JUST IN: Supreme Court Begins Hearing On Atiku’s Appeal


Justice Tanko Mohammed, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on Wednesday led six other Justices of the Supreme Court to hear about six appeals in the case filed by the PDP and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in Feb. 23 poll.

The other Justices are Bode Viviour Rhodes, Olukayode Ariowola, Amiru Sanusi, Ejembi Eko, John Okoro, and Uwani Aba-Aji.

At the opening of proceedings, the apex court stood down Atiku’s appeal for 15 mins to enable parties to agree on whether or not to consolidate all the appeals.

Details later…