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CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comment Xenophobic, Liable to Five-Year Imprisonment – Falana
CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comm...

CCT Chairman, Umar’s ‘Biafran Boys’ Comment Xenophobic, Liable to Five-Year...

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has described the Code of Conduct, CCT, Chairman, Danladi Umar’s use of “Biafran boys” to classify the traders he had a fracas with at Banex Plaza in Abuja where he assaulted a security guard as xenophobic and liable to five-year sentence. The... read more »

Late President Yar’Adua’s Daughter To Be Arraigned In Court Over Alleged N2billion Fraud
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Late President Yar’Adua’s Daughter To Be Arraigned In Court Over Alleged N2...

An Abuja Court is set to hear a suit against Hajia Zainab Dakingari, a daughter of the late President Umaru Yar’adua and wife of former Kebbi State Governor Sa’idu Dakingari, for perpetrating an alleged N2 billion land fraud which involved her firm and another firm, ITBAN Global Resources... read more »

NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Security Guard by CCT Chair
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NBA Frowns at Alleged Assault of Security Guard by CCT Chair

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has frowned at the alleged assault of a security guard by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi, saying such action is unbecoming of a legal practitioner. The NBA in a statement by its Public Secretary, Rapulu Nduka, on Thursday said described... read more »

Nigerian Arrested for Obtaining Ghanaian Passport
Nigerian Arrested for Obtaining Ghanaian...

Nigerian Arrested for Obtaining Ghanaian Passport

A 28-year-old Nigerian man has been repatriated by the Kaneshie District Court for illegally acquiring a Ghanaian passport and birth certificate. The man identified as Iyamu, aka Anthony Kwarteng, had acquired a Ghanaian passport in Spain through a friend but the passport got missing when he paid a... read more »

Rivers House of Assembly Confirms Second Most Senior Judge as Chief Judge
Rivers House of Assembly Confirms Second...

Rivers House of Assembly Confirms Second Most Senior Judge as Chief Judge

The Rivers State House of Assembly has confirmed Justice Simeon Amadi as the Chief Judge. He is the second most senior judge of the state High Court. Following a letter from Governor Nyesom Wike that sought Amadi’s confirmation and approval based on the National Judicial Council (NJC)... read more »

Buhari Dragged to Court for Re-Appointing NPA DG

Buhari Dragged to Court for Re-Appointing NPA DG

The reappointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority for a new five years tenure has generated controversy as some maritime stakeholders and experts... read more »

Judge Berates EFCC Over Incorrect Twitter Posts on Shehu Sani

Judge Slams EFCC Over Incorrect Twitter Posts on Shehu Sani

A Federal High Court Judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo has knocked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFFC, over its incorrect report of court proceedings posted on its official Twitter... read more »

Breaking: Supreme Court Upholds Ex-Plateau Gov Dariye’s 10-Year Jail Sentence

Breaking: Supreme Court Upholds Ex-Plateau Gov Dariye’s 10-Year Jail Sentence

The Supreme Court has upheld a criminal breach of trust brought up against jailed former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye. The former governor has approached the court to overturn... read more »

Lawyer Who Filed Case Against Pastor Adeyemi, Davido, Falz, 47 Others Is Fake - NBA

Lawyer Who Filed Case Against Pastor Adeyemi, Davido, Falz, 47 Others Is Fake – NBA

A lawyer, Kenechukwu Okeke, who filed a criminal complaint before an Abuja Magistrate Court over the actions of 50 persons, including celebrities during the October 2020 EndSARS struggles,... read more »

Justice of Supreme Court, Sylvester Ngwuta is Dead

Justice of Supreme Court, Sylvester Ngwuta is Dead

 Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta is dead. The Justice died on Sunday morning, SaharaReporters reports. It was gathered that a source informed TheNigeriaLawyer that he passed on in his... read more »