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12 Oct
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) in collaboration with the Human Right Law Service (HURILAWS) have called for the abolition of death penalty, particularly, against women in Nigeria.
12 Oct
Abia State judiciary has formally commenced the 2021/2022 legal year, which featured unveiling of the State High Court Civil Procedure Rules 2021 and court valedictory session in honour of it’s three retired judges.
12 Oct
Two brothers in Enugu State have sued the Council chairman of Igbo-Eze North and three others over alleged trespass to their parcel of land in Ogrute, Enugu-Ezike of the Local Government Area (LGA).
12 Oct
The Chief Judge (CJ) of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba, has inaugurated the election appeal tribunal that will sit on petitions emanating from the recent Council election in the state.
5 Oct
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have appealed to the Federal Government to self-report on nation’s status on torture to the United Nations (UN) committee on convention against torture to avoid being reviewed in absentia, 20-year after ratification.
5 Oct
More than two years after a suspected kidnap kingpin, who was apprehended in Taraba State, Hamisu Bala, notoriously known as Wadume, implicated some military personnel for allegedly masterminding his escape...
5 Oct
President of African Bar Association (AfBA), Mr. Hannibal Uwaifo, has identified disobedience to rule of law by African leaders as reason the continent has continued to witness an unending political crisis.
5 Oct
A Federal High Court, Awka, Anambra State has faulted the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for imposing discriminatory bank charges on some categories of cash depositors from N500, 000 and above in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
5 Oct
Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Lagos, will, on October 15, hear all applications relating to the controversial N20billion bail out loan allegedly belonging to Kogi State government and warehoused in Sterling Bank Plc.
2 Oct
Bitcoin is a trendy cryptocurrency with many users across the world. Both Bitcoin and gambling are legal in most countries. While creating Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto envisioned a world where people would use this digital currency for almost all transactions. Therefore, it’s not surprising that the traditional banking system wants to control or eliminate Bitcoin. But…
28 Sep
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal Court, Abuja has been released on probation, a 25-year-old cybercrime defendant, Aifuwa Courage Osasumwem.
28 Sep
Lagos State Ministry of Justice has sensitised residents of Epe and Ibeju communities on the nefarious activities of land grabbers and the State Property Protection Law.

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