Breaking: Presidential Election Tribunal Subpoena Order on INEC Chair, Zamfara REC

By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has issued a subpoena order, mandating the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and the Zamfara state REC to appear before it on Thursday, July 18, 2019. The Presidential Tribunal made the order on Wednesday July 17, 2019 after the PDP lead counsel, Dr. Chris Uche informed the court that the PDP and Atiku/Obi legal team had served the INEC Chairman and the Zamfara REC, copies of the Order but they failed to comply. In today’s sitting, the trial judge of…

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26 killed in Somali Hotel Attack ( with agency report)

The death toll from a hotel attack in Somalia rose to 26 on Saturday with victims including Kenyans, Tanzanians, Americans, a Briton, a Canadian as well as prominent Somali politicians. A presidential candidate for upcoming regional elections was also killed in the siege in Kismayo city that was carried out by al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab, Jubbaland President Ahmed Mohamed said in a statement. More than 50 people were also wounded. Police in the southern port city earlier put the toll at 13. The attack lasted more than 14 hours before troops shot…

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Pele dies at 78

Brazilian football legend Pele died today at Paris hospital due to a strong infection. Pele was admited to Paris hospital after feeling sick. He had high fever and it was very difficult due to his age to get well as doctos informed.

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Summary of July 12, 2019 Proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

Reports by Thomas Ibu It was another marathon day at the Appeal Court today, Venue of the 2019 Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, as the PDP and Atiku/Obi presents more witnesses and evidences to support its petition against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The PDP and Atiku/Obi’s legal team paraded about 9 witnesses in today’s trial. They are: 1. Zakari Ibrahim from Bauchi State 2. Silas Bukar from Gombe State 3. Usman Adamu from Bauchi State 4. Hassan Misarauta from Yobe State 5. Peter Sabo 6. Alhaji Modu Ahmed from…

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Breaking News: PDP Witnesses attacked by unknown gunmen.

Reports by Thomas Ibu Information reaching us has it that, witnesses that were supposed to testify at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for the PDP today were attacked by unknown gunmen Dr. Livy Uzoukwu, the lead counsel for the PDP and Atiku/Obi at the Tribunal informed the court that the witnesses were attacked on their way from their various destinations as they were coming to the court to testify against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari n the last February 23, 2019 elections. In view of this, the trial Judge,…

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Atiku calls 10 more Witnesses

Reports byThomas IBU, Abuja *Summary of July 11, 2019 Proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal* *Presentation of witnesses* As part of the agreed ten days for petitioners to present its case to the Tribunal, the PDP and Atiku/Obi’s legal team today presented about 10 additional witnesses. They are: 1. Jafaru Abbas Ibrahim 2. Abdulrahaman Usman 3. Nicholas Michelizer 4. John Makama 5. Khalid Yelwa Kubo 6. Adam Ali Sani 7. Bukar Pedro 8. Yalwe Yusuf and two other witnesses from Kaduna State At the session today, a witness from…

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Presidential Election Petition Tribunal* *Summary of July 9, 2019 Proceedings

The PDP and Atiku/Obi legal team today presented a total of 13 additional witnesses. *They are:* 1. Barr. Tanko Beji (PDP Niger State Chairman) 2. Salisu Yusuf (PDP Katsina State Chairman) 3. Salisu Garmaraji Funtua (LGA Collation Agent) 4. Musa Abdulsalam 5. Aliyu Umar Usas 6. Ibrahim Musa 7. Audu Sani 8. Balarabe Usman 9. Umar Alhaji 10. Ogunsaya Abiola 11. Uchenna Peters Ameh 12. Abubakar Mohammed Wahabi 13. Umar Katango Baki Barr. Tanko Beji, the Niger State Chapter Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who also doubled as…

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Breaking: Adeosun replaces Buratai as new Chief of Army Staff

Breaking: Adeosun replaces Buratai as new Chief of Army Staff. Maj. Gen. Adeosun It is understood that Maj. Gen. Lamidi Adeosun has been appointed the new Chief of Army Staff. Maj. Gen. Adeosun who until his latest appointment was the chief of Training and Operations replaces outgoing Army Chief Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai. Details later.

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WILL GROW TO THE NEXT LEVEL-Engr. Dantata

*As Federation of Construction Industry Celebrates 63rdAnnual General Meeting in Abuja   The Federation of Construction Industry (FOCI) held its 63rdAnnual General Meeting (AGM) in Abuja on Wednesday July 3, 2019. The AGM that held at the iconic Fraser Hotel and Suites Abuja, was attended by the crème-dela-crème of the construction industry in Nigeria including chief executives, executive directors, and managers of every registered and worthy construction company in Nigeria. Also in attendance with goodwill messages to FOCI were the President of the Council of Registered Engineers in Nigeria (COREN), the President of the Nigerian Institute of Building…

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Presidential Election Tribunal: Summary of Monday’s Proceedings

From Thomas IBU, Abuja It was an intriguing day in court today as the PDP and Atiku/Obi‘s legal team thrilled Nigerians with avalanche of evidences to prove that… 1. President Muhammadu Buhari was not the rightful winner of the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election 2. The INEC Guidelines on the use of card reader was not substantially complied with in some states of the federation during the Presidential election 3. INEC indeed transmitted results to the central server as promised by the commission before the general elections 5. President Buhari…

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