INEC Chairman, Yakubu To Testify In Atiku’s Petition Against Tinubu
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Yakubu Mahmood, is set to show up before the Presidential Election Petition Court on Thursday, June 15.
He will testify in a petition filed via former Vice President Atiku Abubakar challenging the declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as President.
Mahmood has already been subpoenaed by way of Atiku’s criminal team, led by way of Chris Uche.
At a latest courtroom proceeding, Uche announced that Mahmood, in the course of his court docket appearance, will testify about the disputed Presidential election’s habits and additionally existing some essential files assisting the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate.
However, Uche did not specify what these archives would be.
During the proceedings, Atiku’s team delivered their first key witness, Dr Alex Adum Ter, a lawyer and former Attorney General of Benue State.
Ter alleged that the presidential election used to be riddled with irregularities and failed to comply with the Electoral Act 2022.
Ter, who served as the National Coordinator, of Situation Room for PDP during the February 25 presidential election, submitted three video clips as evidence.
The clips, which covered pronounces from Mahmood and INEC’s Commissioner in cost of Voter Education, Mr Festus Okoye, promised Nigerians that presidential election outcomes would be electronically transmitted for credibility and transparency.
Despite robust objections from Tinubu and APC, Justice Tsammani admitted the video clips and other documents as exhibits, which were then played in the open court.
Top Government Official Dies In Auto Crash
The Federal Commissioner representing the Northeast place in the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Faruq Umar, has reportedly lost his existence in a street accident.
The late Umar died after he was once concerned in an auto crash in the early hours of Sunday, June eleven along Jakusko-Gashu’a, highway.
Naija News is aware that the former government reliable was once returning from a condolence visit to Jakusko town when the unfortunate incident occurred.
The Deputy Governor of Yobe State, Idi Barde Gubana, used to be amongst the pinnacle authorities officials who attended the funeral prayer of the late CCB Commissioner.
Faruq Umar died at the age of 52 and used to be survived by way of two wives and six children.
Breaking: Former U.S. President Donald Trump arrested
Former President Donald Trump has been arrested at the federal courthouse in Miami and will quickly be arraigned on charges associated to mishandling categorized documents.
Deputy marshals have booked the former president and taken electronic copies of his fingerprints at some point of Tuesday’s proceedings. They had been now not predicted to take a mugshot of Trump, given his recognizability.
Trump’s aide and co-defendant, Walt Nauta has been arrested, fingerprinted and processed.
The criminal prices in the Justice Department’s classified files case escalates the criminal jeopardy surrounding the 2024 GOP front-runner
Tuesday’s hearing, at 3 p.m. ET in Miami, is predicted to be procedural in nature. Trump will enter a plea, there will be a discussion of the conditions of his pretrial release, and it’s viable that doable restrictions around Trump’s conduct, as the case strikes forward, are introduced up.
According to CNN, Trump is dealing with 37 legal counts, alleging he illegally retained country wide defence information and that he concealed files in violation of witness-tampering laws in the Justice Department’s probe into the materials.