“If Nigeria is a federal republic, then she ought to be operated as such. There should be strict adherence to the rule of law; the constitution and nothing else should guide actions of the government at all levels. These are what statesmen like Governor Nyesom Wike stand for,” Dornubari Kiinee writes in Opinions.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congratulates Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state and his Taraba State Counterpart, Governor Darius Ishaku for their respective victories at the governorship election petitions tribunal.
The battle for the soul of the Presidency of Nigeria between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not likely to end so soon in order to help calm the turbulent waters of the dangerously polarised country.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has reserved judgement on the petitions filed by the PDP and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar on the fraudulent outcome of the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election.
In what might appear a tyrannical plot to rope in Atiku Abubakar and finally silence the opposition parties after a massive militarily backed election rigging, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused him of being behind the recent #RevolutionNow protest to express discontent against the policies of the Buhari administration.
The source of data on the whistleblower’s Facts Don’t Lie Nigeria website is traceable to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), an information technology expert witness, has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
Tribunal Orders INEC Chairman, Zamfara REC to Appear Tomorrow Following Failure To Comply With Earlier Subpoena
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu was on Wednesday ordered by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to appear before it unfailingly tomorrow, July 18, by 12 noon.
*Witnesses testify Borno, Yobe results transmitted to INEC’s Server *Civil servants in Borno, Yobe threatened to vote APC or lose their jobs, farmlands.
The grouse of the witnesses were that the election was poorly conducted in the Northern part of the country with massive cancellation and mutilation of election results in favour of the All Progressives Congress.
The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), on Friday, countered the claim by Chairman of the Independent National Election Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, that INEC was the ‘most improved public service institution in Nigeria’.