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Legal Week: Borno State Chief Judge Tasks Members

Monday, February 19, 2018
The Borno state Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zannah has tasked members of the Bar in the state to embrace the new Nigerian Legal Email service platform for speedy justice delivery in Nigeria. The Borno state Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zannah who made the call at a valedictory session of the state ...

Illegal Arms Importation: Customs officer testifies against colleague

Thursday, January 11, 2018
An Assistant Comptroller of Customs attached to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operation Unit, A. M. Adamu, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that an officer serving at the Apapa Area Command offered bribe to other officers at the port to facilitate the release of a ...

Delta AG Challenges High Court Judge Over N10m Award To Pregnant Woman

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor has faulted a judgment of Justice C.E. Achilefu of an Otor-Udu High Court that awarded a N10 million damages against the State Hospitals Management Board and three others over the death of a pregnant woman for alleg ...

N1.8bn petrol subsidy fraud: Firm to know fate Dec 15

Saturday, October 7, 2017
The Supreme Court has reserved ruling till December 15, 2017 on whether or not the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission should continue investigation on Yanaty Petrochemical Limited over an alleged N1.8 billion petroleum subsidy fraud. Yanaty had dragged the EFCC to the Supreme Court urging i ...

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyers Asks Court to Order Buratai To Produce His Client

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, lrm;Nnamdi Kanu, has been declared missing by his team of lawyers. The legal team led by Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lrm;said it had therefore, on Wednesday filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja praying for an order directing the Chie ...

Mrakpor Steps Up Practice Standard For Staff

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor said the Committee set up to audit case files and assess the general performance of staff was part of efforts to raise the quality and standard of practice in the Ministry. Mr Mrakpor who was speaking Wednesday while ...

Absence Of Trial Judge Stalls Court Hearing On Delta Speaker, Others

Thursday, September 14, 2017
The trial of the Speaker, Delta state House of Assembly, Mr Sheriff Oborevwori, the Delta State House of Assembly (DTHA) and Mr Otto Aghoghophia, was mired yesterday at the Federal High Court I, Asaba, due to the absence of the judge, Justice Okon Abang, handling the matter. The case was fixed fo ...

Osun AG says "State of Osun" not an aberration to 1999 constitution

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice in Osun State, Bar. Ajibola Basiru has told an Osun State High Court that the use of ldquo;State of Osun rdquo; instead of Osun State by the Rauf Aregbesola rsquo;s government did not contravene the 1999 constitution. Basiru was in court to defend ...
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