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BUHARI VS ATIKU: Court Updates (Rules + Photos) 1




Tribunal dismisses INEC’s motion against Atiku’s lead counsel

Presidential Tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) motion arguing that Atiku’s lead counsel, Livy Uzoukwu, is not a legal practitioner called to the Nigerian Bar.

Buhari is qualified to contest presidential election, Court rules

The PEPC has held that as against the argument by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP, President Muhammadu Buhari was eminently qualified to contest the last presidential election.

No evidence INEC electronically transmitted results to server, Court rules

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPC) has declared that there is no evidence that INEC transmitted the results of the last presidential election electronically to any server.

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Court strikes out PDP’s star witness’ statement in support of Atiku’s petition

The PEPC has acceded to the request by President Muhamadu Buari for the striking out of a witness statement written by former Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka, in support of the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Tribunal strikes out Atiku’s petition indicting security agencies

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has held that the petition seeking to nullify President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election was validly and competently filed.

Buhari’s motion challenging Atiku’s eligibility diversionary – Tribunal

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed President Muhammadu Buhari’s contention that candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, was not qualified to challenge his re-election.

Court strikes out Atiku’s Kenyan ICT expert’s evidence on server

The PEPC has struck out the evidence given by the Kenyan Information and Communication Technology (ICT) expert, David Njorga invited as the 59th petitioners witnesses to establish their claim that INEC transmitted results to a server during the last presidential election.

In the judgment still being read in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP, the court held classified the evidence by Njorga as hearsay evidence because he claimed to have sourced the information about s supposed INEC server from a third party website:

Justice Mohammed Garba said the court cannot rely on such unbelievable evidence as presented by Njorga to hold that there actually exists a server.





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