US court disqualifies Donald Trump from contesting colorado’s presidential primary election

US court disqualifies Donald Trump from contesting colorado’s presidential primary election

The former US President Donald Trump has been disqualified from Colorado’s 2024 Presidential election ballot by the state’s supreme Court.   In a 4-3 decision on Tuesday, the panel ruled Trump could be kept off the state’s GOP ballot under the 14th Amendment in connection with his actions leading up to the insurrection of 2020…

Supreme Court fixes October 23 to hear Atiku’s petition against Tinubu

Supreme Court fixes October 23 to hear Atiku’s petition against Tinubu

The Supreme Court Court has fixed October 23 for the hearing petition of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Informant247 gathered that Atiku, who came second in the election, had approached the presidential election…

Adamawa: Tribunal dismisses SDP’s petition against governor Fintiri

Adamawa: Tribunal dismisses SDP’s petition against governor Fintiri

Justice Theodora Uloho-led three-man panel of the Adamawa State Governorship Electoral Petitions Tribunal on Monday, dismissed the petition filed by Dr. Umar Ardo, Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate against Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri. In the petition filed on May 8, 2023, Ardo had joined INEC, Fintiri, and 16 others as respondents.Alleging corrupt practices, threat and…

Tribunal dismisses LP’s petition challenging Siminalayi’s election as Rivers governor

Tribunal dismisses LP’s petition challenging Siminalayi’s election as Rivers governor

Justice Cletus Emifonye-led three-man panel of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Monday dismissed the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Beatrice Itubo, challenging the election of Siminalayi Fubara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The tribunal unanimously dismissed LP’s petition for lacking in merit and…

Tribunal upholds Alia’s election as Benue governor

Tribunal upholds Alia’s election as Benue governor

The election of Governor Hyacinth Alia of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was on Saturday upheld by the Benue State Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal. The Informant247 gathered that Justice Ibrahim Karaye-led three-man the three-man panel of state tribunal sitting in Makurdi dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Titus Uba,…

Tribunal upholds Mutfwang’s election as Plateau Governor

Tribunal upholds Mutfwang’s election as Plateau Governor

The governorship election petition tribunal in Plateau, on Friday, upheld the election of Governor Caleb Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Dr Nentawe Yilwatda of the All Progressive Congress (APC) had headed for the court and asked to be declared winner because the PDP does not have structure and there was overvoting. The petitioner…

Tribunal affirms election of Enugu governor Peter Mbah

Tribunal affirms election of Enugu governor Peter Mbah

Peter Mbah, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday affirmed as the duly elected governor of Enugu state by the governorship election petition tribunal in the state. Justice Kudirat Akano-led three-man panel, while delivering the judgement, dismissed the petition filed by Chijioke Edeoga, candidate of the Labour Party (LP). The Informant247 reports…

Tribunal judgement: Ganduje urges Kano people to remain peaceful

Tribunal judgement: Ganduje urges Kano people to remain peaceful

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, reacted to the judgment of the Kano state Governorship Elections Tribunal, which affirmed the APC candidate in the 2023 election, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, as duly elected governor of the state. The Informant247 reports that Justice Oluyemi Akintan-Osadebay delivered the judgment…

Tribunal to deliver judgment on Kano guber poll via zoom

Tribunal to deliver judgment on Kano guber poll via zoom

The Kano state election petition tribunal is set to deliver judgment on the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress and its candidate Yusuf Ganuwa to challenge the victory of Governor Abba Yusuf Kabir and his party New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) However, the three-man panel of judges will deliver the judgment via zoom as…

Tribunal sacks Gombe Assembly Speaker, orders rerun within 90 days

Tribunal sacks Gombe Assembly Speaker, orders rerun within 90 days

Gombe State and National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Gombe on Tuesday nullified the election of the speaker, State House of Assembly, Abubakar Mohammed Luggerewo. The Informant247 gathered that Peoples Democratic Party’s Dr Bashir Abdullahi Gaddafi dragged Luggerewo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before the tribunal…

