The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) yesterday alleged that the Federal Government had been mounting undue pressure on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, to accept a list of some persons allegedly selected to be members of the presidential election petition appeal tribunal.
Atiku Abubakar and his party the People's Democratic Party Tuesday appealed the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal at the Supreme Court. The tribunal, on September 11, dismissed the petitions the PDP and its presidential candidate in Nigeria's last general election, ruling against the petitioners. The tribunal rejected all three of Atiku’s claims: that…
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar, to apologise to Nigerians instead of appealing Wednesday’s ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.