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Appeal Court upturns Tribunal judgment, affirms election of sacked PDP Reps member

The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo State has affirmed the election of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Bamidele Salam. Salam, who won on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), represents Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore, Ejigbo Federal constituency of Osun State in the lower chamber of the National […]

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PDP hails tribunal verdict on Adamawa governorship election

By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said the affirmation of the election of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa by the State governorship election tribunal, is a victory for democracy and a triumph of the will and aspiration of the people over manipulative forces. Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) The party also […]

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Tribunal Judgement: Wike celebrates, says nobody contested against him

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that nobody ran election against him during the March 9, 2019 Governorship election. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and some Rivers leaders celebrating the affirmation of Governor Wike’s re-election by the Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal on Saturday. Governor Wike and other Rivers leaders proceeded to […]

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Tambuwal reacts to victory at Tribunal, sends message to APC, Aliyu

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has dedicated his victory at the election petitions tribunal to the Almighty God and the people of the state. He also extended an olive branch to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the 2019 governorship polls. Addressing a mammoth crowd of supporters at the Government House, […]

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FG removes Idoko, appoints Udunni, acting chairman of IST

By Michael Eboh Mr Isiaka Idoko has been relieved of his appointment as the Chairman of the Investment and Securities Tribunal, IST, while in his stead, Mr Jude Udunni has been appointed as Acting Chairman of the tribunal. Spokesperson of the IST, Mr Kenneth Ezea, confirmed to Vanguard last night, that Udunni assumed duties on […]

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Tribunal: Don’t panic, Uzodinma urges Imolites

By Chinonso Alozie The 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Hope Uzodinma, yesterday, called on the people of Imo state, not to panic over the judgement of the governorship election tribunal delivered in Abuja, in favour of governor Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Hope Uzodinma Uzodinma said in Owerri, […]

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Tribunal nullifies PDP lawmaker’s election in Oyo, declares APC winner

Oyo State House of Assembly Tribunal on Saturday nullified the election of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Kazeem Olayanju, representing Irepo /Olorunsogo, and declared All Progressives’ Congress (APC) winner of March 9 poll. Map of Oyo State, South-West Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Anthony Akpovi declared APC’s Ajibola as the […]

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Imo erupts in jubilation as Ihedioha wins

By Chidi Nkwopara It was massive jubilation yesterday, in Imo State, when news of the validation of Governor Emeka Ihedioha’s election was confirmed by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, GEPT. Emeka Ihedioha, obedience The Tribunal had earlier in the week, announced that it was moving its sitting to Abuja, where it would also deliver judgment. […]

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Okowa’s tribunal victory a reaffirmation of truth — Macaulay

The Director General, Warri Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA), Comrade (Chief) Ovuozourie Macaulay, has described the tribunal victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as a reaffirmation of truth. Okowa-Macaulay He said the judgement is a validation of the electoral trust reposed on the Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). According […]

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Timi Frank seeks visa ban against PEPT Justices

Urges Supreme Court to redeem judiciary’s image A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the international community to place visa restrictions on the five justices of the Appeal Court that presided over the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) over gross miscarriage […]

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Tribunal: Why Buhari floored Atiku – Uzodinma

By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The Imo state 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  yesterday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari, was able to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP, at the Presidential election because he  was  massively voted into power by Nigerians at the poll. •Hope Uzodimma Uzodinma spoke in […]

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Tribunal: Buhari’s triumph victory for democracy– Opadokun

The General Secretary, National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), Chief Ayo Opadokun, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the Presidential Election Tribunal on Wednesday as a victory for democracy. President Buhari Opadokun spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday. NAN reports that the tribunal had dismissed the petition […]

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 Breaking: Presidential tribunal verdict, a travesty of justice – PDP

…Heads to Supreme Court By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday rejected the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, PEPT, describing it as provocative, barefaced subversion of justice and direct assault on the integrity of the nation’s justice system. PDP and its colour flags This is as the party expressed shock that […]

