Tag archive for ‘Court of Appeal’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Convention: Appeal Court stems S’West PDP crisis as Kashamu’s faction loses out

The Court of Appeal  sitting  in Ado-Ekiti, on Monday granted an interim order staying the execution of all orders granted by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, restraining the Dr. Eddy More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

A’Ibom Senatorial Seat: Global rights group writes Appeal Court, fumes over delay in proceedings, indicts Akpan

Wants judgment delivered in the case expeditiously A global rights group accredited by the Court of Appeal to monitor proceedings in the appeal filed by Senator Bassey Akpan to upturn an eight-month old judgment More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Newswatch Ownership:  Appeal Court gives it to Jimoh Ibrahim

The Lagos division of the Court of Appeal has upturned the judgment of the Federal High Court delivered  on October 20, 2014 and affirmed Mr.  Jimoh Ibrahim as the legal owner of Newswatch. In a unanimous judgment More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Extradition: FG hires Ngige (SAN) to tackle Kashamu at Appeal Court

The Federal Government has hired a prominent Lagos lawyer and member of the inner bar, Chief Emeka Ngige (SAN) to lead its legal team to tackle lawmaker representing Ogun State at the upper chamber of the National More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Dino Melaye begins fresh legal move to frustrate his recall

Lawmaker representing Kogi West at the upper chamber of National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, on Wednesday approached the Court of Appeal with a request to invalidate the judgment of an Abuja Division of the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, September 4th, 2017

EFCC has legal powers to freeze suspicious accounts—Appeal Court

By a unanimous decision, a three member panel of the Court of Appeal in Abuja has given its legal imprimatur on the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze suspicious accounts. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Appeal Court orders arrest of Tompolo

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Wednesday said that the order issued by a Lagos Federal high court court in favour of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the arrest of  Government Ekpemupolo More...

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

Backlog of Cases: Court of Appeal delivers 232 judgments in two weeks, proceeds on vacation

By Toyin Akinfolajimi The Court of Appeal had within two weeks delivered about 232 judgements in the various appeals pending before its different divisions nationwide. This is just as the court indicated its intention More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Assets Declaration Verdict: I’m not bothered by FG’s appeal against my acquittal – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Olubukola Saraki on Wednesday said he was ready to face the Federal Government at the Court of Appeal over an appeal lodged by it to nullify his acquittal at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Ikoyi $43m: Lawyer begs Appeal Court to upturn forfeiture to Nigerian government

A Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has requested the Court of Appeal to reverse the verdict of a high court which forfeited to the Federal Government the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered More...