Saturday, 19 March 2016


Embattled Actors Guild of Nigerian President (AGN), was denied bail on Thursday due to incompetent application by her lawyer.

A three man panel presided over by Justice Ndukwe-Anyanwu has denied actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima bail. The panel, which included Justice Samuel Oseji and Justice Tijani Abubakar refused to continue with the actress’s application for bail, saying she did not attach copies of the judgment delivered by the Court of Appeal on March 11th, 2016.

Justice Ndukwe went on to say that the options remaining are either to reject the appeal, or adjourn it to a later date. Ibinabo’s lawyer. Nnaemeka Amaechina opted for the adjournment of the case so that he can file a more competent application.
The case was then adjourned till April 7th 2016 for the hearing of the bail application.

Meanwhile, in her Notice of Appeal, the President of Actors Guild of Nigerian told the Supreme Court that the Court of Appeal erred in law by honoring the judgment of the high Court and setting aside the bail of granted her by the Magistrate Court. She said it was “interference by the High Court with the exercise of discretion by the Magistrate’s Court”.

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