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Tribunal: We didn’t expect Buhari to win — Middle Belt Forum

Says tribunal silent on the perjury By Chris Ochayi The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, said the team of judges, who sat on the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal failed to address the fundament issue of the false declaration of certificate under oath by President Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari National President of MBF, Dr Bitrus Porgu, […]

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BREAKING: Tribunal dismisses Atiku’s petition against Buhari 

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, lodged to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.  President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar The Justice Mohammed Garba-led five-member panel tribunal held that the petitioners failed to prove any aspect of […]

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Breaking: Buhari has WAEC, Tribunal says as it strikes out suit

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday held that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the PDP  have failed to prove the onus on the non-qualification of president Muhammadu Buhari to contest the Feb. 23 general election. President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar Delivering judgment, Justice Mohammed Garba, held that evidence before the court shows that Buhari obtained Cambridge West African […]

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Breaking: Buhari’s motion challenging Atiku’s eligibility diversionary – Tribunal

…strikes out Chidioka’s evidence By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed President Muhammadu Buhari’s contention that candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, was not qualified to challenge his re-election. President Muhammadu Buhari The tribunal, in a ruling, held that the argument which President Buhari canvassed in […]

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Judgement Day: Tribunal strikes out Atiku’s petition indicting security agencies 

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has held that the petition seeking to nullify President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election was validly and competently filed.  Alhaji Atiku Abubakar The Justice Mohammed Garba-led panel dismissed a motion dated April 25, which the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, filed to challenge the competence of […]

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Election Petitions Tribunal affirms Ekweremadu’s victory

 The State and National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Enugu has affirmed the election of Sen. Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Feb. 23 general elections. •Senator Ekewremadu In a unanimous judgement delivered on Monday, the tribunal dismissed the petition brought by Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as […]

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Abia North District: Tribunal dismisses petition against Orji Kalu’s election

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, on Thursday , dismissed a petition filed against the election of Sen. Orji Kalu as the Senator representing Abia North. Orji Kalu The petitioner, Anagha Anagha, the candidate of  All Grassroots Alliance (AGA) had filed the petition on grounds that he was unlawfully excluded from the […]

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HOUSE of ASSEMBLY TRIBUNAL: Group cautions against interference

By Tolulope Oke A group known as Anambra Youths Vanguard has said that there is a plot to manipulate the upcoming judgment of Anambra State House of Assembly Tribunal sitting in Awka. House of Representatives The youths said the plan is to scuttle the wish of the people who voted for the choice of candidates […]

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Tribunal assures of fair ruling in C’ River Guber elections petition 

By Emma Una CALABAR- THE 2019  Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Cross River State has assured of a fair ruling in the matter brought by the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Senator John Owan Enoh, challenging the election of the candidate of  the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ben Ayade as governor of […]

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Great expectations as Buhari, Atiku await tribunal judgment

Atiku By Dirisu Yakubu In what many see as arguably the most disputed election in Nigeria’s electoral history in recent times, the controversy surrounding the outcome 2019 Presidential election is about to come to an end. The Presidential election petition tribunal after several weeks of listening to the arguments of President Muhammadu Buhari of the […]

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N1.2bn tax error claims: Tribunal permits counsel to tender documents from bar

The Tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Friday, gave permission to the counsel to Mr Joe Daudu, SAN, to tender documents from the bar, in order to avoid further delay in the matter. Daudu, a former president of NBA, instituted a suit against the Federal Inland Revenue Service ( FIRS) over an allegation of […]

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Tambuwal vs Aliyu: What Tribunal decided on Thursday

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, in Sokoto on Thursday, adjourned until Sept. 3 for adoption for the adoption of final addresses in the petition filed by Ahmed Aliyu and the All Progressives Congress, APC, challenging the declaration of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal as winner of the governorship election. Aliyu had gone to the Tribunal seeking to […]