#PEPTJudgement: Court strikes out Peter Obi's Petition
It was an unexpected shocked for the Labour Party/Peter Obi legal team as the Presidential Election Tribunal Petition today in Abuja strikes out one of Peter Obi's Petition against the election of President Tinubu.
Peter Obi has argued that Tinubu's running mate, Kasim Shetimma was not qualified to contest as at the point of his nomination, because he was the Borno central senatorial candidate, and therefore, he flawed the double nomination rule.
However the court rule “The suit on disqualification of Shettima based on eligibility duly struck out. We don’t have jurisdiction over that because it’s a Pre-Election matter”
#PEPTJudgement: Transmission through IREV not Mandatory
At the ongoing Presidential Election Petition Tribunal judgement in Abuja.The court has ruled that there is no where in the Electoral Act where the Commission or its agent is mandated to use only electronic method in collating or transmitting election results.The court argued that electronics transmission is to complement physical collation.The Labour Party and PDP has argued for the annulment of the election based on this point.Naijacrawl will keep you posted as ev...
Tribunal strikes out suit seeking disqualification of Shettima
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has thrown out a suit brought before it by the Allied Peoples Movement, APM, seeking the disqualification of Vice President Kashim Shettima.The party had argued that Tinubu was improperly sponsored by the All Progressives Congress, APC, for nominating Kashim Shettima as his vice-presidential candidate for the election.The opposition party had claimed that Shettima was still the APC candidate for Borno Central Senatorial Di...
Abiodun wins as tribunal strikes out PDP, Adebutu’s reply on vote buying allegation
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday struck out the vote-buying allegation leveled against Governor Dapo Abiodun and the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Ladi Adebutu.Adebutu had dragged Governor Abiodun and the APC to the tribunal, challenging their declaration as the winners of the March 2023 governorship election in the state.But the governor’s l...
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