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Lagos inaugurates special courts for sexual offences, financial crimes

In a bid to ensure speedy dispensation of justice, Lagos State Government on Thursday inaugurated four special courts solely for the prosecution of sexual offences and corruption cases.

Judiciary abandoned me when ‘they were harassing me’ – Justice Ayo Salami

A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami (retd.), on Thursday broke his silence on his appointment as the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Cases Trial Monitoring Committee set up by the National Judicial Council.

CJN creates corruption, financial crimes court

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has directed heads of the divisions of courts to establish a special court for corruption and financial crimes cases.

CJN warns against disobedience to court orders

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, has warned against what he described as flagrant disobedience to court orders, saying such actions could lead to breakdown of law and order in the country.

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Ekiti Assembly sacks deputy speaker, chief whip

Deputy Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Adesegun Adewumi, has been impeached.

Commissioner laments inadequate manpower in geophysics

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Wole Soyinka: Politics, ethnic cleansing reasons for killings

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, said on Thursday that ethnic cleansing and political desperation were responsible for killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen.