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Ekiti chief judge pardons 44 inmates

The Ekiti Chief Judge, Justice Ayo Daramola, on Thursday granted pardon to 44 inmates of the Ado-Ekiti Federal Prisons.

Nursing mother jailed for stealing bra, mobile phone

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti, on Wednesday sentenced a 35-year-old nursing mother, Bunmi Salau, to three weeks imprisonment for stealing a bra, mobile phone and N12,000 cash.
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Rights abuse: Chief Justice Onnoghen directs magistrates to inspect police cells every month

Chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has directed all chief magistrates across the country to inspect police detention facilities in their areas on a monthly basis.

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen condemns attack on Rivers High Court

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has condemned last week Friday’s attack by suspected APC members on a High Court in River State.

Biafra: IPOB decries killings, cowardice by political class

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has expressed shock and bitterness over incessant killings in Nigeria, particularly, the 58 people in Kaduna State, and what it called “continued cowardice exhibited by the political class in Nigeria in the face of the unrelenting onslaught against the people.

DR Congo’s Joseph Kabila sacks more than 250 ‘fake’ or corrupt judges

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday sacked more than 250 magistrates who did not have a law degree or were accused of corruption.

Ebonyi chief judge pardons 27 inmates

The Ebonyi Chief Judge, Justice Alloy Nwankwo, has released 27 inmates from Abakaliki prison during the state judiciary’s jail delivery exercise to decongest the prison.

Lawyer calls for speedy dispensation of Justice

A Lawyer, Mr Isaiah Odje, on Saturday called for speedy dispensation of justice to further strengthen the peoples confidence in the country’s judiciary.

Tailor bags 6 months imprisonment for stabbing man

A main market Magistrates’ court, at Lugard road, Jos on Wednesday sentenced one Zubairu Dauda, a tailor, to six months imprisonment for stabbing one Usman Mohammed.

Liberia’s Supreme Court lifts suspension on presidential run-off election

The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted its stay order on the country’s presidential run-off election earlier billed for Nov. 7.

Osun NBA urges lawyers to shun corruption

The Osun State Chapter of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on legal practitioners to shun corrupt practices capable of rubbishing the image of the profession.

Over 22,000 cases pending in Cross River courts – CJ

More than 22, 000 cases, including motions, civil and criminal cases are currently pending in various courts in Cross River state.

FCT chief judge urges judges, magistrates to be diligent

FCT Chief Judge, Justice Ishaq Bello, has urged judges and magistrates in the territory to be diligent in the discharge of their duties.

Cross River CJ introduces spies to monitor corrupt judges, magistrates

The Acting Chief Judge of Cross River State, Justice Michael Edem, on Wednesday said he has introduced secret agents to monitor activities of judges, magistrates, and judicial officers in order to tackle corrupt practices in the bench.

Judiciary not as corrupt as NBS report shows – NJC

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has refused to accept the result of a survey that shows that the judiciary is the second most corrupt institution in Nigeria.

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The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.