Justice Tsoho gave the order while delivering a ruling on Dokpesi’s application argued by Kanu Agabi, SAN.
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Reacting to the development in a statement in Abuja through his media office, Abubakar said he was elated with the outcome of the trial because it revealed the truth about the lopsided nature of the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari Administration.
In two unanimous judgments on Thursday, a three-man panel of Court of Appeal upholds the two appeals by Dokpesi and Daar Investment and proceeded to set aside an earlier ruling of a Federal High Court, Abuja, which rejected the no-case submissions made by the appellants.
The founder of DAAR Communications, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, his daughter-in-law and six members of his family have tested positive for coronavirus.
Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications Plc, on Tuesday at the Federal High Court, Abuja opened his defence in the alleged N2.1 billion fraud charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Dokpesi disclosed this while addressing party faithful in Agenebode, Estako East Local Government Area of Edo on Tuesday.
Justice John Tsoho, who granted the application filed by the defence lawyer, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN), also granted the application for adjournment.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted the request by Raymond Dokpesi, Founder, DAAR Communications Plc, to travel abroad for medical attention.
He ended up willingly signing a brokered “settlement” agreement that merely bought him time to pay long outstanding license fees of AIT/RayPower, and committed him to “take the necessary internal steps to ensure balance in their news coverage, especially political commentaries on it stations across the country, and take full editorial responsibility for the use of news contents sourced from social media and or any other avenue.”
The matter which was slated for Dokpesi to enter his defence in the suit filed against him by the federal government over alleged money laundering of N2.1 billion was also stalled because the lead defence counsel, Kanu Agabi SAN, was said to be outside the jurisdiction of the court for election matters.
An FCT High Court, Apo, on Tuesday adjourned until Sept.23, a N5 billion defamation suit, filed by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and former Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors has condemned in very strong terms the indefinite suspension of the licences of African Independent Television and Ray Power by the National Broadcasting Commission.
High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Chairman Daar Communications, owners of Africa Independent Television and RayPower FM, has called for review of laws setting up regulatory agencies in the country.
The Founder of Daar Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, on Wednesday said he was invited by the Nigeria Immigration Service on issues related to his International Passport.
The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Dokpesi had through his Counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN), filed a no-case submission on those charges brought against him by the EFCC.
FCT High Court, Apo, on Monday adjourned until Oct.23, the alleged N5billion defamation suit, instituted by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of Information and Culture and Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.
Oluwarinu, the 13th prosecution witness, told the court on Wednesday while being led in evidence by the prosecutor, Oluwaleke Atolagbe that he was a Lagos based architect hired by Dokpesi.
Madaki, under cross examination by Dokpesi’s counsel, Kanu Agabi (SAN), said: “Dokpesi was paid for doing nothing, for rendering no service”.
Justice John Tsoho, fixed the date after the 11th prosecution witness, Gabriel Agorye, testified on Friday.