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FMOJ Agencies: Buhari Approves Renewal Of Tenure Of Two DGs, Appoints New Secretary For ACJMC

By Deborah MUSA, Abuja The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the renewal of tenures of Aliyu Bagudu Abubakar, Esq. and Mr. John Ohireime Asein as Directors General of the Legal

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Makurdi Court Acquits 7 Of Criminal Conspiracy

Henry Ibya, Makurdi Makurdi High Court presided over by Justices W.I Kpochi and T.T Asue has upturned the judgement of Naka Magistrate Court in favour of seven appellants sentenced to one year imprisonment. Counsel to the appellants, Gande Kange, Ordai

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Lawyers Drag FG To Court, Demand Upward Review Of Judges Salaries

Deborah Musa, Abuja About 54 Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, have stormed the National Industrial Court, NIC, in Abuja, for a legal battle against the federal government on the poor salaries of judges. Chief Sebastien Hon (SAN) dragged the National

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Senior Lawyers Eulogise Late Environmentalist, Nwosu

Deborah Musa, Abuja Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen; former AGF, Kanu Agabi (SAN), NBA President, Olumide Akpata and other senior lawyers yesterday gathered at the Federal

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National Industrial Court Orders Closure Of Owerri Branch

By Deborah Musa, Abuja Following the attack and abduction of four staff of the National Industrial Court, Owerri in Imo state, by suspected officials of the state government, the President of the National Industrial Court, Justice Benedict Kanyip, has ordered

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A’Ibom: Court Slams N.5m Fine Against Polaris Bank Over  Failed Transaction

INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Akwa Ibom state High Court sitting in Itu Judicial Division, Itu Local Government Area, has slammed N500,000 damages against Polaris bank in Uyo, the state capital, for a failed Point of Sale (PoS) transaction with a customer.The

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Gov Diri Pledges Support For Lawyers Capacity Building

Aniefiok Obong, Yenagoa Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri said he would support any initiative towards enhancing the capacity of legal practitioners. Governor Diri made the pledge when the President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Mr Olumide Akpata, paid

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Body of Benchers, NBA, Supreme Court Justice, Concerned Over State of Legal Profession

Deborah Musa, Abuja The Body of Benchers (BOB), the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and Retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour have expressed concern over the state of affairs in the legal profession in the country The Chairman, Body

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Court Acquits Former NNPC GMD Of Money Laundering Charges

Deborah Musa, Abuja Federal High Court has discharged and acquitted a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Andrew Yakubu, on a money laundering case. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had raided Mr Yakubu’s

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Court Sacks 20 Cross River Lawmakers Over Defection

Deborah Musa, Abuja Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, declared the seats of 20 lawmakers from Cross River vacant over their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. In a judgment, Justice Taiwo Taiwo dismissed

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