Judge Whose Name Was Rejected By Uhuru After Sending BBI Parking Named Jurist Of The Year
Kenyan Court of Appeal Judge, Justice Joel Ngugi who was among the High Judges that Uhuru Kenyatta failed to promote to the Appellate Court has been crowned the Jurist of the Year by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ). Joel Ngugi who was also among the judges who declared the famous BBI Unconstitutional, null and void while issuing his acceptance speech said that the award is meant the many faceless Kenyans who, daily, fight for the Kenyan Constitution and Constitutionalism.
Bad News to Hon Waluke as EACC Acquires New Evidence From S. Africa, Shows the Following
Sirisia member of parliament Hon John Waluke is still being faced with troubles despite being released last week on bail with co-director Judy Wakhungu pending the determination of their appeal. A report covered by the Tuesday 20th Standard publication now alleges that Ethics and Anti-Corruption Unit has acquired a new evidence from South Africa which is set to back the case against Waluke with judges Hannah Okwengu, John Mativo and Weldon Korir open to receive it.
James Orengo Aims A Dig At Uhuru After What He Did As He Reacts To Ruto's Appointment Of Judges
Siaya county governor Hon James Orengo has aimed a direct attack against former president Uhuru Kenyatta following his refusal to appoint six judicial officers forwarded to him by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) many months ago. In a statement on social media, governor Orengo was categorical that there was no good reason for the former head of state to frustrate the appointment of the six judicial officers noting that the judicial officers were adequately qualified.
What Has Happened to Waluke Only Days After Pleading With Ruto to Help Him Get Free
Troubled Sirisia MP John Waluke and his co-accused Grace Wakhungu could be in more trouble after the latest court ruling regarding their ongoing case. The two are accused of fraudulently acquiring Sh564 million from the NCPD via a maize deal, a case that has seen them spend time in and out of jail.
Waluke In More Trouble Even After Pleading With Ruto Over His Case As New Evidence Is Introduced.
Sirisia member of Parliament honourable John Waluke's troubles have increased following the introduction of new evidence against him and his co-accused Grace Wakhungu. Court of appeal judges Hanna Okwengu, John mativo and Weldon Korir have allowed the ethics and anti-corruption commission to present fresh evidence against a company owned by the two.
Trouble For MP Waluke As 3 Judges Issue This Ruling After What South African Government Said
Sirisia constituency member of the national assembly Hon John Waluke and his fellow accused person Wakhungu face tough times over the now infamous national cereals and produce board (NCPB) scandal that saw taxpayers lose hundreds of millions of shillings. The case has seen Waluke serve two stints in prison together with Wakhungu who stand accused of defrauding the kenyan taxpayers of millions through what is suspected to be a fraudulent maize importation deal.
"He Is Happy" Reactions As Maraga Joins Ruto For A Photo After The Swearing In Of Judges
The President of the republic of Kenya William Ruto on Wednesday presided over the swearing in of the six judges whom he appointed yesterday. Four of the judges Weldon Korir, George Odunga, Aggrey muchelule and Mwaura Ngugi will be serving in the court of appeal while two Evans kiago and Cheruiyot Omange will be working in the environment and labour relations Court.
Two Things That Ruto Has Done Today In Kasarani Contrary To What Uhuru Did While He Was In Power
Today, despite it being a swearing in ceremony for William Ruto and Rigathi Gachagua, the two made it look like a normal office days and we saw them delegating duties to new staffs. Apparently, news has emerged concerning the two contrary things that Ruto has done which former president Uhuru Kenyatta refused to do.
"Not Yet Over" End Of Road For Waluke, Wakhungu as EACC Allowed to Cite New Evidence in Sh564m Case
A court on Friday granted the anti-graft agency permission to present new evidence in the case of Sirisia MP John Waluke and Grace Wakhungu, who are defending a fraudulent award worth Sh564 million. On November 4, 2014, a three-judge bench of the Court of Appeal (Hannah Okwengu, John Mativo, and Weldon Korir) issued the significant ruling in an application filed by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
David Maraga Present As President Ruto Presides Over Swearing In Ceremony Of Six Judges- Photos
President William Ruto did today, September 14 presided over the swearing in ceremony of six judges he appointed after being rejected by predecessors Uhuru Kenyatta at Statehouse in Nairobi. Courtesy Talking at the function President William Ruto congratulated the judges and vows to work with them to ensure Judiciary is strengthened as an institution.
