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Latest Presidential Election Tribunal News For Friday, September 13th, 2019

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Latest Election Tribunal News For Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Presidential Election Tribunal news headlines for today Friday, September 13th, 2019.

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

1. Presidential Tribunal Gives Final Ruling On PDP, Atiku’s Petition

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Naija News reports that the PDP and Atiku are challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the February 23, 2019, presidential election.

2. Presidential Tribunal Ruling, A Victory For Nigerians – Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President, says the ruling of the presidential election petition tribunal in his favour, is a victory for Nigerians who trooped out to overwhelmingly elect him for a second term in office. Naija News had reported earlier that the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

3. PDP Reacts To Dismissal of Atiku’s Petition by Presidential tribunal

The judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which upheld President Muhammadu Buhari victory has been rejected by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Through its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan in a statement, the party expressed shock over the judgment, adding that there were so many errors as the Tribunal failed to prove fair justice.

4. APC Reacts To Dismissal of Atiku’s Petition by Presidential tribunal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the judgment of the 2019 Presidential Election Petition by the Tribunal. Recall that the Tribunal earlier dismissed the entirety of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alh. Atiku Abubakar.

5. Presidential Tribunal Strikes Out PDP, Atiku’s Star Witness Account

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday struck out the witness statement by former Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka. This follows a ruling by the Tribunal on the request by President Muhammadu Buhari through his counsels for the striking out of the witness statement.

6. Presidential Election Tribunal: Atiku, PDP Win Round Two Motion With INEC

The Presidential Election Tribunal has given the former Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar victory in a ruling on a motion filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Naija News understands that in the motion, INEC had sought the dismissal of Atiku and PDP’s petitions as Nigeria’s electoral umpire claims that the opposition failed to join the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, in their petitions against President Buhari and the electoral umpire.




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