The senator, who is popularly referred to as Dancing Senator, bagged the degree on May 7.
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Ibezim took the oath of office at exactly 11:02am during the start of plenary.
The group; the Incorporated Trustees of Alaigbo Development Foundation, urged Justice Inyang Ekwo to restrain the defendants from continuing the exercise pending the hearing and determination of the suit.
Counsel to the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Magaji Labaran, tendered the bags of money before Justice Inyang Ekwo while leading the only witness in the case, Stephen Olatubosun, in evidence.
Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order, on Wednesday, after the currencies, stashed in three bags, were counted with a counting machine at the office of the Deputy Chief Registrar (Litigation) of the court as directed by the judge.
Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed March 26 after counsel to the EFCC, Benjamin Manji, admitted serving the defence counsel with the charge on Sunday, March 21.
Justice Inyang Ekwo again adjourned the matter for hearing after counsel to the 1st and 2nd defendants told the court that they were yet to file any application in response to the plaintiff’s suit.
At the resumed hearing, the EFCC played the audio recording, which is in Hausa language, said to be a conversation between Sani and the complainant, Alhaji Sani Dauda, owner of ASD Motors in Kaduna State.
Justice Akeredolu made the allegation in a suit she filed before the Federal High Court Abuja in respect of which the court has restrained Akeredolu and other defendants in the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/2016/2021 from taking any further steps that could hurt the plaintiff’s interest.
Also to be affected by the order are the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), the National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), who are all listed as defendants in a suit, marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/2016/2021 filed by Justice Akeredolu.
Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Tuesday because the former minister was yet to be served with the court processes.
Consequently, Justice Inyang Ekwo has ordered that the planned re-arraignment of the politician in the alleged N7.1 billion money laundering charges be put on hold until the resolution of the legal questions raised against his retrial
Kalu wants the court to prohibit the anti-graft agency from retrying him on the same alleged money laundering charges the agency had tried him on, which he was eventually convicted and sentenced to prison for 12 years.
The money was recently repatriated to Nigeria through a tripartite agreement between the United States of America (USA) and Bailiwick of Jersey.
Tanimu Turaki was a Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs between 2013 and 2015.
Delivering judgment, Justice Inyang Ekwo, dismissed an administrative directive that okayed the trial of Aliyu, which started in 2017, to start de-novo (fresh).
Delivering a ruling, Justice Inyang Ekwo dismissed the suit filed by Olajumoke Anifowose, an APC aspirant in the poll.
The youth were accused of forging documents with which they sought recruitment into the Police Force.
Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling, rejected the objection raised by lawyer to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Bala Sanga.
Mandamus is a judicial remedy in the form of an order from a court to any government, subordinate court, corporation, or public authority, to do some specific act which that body is obliged under law to do, and which is in the nature of public duty.