Tags : Lawyers

DSS Presents Sunday Igboho’s Aides In Court

The Department of the State Services, DSS, has bowed to the July 29 order of a Federal High Court in Abuja as it presents some aides of the Yoruba Secessionist Leader, Sunday Igboho, before the Court. This followed the fresh order issued by the Court that the detainees be produced in court on Monday, August […]

Safety Of Journalists: MRA Hosts Litigation Workshop For Lawyers

There is the need to ensure accountability for attacks on Journalists and media in Nigeria, thereby combating the culture of impunity for such attacks. This, according to the Head of Media Rights Agenda, MRA’s Legal Department, Ms Chioma Nwaodike is the aim of a two-day Workshop to enhance the capacity of Lawyers to litigate cases […]

Health Of Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Deteriorates As He Keeps

The health of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is deteriorating as he keeps up his hunger strike in prison, with a new numbness in his hands, according to his lawyers. This came a week after President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent who is serving a two-and-a-half-year sentence on embezzlement charges stopped taking food to demand […]

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 […]

#EndSARS: AGF Declines Comment On Legality Of Freezing Protesters Accounts

The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, has kept mum when he was questioned by Journalists on the legality of freezing bank accounts owned by #EndSARS protesters and promoters. The AGF kept mum on Monday, November 9, 2020, smiled and walked away when he was accosted by Journalists who asked about the legality […]

Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Ihedioha’s Case

The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of former Governor of Imo State, Mr Emeka Ihedioha to March 2, 2020. Mr Ihedioha approached the Apex Court with an application to reverse itself on the judgement sacking him from Office as Governor. The Supreme Court had fixed Tuesday, February 18, 2020, to hear the appeal filed by […]

“Briton Guilty Of False Rape Claim”, Court Rules

A court in Cyprus found a British woman guilty of falsely claiming she was gang-raped by a group of Israeli tourists in the resort of Ayia Napa. The Court gave the ruling on Monday, December 30, 2019, adjourning sentencing till January 7, 2020. The woman, who was 19 at the time of the incident in […]