Home / Tag Archives: contempt of court

Tag Archives: contempt of court

Arrest of INEC boss halted by Appeal Court

Mahmood-Yakubu

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has issued a stay of execution on the warrant of arrest against the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Mahmoud Yakubu over alleged contempt of court. Justice Abdul Aboki, who led a three-member panel of justices, yesterday ordered the Federal High …

Read More »

Court contempt: INEC chair can’t be arrested – SAN

Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, cannot be arrested for alleged contempt of court because the warrant has no jurisdiction in law. Justice Stephen Pam of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, had Wednesday last week, issued a bench warrant for the arrest …

Read More »