PEPT judgment: Osinbajo congratulates Tinubu, Shettima on the victory

PEPT judgment: Osinbajo congratulates Tinubu, Shettima on the victory

The immediate vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo has joined other well wisher to congratulate President Bola Tinubu on the presidential election petition tribunal’s verdict. The Informant247 had on Wednesday, reported that the tribunal upheld Tinubu’s victory in the February 25 presidential election. Haruna Tsammani-led five-man panel dismissed the petitions filed by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic…

PEPT judgment: Opposition parties don’t have a case against Tinubu – Wike

PEPT judgment: Opposition parties don’t have a case against Tinubu – Wike

The minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, while reacting to the tribunal’s verdict, said election petitions are not won on social media platforms. Wike, while speaking during an interview with Channels Television, said the opposition parties “don’t have a case” against the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the…

Obi rejects PEPT judgment, vows not to relent in quest for justice

Obi rejects PEPT judgment, vows not to relent in quest for justice

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, on Thursday, rejected the judgement of the presidential election petitions tribunal. It would be recalled that the tribunal had, on Wednesday, dismissed various charges filed by Obi and the LP to challenge the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the February 25 poll. The…

Buhari hails PEPT judgement, says democracy and people won

Buhari hails PEPT judgement, says democracy and people won

Muhammadu Buhari, the immediate past Nigerian President, has reacted to the verdict of the presidential election petition tribunal delivered on Wednesday in favour of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, saying the judgement is a testament that “democracy and the people” have won. Buhari, in his reaction to the judgement, said the court has “written history by…

Atiku rejects PEPT judgment, says ‘the war is not over’

Atiku rejects PEPT judgment, says ‘the war is not over’

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 25 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has rejected Wednesday’s judgement of the presidential election petition tribunal. The former vice-president, while speaking on Thursday at a press conference held at the party’s headquarters in Abuja, said he challenged Tinubu’s victory at the presidential election tribunal…

Tribunal judgement: I’m more focused on serving Nigerians, says Tinubu

Tribunal judgement: I’m more focused on serving Nigerians, says Tinubu

Following the presidential election petition tribunal judgement upholding the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25 presidential election against Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the president has said that the tribunal judgement has renewed…

Tribunal upholds Tinubu’s victory, dismisses APM, LP, PDP’s petitions

Tribunal upholds Tinubu’s victory, dismisses APM, LP, PDP’s petitions

The presidential election petition tribunal on Wednesday, upheld the election of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the February 25 presidential election. “Having concluded and decided that all three petitions are all devoid of merit, the petitions are hereby dismissed,” the panel said on Wednesday. Details later…

Tribunal dismisses Atiku’s claim of Guinean citizenship, Drug case against Tinubu

Tribunal dismisses Atiku’s claim of Guinean citizenship, Drug case against Tinubu

The Presidential Election Petitions Court in the ongoing judgment, dismissed the ground of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), alleging dual citizenship and drug conviction against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Justice Moses Ugo, in a judgment on the objections of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Tinubu grounds that…

‘Justice not served’ – Labour Party Rejects Presidential Election Petition Court Judgment

‘Justice not served’ – Labour Party Rejects Presidential Election Petition Court Judgment

…begins consultations with lawyers on the next step Following the dismissal of the petition filed by the Labour Party and his presidential candidate, Peter Obi, by the Presidential Election Petition Court over the declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the winner of the February 25, 2023 election, the labour…

Tribunal dismisses Obi’s petition against Tinubu, says it lacks merit

Tribunal dismisses Obi’s petition against Tinubu, says it lacks merit

In the ongoing judgment, the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Wednesday said that the Labour Party and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi’s entire petition against President Bola Tinubu was based on rhetoric while dismissing all petitions before it. The Informant247 gathered that part of the claims made by the petitioners include the nullification of the…

$460k forfeiture: Peter Obi failed to prove Tinubu was convicted – Tribunal

$460k forfeiture: Peter Obi failed to prove Tinubu was convicted – Tribunal

Justice Haruna Tsammani, the chairman of the presidential election petition tribunal at the ongoing judgment, stated that the Peoples Democratic Party and Labour Party (LP) failed to prove that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu should have been disqualified from contesting the 2023 election on account of a forfeiture agreement. It would be recalled that Tinubu, in…

