Ex Presidential Candidate Fined N40m For Seeking To Stop Tinubu’s Inauguration

Channels Television reports that Ambrose Owuru, a previous candidate for president, was fined N40 million by the Court of Appeal in Abuja for launching a bogus lawsuit to halt the inauguration of President-elect Bola Tinubu on May 29.  Continue Reading>>>

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari, and Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami were each ordered by the court to receive N10 million from Owuru.

When Owuru filed a frivolous lawsuit to embarrass the respondents, Justice Jamil Tukur, who read the lead judgment from the three-person court panel, found that Owuru had engaged in a blatant abuse of the legal system.  Continue Reading>>>

The Owuru grievances against the 2019 presidential election were deemed unusual and uncalled for by the Court of Appeal because they had already been taken all the way to the Supreme Court and were dismissed for lack of merit.

According to Justice Tukur, Owuru’s attempt to revive a case that had been dead at the Supreme Court since 2019 was done so in order to put lower courts in conflict with the Apex Court’s authority.

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