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INEC Server: Atiku, PDP kick against tribunal ruling, vow to take case to Supreme Court

INEC Server: Atiku, PDP kick against tribunal ruling, vow to take case to Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have kicked against Monday’s unanimous ruling of the presidential election tribunal which threw out their application seeking an order  to grant them access to inspect the central server allegedly used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit results of the last general election. Both the party and ... Read More »

Tribunal Rejects Atiku, PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC’s Server

Tribunal Rejects Atiku, PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC’s Server

*Atiku The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday struck out the request by opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate in the last election, to inspect the controversial Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) server which they claimed the electoral body used to transmit and collate results of the 2019 presidential election. In a unanimous ... Read More »

BMO To Atiku, Stop Shedding Crocodile Tears on June 12

BMO To Atiku, Stop Shedding Crocodile Tears on June 12

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has debunked former Vice president Atiku Abubakar’s claim that he stood shoulder to shoulder with Moshood Abiola, the icon of the June 12 struggle. The group says it is a lie and a laughable attempt at re-writing an important part of Nigeria’s political history, as Atiku was one of the first members of the defunct ... Read More »

Atiku lauds Supreme Court judgment against APC electoral victories in Zamfara

Atiku lauds Supreme Court judgment against APC electoral victories in Zamfara

…Says “nothing is as pleasing to the ears of believers, as justice being served in the holy month of Ramadan.”  The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has lauded the Supreme Court over its judgment against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State. The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed ... Read More »

Breaking: Atiku, PDP win round one as Justice Bulkachuwa withdraws from  presidential election petition

Breaking: Atiku, PDP win round one as Justice Bulkachuwa withdraws from presidential election petition

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his party secured a major victory on Wednesday as the President of the Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), Justice Zainab Bulkachua withdrew from presiding over the petition they filled against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of ... Read More »

Election Tribunal: We’ll Not Argue With PDP – INEC

Election Tribunal: We’ll Not Argue With PDP – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in argument on petitions before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal because they are sub-judice. Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, INEC, said this in a statement released in Abuja. Okoye was responding to PDP’s allegation that INEC refused ... Read More »

Atiku parading fabricated results, INEC tells tribunal

Atiku parading fabricated results, INEC tells tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, fabricated the votes he claimed to have scored. INEC’s polling figures from the 36 states and the FCT gave Buhari 15,191,847 votes, while Atiku came second with 11,262,978 votes. Atiku, in his petition before the presidential election ... Read More »

Nationality: I trust the tribunal will treat APC’s claim with the contempt it deserves, says Atiku

Nationality: I trust the tribunal will treat APC’s claim with the contempt it deserves, says Atiku

Former Vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has fired back at the ruling All Progressives Congress led government, saying it is the nationality of those who made Nigeria extreme poverty capital that is in doubt, not his. Atiku had filed a petition at the Presidential Election Tribunal ... Read More »

Atiku is a Cameroonian, not qualified to be Nigerian president, APC tells tribunal

Atiku is a Cameroonian, not qualified to be Nigerian president, APC tells tribunal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is a Cameroonian and as such not eligible to contest election to become Nigerian president. This was the party’s response to the election petition filed before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. APC is the third respondent to the petition. ... Read More »

Atiku can’t win case against Buhari- Niger State Governor

Atiku can’t win case against Buhari- Niger State Governor

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, has said the decision by the Presidential candidate, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to go to court would not yield any positive result. He said :“It’s not unusual, when you lose elections, you go to court for so many reasons. It could be that you think you won or it could ... Read More »

People didn’t come out to vote because of rigging during presidential election- Atiku

People didn’t come out to vote because of rigging during presidential election- Atiku

Former Vice President and the presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday lamented low turnout of voters in Governorship and State Assembly polls, blaming it on alleged irregularities in the presidential election. He made the observation while speaking to newsmen in Yola shortly after casting his vote at the Ajiya polling unit 02 of ... Read More »

BMO to EFCC: DO YOUR JOB, IGNORE ATIKU’s N63Bn SOPHISTRY

BMO to EFCC: DO YOUR JOB, IGNORE ATIKU’s N63Bn SOPHISTRY

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Atiku Abubakar of lying over the arrest of his son- in-law by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This comes against the backdrop of revelation that the anti-graft agency is probing Abdullahi Babalele who is also the Group Finance ... Read More »

We are investigating case of money laundering Atiku’s Finance Director- EFCC

We are investigating case of money laundering Atiku’s Finance Director- EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) said it had begun investigation of alleged money-laundering by the Finance Director of Atiku Abubakar’s group of companies, Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi. Acting Spokesman of EFCC, Mr Tony Orilade, stated this in Abuja on Monday and confirmed to News Agency of Nigeria that Abdullahi was in the commission’s custody. “We are investigating ... Read More »

EFCC arrests Atiku’s finance director

EFCC arrests Atiku’s finance director

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi, son in-law to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. He is also the Finance Director of his group of companies. A statement by his media office yesterday said, “In a desperate move to have Atiku Abubakar concede and congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari, officials of ... Read More »

MUSWEN congratulates Buhari, asks Atiku to accept defeat without conditions

MUSWEN congratulates Buhari, asks Atiku to accept defeat without conditions

On behalf of the teeming population of Muslims and other well-meaning people of South Western Nigeria, we wish to use this medium to dissociate ourselves from the discordant statement reportedly made by some self-appointed individuals who purport to speak on behalf of all the Yoruba against the outcome of the elections.” MUSWEN’S PRESS RELEASE ON THE RE-ELECTION OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU ... Read More »

Babangida urges Atiku to close ranks with Buhari

Babangida urges Atiku to close ranks with Buhari

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has urged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, to close ranks with President Muhammadu Buhari with a view to working together. Babangida, in a congratulatory message he personally signed on Saturday, also urged president Buhari to heal the wounds of the campaigns. The statement reads in full: The 2019 Presidential ... Read More »

Opinion- Atiku: An Omen Worse Than Defeat, By Azu Ishiekwene

Opinion- Atiku: An Omen Worse Than Defeat, By Azu Ishiekwene

One lesson Jonathan taught Nigeria is that you don’t have to win to be victorious. And it was just like yesterday when one unexpected phone call from him to Buhari put the critics, the deniers and the stalemate army out of business… Atiku missed that chance. And it could prove worse than his defeat.” As the final results of last ... Read More »

ACF congratulates Buhari, asks Atiku to concede defeat

ACF congratulates Buhari, asks Atiku to concede defeat

The Arewa Consultative Forum has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the polls. The northern apex organization also called on the presidential candidate of the main opposition People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku to concede defeat and congratulate Buhari. Similarly, the ACF has also called on the president elect, Muhammad Buhari “to ensure that the new administration keeps ... Read More »

Buhari leading Atiku with over 3 million votes

Buhari leading Atiku with over 3 million votes

The Presidential Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammed Buhari is currently leading his main rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar with over three million votes. Official results from 33 States and the Federal Capital Territory showed that Buhari has so far recorded about 13,563,977 votes ahead of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who has so ... Read More »

Make that phone call to Buhari now, BMO tells Atiku

Make that phone call to Buhari now, BMO tells Atiku

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar to call President Muhammadu Buhari to congratulate him on his impending victory in the just-concluded Presidential election. It said in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke that it is the best option for the former Vice ... Read More »