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The conferment which formed part of activities marking the commencement of the 2020/21 new legal year, was performed by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, accompanied by 16 other Justices of the Supreme Court.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, spent state funds to hire many Senior Advocates of Nigeria to represent him at the election tribunal where his electoral victory as governor was being challenged in 2015.
The Catalans wore pink as a third kit in 2018-19 and have gone with it again for the new season. The new effort comes with dark green shorts and green and pink socks.
The controversy surrounding the Federal Government’s plan to subsume regional security networks in the Nigerian Police Force continued yesterday, with Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, asking that the decision be rescinded.
Babatunde Ajibade, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has insisted that the Office of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, is not the exclusive preserve of SANs.
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, South West Nigeria, will today commence the hearing of application filed by team of lawyers on behalf of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to secure his release.
Worried by the non-inclusion of Senior Lawyers in the appointment of Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BoSAN), on Monday, called for a meeting with the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, to discuss the issue. =
Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Alex Izinyon, who led President Muhammad Buhari’s legal team at the Supreme Court on Friday, apologised on behalf of the legal team of Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, who were absent.
In what seems a precursor to his eventual resumption of judicial functions, suspended Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court, is currently participating in activities marking the commencement of the court’s new legal year.
Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) Chief Mike Ozekhome and Mr. Femi Falana have disagreed sharply over lawyers’ reaction to the removal of immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen (rtd).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released from its custody Abdullahi Babalele, the son-in-law of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2019, Atiku Abubakar.
Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Lagos State Judiciary on Thursday, held a special Valedictory Court Session for former Chief Judge Justice Opeyemi Oke.
Sen. Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sept. 2018 governorship election in Osun, has approached the Supreme Court, seeking a reversal of the decision of the Court of Appeal that declared Mr Gboyega Oyetola, as the winner of the poll
Mr Conte survived two confidence votes in parliament last week, but then lost his absolute majority in the Senate after centrist ally and former PM Matteo Renzi defected.
The spokesperson for the police command in Oyo, Fadeyi Olugbenga, says the force is investigating the fire that gutted activist Sunday ‘Igboho’ Adeyemo’s house in the early hours of Tuesday.
West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed the club’s interest in Ahmed Musa, who is a free agent.
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has attempted to laugh off speculation linking Lionel Messi with a future move to Paris Saint-Germain.
More than 15,000 competitors expected at the Games, which are due to start on July 23. They were postponed last year because of COVID-19.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has vowed to arrest and prosecute people, including government officials, linked to the communal crisis involving Effium and Ezza Effium indigenes of Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that it needed clear directives on tariffs on goods covered by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Cultism in schools is to blame for drug abuse, according to Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who called on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to be proactive in combating substance abuse.
The newly-elected President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor, has listed security and education as well as guaranteeing a robust economic growth for the Igbo people as some of the immediate priorities of the socio-cultural organisation.
Recording Academy, Organisers of the Grammy Awards, has pledged to support the administration of Joe Biden, the newly elected United States of America President and his vice, Kamala Harris, in rebuilding and revitalising the U.S. creative economy.