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Court adjourns Rickey Tarfa’s trial as defence insists on records

An Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court has adjourned the trial of Rickey Tarfa, a lawyer, to June 22 for the defence lawyer to open his defence.

Senior lawyer Rickey Tarfa calls witnesses in corrruption trial

An Abuja-based lawyer, Mohammed Yinusa, on Wednesday told an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, that he was shocked to read in the newspapers that his Access Bank account number was quoted as belonging to Justice Mohammed Yunusa.

Witnesses’ absence stalls Rickey Tarfa’s trial

The trial of a senior advocate of Nigeria Rickey Tarfa before a Lagos High Court, was yesterday stalled as the defence could not open its case, due to the absence of witnesses.

Rickey Tarfa seeks N500m as damages from EFCC

Embattled Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Rickey Tarfa, on Thursday sought N500million from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as damages for what he described as malicious prosecution.

Gouncil pledges to restore normalcy in LAUTECH

The newly constituted governing council of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has pledged to restore normalcy in the institution.

LAUTECH crisis: Governing Council pledges to restore normalcy

The newly constituted Governing Council of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, has pledged to restore normalcy in the institution.

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Court order Attorney-General, Prisons to produce 32 MASSOB detainees

A Magistrate Court, in Enugu North Magisterial District, Tuesday, ordered the Attorney-General of Enugu State and the Nigeria Prisons Service to produce members of Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) incarcerated since May 24.
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Ex-Mauritius President arrives Nigeria for Murtala Muhammed Foundation’s Women Forum

The former President of Mauritius, Prof. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, is expected to arrive the country on Wednesday for the 3rd edition of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) 2018 Women in Development Enterprise Across African Programme and Power Lunch.