Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Election Tribunal news headlines for today Monday, 15th July 2019.
Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from the Election Tribunal.
A suit seeking to sack Adamu Bulkachuwa, the husband of Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, the Court of Appeal President has been rejected by the Supreme Court. A five-man panel of the apex court in a judgment on Monday dismissed the appeal by Usman Tuggar, challenging the victory of Bulkachuwa as Senator representing Bauchi North senatorial district.
The suit filed against the eligibility of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to run the in last governorship election has been struck out by the Supreme Court. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court upheld two appeals by Wike, with which he challenged the leave granted to Elvis Chinda by the Court of Appeal.
An agent for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria has revealed some of his experiences in Borno State. The agent, Babagana Kukawa spoke at the resumed hearing of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Monday as the 37th witness for the PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Author: Philips Sunday