The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, were on Wednesday directed by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to file a formal application asking the President of the Court of Appeal and chairman of the five-man panel, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the tribunal.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday granted the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, permission to serve the processes of the case through a substituted service on President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The permission was granted by the tribunal following an ex parte motion moved by the lead counsel of the PDP, Mr. Chris Uche, SAN.
The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to allow the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to inspect all electoral materials used during the just concluded general elections.
Nigerians will go to the polls on February 16 and March 2, 2019 to elect or re-elect public officials. The Guardian asked two young Nigerians to share their thoughts about being first-time voters and their thoughts about the elections. 51% of the 84million registered voters are young people between the ages of 18 and 35.