The Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday, February 4, has granted Stay of Execution on the Judgement of Justice Kolawole Omotosho of the Federal High Court which nullified all Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and also restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from fielding the Party’s Candidates in the forthcoming 2019 elections.
Opinion | Appeal Court Shows Respect For Due Process Of The Law In Favour Of CCT And Against Onnoghen
The Court of Appeal is right in its decision today rejecting the appeal of Justice Onnoghen, to stay proceedings at the CCT. The appeal was premature.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has barred the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) from proceeding with hearing in the false assets declaration filed against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Walter Onnoghen.
The former governor was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a charge of criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of over N1.16bn Ecological Funds allocated to the state.
The Court of Appeal Lagos, on Friday, discharged and acquitted a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, who was charged with alleged N2.6 billion fraud.