PDP Alleged Plan to Stop Buhari’s Inauguration Rattles Presidency

By Uche Mbah There appears to be palpable tension in the Presidency with allegations that the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, is poised to go to Court to stop Buhari’s inauguration on May 29. It will be recalled that there was a court order preventing the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from completing the announcement of the remaining results in Bauchi State. In the already announced results, the PDP was said to be in the lead. The state Resident Electoral Commission, Ibrahim Abdullahi, had suspended the collation of the results in…

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Court Case: Atiku Confident Of Victory, Raises The Specter Of Buhari’s Certificate

By Uche Mbah The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and it’s flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, appear confident of victory due to the formidable nature of evidence available to them to pursue their case. Already, they have been able to retrieve from the Independent National Electoral Commission the actual result saved there before their internet server went down. This was for the thirty five states of federation and Abuja. The result for Rivers state was not available before the server went down. According to the result from INEC Server, Atiku defeated Mohammed…

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Atiku Files Case Against Buhari, Opposition Alleges Intimidation Of Judges

By Uche Mbah Despite all entreaties from different quarters to shelve his plan of challenging the  2019 presidential election results in court, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, finally went to court to challenge that result, putting to an end endless speculations on whether he will succumb to pressures from powerful quarters. Though Atiku himself was not initially in court, he was represented by a team of Lawyers led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chukwuma Ume. He has unexpectedly filed the case to beat the deadline,…

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Electoral Fraud Will Affect Nigeria’s Growth- Peter Obi

By Uche Mbah The former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, has said that no nation can grow on rigged elections. Obi is currently the Vice Presidential Candidate of the main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. According to INEC announcement, the party lost to the ruling party, the All Progressive Party, APC. But PDP has since gone to court to challenge the results, alleging that the election was fraught with rigging of monumental proportions. According to Obi, the process through which people come into office is far more…

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Court Case: APC Disowns BCO, EFCC detains Atiku’s Lawyer

By Uche Mbah Festus Keyamo, the Official spokesperson of the All Progressives congress, APC, has distanced the party from the call by the Buhari Campaign Organization, BCO, urging the International Community to call the Presidential candidate of the main opposition party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, to order by prevailing on him to jettison plans to contest the 2019 presidential elections in Court. This Magazine had reported that the Buhari Media Organization had asked EU, US and UK to intervene in prevailing on Atiku not to go to court. This was one…

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Atiku Seeks Court Order to inspect INEC Register, Buhari Calls Emergency Security Meeting

Otunba Gbenga Daniel and Atiku Abubakar

By Uche Mbah The Legal fireworks has started for the last concluded presidential election in Nigeria as the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, files an ex parte Motion in an Abuja Appeal Court seeking access to all Documents used by the Commission in the prosecution of the election. Atiku has been under tremendous pressure not to go to court but has maintained that he must reclaim his mandate through legal means so as not to violate the peace accord that he signed with other Presidential aspirants,…

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Court Case: BCO Writes EU, US; Afenifere, Ohaneze, NCF And PANDEF Back Atiku

By Uche Mbah The Buhari Campaign Organization, BCO, has written to the International Community-specifically the European Union, the United States and the United Kingdom urging them to prevail on the Presidential Candidate of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, not to go to Court over the 2019 Presidential Poll. Writing separate letters to EU, US and UK through their consulates and High Commissions in Nigeria, the group said the International Community should emulate former President Goodluck Jonathan who conceded defeat without going to Court. “We…

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Despite Meeting With Abubakar’s Peace Committee, Atiku May Still Go To Court

By Uche Mbah Respite may not have come to the ruling party as former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar is still poised to go to Court to challenge the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Presidential Polls. Yesterday, Atiku met with Abdulsalami Abubakar, Chairman of the Peace Committee. It is under their umbrella that the Peace Accord was signed by both parties before the elections. The meeting was held in the presence of Peter Obi, his Vice Presidential Candidate; Bishop Hassan Kukkah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese;  John…

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Despite Pressure By Buhari, Northern Elites to Accept Poll Result As The “Will of Allah”, Atiku rejects Poll

By Uche Mbah Feelers from those close to former Vice President and  Waziri of Adamawa, Atiku Abubakar,  are that he has been under pressure to congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced Buhari winner of the 2019 presidential elections. Recall that INEC had, after three days of vote collation and announcement, certified Buhari as duly elected President of Nigeria amid controversial circumstances. But Atiku, who has been mute since the collation of the results started, has rejected the elections saying that Democracy will not be…

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Presidential Poll: Buhari, Atiku Stand Head-To-Head

By Bayo Bernard President Muhammadu Buhari is not happy that his party, All Progressives Congress, APC will not present candidates for governorship elections in Rivers and Zamfara states. APC has been bared by the courts from presenting candidates for parliamentary elections in the two states due to factional issues. “I’m not happy that our party would not” present candidates for election in Rivers state, Buhari said in Port Harcourt on Wednesday barely four days to presidential election on Saturday, February 16. Whatever happens in the two states will impact the…

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