injunction restraining the Chief of Army Staff, his privies, agents and
servants from arresting, detaining, harassing or intimidating Bola Ahmed Tinubu
pending the determination of the motion on notice.
Bola Tinubu had approached the court on March 25th through
his lawyer, Femi Falana seeking the enforcement of his fundamental human
In the restraining order granted by Presiding Judge, J.T.
Tsoho, the interim injunction also barred the Chief of Army Staff or his
privies, agents and servants from further laying siege on the home of Bola
Tinubu situated at number 26, Bourdillon Street, Ikoyi. Furthermore, the
military or its agents are restrained from preventing him from participating in
the 2015 general elections.
The determination of the motion on notice in the matter
between Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the Chief of Army Staff was moved to March
31st. In the past 2 weeks, news of the planned arrest of Tinubu had circulated
in the media. Despite denials by the government, no one believes them.