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Latest Election Tribunal News For Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

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Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Election Tribunal news headlines for today Tuesday, August 27th, 2019.

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

1. Abia Election Tribunal: APC, PDP Lose In Court

The election of Mr. Ossy Prestige of the All Progressives Grand Alliance as the elected representative for Abia North/South Federal Constituency has been upheld by the National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia. According to the report, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uzor Azubuike, and Mascot Uzor-Kalu of the All Progressives Congress had approached the tribunal to nullify the election of Prestige.

2. Atiku vs Buhari: Tribunal Sets New Date For Final Judgment

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has set September 13, 2019, to deliver judgment on Atiku Abubakar‘s case against President Muhammadu Buhari. Naija News understands that Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, is challenging the outcome of the February 23 election which President Buhari was declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

3. Tribunal Nullifies Dino Melaye’s Election

The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, has nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye. Naija News reports that the tribunal nullified Senator Melaye’s election on Friday morning, August 23.

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

Source: Naija News

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