Why the AG should be concerned about the appointment of six judges - Mutula
Makueni Governor Mutula Kilonzo Junior has now stated that Attorney General Kihara Kariuki should be held accountable for his role in former President Uhuru Kenyatta's refusal to appoint six judges. In June 2021, Uhuru appointed 34 of the judges but left out the six judges citing integrity issues.
Kenyans React After Orengo's Comments on Ruto's 6 Appointed Judges
Today, President William Ruto has attended the swearing in of the six judges whom the former President Uhuru Kenyatta rejected to appoint them. President Ruto yesterday promised to appoint the judges and attend their swearing in which he has affirmed it today. The judges who have been sworn in are Weldon Korir, Aggrey Muchelule, George Odunga and Professor Joel Ngugi who are set to go to the Court of Appeal and High Court registrar Elizabeth Omange and chief magistrate Evans Makori as Environment and Lands Court judges.
"It's Just Rule Of Law Not Rule Of Man" President Ruto Slams Uhuru After Failing To Appoint 6 Judges
William Ruto was yesterday sworn in as the President of Kenya alongside his deputy President Rigathi Gachagua at the Kasarani stadium. Ruto's title immediately changed from being deputy President to President while that of Uhuru Kenyatta changed from being President to former President of Kenya. After being sworn in, Ruto made a speech of appointing the 6 judges that the former President Uhuru Kenyatta rejected to appoint them.
MP Disagrees With H E Ruto Over The Procedure Taken To Appoint 6 Judges, Reveals What He'd Have Done
Member of Parliament representing the residents of Nyando Sub County in Kisumu County Hon Jared Okello has degreed with the procedure taken by President William Ruto to appoint the 6 Judges who were rejected by former President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2019. Just after after taking oath of the office in the capacity of the the President on 13th of September, William Ruto in his inaugural speech promised to appoint and watch the swearing of 6 Judges who credentials were questioned by Uhuru Kenyatta in 2019 despite being declared competent to hold the offices by the then Chief Justice David Maraga.
President Ruto Set to Oversee Important Function Today After Starting His 1st Tenure on a High Note
Following his inauguration, President William Samoei Ruto outlined a bagful of goodies for the country's top court commending them for standing firm in deciding the just concluded August 9 presidential petitions. In his speech, he appointed six judges Joel Ngugi, George Odunga, Aggrey Muchelule, Weldon Korir, Evans Makori, and Elizabeth Omange who were rejected by retired President Uhuru Kenyatta after he questioned their character as well as integrity issues.
What the top court said just before rendering a historic decision in the Kshs 588M Waititu case
Just hours after Silisia Member of Parliament Hon. John Waluke was dealt a devastating blow when the Court of Appeal decided that he should serve the 57-year prison sentence he was given in connection with the Maize Scandal case of 2009, the High Court of Kenya, through Judge Weldon Korir, ruled this afternoon that the case brought by former Kiambu Governor Hon.
President William Ruto's First Executive Order Appointing Six Judges
Kenya has a new Commander in Chief in the name of William Ruto. The former Deputy President was sworn in yesterday as Kenya's fifth President at Kasarani stadium in an event that was filled with much fanfare. After being sworn, Ruto did not waste much and almost immediately started working by signing his first Executive Order yesterday night.
Ruto's Gov't Under Pressure As Raila Starts His Opposition Role
Raila claimed during a parliamentary group meeting on Friday, September 16, that In the upcoming weeks, they planned to take three steps: save the judiciary from state capture, transform the IEBC so that it is prepared to hold credible elections, and prevent the legislature from succumbing to state capture.
Kenyans React after Joel Ngugi Crown as The Jurist of The Year
When President William Ruto appointed to the Court of Appeal Ngugi was equally among the six judges Ngugi, Aggrey Muchelule, George Odunga and Weldon Korir. [ Photo| courtesy] Every year there is a event for the Jurist of the Year Award that seeks to give recognition, acknowledgement, and encouragement to jurists who have consistently, fearlessly, and impartially promoted the rule of law and human rights in Kenya during the year.
Refusing to appoint 6 judges was unjustified, Orengo Says
Siaya Governor James Orengo has criticized President Uhuru Kenyatta for his failure to appoint six judges nominated by the Judicial Service Commission in 2019. In a statement shortly after the judges were sworn in on Wednesday, the lead attorney said there was no justification for the former president's failure to make the appointment.