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A Federal High Court in Abuja has held that Senator Godswill Akpabio can retain his office as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District because he did not defect from the People’s Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressive Congress.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday extended the time it gave the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and 54 other members of the National Assembly to file and exchange processes in a suit seeking to dismiss them from their offices.
The Federal High Court in Abuja says the sale of EMTS, the managers of 9mobile to Teleology Nigeria should not have proceeded. Lami Adekola, Co-founder and Director of Hamilton and George join CNBC Africa to explain the legal issues around the sale of the telecoms company.
A defence witness on Wednesday narrated to a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, details of how he received money from One Plus Ltd, a firm of Mr Robert Azibaola, cousin to former president Goodluck Jonathan, to persuade was shared to Niger Delta militants to dissuade him from further disruption of oil production.
Opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), have dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, the Police Service Commission, and the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, before a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop alleged plot by the president to extend the tenure of the IG that expires in January 2019.
Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja has refused an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission seeking an oder to arrest a former chairman of the People's Democratic Party Haliru Mohammed Bello, for failing to appear in court.