9jagistbase Forum

Welcome, Guest: Join 9jagistbase / Login / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 113 members, 1060 topics. Date: Saturday 16th November 2019 at 02:44am

Supreme Court To Rule On Pdp, Atiku’s Request To Access Inec Server Published - Politics - 9jagistbase

9jagistbase Forum / General / Politics / Supreme Court To Rule On Pdp, Atiku’s Request To Access Inec Server Published (218 Views)

Ipob Drags Buratai, Ibrahim Idris, 14 Other Nigerians To Us Court / Inec Stands By 2019 Election Timetable — Prof. Yakubu / Inec States General Elections Dates For The Next 36 Years / Inec Begins Testing Of Card Readers Ahead Of Elections (photos) / Pour Water On Birthday Celebrant, Be Charged To Court- Ajayi Crowther University / How 72-year-old Atiku Won Pdp’s Presidential Ticket / Sorrow As Lawyer Collapses And Dies At High Court In Abuja. Photo / Pastor, Wife In Court For Burying Pig Alive In Church

(Reply) (Down)

Supreme Court To Rule On Pdp, Atiku’s Request To Access Inec Server Published by fineboy: 12:35pm On 8 Aug
The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments on an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, seeking access to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s sever. The Dattijo Muhammad-led five-man panel is to return later on Tuesday to deliver its ruling on it. They are by their petition before the Justice Mohammed Garba-led five-man Presidential Election Petition Tribunal challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019 election. They alleged in their petition that the “authentic” results of the February 23, 2019 election which gave them victory were stored in the said INEC server. But the tribunal had on June 24, 2019, during the pre-hearing session on the petition, dismissed their application for permission to be allowed access to the server, which INEC had denied its existence. The tribunal, in dismissing the petitioners’ application, held that granting the request would amount to pre-judging the main issue that was meant t be trashed at the substantive hearing in the case. Leading the petitioners’ argument in their appeal challenging the June 24, 2019 ruling of the tribunal, on Tuesday, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), told the apex court that his clients were still within time to access the server and make use of the evidence to be extracted from it. He said the 180 days meant for the tribunal to hear and determine the case had not lapsed. But the respondents, INEC, President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, opposed the appeal through their respective lawyers and urged the apex court to dismiss it. While INEC was represented by Yunus Usman (SAN), Buhari was represented by Wole Olanipekun (SAN), and APC by Chief Charles Edosomwan (SAN). They maintained that granting the prayer sought by the appellants would be of no utility value as the presentation of evidence at the tribunal had closed. The tribunal had fixed Wednesday for final arguments in the case.

(Reply)

Viewing this topic: 0 users and 1 guest(s)

(Go Up)


9jagistbase - Copyright © 2019 Chizzy Marvelous . All rights reserved.How to Advertise 9jagistbase Privacy policy 9jagistbase terms and conditions
Disclaimer: Every 9jagistbase Member Is Solely Responsible For anything He or She post or Uploaded on 9jagistbase.