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BREAKING: Supreme Court Rejects Atiku’s CSU Fresh Evidence Against Tinubu

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has rejected Atiku Abubakar’s application to submit fresh evidence…

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The Supreme Court of Nigeria has rejected Atiku Abubakar’s application to submit fresh evidence in his case against the declaration of President Bola Tinubu as the winner of the February 25 presidential election.

VerseNews reports that the court ruled that it lacked jurisdiction to admit fresh evidence, as the time allocated for the presentation of evidence had passed and could not be extended.

Atiku’s motion did not meet the criteria for the admission of fresh evidence, and the court noted that the appellant failed to obtain this evidence in a timely manner.

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”The leave cannot be granted. We do not have the vires to grant it. There is no paragraph in the petition that indicates forgery. It would float on the appeal if it should be admitted.

“They (petitioners) were tardy and not diligent enough. This does not fit into the determination of this appeal. It is hereby refused and dismissed,“ a seven-man panel led by Justice John Okoro decides.

The Supreme Court’s decision denies Atiku’s request to present new documents concerning President Tinubu’s academic records from Chicago State University (CSU).

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