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Kano kingmakers hire 7 SANs, 17 other lawyers to battle Ganduje

Kano Kingmakers have employed the service of 7 Senior Advocates of Nigeria and 17 other lawyers to challenge governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Kano House Assembly and others in court over the creation of more new Kano Emirates.
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Osun guber: Supreme Court‘ll straighten dissenting verdicts – SANs

Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) Chief Emeke Ngige and Dr Paul Ananaba on Thursday said it will be good for the for the Supreme Court to resolve the Osun State election dispute and set things straight.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

What is Atiku Abubakar’s real motive with alternative facts?

The realities begin to unravel when one takes an honest look at the official presidential results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and a different result presented by Atiku Abubakar — with special attention to the National Assembly figures.

Justice Onnoghen: Extend corruption probe to other judges – SANs tell President Buhari

A group of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, under the aegis of Justice Reform Project, have said the reported voluntary resignation of Justice Walter Onnoghen should not be the end of the corruption allegations leveled against him.
Bala Muhammad

Tribunal: Bauchi governor-elect engages 65 lawyers to defend mandate

The Bauchi State Governor-elect, Sen. Bala Muhammed, said he was optimistic that the petition of outgoing governor, Muhammed Abubakar, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging his victory at the tribunal, would fail.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC challenges Bala Mohammed’s victory at tribunal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed a petition at the Bauchi Election Petitions Tribunal, challenging the election of Sen. Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the governor-elect.

Kogi judiciary prays court to nullify assembly resolution on removal of CJ

Kogi Judiciary on Monday approached the State High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe seeking nullification of the April 2, resolution of Kogi House of Assembly recommending the removal of the Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

Mixed reactions trail resignation of suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen

Walter Nkanu Onnoghen’s resignation as Chief Justice of Nigeria on Friday was greeted with mixed reactions from senior lawyers, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Senator Adeleke’s nullification: Judgment cannot stand test of time – SANs

Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, (SAN) have said that the FCT High Court judgment which nullified the nomination of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 2018 Governorship Election in Osun, cannot stand the test of time.

Justice Onnoghen likely to face fresh criminal charges

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, may face two fresh trials on alleged huge deposits on his accounts.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests former Ikeja NBA chairman

There was mild drama in Ikeja on Monday as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Mr Yinka Farounbi, a former Chairman of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

Court declines ex-NSA Dasuki’s request for intervention of ‘friends of the court’ in trial

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja, has refused to grant the prayers of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), seeking the intervention of ‘friends of the Court’ (Amicus Curiae) In his trial.

SANs: Justice Onnoghen’s trial, proof of deeper rot in judiciary

Twenty Senior Advocates of Nigeria, under the aegis of The Justice Reform Project, have described the corruption allegations against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as “a manifestation of deeper malaise” in the nation’s judiciary.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

25 lawyers drag President Buhari to court over Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

Twenty Five constitutional lawyers, on Monday, dragged President Muhammadu Buhari before the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge what they termed as illegal suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

PANDEF demands immediate reinstatement of Justice Onnoghen

Pan–Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, weekend, raised four key posers for President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, an act it strongly denounced, demanding his immediate reinstatement.

Itse Sagay: Why Justice Onnoghen can’t be tried by NJC

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, has given reasons the National Judicial Council, NJC, lacked the powers to try the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, SAN.

Activist cautions Nigerians not to politicize Justice Onnoghen’s case

A human right activist, Mr Modibbo Bakare, has urged Nigerians to thread with caution in order to avoid the politicisation of the case filed against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen.

Group advices Jusitce Onnoghen to resign

The embattled Chief Jusitce of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has been asked to honourably take the exit door before its too late.

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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
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Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.