The International Bar Association (IBA) has introduced a programme to sponsor African young lawyers to the IBA conference scheduled to hold in Rome, Italy between the 7th and 12th of October 2018. The Nigerian Bar Association announced this in a notice signed by its General Secretary, Aare Isiaka Abiola Olagunju.
Chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, Chief Tony Okoroji staged a solo protest this morning at the Federal High Court, Lagos. Holding placards which read #malamigate LEAVE JUSTICE BUBA ALONE! U DON’T LIKE HIS JUDGMENT GO ON APPEAL!” and “#malamigate DON’T MESS WITH THE JUDICIARY RETURN CASE FILE TO BUBA TODAY”, he distributed […]
The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) in a press release dated the 11th of January 2018 and signed by its Secretary announced the decision of the Committee to withdraw the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) from Mr. Kunle Ogunba along with all the privileges attached with the prestigious rank based on a petition written […]
Read previous post on case here. Justice Kuewumi of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had adjourned the charge against a former special adviser to the President under the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Waripamo Owei Dudafa and six others including four companies allegedly used to retain looted funds to today for hearing of two applications, […]
Read previous post on case here. Trial continued today in the charge against former Minister Nenadi Esther Usman, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, Danjuma Yusuf and Joint Trust Dimensions Limited before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.
Read previous post on case here. Trial was again stalled over pending applications relating to the plea of the 4th to 7th Defendants (companies charged with retaining proceeds of crime) in the criminal charge pending against former special assistant to the president during the last administration, Mr. Waripamo-Owei Emmanuel Dudafa and
The Cameroonian cook accused of murdering his boss, Dayo Adeleke in Parkview Estate, Ikoyi sometime in December last year was today arraigned before Justice Akintoye of the High Court of Lagos state sitting at Igbosere on a one-count charge of murder. Leudjou Koyemen Joel was first arraigned before a Magistrate in December last year for […]
Trial could not proceed in the two-count criminal charge of conspiracy to commit the offence of kidnapping and kidnapping against Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly referred to as Evans and five of his alleged accomplices charged along with him today at the High Court of Lagos due to issues surrounding the representation of two of the defendants. […]
Read previous post on case here. Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a ruling delivered today dismissed the application filed on behalf of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke seeking to be joined as a defendant in the money laundering criminal charge