Posts Tagged ‘Appeal Court’

BREAKING: Appeal Court frees Metuh

By Seun Adeuyi Appeal court has dismissed the conviction of former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh.A three-man panel led by Justice Stephen Adah in a unanimous judgment, held that trial of Metuh and his company, Destra Investment Limited should commence afresh. The court in its judgement on Wednesday accused the lower court […]

Bayelsa: Appeal Court To Rule Diri’s Sack By Tribunal Today

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will on Friday (today) know their fate at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, in the disputed November 16, 2019 governorship election. The five-man panel, being headed by Justice Adriza Mshella, will deliver judgment. Machukwu Umeh, SAN, a senior lawyer in the matter, […]

#COVID19: Court Of Appeal Issues New Guidelines For Expeditious Proceedings In Court, Tribunal

New guidelines to enhance expeditious hearing of pending cases while still ensuring safety in court and election petition tribunal have been released. A statement signed by Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, the acting President of the Court of Appeal said in order to reduce the time spent in argument in court, the new practice direction encouraged lawyers […]

Husband killer, Maryam Sanda heads to Appeal Court

Maryam Sanda, the woman who was sentenced to death for killing Bilyaminu Bello, her husband, has asked the court of appeal to set aside the judgment of the federal capital territory high that found her guilty. Sanda, who was sentenced to death by hanging by Yusuf Halilu, a judge, on January 27, said the trial judge […]

Husband Killer, Maryam Sanda to appeal death sentence

Mrs. Maryam Sanda, who was on Monday sent to the hangman for killing her husband, will appeal the judgment, a member of his legal team has told a national daily. Justice Yusuf Halilu of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had given her the maximum sentence for killing her husband, Mr. Bilyaminu […]

Appeal Court Upholds Okowa’s Victory As Delta Governor, Dismisses Ogboru’s Appeal

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed the case filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Great Ogboru on the March 2019 Governorship Elections in Delta state for lacking in merit. A unanimous decision by a panel of five justices affirmed the decisions of the tribunal which upheld the victory of […]