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Court refuses Metuh’s request to invite Dasuki as witness.

Feb 24 2017
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Court refuses Metuh’s request to invite Dasuki as witness.

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday dismissed an application by former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh for an order inviting ex- National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, to appear in court as a defence witness for him.


The judge also refused another application by Metuh for permission to travel to London for two months on medical ground.


In the first ruling on the application to call Dasuki, the judge said it was not the business of the court to compel a witness to court on behalf of a party.  Read more


Court to Hear Ozekhome’s Suit on March 2. Thisday Online

Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday fixed March 2 for hearing in a suit by human rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), seeking to vacate the order freezing his firm’s account.


The judged ordered that a hearing notice be issued to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

He had on February 7 ordered a temporary forfeiture of N75million found in the Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) account following an application by the EFCC.


When the case came up yesterday, EFCC was not represented.

Ozekhome said his suit was filed on February 14 and that EFCC was served on February 20, according to the proof of service.  Read more

Last changed: Feb 24 2017 at 12:12 PM