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Governor Ambode urges Nigerians to embrace dialogue in conflict resolution

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday urged Nigerians to always give peace a chance and embrace dialogue as a necessary mechanism for conflict resolution.

Release database of arrests by security agencies – Femi Falana tells AGF Malami

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has demanded that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), should release a certified true copy of the electronic database of records of arrests made by all law enforcement agencies.

Ex-ICPC chief Emmanuel Ayoola tasks lawyers to be resourceful, dynamic

Former chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offence Commission (ICPC), Justice Emmanuel Ayoola (rtd), has charged Nigerian lawyers to be resourceful and dynamic.

Order monthly inspection of police stations – Femi Falana tells Lagos CJ

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has written to the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, to designate Chief Magistrates to conduct monthly inspection of all police stations and other detention centres in the state.

Lagos CJ reinstates commitment to fight corruption in judiciary

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, has reinstated her commitment to fight corruption, which according to her, has given the Lagos judiciary a bad name.

2,482 NYSC members take oath of allegiance in Lagos

No fewer than 2,482 corps members of Batch B Stream I, deployed to Lagos State, were on Thursday sworn-in by the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke.

Judge facing corruption charges wants court to dismiss case

Justice Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa of the Federal High Court, Bayelsa Division, on Monday, asked the Chief Judge of Lagos state, Justice Opeyemi Oke, to transfer his case file to another judge for trial.

NJC sets up panel to probe two chief judges, 13 others

The National Judicial Council has constituted separate panels to investigate various allegations of misconduct against two Chief Judges, 13 others.

N25.7bn fraud: Supreme Court refuses Atuche, wife’s bid for case re-trial

The Supreme Court on Wednesday made an order against re-assigning the N25.7 billion fraud trial of former Managing Director of Bank PHB Plc (now Keystone Bank), Francis Atuche and his wife, Elizabeth.

Lagos judiciary beacon of hope for Nigeria – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday said the state judiciary had been a beacon of hope and promise for Nigeria as a whole, citing its reputation for intellectual judicial pronouncements that have stood the test of time at the different Courts of Appeal.

Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal challenging sack of Sen. Akpan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approached the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo which sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and declared Hon Bassey Etim as lawful replacement.

Lagos CJ swears in 38 new customary court judges

In a bid to bring the administration of justice closer to people of Lagos, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, on Tuesday swore-in 38 Customary Court judges, warning them to live above board.


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INEC to release fresh timetable for Senator Melaye’s recall

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Senator Sani: There is civil, cold war in APC

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Governor Lalong sacks Bokkos council chairman over killings

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