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Latest Presidential Election Tribunal News For Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

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Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Presidential Election Tribunal news headlines for today Tuesday, 25th June 2019.

Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from the Presidential Election Tribunal.

1. INEC Server: Presidential Election Tribunal Gives Ruling On Atiku’s Petition

After much ado, the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal today declined the application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar to inspect smart card readers and the server for the February 23 presidential election. Delivering ruling on the application, the five-member panel of justices unanimously dismissed the application.

2. Presidential Election Tribunal: Party Wants Petition Against Buhari Withdrawn

A faction of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has asked the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal to withdraw the petition filed by the party challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Naija News reports that the presidential candidate of the HDP, Ambrose Owuru, who polled 1,663 votes in the election, had filed the petition with his party challenging the declaration of Buhari as the winner.

3. Atiku vs Buhari: HDP Makes ‘Huge Demand’ From Tribunal In Fresh Motion

The presidential candidate of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP), Ambrose Owuru, has prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, to nullify the February 23 presidential election that produced Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s President for a second term. Naija News reports that the party made this demand in a fresh motion filed HDP’s counsel, Ezechukwu Ifeanyi.

4. Atiku Vs Buhari: Election Tribunal Takes Decision On Atiku’s Request To Access INEC Server

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has reserved judgment on the application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar to be granted access to inspect the server and data of smart card readers used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Justice Mohammed Garba-led tribunal took the decision on Thursday after hearing parties involved in the petition.

5. Atiku vs Buhari: APC Makes ‘Huge Demand’ From Tribunal Over Atiku’s Citizenship

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to strike out Atiku Abubakar’s petition against President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election on the ground that he is not a Nigerian by birth. Naija News reports that the ruling party made the demand on Thursday, June 13, before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal headed by Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba.

6. PDP, Atiku Seek To Inspect INEC’s Server Against Buhari’s Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, prayed the Presidential tribunal to order the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant them permission to inspect the commission’s saver. Naija News understands that the PDP’s wish is still part of the reactions of the main opposition party in Nigeria and the candidate to the loss of the presidential election victory to Buhari.

7. Presidential Election Tribunal: INEC Responds To PDP, Atiku’s Request To Access Server

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed claims of a server where results of the February 23 presidential election were uploaded. Naija News reports that the electoral commission made this known at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Thursday while responding to an application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar to inspect its servers.

8. Popular Herbalist Predicts Victory For PDP’s Atiku At Tribunal

A popular traditional medicine practitioner (herbalist) in Anambra State, southeast Nigeria, Igwe Onyeachonam Ofomba, has predicted that Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, in the 2019 general elections, will win at the tribunal. Naija News recalls that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared President Muhammadu Buhari who participated in the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, winner of the February 23 Presidential election.

That’s the Presidential Election Tribunal news for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.


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