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    Politics Atiku not from Cameroon, motion on vote-buying dismissed — 9 highlights from the tribunal - The Cable

    The presidential election petition tribunal has so far delivered at least nine rulings ahead of the final judgement on the petition challenging the outcome of the presidential election. Before it went on a break at past 1pm, the tribunal sitting in Abuja dismissed a motion filed by the...
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    Politics BREAKING: Buhari qualified to contest presidential election, tribunal rules - The Cable

    the presidential election petition tribunal has ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified to contest the presidential election. Delivering its ruling on Wednesday, the tribunal said the evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) shows that Buhari was qualified to run for...
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    Politics Election: Tribunal dismisses PDP’s claim security operatives rigged for Buhari -

    The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed parts of the PDP petition alleging that the ruling APC used security officers to manipulate the 2019 election. The court’s decision followed an application by INEC seeking the nulification of various parts of the petition by the PDP...
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    Politics Tribunal backs PDP, says Buhari’s academic qualification not ‘pre-election matter’ - Premium Times

    The Presidential Election Tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the argument by INEC suggesting that the complaints by the PDP against President Muhammadu Buhari’s academic qualification for the 2019 election was a pre-election matter. The Independent National Electoral Commission said the PDP’s...
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    Politics Buhari: Corruption behind sickness, hardship facing millions of Nigerians - The Cable

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the major reason why Nigerians are sick and facing hardship is due to corruption. Speaking on Tuesday at the 49th annual conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in Abuja, the president said corruption prevents good governance...
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    Politics Tribunal: 5 Constitutional grounds to decide Buhari, Atiku’s fate today -

    The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal will, today, decide the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election of February 23. Already, the judges have entered the courtroom at exactly 9. 28am to deliver the judgement...
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    Politics Presidential Tribunal: Atiku defeats INEC in court - Daily Post

    Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday struck out an application filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seeking to strike out the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections...
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    Politics I was hated, called “Okoro Hausa” because of APC – Okorocha - Daily trust

    Sen. Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo, has lamented the humiliating treatment meted out to him by his party the All Progressives Congress (APC), in spite of his sacrifices and financial contributions to the party. Read more: