BREAKING: ECOWAS Court Dismisses FG’s Plea To Stop Judgment On Twitter Ban
The ECOWAS’ Community Court of Justice in Abuja, has dismissed the federal government of Nigeria’s application seeking to stop the court’s judgment in the Twitter ban case.
THE WILL reports that ECOWAS’ Community Court of Justice described the application as frivolous and lacking in merit.Information Guide Nigeria
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Recall that the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) had filed the suit following the ban on Twitter by President Buhari-led government.
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President Buhari-led government however applied to stop the sub-regional court from delivering its judgment.
According to THE WILL, the federal government argued, “the judgment will constitute no practical utilitarian value to SERAP and others since the ban has been lifted.
“The determination of the suit by the court will amount to an exercise in futility and devoid of purpose.
“It will be merely academic and theoretical as the subject matter of the suit – suspension of Twitter is no more in existence,” Nigeria argued“.Jamb Result
ECOWAS’ Community Court of Justice on Wednesday said the application lacking in merit and has adjourned the case to 10th May, 2022.