Court Upholds PDP Victory in Plateau
In a judgement delivered by Hon. Justice Sunday Olorundahunsi earlier today, the Plateau State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, has re-affirmed the victory of Caleb Mutfwang of the PDP as the duly elected Governor of Plateau State.
In March , the INEC declared PDP's Mutfwang the winner of the election after he secured 525,299 votes, to defeat the APC Candidate, Professor Nentawe Yilwatda, who garnered 481,370 votes.
Dissatisfied with the results as declared by the Commission, Nentawe and the APC approached the tribunal seeking redress. INEC, Mutfwang and PDP are listed as the first, second and third respondents, respectively.
All the three grounds of the petitioner were cancelled by the judges.
Supreme Court Upholds Akeredolu Election
The Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has emerged victorious in the Supreme Court as the court thrashed out the suit leveled against him by his opponent in the last year election.The suit of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was thrown out. The court upheld Akredolu's victory in the October 10th, 2020 Gubernatorial elections.
How Atiku chased journalists out of Plateau PDP delegate’s meeting causing stampede
Atiku Abubakar, a presidential candidate for the People's Democratic Party, excluded journalists from a meeting he attended with Plateau PDP delegates on Wednesday.Sources within the party who criticized Atiku regarded his actions as a desperate attempt to secure the party's presidential nomination in the upcoming primary election.The mob of media obviously enraged the former Vice President, who arrived at the Plateau State PDP Secretariat at about 2 p.m.The preside...
National Assembly Tribunal upholds elections of Shehu Sale, Mahmud Abdullahi in Niger
The petition filed by Mohammed Nazeer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which contested Shehu Saleh of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner for the Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency, was dismissed by the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal (NAEPT), which is located in Minna.Justice Angela Otaluka, the tribunal's presiding chairman, dismissed the petition and granted the petitioner N300,000 in compensation.Having received the majority of th...
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