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Atiku vs Buhari: What God directed me to say about tribunal judgement – Pastor Giwa

The senior Pastor of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church, pastor Adewale Giwa has described the judgement by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal as judgement towards the vast majority of Nigerians. The cleric stated the Holy Spirit saved disturbing him to say this in a press release he signed and made out there to DAILY POST on Saturday. According to him, these in energy had trampled on the desires of Nigerians. He particularly identified that Nigerians had already accepted their destiny after the presidential election, stressing that the judges on the election tribunal solely got here so as to add ‘salt to the soup’. “Whatever exists has already been named, and what humanity is has been recognized; nobody can cope with somebody who’s stronger, based ...

Atiku, PDP head to Supreme Court as tribunal affirms Buhari’s victory

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday rejected the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), which dismissed the swimsuit filed by the {party} and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The verdict dropped at an finish the six-month authorized battle embarked upon by the PDP and Atiku, in search of to upturn the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February 23 presidential election. Vowing to hunt redress on the Supreme Court, the PDP described the judgment as “provocative, barefaced subversion of justice, and a direct assault on the integrity of our nation’s justice system.” The {party}, in an announcement by its nationwide publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated it was significantly “shocked that the tribunal failed to...

Full report of tribunal ruling that gave Buhari victory over Atiku, PDP

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, has launched its full report, which upheld the election of President Muhammadu Buhari because the precise winner of the February 23 presidential election. The tribunal had said that the petitioners haven’t proved any of the grounds of the petition as recognized by legislation and consequently discarded the petition in its entirety. “And the petition is hereby dismissed in its entirety,” says the main choose. The ruling adopted a petition dated March 18, by Atiku and PDP difficult the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, that Buhari because the winner of the February 23, presidential election. The tribunal dismissed a part of the PDP petition alleging that the ruling APC deployed safety officers to control the...

BUHARI AND ATIKU CONFLICT

There was a solid pushback from the Presidency on previous Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s affirmation that President Muhammadu Buhari was prohibited from entering the United States, with the president distinctly taunting the previous VP for being not able to visit America for over 10 years. In a press articulation issued in the previous evening in Abuja, the exceptional counselor to the president on media, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Atiku’s claim was abnormal and came as an amazement from a previous Number Two subject, who should know reality. Atiku had asserted in a meeting that Buhari was restricted from the U.S. on account of reservations about his religious perspectives. “For around 15 years, Buhari couldn’t enter America by virtue of religious contemplations,̶...

Donations to peace institution shouldnt be a crime–Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Monday mentioned that donations to establishments for selling peace in Nigeria and Africa ought not to be criminalised. Abubakar, in a assertion issued by his Media Office in Abuja, mentioned that presidential libraries in America and different elements of the world had been funded by donations from civic-minded people. He mentioned that the his consideration was drawn to alleged publication able to inflicting disaffection between him and former President Olusegun Obasanjo. He denied media studies that Malam Babalele Abdullahi, his son-in-law, donated money to the Olusegun Obasanjo Library. “For the avoidance of doubt, Abdullahi, didn’t donate any cash in money to the Obasanjo Library. “Yes, he did facilitate a donation of N50 million to the Ob...

Lawyer, Son-in-law of Atiku held over $2million laundering

Ahead of trial for laundering of $2million, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has detained Abdullahi Babalele, who is a son-in-law to ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and Atiku’s lawyer, Mr. Uyi Giwa-Osagie. Babalele is expected to account for about €41,900,000. The two suspects have been under investigation since February for making cash payment without going through financial institution. Some of the cash have been traced to the accounts of Osagie, Babalele, two slush firms and two Bureau De Change operators. Although charges were said to have been preferred against the suspects, no date has been fixed for their arraignment. A top source in the commission said: “The two suspects have been detained in preparation for their arraignment in connection with cash payment of $...

INEC opens defence on Atiku’s petition today

As the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal resumes sitting on Monday (today), the Independent National Electoral Commission is scheduled to open its defence in response to the petition filed by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his Peoples Democratic Party challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 presidential poll. The Justice Mohammed Garba-led tribunal of five judges had after the petitioners rested their case with 62 witnesses on July 19 adjourned further proceedings till Monday for INEC to open its defence. The petitioners’ legal team led by Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN) tendered as exhibits over 50,000 documents, mostly result sheets from 11 states where they mainly disagreed with the outcome of the poll. INEC is the 1st respondent to the petition, while President Muhammadu Buhari and his...

Breaking News! Court Rejects Atiku (Read Details)

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has rejected the request by the National returning Officer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the last presidential election, Osita Chidoka to amend his written statement on oath. Chidoka, who mounted the witness box today as the petitioners’ fourth and star witness for the day, was asked by the petitioners’ lawyer, Chris Uche (SAN) to identify and adopt his written statement, as was the case with other earlier witnesses. Unlike the case with other witnesses before him, Chidoka sought to amend some portions of his written deposition (statement on oath) before he will adopt as his statement in the case before the court. While Chidoka went about identifying the part of his statement he wanted to amend, but which the court rejected on the ...

Atiku: After the conclave

His steps and moves have, so far, been measured and calculated. He has been taking deliberate and conscious steps to ensure that he puts his hand where his mouth is. That is Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections. After his overwhelming victory at his party’s National Convention of 6th October, 2018, Atiku has left no one in doubt that he is prepared for the journey  His first major assignment was instructive. He announced his running mate without stalking. He did not beat about the bush. He did not keep anyone guessing. It spoke volumes. It was an indication that he knew what he wanted. And he went for it. That was why he was not deterred by the shrill voices of dissent that issued forth from some quarters. With a fitting p...

The level of poverty under APC in Nigeria is frightening—Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday said the recent report by the United Nations Development Programme, published on July 11, which said that over 98 million Nigerians were living in multi-dimensional poverty, was a frightening. He said the report indicated that poverty had become the fastest growing venture in Nigeria over the last four years. The former Vice President, in a statement by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, said there was an urgent and compelling need for institutions of the Nigerian state to understand that it was an appalling dereliction of duty to stand idly by and allow misery multiply in the populace. According to him, this was no longer a grassroots problem. He said, “The failure of our econom...

Atiku Reacts To Death Of Daughter Of Afenifere Chairman Killed By Suspected Herdsmen

PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has reacted through his Twitter handle to the death of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen. According to sources, the 58-year-old woman was heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State, when she was attacked and shot by the herdsmen. Atiku Said: “I condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the killing of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Chief Reuben Fasoranti, the Chairman of Afenifere. This is one death too many. “I call on the security services to initiate speedy and thorough investigations to bring her killers to book and stem the epidemic of insecurity in our land. My prayers and deep compassion go to Chief Reuben Fasoranti, his family and the entire membershi...

Nigeria on the verge of collapse after N25.6 trillion debt—Atiku

Concerned by the country’s increasing debt profile, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has raised the alarm that Nigeria as a nation may crumble under the burden of unsustainable borrowing. Putting together Nigeria’s current total debt profile at frightening N25.6 trillion, he said the Buhari administration after inception on May 29, 2015, has doubled the nation’s borrowing. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a statement on Wednesday by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, said Nigeria’s debt profile was at a very healthy ₦12 trillion before the inauguration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government in May 2015. Atiku lamented that the Buhari government has plundered the country into a serious economic crisis which has severe socio- economic effe...