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PRESIDENTIAL TRIBUNAL STANDS DOWN HEARING, MEETS LAWYERS IN CHAMBERS

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, Nigeria has stood down the Wednesday’s pre-hearing session on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 poll, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.   The Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa-led five-man bench of the tribunal stood down the matter shortly after lawyers appearing in… Continue reading PRESIDENTIAL TRIBUNAL STANDS DOWN HEARING, MEETS LAWYERS IN CHAMBERS

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TRIBUNAL ADJOURNS HEARING SUITS CHALLENGING BUHARI’S VICTORY

Nigeria - The chairman of the Tribunal and President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has adjourned hearing all applications emanating from the Hope Democratic Party’s petition and others challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election.   Hope Democratic Party (HDP) had earlier filed a motion seeking… Continue reading TRIBUNAL ADJOURNS HEARING SUITS CHALLENGING BUHARI’S VICTORY