Kidnapper’s Lawyer Loses Court Case, To Pay N500,000 Fine A Nigerian lawyer who cited the famous English legal luminary, jurist and judge, Lord Denning, to justify his acceptance of a brief from a kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, has lost another case in court. Evans’ counsel, Olukoya Ogungbeje, was defeated on Friday, when Justice… Read More Nigerian Lawyer Who Cited Lord Denning Loses Court Case, To Pay N500,000 Fine
A Nigerian lawyer cites the famous English legal luminary, jurist and judge, Lord Denning, to justify his acceptance of a brief (under criticisms and condemnations from many Nigerians) from one of the most wanted kidnappers, drug barons and ex-armed robbers on the Nigerian Police Most Wanted list of criminals . . .
The two chambers of the 8th National Assembly have perfected plans to strip the executive arm of government in Nigeria of the power to prosecute persons suspected to have committed any offence against the Nigerian state. . .
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki’s election, has been upheld by the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that sat in Benin City on Friday. The presiding judge, Justice Ahmed Badamosi, dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, declaring… Read More Nigeria: Governor Obaseki Wins Edo Election Petition Tribunal Case
Ifeanyi Ubah: ‘DSS, Comply with court order’ – Ohanaeze youths & IPOB; Aluu four: Rivers Court fixes July 27 for judgment; Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer Ugwuonye barred from practice in Nigeria; I Was Never Disbarred In America – Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer To Sue Vanguard Over Alleged False Report; Controversy surrounds money recovered from Justice Sylvester Ngwuta… Read More Legal Report: Nigerian News Desk
Nnamdi Kanu still Faces 5 Charges Including Treasonable Felony & Terrorism A Nigerian Federal High Court sitting in Nigeria’s capital Abuja, on Wednesday, threw out 5 of the charges preferred against the embattled pro-Biafra separatist and leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra ( IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu. The court ordered a fresh hearing on the… Read More Nigerian Court Throws Out Five Charges Against IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu
At the resumed hearing of the trial of Hon. Justice Afa Ademola, his wife Olubowale (the Head of Service of Lagos State) and Barr. Joe Okay Agi SAN who are being prosecuted by the federal government over a 16-count charge bordering on alleged giving and receiving of gratification and illegal possession of firearms at the… Read More BUHARI’S LAWYER GAVE MONETARY GIFT TO JUSTICE ADEMOLA DURING CERTIFICATE SCANDAL TRIAL
Zimbabwe Pastor in court over Mugabe would die on Oct. 17. Harare (Vanguard) – A Zimbabwean activist pastor appeared in court on Wednesday after police arrested him for predicting that President Robert Mugabe would die in October this year. Patrick Mugadza, a preacher in the tourist resort town of Victoria Falls, told journalists last week… Read More Zimbabwe ‘Prophet’ In Court After Prophesying Mugabe’s Death On Oct. 17, 2017
Gambia’s top judge in the Supreme Court declined on Monday to rule on President Yahya Jammeh’s petition to overturn his election defeat. Reports from Banjul say that Gambians are waiting to see how Jammeh will react to the victorious opposition leader, Adama Barrow, who is reported to be planning his inauguration this week. Barrow, who… Read More Gambia Supreme Court Judge Declines To Overturn Jammeh’s Election Defeat
Biafra: Kanu’s Secret Trial Begins Tuesday Abuja (Blueprint) — The trial of the embattled leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu and three others before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with the identities of prosecution witnesses shielded from the public, commences tomorrow. Kanu was previously facing a six-count treason charge… Read More Trial To Resume In Secret For Pro-Biafra Separatist Leader