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ATIKU ABUBAKAR

BREAKING: Supreme Court Dismisses Atiku’s Appeal

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The seven-man panel of Judges dismissed the appeal for lacking in merit. Atiku had appealed against the presidential tribunal’s dismissal of his petition against the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February 23 presidential election. The apex court had earlier, during the hearing rejected Atiku and PDP’s request that their seven…

Nigeria At 59: Atiku Urges Citizens To ‘Safeguard’ Ideals Of Founding Fathers, Fight Tyranny

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the February 23, 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar has called on Nigerians to take concrete steps in order to aid Nigeria’s progress. Abubakar, who stated this in a message to Nigeria on her 59th Independence Anniversary, said Nigerians ought not to just be praying and showing understanding, but to take democratic action to ensure that the ideals of the nation’s founding fathers, which are unity, faith, peace and progress are not set on the altar of tyranny.…

Wike Congratulates Buhari For Victory Over Atiku At Presidential Tribunal

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari following the affirmation of his victory by the Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal on Wednesday. A five-man panel of the tribunal led by Justice Mohammed Garba had dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, which challenged Buhari’s victory in the February 23, 2019 presidential election. The tribunal said the PDP and Atiku failed to prove that Buhari did not gain majority of…

Atiku Heads To Supreme Court As PDP Rejects Presidential Tribunal Verdict

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected Wednesday’s ruling of the Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal which affirmed the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23, 2019 presidential election. The PDP, which described the ruling of the five-man panel of the tribunal as "provocative” and “barefaced subversion of justice”, said its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will challenge the ruling at the Supreme Court. The opposition party made its position known in a statement by its National…

BREAKING: Tribunal Affirms Buhari President, Dismisses Atiku’s Petition

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Wednesday affirmed the election of Muhammadu Buhari as the duly elected President of Nigeria. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar had filed a petition asking the tribunal to nullify the presidential election held on February 23 and won by Buhari who was the candidate of the All Progressive Party, APC. Delivering its judgment today, chairman of the five-panel of justices, Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba said the petitioners have…

Dino Melaye Denies Promise To Give Out Cars In Celebration Of Atiku’s Victory At Tribunal

The Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has distanced himself from an alleged promise to give out 10 cars in the event that Atiku Abubakar defeats President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday. Senator Melaye denied making the promise while reacting to a tweet from a 'fake' twitter account. The tweet came ahead of the tribunal's expected delivery of a final verdict in the suit brought before it by the presidential candidate…

Buhari Vs Atiku: Photos From Tribunal Sitting In Abuja

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will in a short time from now, announce its verdict on the petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that the petition was filed by presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, challenging Buhari’s emergence as winner in the February 23 election. Earlier, the panel struck out the preliminary objection that President Buhari was not qualified to contest the election. On the allegation that Vice President Professor…

Presidential Election Nullification Suit: Buhari, Atiku Know Fate September 11

The Presidential Election Tribunal Election will deliver its judgement on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. All the parties in the suit had made their final submission on August 21st, when the tribunal declared the date for the judgement will be communicated at a later date. The PDP and its candidate are seeking to nullify the election of Buhari in the 23 February poll. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC…

Xenophobia: Atiku, Others Condemn Attacks On Nigerians

Following the recent xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar has called on the African Union and the country’s government to urgently address the issue. Abubakar made the call on his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday. He condemned the attacks on Nigerians, adding that if nothing is done about the attacks, it might end up destroying the fabric of African brotherhood. He said, “Reported attacks…

‘Atiku Defending Fraud And Criminality’ – BMO Blasts Ex-VP Over Obasanjo

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of defending “fraud and criminality”. BMO said this after Atiku, through his media office, accused the President Muhammadu Buhari administration of trying to “rope in former President Olusegun Obasanjo into a crime as a way of silencing his voice.” The former vice president had said Buhari’s government wants to frame Obasanjo up because it sees him “as the preeminent critical voice against the misrule that they have foisted on…