Just In: Court Dismisses Senator Dino Melaye's Suit, Orders INEC To Continue Recall Process

at 12:26 PM, 11/09/2017 (1 year ago)
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Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of an Abuja Federal High Court on Monday dismissed the suit by Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, challenging his recall process, instituted by his constituents.
The judge ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, “shall proceed with the recall process.” Justice Dimgba ordered that the process shall only proceed with the recall process, subject to the service of the petition, the full list and signatures of persons in support of the recall process.
The Kogi West Senator had approached the court seeking an order nullifying the recall process. Against this backdrop, the court had ordered INEC to halt the recall exercise, pending the determination of Melaye’s application. However, Justice Dimgba said contrary to Melaye’s argument that he was not granted a fair hearing, the constitution does not require a special provision that mandates INEC to grant the senator an opportunity of fair hearing. Consequently, the judge ordered the Nation’s electorial body to serve Melaye with the recall petition, schedule of signatures attached to the petitions and a full list of persons in support of the recall process. The judge said his order must be carried out within two weeks before an amended time table for the recall would be made.



Floyd29 at 12:29 PM, 11/09/2017 (1 year ago)
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This man too like problem
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ruthie at 12:31 PM, 11/09/2017 (1 year ago)
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GOOD MOVE BY THE JUDGE....OYA INEC RECALL THIS BASTARD
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ejikeiyo at 12:39 PM, 11/09/2017 (1 year ago)
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WASTED GENERATION
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pricklong at 05:18 PM, 11/09/2017 (1 year ago)
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DINO IS ON HIS WAY OUT FROM SENATE
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tegonwa at 08:52 PM, 11/09/2017 (1 year ago)
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It's Obvious That This Kogi Man Has Almost Nothing To Deliver At The Senate.Nawaa O!
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yawa_don_gas at 04:33 AM, 16/09/2017 (1 year ago)
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Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?
Why why?
Na yawa life, yawa goes on
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Novic at 05:04 PM, 24/09/2017 (1 year ago)
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This is serious ooooo..... make I just dey waka pass..... abeg I dey waka pass, I will come and comment later.
This one weak me ooooo, well life must goes on.
I dey waka come bare
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