The other suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/28/2019, was filed by the Incorporated Trustees of the International Association of Students Economists and Management.
The suit has as the defendants, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Malami; the CCT, the CCB, the Chairman of the CCT, Umar Danladi; and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
While the exparte application in the suit FHC/ABJ/CS/27/2019, was moved by Mr. R.A. Lawal-Rabana (SAN), before Justice Maha, on Monday, the exparte application filed in the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/28/2019, was moved by Mr. Jeph Njikonye.
The applications were filed before the Federal High Court, in Abuja, while the CCT proceedings where Onnoghen was being expected to be arraigned, was ongoing.
Justice Onnoghen was however absent at the CCT proceedings, forcing the Tribunal to adjourn till January 22.
Meanwhile, Justice Maha ruled at the Federal High Court, on Monday, that no steps should be taken in respect of the trial, until January 17, when all parties to the two suits should return to court for the hearing of the plaintiffs’ motion on notice.
The hearing took place shortly after the CCT proceedings ended on Monday.