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Latest Presidential Election Tribunal News For Thursday, 11th July, 2019

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Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Presidential Election Tribunal news headlines for today Thursday, 11th July 2019.

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

1. How INEC, Police Rigged Presidential Election For APC – Buhari’s Kingsmen

The Kingsmen of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, disputed his victory at the February 23 Presidential election. Naija News reports that Buhari’s kingsmen disputed the return of the President by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the presidential election at the presidential election petition tribunal which resumed hearing on Tuesday, July 9.

2. Presidential Tribunal: Atiku Calls 9 Additional Witnesses (Full List)

The Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and his party, on Tuesday, called 9 witnesses who testified in his petition praying the presidential election petition tribunal to void the election of February 23 on grounds of non-compliance with electoral laws, violence, thuggery, non accreditation of voters and non qualification of Buhari to contest the election. Naija News reports that the witnesses which included President Muhammadu Buhari’s kingsmen disputed the return of the President by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the presidential election at the presidential election petition tribunal which resumed hearing on Tuesday, July 9.

3. Buhari Moves Against Use Of His Bio-Data At Presidential Tribunal

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the admissibility of the form containing his bio-data at the presidential election petition tribunal. According to NAN, this happened on Monday at the resumed sitting of the presidential election petition tribunal in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

4. Presidential Tribunal: Atiku, PDP Shocks Buhari As It Calls First Witness

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar have started calling witnesses at the resumed hearing of the presidential election petition tribunal on Monday. The first witness they called is Buba Galadima, a well-known critic of President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.

5. INEC Transmitted 2019 Presidential Election Results To Server – Witnesses

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP‘s witness, Ijeoma Peter Obi, at the presidential election petition tribunal today, stated that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, used the server for the transmission of election results of the February 23, presidential election. Obi who stated that he is an Information Communications and Technology expert declared also that he transmitted results from polling units to the INEC server as Registration Area Technician shortlisted and trained by INEC for the 2019 polls.

6. Atiku vs Buhari: PDP, Ex-VP Head To Supreme Court Over INEC Server

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party and its Presidential candidate in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, have said they will challenge the dismissal of their application to be granted access to inspect the central server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Naija News recalls that the former Vice President and his party had prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to grant them access to inspect the central server allegedly used by INEC to transmit results during the 2019 general elections.

7. 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.

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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