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Robert Clarke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said he disagrees with the notion, which suggests that the Eight National Assembly frustrated President Muhammadu Buhari Government in the fight against corruption.

Robert Clarke faults Itse Sagay over claim that 8th National Assembly frustrated fight against...

Robert Clarke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said he disagrees with the notion, which suggests that the Eight National Assembly frustrated President Muhammadu Buhari Government in the fight against corruption.
Mr Oladipo Olasope, the son of the late veteran broadcaster, Kunle Olasope, says his father will be buried with a microphone in his casket.

Late veteran broadcaster to be buried with microphone – son

Mr Oladipo Olasope, the son of the late veteran broadcaster, Kunle Olasope, says his father will be buried with a microphone in his casket.

Nigeria speedily retrogressing – senior lawyer

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ntufam Mba E. Ukweni, has said that Nigeria as a nation is deeply retrogressing.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

Omoyele Sowore arraigned, remanded in DSS custody

The convener of #RevolutionNow protest and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare, have been remanded in the custody of the DSS.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Omoyele Sowore: Why President Buhari can’t intervene now – presidency

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this while commenting on the continued detention of the former presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) despite a court order.
President Buhari at the event

SERAP: Why President Buhari’s government is undermining judiciary

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said failure to publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary, was the reason the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to disregard the judiciary.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

SERAP urges President Buhari to implement report on financial autonomy for judiciary

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary submitted to you in June 2019.”

Ekiti senator heads for appeal court over tribunal ruling

The battle for the Ekiti South senatorial seat has shifted to the Court of Appeal as Senator Dayo Adeyeye, has filed an appeal against the declaration of the former occupant, Senator Biodun Olujimi as the poll winner.
Kidnap Victim

Abducted senior lawyer regains freedom after ransom payment

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Chike Onyemenam, who was kidnapped a week ago along Benin/Asaba highway has been released by his abductors after paying the sum of N7.5 million ransom.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

P&ID scandal: EFCC set to arraign another suspect

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Friday arraign another suspect linked to the controversial Gas Supply Project Agreement which led to the recent $9.6bn judgment given against Nigeria and in favour of Process and Industrial Developments by a British court.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

CJN Tanko fixes date for swearing in Of 38 New SANs

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, will on Monday, September 23, swear-in 38 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
Alfa Belgore, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), collected only $50,000 as consultancy fee in his legal advice that helped P&ID secure a $9.6 billion judgment against Nigeria.

Ex-CJN Alfa Belgore collected $50,000 consultancy fee from P&ID’s lawyers

Alfa Belgore, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), collected only $50,000 as consultancy fee in his legal advice that helped P&ID secure a $9.6 billion judgment against Nigeria.

Abdulhakeem Mustapha-led appeals board decides Esperance ‘CAF Champions League title’ fate today

Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).
Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, NDDC Chairman

Senator Ndoma-Egba: Societal ills have caught up with judiciary

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, former Senate Leader and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is advocating that judges in Nigeria should be placed in situations where temptation is minimised, as some of the ills in the society have caught up with the judiciary.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar, PDP to challenge tribunal judgement – counsel

One of the lawyers to Atiku Abubakar has said that the opposition presidential candidate will appeal Wednesday’s ruling of the presidential election petition tribunal.
President Ramaphosa has prioritised land redistribution as he seeks to win public support ahead of election next year [Themba Hadebe-AP]

Xenophobia: President Buhari’s envoy meets South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa today

President Muhammadu Buhari’s special envoy, the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Abubakar, has arrived in Johannesburg and is expected to meet President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa.

Cross River government slams Femi Falana over trial of journalist

The Cross River State Government has berated human rights lawyer Femi Falana for linking it with the terrorism charges preferred against Mr. Agba Jalingo by the police.

Police charge journalist Agba Jalingo with terrorism for criticising Cross River governor

A journalist and activist, Mr. Agba Jalingo, has been charged with terrorism for criticising the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade.

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Sultan suggests home grown solutions to security challenges

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of home grown solutions to the security challenges facing the country.

General Aguiyi Ironsi’s son passes on in Umuahia

John Nnanyerem Aguiyi Ironsi, son of the former Nigerian Head of State, Aguiyi Ironsi, has died.
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Lucas Hernandez: Real Madrid tried to sign me but I wouldn’t go there

Bayern Munich centre-back Lucas Hernandez has admitted that he was once subject to interest from Real Madrid, but he has said that he could not have signed for the Bernabeu club.
Nigerian Red Cross

Anambra Red Cross chief advocates special programme for children

Prof. Peter Emeka Katchy, chairman of Nigeria Red Cross, Anambra State chapter, has advocated for introduction of a special programme to take care of children, especially the venerable by the Federal Government and all the state governments in the country.
Amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps travel during a military exercise as a part of the annual joint military training called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the U.S. in Pohang, South Korea, April 5, 2018.

Donald Trump’s decision on Kurds rattles some in South Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria amid a Turkish onslaught is being watched closely in South Korea, where Trump has long hinted at a major military realignment.