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Abubakar Malami

AGF: We’ll spare nobody in $9.6 billion P&ID failed deal

Malami told journalists in Abuja that although security agencies had interrogated many prominent personalities in connection with the $9.6 billion awarded against Nigeria by a United Kingdom court, many more would soon be invited for questioning in order to get to the root of the matter.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-8

President Buhari’s victory: SANs hail tribunal’s verdict

Senior lawyers on Wednesday praised the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23 presidential election.

Femi Falana, Mike Ozekhome clash over Justice Onnoghen at NBA confab

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).
Opeyemi Oke

Stakeholders eulogize former Lagos CJ at valedictory court session

Lagos State Judiciary on Thursday, held a special Valedictory Court Session for former Chief Judge Justice Opeyemi Oke.

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.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

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.

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CHAN: Imama Amapakabo to lead Super Eagles to Lome on Friday

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NFF hunts for African opposition ahead 2021 AFCON qualifiers

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is working hard at sealing a match with an African team for the Super Eagles, after announcing on Monday night that the three-time African champions will play Brazil in a friendly in Singapore on October 13.
Nigeria Police

Three arrested for ‘kidnapping’ Katsina council chief’s kids

The police in Katsina State have arrested three suspects in connection with the kidnap of two children of the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Matazu Local Government Area of the state, Kabiru Matazu.
Nigeria will face five-time world champions Brazil, Portugal, and Oman in Group D of the preliminary round of 2019 Beach Soccer World Cup in Paraguay.

Emeka Ogbonna: Sand Eagles not fazed by Brazil, Portugal challenge

Sand Eagles player Emeka Ogbonna has told brila.net that there’s little to worry about Nigeria’s chances at the World Cup with the Eagles drawn against Brazil as well as Portugal and Oman.