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The Attorney General Alliance (AGA -Africa) has trained no fewer than 200 lawyers in Kogi State on oral advocacy and electronic evidence in criminal prosecution and defence. AGA-Africa Country Representative, Anthony Idigie (SAN), disclosed this while speaking at the opening ceremony of the two-day training in Lokoja, Kogi State. Idigbe, who was represented by the…
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The adoption of the British Westminster System of Government at Independence in 1960 with a Republican upgraded status in 1966 makes a mockery of democratic ethics and ethos, which the Britain had relished for centuries. Nigeria’s democratic system of government as we knew and practiced it came crashing with the introduction of “Fellow Nigerians” in…
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Conflicts across borderline communities are a common occurrence at all levels in Nigeria. Communities may experience a variety of conflicts, including intra-communal and inter-community conflicts. Many times, these conflicts have led to huge losses of life and property. Consequently, responsible governments seek appropriate mechanisms for effective management of border crises to reduce the effects on citizens. …
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The head of Mali’s ruling junta has rescinded a decree appointing a colonel as interim prime minister, paving the way for Choguel Kokalla Maiga to return to the top job, officials said Sunday evening. Maiga, a civilian and political veteran appointed Prime Minister in June 2021, was forced to step aside in August after suffering…
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Defendants in the case of an alleged fraudulent sale of land at Wasimi, Maryland have opted for out-of-court settlement after a Lagos High Court, Ikeja granted an enrolment order in the matter.  The case involved a Lagos based lawyer, Olajide Ajana, who had initially dragged the defendants to court over the said land transaction. The…
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The Body of Attorneys General of the States of the Federation (BOAGS) has expressed displeasure over the Federal Government’s wrong distribution of funds derived from the Electronic Money Transfer Levy (EMT Levy) to the Federal, state and local governments. The group said it is in disregard of constitutional and statutory provisions, stating that neither section…
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Lagos State government has organised a policy review workshop to implement the Nigerian Startup Act (NSA2022) policies for the state’s growth. The workshop, held at Eko Innovation Centre, brought together startup founders, technology experts, innovators and enthusiasts to join the state government in domesticating the policies in the Act. The event led to the establishment…
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An oil and gas exploration service company, GCA Energy Limited, has been exonerated of any wrongdoing, following the judgment of a Federal High Court, Lagos, which struck out a suit filed against three aides of former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, over alleged N3.5billion Paris Loan scam. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had…
2 Dec
Sterling Law Centre has urged stakeholders to take action towards bridging economic and political inequality between men and women to end Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG).
2 Dec
The Centre for Legal Support and Inmate Rehabilitation (CELSIR) has commended Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s move to release 30 per cent of prison inmates nationwide, but canvassed policies that would ensure proper ...
2 Dec
The Federal High Court in Lagos has renewed its order directing the Federal Government and domestic airlines to maintain status quo in their suit concerning the establishment of a proposed national carrier called Nigeria Air.
Abubakar Malami
2 Dec
For peaceful resolution of commercial disputes and other bilateral disagreements, the Federal Government has said arbitration must be embraced as a policy in the West Africa sub-region, especially in Nigeria.
29 Nov
Tell us about the AELEX yearly lecture and its objectives. The AELEX lecture series was pioneered after the creation of the Firm in 2004, to not only participate in the conversations surrounding the change in Africa, but to be leaders, shaping the course and discourse on these changes. It has always been our Firm’s

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The Director, Strategic Communications, of the National Election Management Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dele Momodu, chided the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday for "window-dressing" its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, during what he called the former Lagos governor's less than impressive engagement with his audience at Chatham House, United Kingdom, on Monday. Tinubu’s performance…
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The Senate Deputy President and Delta APC governorship candidate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that there is nothing that looks like the ₦3.5 trillion that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has received from various sources in the past seven and a half years. Omo-Agege made the remark while continuing his ward-to-ward campaign in the Ukwuani local government…
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Sergio Busquets said Spain's 3-0 defeat on penalties by Morocco was a "cruel" way to decide the World Cup last-16 clash on Tuesday, after the teams drew 0-0.
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The South East spokesman of Bola Ahmed Tinubu Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Josef Onoh has said that the much-touted delegation of subordinates by Tinubu to speak at the Chatham House, United Kingdom lecture, was a creative license extended by Asiwaju to empower his team for works ahead after electoral victory. He recalled that, unlike the…
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Cristiano Ronaldo will aim to fire Portugal past Switzerland and into the World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday as Morocco bids to derail Spain's bid for a second global crown.