Tag Archives: Presidential Candidate

Why Sowore Was Arrested – DSS

The Department of State Services has said that rights activist and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 election, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, was arrested “for threatening public safety, peaceful co-existence and social harmony in the country.” The agency called on Nigerians to disregard “threat of revolution” issued by Sowore. The security agency…

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APC Warns Atiku Against “Acting Like President”

The All Progressives Congress has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of making public statements on issues constitutionally reserved for the duly elected head of government or his designees. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said Atiku as a former Vice President ought to…

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US Travel Ban On Nigerian Politicians Show 2019 Election Was Rigged – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the current travel ban imposed by the United States on some politicians in Nigeria has validated his claim that the presidential election was rigged in favour of the All Progressives Congress and President Muhammadu Buhari. The former…

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Atiku, PDP Claims Witnesses Scheduled To Testify At Tribunal Were Attacked

Proceedings at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja were halted on Friday following the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 poll, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, that their witnesses scheduled to testify were attacked on their way from Zamfara. Atiku and the PDP, who are challenging the…

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Atiku Submits Additional 26,175 Exhibits in Court Against Buhari

Former vice president and the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has tendered as exhibits about 26,175 documents used for the 2019 presidential election in eight northern states. The documents were tendered on Friday, July 5, through his lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN) at the presidential election petition tribunal sitting…

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Election Tribunal: Atiku, PDP Call for Reduction of Call-in Witnesses Period to 10 Days

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate for the 2019 Nigerian General Elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has on Monday, informed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal their decision to reduce the 14 days period prescribed by the law for the call of witnesses to prove their petition to 10 days. Atiku and PDP,…

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Moghalu Blames Northern Elite and Politicians, Says They Promote Poverty

The presidential candidate of Young Progressive Party (YPP) in the 2019 Presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has accused the northern elite and politicians of encouraging poverty among the masses for selfish and political reasons. According to Moghalu, the selfishness of the northern political class remains the major cause of poverty and under-development in the region.…

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Traditional Medicine Practitioner Predicts Atiku’s Victory At Tribunal, Says He Will Be President This Year

A traditional medicine practitioner in Anambra State known as Igwe Onyeachonam Ofomba, has predicted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar will defeat the current President, Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal and will in turn become Nigeria’s President this year, as he is destined to do so. Ofomba, speaking…

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Prof. Wole Soyinka Finally Endorses This Presidential Candidate

Prof. Wole Soyinka, has gone contrary to expectations and permutations after he endorsed Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), for President. The Nobel Laureate and his civil society group, Citizens Forum, made the announcement in a statement he personally signed, where he outlined circumstances leading up to the decision which he…

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Just In: Appeal Court Sacks Gana, Declares Duke SDP Presidential Candidate

Moments ago, the Court of Appeal in Abuja declared former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke as the authentic presidential flag-bearer of the Social Democratic Party, SDP. The appellate court, in a unanimous judgement by a three-man panel of Justices, vacated a judgement of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, which had on…

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