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Lockdown: Falana Writes National Human Rights Commission, Demands Investigation Into Killing Of Nigerians By Security Agents

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has written to the National Human Rights Commission asking it to investigate the unlawful killings of at least 21 Nigerians by armed security personnel enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown. Falana in his letter on Thursday said apart from the killing...

Nigeria seeks to establish zonal courts to try, jail illegal miners

As part of measures being put in place to effectively regulate mining activities, the Federal Government is coming up with an all-encompassing policy to adequately unlock the potentials abound in the sector by encouraging and empowering local miners to take over the mining activities,...

Italian court throws out witness request in Eni Nigeria graft case

MILAN, Feb 5 - A Milan court has rejected a prosecution request to hear testimony from a former legal adviser of Eni who has accused the company of spying on judges, offering a boost to the Italian oil firm as it fights bribery...

Legal Battle between Nigerian govt, P&ID over $9.6bn judgement begins today in London

Legal battle between the Federal Government and a British Virgin Island firm, Process and Industrial Development, over the controversial of a $9.6bn judgment against Nigeria resumes at a London court on Friday (today). A London commercial court had in a judgment delivered on August 16,...

Imo ruling: INEC lacks legal powers to affirm polls- Lawyer

Reporter A LAWYER, Kenneth Ikonne, in an article entitled “The Imo gubernatorial judgment – a painful but legally correct verdict!” said the Supreme Court, based on the facts, was right in declaring Uzodinma the winner in law. According to him, Ihedioha’s legal team made a...

Supreme court defers judgment on Kano guber appeal

The Supreme Court seven-man panel chaired by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammad has deferred judgment in the Kano gubernatorial appeal to Jan. 20. The appeal filed by Abba Kabiru-Yusuf of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is challenging the election of Gov Abdullahi Ganduje...

Tribunal to decide on Lyon, Lokpobiri crisis on January 11

The Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, will on January 11 deliver judgement on the case between a former Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri and the Bayelsa State-elect, Chief David Lyon. The court had on Wednesday reserved judgement on appeals...

BREAKING: Court jails DG NCAC ,Runsewe, for contempt

An FCT High Court, Maitama on Thursday sentenced, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Crafts (NCAC) for contempt of court order. Justice Jude Okeke in a ruling on the motion seeking for the order of the court to sentence Runsewe to prison...

Sanwo-Olu tells Lagosians: Use alternative dispute resolution

By Adebisi Onanuga Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday advised Lagosians to embrace Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in settling disputes rather than engage in self-help through violent means. Sanwo-Olu gave the advice while inaugurating two offices of the Citizen’s Mediation Centre (CMC) at Iba...

$10,000 extortion: ‘Crook’ Shehu Sani is no longer part of us, CJN declares

From Eric Ikhilae, Abuja Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, has distanced himself from Senator Shehu Sani, currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged N4 million extortion. Sani, who represented Kaduna on the platform of the All Progressives...
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