Justice Binta Nyako, in a ruling, ordered that Udeze and his lawyer, S.C. Uchendu, should jointly pay the fine for abuse of court process.
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According to Justice Tsoho, a total of 1,838 pre-election cases were filed in the court, out of which 1,285 cases have been disposed of, leaving a total of 556 cases pending.
Justice Tsoho stated this during his speech at the End of the Year, Retirement and Merit Award Ceremonies in Abuja.
Malami told Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, in a counter affidavit filed on his behalf by his counsel, Oladipupo Okpeseyi, SAN.
The FHC, in a new practice directions on trial of terrorism cases made available by its Chief Information Officer of FHC, Dr Catherine Oby-Christopher, said the development was to ensure the safety and protect the identity of the victim or a witness in the matters.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in a ruling on an ex-parte motion moved by counsel for the applicants, Dr Joshua Musa, SAN, granted the five prayers sought.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo had, on March 3, 2021, ordered an indefinite stay of proceedings in the trial, due to The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s alleged misconduct.
The IMN also urged the court to sentence the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of National Hospital, Abuja, Dr Jafaru Momoh, to imprisonment over the refusal of the duo to release the corpses of the free-Zakzaky protesters in their custody.
Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date after counsel to the applicants, Dr Celsius Ukpong, informed the court of the motion on notice filed to the effect.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the defendants; Mr Peter Hena, former Coordinating Director; Mohammed Bello Auta, ex-Finance Director, and seven other staff of the FIRS are charged with 42 counts bordering on corruption, fraud and criminal misappropriation of funds running into millions of naira.