Category: Legal

Media stakeholders reject Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018

The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO) comprising the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigeria Guild of Editors and the Nigerian Union of...

Former vice president to Charles Taylor, Thomas Woewiyu convict in US

A jury in Philadelphia has convicted Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, former number two to Charles Taylor in the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), according to Front...

Federal government planning to incarcerate me, Erstwhile Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang says

Former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, has said attempts to link him to criminal activities, especially the recent killings in his senatorial zone, were...

IGP Ibrahim Idris gets judicial leave to review Senate’s order

The Federal High Court Abuja, has granted the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, judicial leave for a review of the order to quash the Senate’s...

Ex – Taraba governor, Nyame guilty of fraud

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja, the nation’s capital has found a former Taraba State Governor, Mr. Jolly Nyame, guilty of fraudulently approving...

I have no case in court – Kalu

A former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has told Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos that he has no case to answer with regard to the...

Governor Fayose implores Chief Judge for more customary court

Governor Ayodele Fayose has appealed to the Federal Government and the Chief Judge of Nigeria to provide more judges and a customary court of appeal in the state. The...

Court strikes out #10million fraud case against lawyer

A chief magistrate’s court, Igbosere, Lagos, has struck out a N10 million fraud suit brought by the Police against a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Francis Azuh. Chief...

PDP prominent members visit Jang in prison

– PDP chiefs have visited Senator Jonah Jang remanded in prison over alleged misappropriation of N6.3 billion – Those who visited Jang include former vice...

Babalakin: Legal system reforms unavoidable

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has called for the “repositioning” of the legal profession....