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Court Of Appeal Orders Dansuki's Release From DSS Custody

2 days ago /

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered the release of former National Security Adviser,  Col. Sambo Dasuki and declared the continuous detention since December  2015 by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional.

Customary Court Of Appeal Gets New President

2 days ago /

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko  Muhammad has called on the New President of the Customary court of appeal, Justice Abubakar Sadiq to discharge his duties and the obligations of his new office with the utmost sense of fair play, impartiality, and dedication to duty.

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment

1 week ago /

Chairman Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith wants the Federal government to make police recruitment a continuous one in order to make up for the shortage of police officers in the country.

Breaking: APC Files Motion To Withdraw Petition against PDP

2 weeks ago /

All Progressives Congress, APC Files Motion Seeking to Withdraw Petition against Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri People Democratic Party, PDP, Victory at the Governorship Election

Zamfara Lawyers Blame Injustice For Security Challenges

3 weeks ago /

Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, has staged a peaceful rally in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital to draw the attention of government on the need to dispense justice fairly to all people.

Mauritania Blogger To Remain In Detention

3 weeks ago /

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has defended the continued detention of a blogger for allegedly insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

Ugandan Activist Stands Trial For Cyber Harassment

3 weeks ago /

A Ugandan court has ruled that activist Stella Nyanzi must defend herself against charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication against President Yoweri Museveni.

Tribunal Orders Service Of Supbeona On Col Sani Bello, Three Others

3 weeks ago /

The Niger state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has ordered a re-service of Subpoena on Col Sani Bello, father of Governor Abubakar Bello, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, and former registrar National Examinations Council, Professor Promise Okpala.

Women Lawyers Seek More Protection For Women’s Rights

3 weeks ago /

The Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, says every effort needs to be channeled towards the protection of the fundamental rights of women across the country.

Abia Governorship Tribunal Begins Definite Hearing.

3 weeks ago /

The Abia State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has commenced definite hearing on the matter between Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Enugu Election Tribunal Commences Sitting

3 weeks ago /

The National and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu has commenced hearing in the case challenging the election of Chukwuka Utazi as Senator representing Enugu North district.

UN Investigator’s Report Indicts Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman Of Khashogi’s Murder

3 weeks ago /

A U.N. Rights investigator said on Wednesday that evidence suggests Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Gombe Govt. Recovers Assets From Former Govt. Official

4 weeks ago /

The Gombe State government has recovered twenty-one sports utility vehicles, thirteen pick up vans, twenty tricycles, two sets of bakery equipment and two leather fabrication equipment amongst other materials received from officials of the immediate past administration.

Buhari Writes CJN on Appointment Of Additional Justices For Supreme Court

1 month ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad, on the appointment of an additional five Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Catholic Bishops Call For More Collaboration In Justice Administration

1 month ago /

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan is calling for a robust collaboration between Christian and Muslim lawyers to eliminate ethnic and religious bias in the quest to enthrone Justice in Nigeria.

Court Orders INEC To Issue Okorocha Certificate Of Return

1 month ago /

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue the former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return.

Dokpesi, Others Storm NASS Demand Review Of NBC Act

1 month ago /

Media magnate and founder of DAAR Communications Plc, High Chief Raymond Dopkesi, on Thursday led hundreds of protesters to the National Assembly to call for the review of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, act to allow lawmakers appoint the leadership of the broadcast regulator.

Clerk Confirms 9th Assembly Proclamation Letter

1 month ago /

Clerk of National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori has confirmed receipt of the proclamation letter of  9th Assembly.

Press Freedom: Dokpesi Asks National Assembly To Review NBC Laws

1 month ago /

Nigeria's media mogul and front line politician, Raymond Dokpesi has asked the National Assembly to urgently amend the laws regulating the practice of broadcasting in the country.

Gbajabiamila Threatens Court Action Against Smear Campaigners

1 month ago /

One of the contenders for the speakership position of the 9th House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is filling a suit of criminal defamation of character against sponsors of smear campaigns against his person and ambition.

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