Gombe DPP says former PDP campaign DG is their gubernatorial candidate
The Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) in Gombe State has given its governorship candidates, Bala Bello, who defected to All Progressives Party (APC), seven days ultimatum to resume electioneering campaign or it would take legal action against him.
Youth group endorses DPP’s presidential candidate
A youth group, Youth Take Over has declared support for the presidential aspiration of Democratic People Party’s (DPP) candidate, Ambassador Johnson Osakwe. The group explained that Osakwe stands out amongst many other presidential hopefuls as a patriotic Nigerian with a clear vision....
Appeal court reserves ruling on ‘no case submission’ in SCOAN collapsed building
The Lagos division of Appeal Court has reserved judgment in the appeal filed against the ruling of Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo in the case of collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ building (SCOAN), which killed about 116 persons.
Plea bargain for awaiting trial detainees
A recent renewal of consideration of plea bargain option for awaiting trial inmates for the purpose of decongesting the prisons deserves some priority attention even at this time despite a surfeit of political stories threatening to diminish governance issues at the moment.
Delta State records 312 rape cases, creates DPP office
Three hundred and twelve rape and defilement cases are presently being tried at different high courts across Delta State, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor, has disclosed.
Lagos DPP absolved me of land grabbing allegations, says businessman
A Lagos businessman, Babagbemiga Olaiya, has dismissed the insinuation that he is facing trial over land-grabbing allegations. According to the businessman, the Lagos office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has since exonerated him and others of the allegations of forcible entry, possession and conspiracy brought against him by the police. He maintained that…
Ondo women protest against neglect over commissioner-nominees
Women in Ondo State yesterday protested in Akure against their neglect in the list of commissioner-nominees by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Cross-examination, most effective tool in court proceedings, says former Lagos DPP
He pointed out the techniques of cross-examination includes effectiveness of leading questions, the need to avoid needless use of adjectives as well as the importance of showing brevity.
Quick justice delivery and burden of ACJ Act implementation
Delay in justice delivery is one of the seemingly intractable problems plaguing Nigeria’s judicial system. It is a problem everyone admits exists but can’t find lasting solutions to it.
Family still seeks justice for murdered Helen, one year on
Life has never been the same for the family of the late Mrs. Helen Ebere Peter, who was allegedly strangled to death on January 19, 2016 by a former security guard, with the help of six other suspects, who were never arrested.