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Asari Dokubo demands release of cousins allegedly arrested by military

Ex-Niger Delta warlord, Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has raised alarm over alleged arrest of two of his cousins by the Nigerian Army.

Police arraign fake lawyer for alleged impersonation

The police on Monday arraigned a 53 -year-old factory worker, Nwodo Eze, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for alleged impersonation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests former Ikeja NBA chairman

There was mild drama in Ikeja on Monday as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Mr Yinka Farounbi, a former Chairman of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
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Rafiu Balogun: Linking President Buhari to electoral fraud will be difficult

The immediate past National Legal Adviser of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Rafiu Balogun, has faulted the position of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the just concluded presidential election.

Egypt military court upholds sentence against former auditor

An Egyptian lawyer says a military appeals court has upheld a five-year sentence against the country's former auditor for disseminating false news about the military.
Umno lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun is pictured leaving the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex February 21

Former Malaysian premier’s lawyer charged with money laundering

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s lawyer on Thursday was charged with money laundering, in a widening sweep against those suspected of being involved in crimes linked to the scandal-plagued 1MDB state fund.

Elections: IGP has no constitutional powers to restrict movement – lawyer

A rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has said that the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammad Adamu, has no constitutional powers to restrict the movement of Nigerians on election days, citing a High Court order to back his position.
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Ex-Apple lawyer accused of $600,000 insider trading gains

A lawyer who oversaw Apple's insider trading safeguards is facing charges of using confidential information to earn $600,000 (£466,000).

Aleksander Ceferin re-elected as UEFA president

Aleksander Ceferin has been re-elected to a fresh four-year term as president of European football governing body UEFA on Thursday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Court declares George Ogara as Enugu APC governoship candidate

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday declared George Ogara, a lawyer as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Enugu State.

Supreme Court strikes out Senate’s suit over Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by the Senate, challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Egypt arrests activists after commemoration of uprising

Egypt has rounded up at least six activists in the last couple of days in a wave of arrests coinciding with the anniversary of the 2011 uprising, a rights lawyer said on Wednesday.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Justice Onnoghen: President Buhari’s action brazen assault on democracy – Olisa Agbakoba

Constitutional lawyer, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Femi Falana petitions NHRC, seeks compensation for victims of 2017 Rann bombing

A senior Nigerian lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking compensation for the families of about 200 Internally-displaced persons (IDPs) ‘mistakenly’ bombed in January 2017 by a Nigeria airforce jet at a camp in Rann, Borno State.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Charges against Justice Onnoghen illegal, null and void

A Lagos-based Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, says the charges pending before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, are illegal.
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Singer Falz begins year with hit single “Talk”

Ace Nigerian singer and rapper Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has started the New Year with the release of his single tagged “Talk”.

Police arrest, remand journalist over hairstyle

A 24-year-old photojournalist, Yinka Badmus, working with Talk Village International, has been arrested and remanded in Ikoyi Prison, Lagos State for allegedly spotting a hairstyle some policemen felt made him look like a cultist.
INEC Election Nigeria

Lawyers back calls for prisoners’ right to vote

Some legal practitioners in the Federal Capital Territory have supported the calls for prisoners to exercise their civic rights during elections.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.