Tag: People's Democratic Party

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 inaugurates ministers-designate: What developments will these appointments bring?

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is currently inaugurating the ministers-designate and will assign their respective portfolios today. Meanwhile Nigeria's ruling party, the All Progressive Party (APP) and main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will adopt the final address at the Presidential election tribunal today. To discuss these developing stories are Tilewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory and from Abuja, Kyari Bukar, former Chairman of Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) both join 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.

Lagos governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu speaks on elections

On the day of the Lagos governorship elections, CNBC Africa caught up with Lagos state Governor-Elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu at his polling unit and here is what he had to say.

PDP’s Olujimi Agbaje talks on Lagos governorship elections

CNBC Africa spoke to Olujimi Agbaje, the candidate of the main opposition party, the People's Democratic Party about the Lagos governorship elections.

Nigerian election results trickle in

CNBC Africa speaks to Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary, INEC from the venue of the National Collation Centre in Abuja for an update on Nigeria’s election results.

Nigeria’s collation centre begins operations

CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole spoke Festus Okoye, National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission at the opening of the election result collation centre in Abuja.