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3 days ago
A former Manager with the Zenith Bank Plc, Dr. Osadebe Osakwe has dragged the publisher of Sahara Reporters Mr. Omoyele Sowore and the Sahara Reporters Media group to a Lagos High Court seeking the sum of N250 million each as damages from the defendants for alleged defamation of character. Dr. Osadebe who is also the…
19 Oct
Counsel to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Aloy Ejimakor has opposed the application by the Federal Government and the Attorney General of the Federation
19 Oct
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has discontinued the suit seeking the forfeiture of N20b bailout funds granted to Kogi State government, which was allegedly banked
19 Oct
Stakeholders in the judiciary have expressed mixed reactions to the ‘Plea Bargain’ concept in the administration of Criminal Justice in the country.
19 Oct
Access to Justice (A2J) has decried the 2022 budget proposal for the judiciary, saying the sectors appropriation has been relatively stagnant.
19 Oct
A lawyer and litigation partner, Crossfield Partners, Mr. Deji Fasusi has decried what he called recurring disobedient to court orders across the country by the executive arm of government
19 Oct
Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Minister of Special Duties & Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume,
12 Oct
That the judiciary is in need of sanitisation is obvious. Before the current democratic dispensation, judicial officers were more forthright and courageous. They confronted ruthless military regimes and held their ground by churning out decisions that were contrary to the wishes of the “emperors”.
12 Oct
While pharmaceutical and biotech companies have traditionally produced drugs for protecting human health, they are commercial entities which utilise the patent rights they hold as the incentive which allows them to make profit on their research and development (R & D) investment and to maintain the cycle of innovation.
12 Oct
The rate at which elected political office holders defect from one political party to another without any consequence since the return of democratic rule in 1999 is not good for the development of strong democratic institutions in this country.
12 Oct
Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo has sued the Nigerian Army at the Federal High Court, Lagos, asking the court to determine whether it is the duty of soldiers to handle internal security in the country.
12 Oct
About 20 members of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Committee on the Implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS 2017-2021), have concluded assessment visits to over 30 pilot Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
12 Oct
The Appellant sought the Federal High Court to declare a judgment delivered by the Supreme Court, illegal and unconstitutional for breach of right to fair hearing amongst other reliefs.

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