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May, 2020

January, 2020

  • 23 January

    Call For Gender Equality, Threat To Marriages – Lawyer

    An Ilorin based legal practitioner, Johnson Ekundayo has said campaign for gender equality would become a threat to marriage in Nigeria if not properly handled. Read Also: Amotekun: Ohanaeze Urges South-East Govs To Bring Back ‘Bakassi Boys’ Ekundayo, who revealed this in an interview with NAN on Thursday in Ilorin, added …

  • 14 January

    Why Maina Can’t Meet Bail Conditions – Lawyer

    Afam Osigwe, the legal counsel to Abdulrasheed Maina, the former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) has said his client is finding it hard to fulfill his bail conditions. The former PRTT boss who is standing trial on 12-count charge bordering on money laundering, was granted a N1 …

December, 2019

November, 2019

  • 26 November

    Lawyer Urges Court To Stop Extradition Of Air Peace Boss, Onyema To US

    A human rights lawyer, Johnmary Jideobi, has urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to restrain the Federal Government from extraditing the Chairman, Air Peace, Allen Onyema, to the United States for trial in an alleged fraud. Read Also: Lagos Govt Plans Amnesty For Cultists Jideobi, in a suit with reference no: …

  • 26 November

    Buhari Lacks Respect For Nigerian Judges, Says Amnesty International’s Lawyer

    Kolawole Olaniyan, a legal adviser to Amnesty International (AI), has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari has no respect for Nigerian judges. Olaniyan, a London-based lawyer, made the claims in a piece he titled, “Buhari is ignoring Nigerian judges– We must not let him get away with it”, according to a …

  • 14 November

    Lawyer Drags Buhari, NASS To Court Over Social Media Bill

    Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

    A lawyer, Tope Akinyode, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate over the proposed ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill 2019.” Akinyode filed the suit before the Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking an order of perpetual injunction prohibiting the respondents from enacting the bill, “which was introduced …

August, 2019

  • 14 August

    Atiku’s Son-in-law, Lawyer Arraigned For Money Laundering

    Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

    Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Nigeria’s Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, was on Wednesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections. Also, Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, said to be Atiku’s lawyer, was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $2m, …

May, 2019

  • 17 May

    Alleged Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans, Hires New Lawyer

    Alleged Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Hires New Lawyer

    Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, known as Evans, on Friday complied with the order of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, asking him to get a new counsel. Justice Adedayo Akintoye had on April 10, ordered the accused to get a legal representative before the next court sitting, due to …

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