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Australia Removes Sexual Harassment Exemption For Lawmakers

Australia’s Prime Minister, Mr Scott Morrison has announced that Politicians and Judges will no longer be exempted from rules against sexual harassment at work. This came as the Prime Minister tried to quell public anger over his Government’s handling of a series of sexual abuse scandals. Speaking to reporters in the Australian capital, Mr Morrison […]

Corruption: “Lawyers Offer N9.4 Billion As Bribes Between 2018, 2020”

A survey by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has found out that an estimated 9.4 billion naira bribes exchanged hands in the judicial sector between 2018 and 2020. The report said the level of corruption in the justice sector was heightened by the very high amounts of money offered as […]

Gov. Makinde Swears In Justice Aderemi As President, Customary Court

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has charged people in positions of authority to always act with humility and a sense of tomorrow. The Governor, who gave the charge on Thursday, June 4, 2020, while swearing-in Honourable Justice Aderonke Aderemi as the President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo State, noted that whatever position anyone […]

Falana Wants Supreme Court To Stay Off Local Election Petition

Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has expressed concern over what he calls ‘tribunalisation of the nation’s democracy’ saying it endangers the very essence of democracy in itself. The renowned legal luminary said nowhere else around the world is the mandate of the people being determined at the Courts than at the polls. Mr Falana […]