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CAN warns federal government against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police

Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.

Bribery scandal: Abedi Pele to help run Ghana football

Former Ghana captain Abedi Pele has been appointed to help run football in the country in the wake of a corruption scandal that saw the government dissolve the sport’s governing body.

South African man gets life for killing parents, brother with axe

A South African man who murdered his parents and brother with an axe has been sentenced to life in prison.

Chief Judge: 2,886 old cases for review in Lagos

In a bid to decongest the court, the Lagos State Judiciary is poised to eliminate old cases through its Backlog Elimination Programme (BEP).

Court acquits ex-FUNNAB vice chancellor accused of fraud

The High Court in Abeokuta on Wednesday, ruled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has not established any case against the former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNNAB), Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, and two others over an alleged fraud of N842 million.

Pathologist denies stealing heart of corpse

Kenya’s former Chief Government Pathologist, Dr. Moses Njue, on, accused of stealing the heart of a corpse at Lee Funeral Home three years ago, has denied the allegation.

Rivers Assembly to write UN, EU over judiciary attack

The Rivers State House of Assembly has resolved to write the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), to alert them of what they described as ‘ill-treatment by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government’ and for their intervention.

Senate: We’ll allow Senator Omo–Agege to resume

The Senate has said it will allow Delta Central senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, who was previously suspended for 90 days to resume legislative duties following the nullification of his suspension by an Abuja court.

Senator Omo-Agege: Senate’s appeal won’t hinder my resumption

A suspended lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central), has declared that the appeal filed by the Senate against the Federal High Court’s judgment nullifying his suspension will not stop him from resuming his legislative duties.

Governor Wike: Federal government plotting to overthrow me

Abe, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by his spokesperson, Parry Saroh Benson, said it was regrettable that party leaders will descend so low by attempting to obstruct the functions of the Judiciary and disrupting the courts from sitting in the face of violent intimidation.

Governor Ajimobi swears-in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges in Oyo

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Friday sworn-in three new judges for the recently established Customary Court of Appeal in the state.

NJC recommends appointment of 21 state judges

The National Judicial Council has recommended 21 judges for appointment as chief judges and judicial officers in various states.

Senate appeals court ruling nullifying Senator Omo-Agege’s suspension

The Senate has filed a notice of appeal and a stay of execution on a High Court judgement, nullifying the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.

NJC recommends sack of Justice Goji, investigates seven others

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the sack of one judge and commenced investigation of seven others.

SERAP asks court to quash Adekunle Ajasin University tuition hike

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Adekunle Ajasin University and the Government of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, over “unfair and arbitrary tuition hike, abuse of power, lack of free, prior, and informed consultation as well as a fundamental breach of legitimate expectations of students.”

Governor Obaseki swears in two high court judges

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has sworn-in Mrs. Orobosa Omotoso and Mr. Terry Momodu as Justices of the State High Court.

Muslim lawyers association protest new FCT court dress code

A fresh controversy over the prescribed dress code for legal practitioners is brewing in the country with the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria rejecting a new directive by the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on how lawyers should dress.

Full list: NJC appoints 60 judges for 25 states

The National Judicial Council has just released the statement below announcing the appointment of 60 judicial officers in 25 states of the federation.

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