There has been uproar in the country upon the five judges and the rulings they put forward on the Building Bridges Initiative.The five-judge bench that is Justices Joel Ngugi, George Odung, Jairus Ngaah, Teresia Matheka and Chacha Mwita declared the process unconstitutional and blocked the electoral agency from holding a referendum on the constitution of Kenya throwing President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Omollo Odinga.
A witness has narrated to a Nakuru court how a lady blamed for planning the murder of her husband spoke with individuals suspected to be killers. Joseph Mwangi, a prosecution witness in the murder case of his brother Julius Mathu, disclosed to Justice Teresia Matheka yesterday that Gladys Wambui made and got various phone calls on the day Mathu disappeared.
Ogeto is addressing the public authority and President Uhuru Kenyatta in the Court of Appeal hearing and desires to persuade the redrafting judges to topple the lower court's judgment. While communicating his perspective on Tuesday, June 29, the Solicitor General expressed that the five appointed authorities, Justices Joel Ngugi, George Odunga, Jairus Ngaah, Chacha Mwita, and Teresia Matheka utilized Wikipedia to characterize mainstream drive.
The building bridges initiative (BBI) is now at the court of Appeal after being overwhelmingly rejected by five brave high court judges Joel Ngugi, George Odunga, Jairus Ngaah, Chacha Mwita, and Teresia Matheka who made a historic ruling last month. However, this writer opines that the 7-Judge bench constituted by the Court of appeal president Daniel Musinga may still rule against the BBI process and term it as unconstitutional, null and void even if its proponents: President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM Party leader Raila Odinga technically win the case in court.
Elder sister to a 18-months old boy narrated chilling events to court of how his father strangled his younger brother to death for refusing to take a bath. Narrating before High Court Judge Teresia Matheka, the 5-year-old girl said that his father, 28, got furious after his muddy brother declined having birth resulting to him beating him up and strangling him before he died.
A five year old girl has implicated her father in the murder of her 18-month old brother. The girl testified before High court judge Teresia Matheka that her father aged 28, strangled her brother after he refused to be bathed. The girls stated that his brother had soiled himself, her father then wanted to wash the boy who refused.
Even before they issued their ruling, the five High Court judges who declared the Building Bridges Initiative null and void were incorrect. This was revealed yesterday during the hearing of the BBI appeal case by Siaya Senator James Orengo. Orengo, who represented BBI supporters in the Court of Appeal, argued that the judges – Justices Joel Ngugi, George Odunga, Jairus Ngaah, Chacha Mwita, and Teresia Matheka – imagined Kenyans were living outside the constitution and were not guided by it.
BBI proponents led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga could be having the last laugh with the appeal process ongoing after Lawyer Otiende Omollo highlighted the mistake the judges committed in their ruling. On his Wednesday presentation n the court of appeal representing the pro-BBI team, the Rarieda lawmaker argued that Justices Noel Ngugi, George Odunga, Jairus Ngaah, Chacha Mwita and Teresia Matheka created their own words during the ruling.
Senior Counsel Otiende Amollo broke down the ruling made by the 5-judge High Court bench that nullified the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI). The Rarieda MP who appeared at the Court of Appeal on behalf of the pro-BBI team argued that Justices Joel Ngugi, George Odunga, Jairus Ngaah, Chacha Mwita, and Teresia Matheka created their own words and their ruling left more questions than answers.
Kenyan lawyer and prominent politician James Orengo,on Tuesday,June 29,argued that the five-judge bench that declared the BBI as null and void was wrong even before they made the ruling. While representing the BBI proponents in the Court of Appeal,the lawyer stated that the judges - Justices Joel Ngugi, George Odunga, Jairus Ngaah, Chacha Mwita, and Teresia Matheka were imagining that Kenyans were living outside the constitution and not guided by it.
Over 7,000 netizens on Thursday, May 20 attended an online discussion by Senior Counsel Ahmednasir Abdullahi through Twitter's new forum Spaces, where the main agenda was the recent High Court ruling on the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill. The audience consisted of over 7,000 users.
While addressing the BBI defenders in the Court of Appeal, the legal advisor expressed that the appointed authorities - Justices Joel Ngugi, George Odunga, Jairus Ngaah, Chacha Mwita, and Teresia Matheka - were envisioning that Kenyans were living external the constitution and not directed by it.
Court of Appeal has been briefed that the Head of State president Uhuru Kenyatta had made some remarks touching on the ongoing cases in court. The counsel told the court that while speaking at Madaraka day celebrations, the president made remarks that would be concerning to other litigants before the court, and hence was seeking permission to bring those remarks that are in contempt of court before the court.
The BBi appeal battle satrted earlier today with a bench of 7 appointed judges and it will still be in process for the other 2 days. General Kennedy Ogeto claims that the five judges used Wikipedia.Also Lawyer Eric Gumbo for IEBC asked the court not to strike out their affidavit because they are only producing a gazette notice showing that there has been continuous voter registration.
President Uhuru kenyatta failed to appoint the six judges out of forty recommended by the judiciary service commission.This came shortly after the Building Bridges Initiative was nullified with a five judge bench at the high court. Troubled Uhuru decided to make a revenge by rejecting the six judges who were thought to have ruled against the constitutional amendment bill.
President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed 34 judges and rejected six defying judiciary service commission's recommendations. This came few days after a five-judge bench declared the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) to amend the Constitution illegal and unconstitutional. Those in the team were High Court judges Ngugi, Odunga, Jairus Ngaah, Teresia Matheka and Chacha Mwita.
The standoff between the Head of State and the Judiciary on appointment of the initial 41 judges to the High Court has lasted for two years now. In June 2019, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) forwarded to the president names of 41 judges to serve in the High Court of Kenya.
An inmate serving a life sentence at the Naivasha Maximum Prison used an improvised knife to kill his fellow inmate, prison warders testifying in the case told the court on Wednesday, May 20. He went on to say that as the inmates scampered for safety, Ochieng’ came across another inmate, Douglas Maina, whom he also stabbed.
Its both true and evident that the president, Uhuru kenyatta has not been in good terms with the judiciary. It all started way back in 2017 when the former Chief Justice David Maraga together with other four judges nullified the presidential election. From that time a crisis develped between the president and the judiciary.
A sombre mood engulfed Naivasha prison after an inmate killed his jail mate using an improvised sharp object.Standing before Justice Teresia Matheka of Nakuru High Court, warders testified that the man identified as Victor Ochieng, serving life imprisonment stabbed his fellow inmate using a sharped spoon.