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Senator Amosun, Adekunle Akinlade bid former Ogun majority leader farewell

The remains of a former Majority Leader, Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Yinka Mafe, have been laid to rest on Friday.
A legal practitioner in Nigeria, Assam Ekanem Assam, has asked lawyers and judges to rise up and save the nation’s judiciary.

Assam Assam: Justice sector going through debased, bestial moments

A legal practitioner in Nigeria, Assam Assam, has asked lawyers and judges to rise up and save the nation’s judiciary.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi and the conspiracy of Northern oligarchy

His background in Islamic Studies at a leading Islamic University in Khatourm, the capital of Sudan, should have ordinarily perverted critical reasoning in him, paradoxically, the recently ‘deposed’ Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, frantically utilized Islamic knowledge as an intellectual instrument to illuminate the dark sides of his society.
A legal practitioner, Nelson Okedinachi, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital to sack the speaker of the Imo state of Assembly and 19 other members for dumping their political parties for the APC.

Defection: Lawyer asks court to sack Imo speaker, 19 others

A legal practitioner, Nelson Okedinachi, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital to sack the speaker of the Imo state of Assembly and 19 other members for dumping their political parties for the All Progressives Congress.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Lawyer sues Edo governor over ban on political rallies, processions

A legal practitioner, Emankhu Isibor Addeh, has sued Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, over the ban on political rallies and demonstrations in Edo State.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Lawyer begs NERC, TCN, EEDC to restore power to Afikpo community

A legal practitioner, Mr Bright Uche, has appealed to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to restore power supply to Afikpo community in Ebonyi.

Fake lawyer arrested in court while representing clients

A fake lawyer, identified as Iddrisu Yahaya who appeared in court to seek bail for his supposed clients ran out of luck and got arrested upon the orders of the judge of the Techiman Circuit Court where the drama unfolded.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

There’s nothing illegal about Amotekun – lawyer

Rights activist and legal practitioner Kunle Adegoke has declared that the Federal Government is not being realistic with the security situation in the country.

Lawyer, son docked for ‘N1 million fraud’ in Osun

A legal practitioner based in Osun State, Barrister M.A Laogun and his son, Mr A.A.Laogun, were on Tuesday arraigned before an Osun State High Court, sitting in Osogbo for alleged N1 million fraud.

Official: Jigawa annulled 330 forced marriages in 2019

The Jigawa State Hisbah Board on Thursday said it dissolved no fewer than 330 forced marriage in 2019 after the victims fled their homes in protest.
He was speaking on the heels of recent separate visits to the President by a religious leader, Pastor Tunde Bakare, and Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at which the duo spoke to the President on his succession plan.

Lawyer tackles Asiwaju Tinubu, Pastor Bakare over advice to President Buhari on succession plan

An Aba-based legal practitioner, and the National Coordinator for Concerned Advocates for Good Governance (CAGG), Barrister Olusegun Bangbose, has warned politicians to stop “bothering” President Muhammadu Buhari over his succession plan, but should rather advise him on how to confront the challenges of nation-building.

Lawyer sues Dana Airlines over 11-hour flight delay

A legal practitioner, Babajide Idowu, has filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court in Lagos against Dana Airlines Limited for allegedly delaying his flight for over 11 hours without adequate notification.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer alleges police threat to life

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday, alleged that the Anambra State Police Command was after his life.

Indictment: Lawyer asks court stop federal government from extraditing Air Peace chief to US

A Nigerian Lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Johnmary C. Jideobi, has instituted a suit at Federal High Court, Abuja for the enforcement of the fundamental human rights of the embattled Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, who is facing fraud allegations in the United States of America.

Mother who threw son into well arraigned

A 33-year-old housewife, Rukayat AbdulRaheem, was on Friday, arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for throwing her son into a well.
A legal practitioner, Mrs Gloria Egbuji, has identified underfunding by the government as being a cause of the frequent disregard for citizens Human Rights by officers of the Nigeria Police Force.

Underfunding cause of human rights violations by police – lawyer

A legal practitioner, Mrs Gloria Egbuji, has identified underfunding by the government as being a cause of the frequent disregard for citizens Human Rights by officers of the Nigeria Police Force.

Tenure: Court strikes out suit seeking Babatunde Fowler’s sack as FIRS boss

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has struck out a suit seeking the sack of Dr. Babatunde Fowler as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.

Kogi guber: Court asked to disqualify Governor Bello as candidate

A governorship aspirant in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja praying for the disqualification of Governor Yahaya Bello as a candidate in the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 20 new virus cases, total now 131

Announcing this Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 13 of the cases were from Lagos, four from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, two from Kaduna and one from Oyo State.

Panic in Imo as hotelier dies

Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the people and government of Lagos State over the unfortunate explosion that claimed scores of lives in Lagos yesterday.

Governor Abiodun: How I begged President Buhari to shift Ogun lockdown

Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.

Coronavirus: JNI condemns misleading preaching of some Islamic clerics

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.

FRSC shuts of drivers licence processing centres

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.