Tag archive for ‘Appeal Court’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Appeal Court declares Okoronkwo IPMAN president

An Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has declared Elder Chinedu Okoronkwo as the President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN). A statement issued after the National Executive Meeting More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

A’Ibom Senatorial Seat: The jigsaw puzzle before Appeal Court for determination

Nine months after Mr Bassey Albert Akpan with the support of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki had illegally remained in office in defiance to the judgment of a Federal high court which sacked him from the National More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Appeal Court orders INEC to conduct re-run election within 90 days

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a re-run election for Anambra Central senatorial district within 90 days. That was after Justice Akomolafe More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Dispute: Uwazurike runs to Appeal Court to stop his arrest, detention

Leader of Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), Ralph Uwazurike, has approached the Court of Appeal with a request to upturn the ruling of an Owerri High Court, ordering his arrest and detention till November 14, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Alleged Fraud: FG must produce Dasuki in court to testify for Metuh—Appeal Court

By a unanimous verdict, a three-member panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday ordered the Department of State Service (DSS) to produce the detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Alleged $5.7m Fraud: Appeal Court judge withdraws from Patience Jonathan’s suit

As court adjourns case till September for mention By Temitope  Stephen The sustained legal move by the nation’s former First Lady, Dame Patience Ibifaka Jonathan, to halt the forfeiture of her $5.7 million, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Missing N70bn: Appeal Court sacks Katsina judicial panel chairman

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna on Friday sacked the Chairman of the Katsina State Judicial Commission of Inquiry, Justice Muhammad Suraj. The panel convoked by the incumbent governor, Aminu Masari is investigating More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

N1.5bn Contract Scam: Appeal Court quashes Omatseye’s conviction, sets him free

The Court of Appeal  sitting in Lagos has set free the Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Temisan Raymond Omatseye over alleged N1.5billion contract scam. That was More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 24th, 2017

BREAKING: Impeachment of ex-Ondo Deputy Governor Olanusi illegal—Appeal Court

The Akure division of the Court of Appeal on Friday declared as illegal, null and void the impeachment of former deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi illegal. Olanusi was deputy governor for six years More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Appeal Court fixes June 5 to take Chevron’s suit against Brittania-U on sale of oil blocks

Exactly two and a half years after Chevron United States Inc. and others instituted an appeal against the judgment of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos over the divestment of Chevron’s interest in Oil Mining More...