Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in this year's presidential election and his party had sought the permission of the Presidential Election Tribunal to crosscheck the computer database if the electoral body.
The PDP candidate also tried playing the tribal politics when he went to campaign in some Northern States.
The president when he sought for the office in 2015 had promised to abolish the first lady's office because it is unknown to the Nigerian Constitution. He is yet to do so even as at press time.
Though it is said to be optional for interested states, the decision of the government to establish the initiatives in states that rejected it fuelled speculations that the project is a land grabbing mission for herdsmen largely from the Fulani tribe where Mr Buhari hails from.
The APC made the request while condemning the assault meted out on former deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, at the weekend in Germany.
His appearance in court today is the first since he was taken into custody.
Mr Nanono while addressing newsmen at a press briefing said the country was food sufficient and the cries of those complaining of hunger was simply laughable.
Buhari is expected to begin his second term next month.
But disagreeing with Mr Shehu, the former minister said Miyetti Allah is not like other groups known to be peaceful while making their demands.
The plaintiff also asked the court to determine if the acting CJN has not violated the code of conduct for judicial officers and as a result reduced the image of the judiciary to a state of disrepute and odium.