment, led by Justice James Abundaga, which held that the party failed to establish its locus standi.
Presidential tribunal gives verdict on Atiku, Obi’s request for live broadcast of proceedings
The presidential election petition tribunal has ruled out the application seeking the live coverage of proceedings in court.
The decision was issued on Monday, May 22, at the court of appeal in Abuja when Justice Haruna Tsammani ruled out the application of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party. Continue Full Reading>>>
The jurors ruled that televising the proceedings was novel and added no value to the petition as it is not stipulated in Nigeria’s constitution or legal framework.
Ganduje mentioned plans to scuttle presidential tribunal verdict in leaked audio? Fact emerges
In a tweet on Saturday, May, 20, Reno Omokri, a former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan, alleged that Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has confessed to plans of undermining the verdict of the Presidential Elections Petitions Court.
The claim comes after a leaked audio where Ganduje was heard discussing with Ibrahim Masari, who served as a placeholder for the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kashim Shettima.
Omokri further asserted that Ganduje expressed disappointment for not being informed about a meeting between former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and President-elect Bola Tinubu, which reportedly took place in France.
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