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Femi Falana writes AGF Malami, faults repatriation of Cameroonians

A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has faulted the repatriation of non- Nigerians into Cameroon, saying the action lacks legality.

Ricky Tarfa’s ill health stalls trial

The trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Rickey Tarfa, for alleged perversion of the course of justice before an Igbosere High Court was on Tuesday stalled due to his ill health.

Senator Akpabio wants tribunal to declare him winner of election

Godswill Akpabio, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has filed a petition at the election tribunal against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Chris Ekpenyong, his opponent and the winner of the just concluded election for Akwa Ibom North-West District.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Counsel: PDP, Atiku Abubakar have evidence to win at tribunal

Dr. Livy Uzoukwu, has said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has all the facts to prosecute his case at the tribunal and emerge victorious.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court frees lawyer disbarred for misconduct

The Supreme Court has set aside the May 21, 2015 decision of the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) which disbarred Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Kule Kalejaye, for engaging in professional misconduct.

Benue rerun: David Mark, Gabriel Suswam, others to serve as Governor Ortom’s agents

Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed March 23rd for the rerun poll in Benue after the last Saturday’s governorship election in the state was declared inconclusive.

Femi Falana: 2019 election an ‘expensive joke’

Femi Falana (SAN) has expressed worry over the possibility of conducting credible elections in Nigeria.

CCT: Justice Onnoghen’s trial must continue – FG

The Federal Government, yesterday, explained why it would pursue the six-count charge initiated against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to its logical conclusion.

Senior lawyer Rickey Tarfa’s alleged bribery trial stalled again

The trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Rickey Tarfa, for alleged perversion of justice, failed to resume at a Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Monday, for the second time consecutively, following the judge’s absence.

NBA denies querying prosecution lawyer in Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has faulted media reports that it issued a query to a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Aliyu Umar, the lead prosecution lawyer in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
Ademola Adeleke

PDP, Senator Adeleke urge court to uphold petition in Osun election tribunal

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has urged the State Governorship Election Tribunal to uphold their petition and declare their candidate winner of the Saturday, September 22, 2018, election.

Court adjourns hearing in Senator Jang’s N6.3 billion fraud case to April 9

The State High Court in Jos, on Thursday adjourned to April 9, hearing in ex-Gov. Jonah Jang’s alleged N6.3 billion fraud case to enable prosecuting counsel conclude submissions.

Lagos. The Moment. The Man.

As excellent a city as Lagos is, and as profound as its journey has been thus far, Lagos is ready to become its greater self.

Dele Belgore: I had no dealings with Diezani Alison-Madueke

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dele Belgore, on Tuesday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that he never met or dealt with former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

SURE-P fund: I don’t know how 18 pages disappeared from Bank statement – witness

A witness in the ongoing trial of a United Kingdom-based Professor of Neurology, Reuben Obaro, and his wife, Ayodele Obaro, a practising nurse, also in the UK, on Monday told a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Zuba, Abuja, that he does not know how 18 pages disappeared from the bank statement tendered in court in respect of the trial.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-law released by EFCC

Babalele Abdullahi, an associate of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been released by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Governor Akeredolu hails Ondo people over peaceful conduct of presidential, national assembly polls

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has hailed the people of Ondo State for their exemplary conduct during the last presidential and national assembly elections.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: Ex-Governor Alao-Akala backs APC as opposition parties adopt Seyi Makinde

Ahead of the March 9 governorship election, the major political parties in Oyo State have formed alliances toward winning the election and forming a coalition government.g

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