Uncertainty Over Bulkachuwa Replacement As Tribunal Resumes Sitting Monday

Zainab Bulkachuwa

By Uche Mbah After a long delay, the Presidential Election Tribunal resumes sitting Monday after the last session that saw the Appeal Court head, Zainab Bulkachuwa, recusing herself from the case while promising to appoint a judge to replace her as a member of the tribunal. Two weeks later, she appeared to have made no efforts to replace herself, prompting the lead Counsel for Atiku Abubakar, the Paople’s Democratic Party, PDP, candidate,  Livy Uzoukwu, to protest about the issue to the Head of the Court of Appeal, Bulkachuwa herself querying…

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AIT Back On AIR, Records More Than Twenty Million Viewers Within One Hour

By Uche Mbah Within one hour of it being reopened consequent upon a Court order, African Independent Television, AIT, a subsidiary of DAAR Communications Ltd, which was shut down by the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, earlier this week,  recorded over twenty million viewers within one hour.The viewership cuts across all continents of the world. AIT was off the air for about twenty four hours. Checks monitored in Lagos indicate that the media house has benefited more from the closure than expected. The closure has inadvertently become a strong brand advertisement…

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