• Supreme Court strikes out Atiku, PDP’s appeal

    Supreme Court strikes out Atiku, PDP’s appeal0

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. A five-man panel led by Justice Dattijo Muhammad said the appeal was statute-barred. The appeal was filed by the PDP and Atiku to challenge a ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which

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  • Atiku versus Buhari: Tribunal rejects PDP’s request for extension of time

    Atiku versus Buhari: Tribunal rejects PDP’s request for extension of time0

    The presidential election petitions tribunal, on Friday, July 19, turned down a request by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, for an extension of time to conclude their cases. Channels Television reports that the chairman of the tribunal, Justice Mohammed Garba, while rejecting the request, noted that the court would

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  • Breaking: Atiku vs Buhari: Tribunal gets new chairman, shifts hearing to Tuesday

    Breaking: Atiku vs Buhari: Tribunal gets new chairman, shifts hearing to Tuesday0

    Justice Mohammed Garba is now the new chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The tribunal this afternoon, adjourned proceedings till Tuesday on the applications filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Justice Garba was drafted from the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal

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  • Atiku, Shehu Sani, others speak on closure of AIT, Ray Power

    Atiku, Shehu Sani, others speak on closure of AIT, Ray Power0

    An opposition presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Thursday condemned the closure of AIT and Ray Power FM, two of the country’s largest private broadcasters. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) suspended the broadcast licences for both AIT and Ray Power FM on Thursday afternoon, citing a frequent breach of the broadcasting code. The NBC, which regulates radio

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