Tag: Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria’s presidential election: Supreme Court dismisses Abubakar’s petition

Nigeria's Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. Announcing its decision hours after it commenced hearing of the appeal, Apex Court said it would give reason for its decision at a later date. Valentine Utulu, Managing Partner at LegalCrest Legal Practitioners joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.

Nigerian election tribunal to give judgement on PDP case, here’s what to expect

A big day for democracy in Nigeria, as the country awaits with bated breath today's ruling by the Presidential election petitions tribunal on the case filed by the Peoples’ Democratic Party's (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging the outcome of the February presidential elections. For this discussion, Eze Onyekpere Lead director of Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria election tribunal: PDP to present witnesses

Nigeria’s Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has granted the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to call the witnesses lined up to prove their case. Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (NEC) has directed all political parties to submit their 2019 election expenses list. Chude Achike, a Political Affairs Commentator joins CNBC Africa for more.

What Buhari’s re-election means for investor confidence

President Muhammadu Buhari has won his re-election bid as he polled 15.1 million votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party in the presidential poll conducted on the 23rd of February. But what does this re-election mean for investor confidence? Gbite Oduneye, Founder and CEO of A&O Acquisitions joins CNBC Africa for more.

INEC declares Buhari winner of Nigeria’s 2019 election

In the wee hours of the day, Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission announced the results of Nigeria's presidential elections that were held on Saturday the 23rd of February after two days of counting the results.

What Nigeria’s opposition candidate Abubakar promises to do if elected

Abubakar, like Buhari, is a northerner. Analysts say his business background has won him supporters among the southern business elite.

Nigeria’s Abubakar to challenge Buhari in 2019 presidential election after primary race win, what you need to know…

Abubakar, 71 and a former vice president, will stand as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.

Nigeria 2019 elections: Atiku clinches PDP’s presidential ticket

As Nigeria's 2019 elections draw closer, events are beginning to take shape as Atiku Abubakar emerged the top choice to run against President Muhammadu Buhari, after clinching the ticket for the main opposition party; the People's Democratic Party. To discuss this in detail CNBC Africa is joined by Eze Onyekpere, Lead Director for the Centre for Social Justice.