INEC at liberty to prescribe mode of transmitting election results, says Tribunal

INEC at liberty to prescribe mode of transmitting election results, says Tribunal

In the ongoing judgment, the presidential election petition tribunal on Wednesday ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is at liberty to determine its mode of transmitting election results. The Informant247 gathered that the chairman of the tribunal, Haruna Tsammani, while citing the judgment of a federal high court in suit FHC/ABJ/CS/1454/2022 delivered on…

Tribunal rejects EU’s report on 2023 elections tendered by Obi, LP

Tribunal rejects EU’s report on 2023 elections tendered by Obi, LP

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC)in the ongoing judgment, rejected, a copy of the report tendered by Peter Obi and the Labour Party (LP) on the last presidential election made by the European Union (EU) Election Observers Mission. It could be recalled that the actual copy of the report was earlier tendered by Atiku Abubakar…

Tribunal strikes out LP’s 25% FCT votes claim, equates Abuja with other states

Tribunal strikes out LP’s 25% FCT votes claim, equates Abuja with other states

The Presidential Election Petition Court has ruled that it is irrelevant that President Bola Tinubu did not secure 25% of the votes cast in at least two-thirds of the states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, in the case brought by Peter Obi and the Labour Party. As previously reported, Peter Obi and the Labour…

Tribunal strikes out APC’s suit challenging Obi’s LP membership

Tribunal strikes out APC’s suit challenging Obi’s LP membership

In an ongoing judgment, the presidential election petition tribunal on Wednesday struck out the petition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the eligibility of Peter Obi to contest the 2023 election under the Labour Party (LP) The ruling APC had challenged Obi’s membership of the Labour Party (LP), declaring it incompetent. Justice Abba Mohammed,…

Tribunal: Obi failed to specify how he scored the majority of votes

Tribunal: Obi failed to specify how he scored the majority of votes

In an ongoing judgment, the Presidential Election Petitions Court on Wednesday held that Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) and his party failed to specify how they scored the majority of lawful votes in the February 25 presidential election. According to Justice Abba Bello Mohammed, the political party made generic allegations…

PHOTOS: Youths marching outside venue of presidential tribunal in solidarity with Tinubu

PHOTOS: Youths marching outside venue of presidential tribunal in solidarity with Tinubu

As the presidential election petition tribunal is ongoing, some youths were captured at the venue of the tribunal court on Wednesday, carrying banners in solidarity with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. One of the banners read: “Niger Deltans Stands [sic] with the mandate given to BAT by over 200 million Nigerians.” See the pictures below:

Police warn against misinformation, unguarded utterances ahead of tomorrow’s presidential tribunal judgement

Police warn against misinformation, unguarded utterances ahead of tomorrow’s presidential tribunal judgement

Ahead of tomorrow’s presidential election tribunal judgement, the Nigerian police have warned the public against the spread of misinformation and unguarded utterances. Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police spokesperson, in a statement on Tuesday, said the force “will not condone activities capable of inciting violence or causing a descent into anarchy”. Details later…

Tinubu, Atiku, Obi to know fate as tribunal set to deliver judgment Sept 6

Tinubu, Atiku, Obi to know fate as tribunal set to deliver judgment Sept 6

The presidential election tribunal, through the registrar of the court of appeal, Umar Bangari, on Monday, fixed September 6 to deliver judgment on the petitions challenging the election victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The Informant247 had reported that Tinubu scored 8,794,726 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got…

Just In: Kano tribunal reserves judgment in gov’ship election petition

Just In: Kano tribunal reserves judgment in gov’ship election petition

The Kano state governorship election petition tribunal on Monday reserved judgment in the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to challenge the victory of governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) The Informant247 gathered that Justice Oluyemi Akintan-Osadebay-led three-man panel, said the judgment would come earlier than the 180…