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Kanu Defeats Buhari’s Government At ECOWAS Court

Kanu’s suit seeks the court to grant him an unconditional release from detention as well as damages to the tune of $800 million. Channels Television reports that the federal government asked the court to dismiss the case because it is a subject matter before the Federal High Court and the appeal court.The government said as…”
Uju Nobei
March 7, 2017 3:49 pm

Kanu’s suit seeks the court to grant him an unconditional release from detention as well as damages to the tune of $800 million.

Channels Television reports that the federal government asked the court to dismiss the case because it is a subject matter before the Federal High Court and the appeal court.The government said as a result,Kanu’s application constitutes an abuse of court process.

The presiding judge, Micah Wright-Williams, dismissed the application of the government for lacking in merit.

The court said it has the jurisdiction to hear cases of infringement of human rights.

 

Source: NAIJ.com

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