US will 'crush' Iran allies, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
White House releases commemorative coin before Kim-Trump meet
Samsung Galaxy J6 Release Date Announced
Google One to replace Drive online storage plans
Revamped YouTube Music is Google's latest effort to take on Spotify
Mace theft: National Assembly panel summons Omo-Agege, Ndume
17 May 2018, 10:10 | Cameron Gross
LATEST: The Nigerian Senate and Sen. Omo-Agege
The application for stay of execution of the court judgment filed by the Senate followed a notice of appeal filed at the Court Appeal, Abuja Division, which Justice Dimgba held was not proper before the court.
"In a decent society, the Senate is not supposed to come before this court because their hands are full of iniquities", Izinyon told the court while urging it to dismiss the application.
Had the application succeeded on Wednesday, it could have formed a basis to again shut the door of the Senate against the embattled senator until the Court of Appeal ruled otherwise. And to be genuine, it must realistically target the actual decision that was reached by the court, and which enforcement is being asked to be stayed. "I hereby dismiss the application for lack of merit", the court held.
Omo-Agege and nine other Senators staged a walkout after the Senate passed the electoral amendment bill, which they had opposed.
"The court only made an order pursuant to the eight omnibus relief, on the basis that the sole reason given for the recommendation and the subsequent suspension of the plaintiff was an unconstitutional reason". I have not seen any reason for this application.
Omo-Agege's suspension, which was expected to last for 90 legislative days, followed a report of the Senate Committee on Ethics Privileges and Public Petitions.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that a joint ad-hoc committee of the Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives investigating the recent invasion of the upper chamber by alleged hoodlums and stealing of the mace has summoned Ali Ndume and Ovie Omo-Agege.
Omo-Agege had approached the court with a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/314/2018, challenging his suspension from the Senate, saying it was illegal.
The matter was referred to the Committee on Ethics and Privileges to investigate which recommended 181 days of suspension.
Although the court refused to grant any of the seven prayers sought by the senator, it held that the suspension could not hold on grounds of the "violence" it did to the constitution.The judge, therefore, nullified Omo-Agege's suspension "with immediate effect."He also ordered that the senator be paid all his allowances and salaries for the period he was illegally suspended".
Justice Dimgba in his ruling, also said that the Senate can only suspend an erring lawmaker for 14 legislative days.
OnePlus 6 India launch today, debuts with all-glass design
OnePlus 6 has three variants - 64GB storage with 6GB RAM , 128GB storage with 8 GB RAM , and 256GB storage paired with 8 GB RAM . The kicker for such a good looking device is the price - at 4199 yuan (AU$875) it is more expensive than the non Avengers phone.
WWE SmackDown Live Reportedly Heading To A New Network
According to the report, NBCUniversal is said to be close to renewing the deal for RAW at three times its current value. At the time, US aired five hours of live WWE programming a week; WWE programming now airs two nights a week on USA.
Tesla Registers New Business In China
Currently, China restricts foreign auto firms to a maximum 50 percent ownership of joint ventures with local companies. Beijing has set an ambitious target, whereby new-energy vehicles will account for a fifth of total sales by 2025.
Video shows teacher drowning animals in front of class
She said they raise chicken, and her son said the teacher killed the raccoons because they had eaten one of the chickens. So they trapped the animals, and then placed the trapped animals inside a garbage bin filled with water.
Kent State graduate's gun-toting photo goes viral
Bennett's post was retweeted almost 3,000 times, liked more than 12,000 times, and had 1,600 comments as of Wednesday afternoon. A campus officer was with the group as well, as Bennett had notified the university of her intent to photograph with the rifle.