Again, Nigeria’s Attorney-General Malami, Others Lose As Court Extends Order Retraining Them From Arresting, Intimidating Igboho

An Oyo State High Court on Tuesday prolonged the interim order restraining the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the Department of State Services (DSS) from arresting and intimidating the Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly referred to as Sunday Igboho.

The courtroom adjourned its ruling and judgement of the swimsuit until September 17.

Again, Nigeria's Attorney-General Malami, Others Lose As Court Extends Order Retraining Them From Arresting, Intimidating Igboho 2

Justice Oladiran Akintola, whereas adjourning the ruling and judgement, additionally ordered the extension of the injunction order restraining the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, the DSS, their brokers or privies from arresting Igboho until September 17.

At the resumption of proceedings, counsel for the AGF, Abdullahi Abubakar urged the courtroom to put aside the August 4 injunction restraining the primary defendant, AGF. 

He stated his movement was hinged on 4 grounds supported with a five-paragraphed affidavit in response to counter-affidavit. 

Abubakar urged the courtroom to ignore the counter-affidavit and written handle in addition to put aside the next extension of the interim injunction order

filed by the applicant.

Counsel for Igboho, Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN) stated the file is a counter-affidavit and written handle filed on August 24, 2021, and that he’s adopting and counting on the written counter-affidavit.

Alliyu argued that the appliance filed by counsel for the AGF was not correctly filed earlier than the courtroom because it was introduced outdoors the 7 days stipulated by order 4, rule 6 of the basic human rights process rule 2009.

He acknowledged that their reply on level of legislation was an admission that they did not do it throughout the required timeframe, including that as at current, there was no movement for the extension of time from them. 

According to him, the courtroom isn’t a Father Christmas and the oral software can’t exchange the method mandated by guidelines of courtroom. 

The counsel for the DSS, T. A. Nurudeen insisted on his opposition to the originating summons dated ninth August 2021 and prayed the courtroom to dismiss the appliance of the applicant.

Earlier, Nurudeen introduced some reveals tagged Ds1 and Ds2 as proof, displaying the outburst of Igboho on the necessity for a Yoruba Nation.

Nurudeen prayed the courtroom to dismiss the appliance filed by the applicant, stressing that there was no professional report back to again up the claims on the clips by the applicant.

Responding to the video clips submitted by the DSS, Alliyu famous that the language used there was not a language identified to the courtroom. 

Justice Akintola prolonged the interim order restraining the Attorney General of the Federation, DSS, their brokers, or privies from intimidating or arresting Igboho until the following date of adjournment.

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Again, Nigeria's Attorney-General Malami, Others Lose As Court Extends Order Retraining Them From Arresting, Intimidating Igboho

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