Metro 4 Surprising Things That Happened At The Appeal Court Yesterday



The Court of Appeal in Abuja said on Monday that it would no longer hear applications for a stay of proceedings in the trials of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki; a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.); and the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh while there was mild drama at Nnamdi Kanu's case as Court forgot to come with his case file.

NigerianBulletin brings four different things that happened at the Nigeria's appeal court yesterday:

Olisa Metuh, PDP Publicity Secretary: Beneficiary in Arms Deal Scam

Justice Abdul Northerner, who presided over the three-man panel of the appeal court when Metuh’s appeal was mentioned on Monday, gave a clear warning against the filing of notice of a stay of proceedings.

Bukola Saraki, Senate President - False Asset Declaration

On his part, Saraki filed an appeal before the court to challenge the March 24, 2016 ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, where he is being prosecuted on 13 counts of false asset declaration.

Earlier on Monday, Saraki’s lawyer, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN), who appeared before the three-man panel of the appeal court, voluntarily withdrew the application for a stay of proceedings, which he filed accompanying his client’s notice of appeal.
Saraki Loses Bid To Stop CCT Trial At Appeal Court Again

Nnamdi Kanu - Leader, IPOB, Actualization of Biafra: Treason Felony

The Court of Appeal, Abuja division on Monday again adjourned the appeal brought before it by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, and his co-accused, David Nwawusi and Benjamin Madubugwu.

The case was postponed till May 5 because court reportedly didn’t bring Kanu’s case file to court.

Biafra: Drama In Court As Kanu's Case Adjourned Again

Col. Sambo Dasuki - Former NSA Boss: Alleged Diversion of Arms Deal Fund

Dasuki’s lawyer, Mr. Joseph Daudu (SAN), who also appeared before the appeal court’s panel on Monday with respect to his client’s appeal, said he would take the decision on whether or not to withdraw his motions for a stay of proceedings after receiving EFCC’s respondent’s brief.

Arms Deal: Court Adjourns Dasuki’s Appeal Hearing


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