Litigation

Misconduct: WAEC can’t cancel candidates’ results without giving them fair hearing–Court

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A Lagos high court on Friday pronounced that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has no legal powers to unilaterally…

Court gives Saraki Dec 5 to battle EFCC over forfeiture of own property to FG

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A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 5 to take arguments on whether or not two Ikoyi houses…

Ekiti South: Appeal Court invalidates Senator Dayo Adeyeye’s election

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* Declares PDP’s Olujimi winner The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal has invalidated the election of Senator Dayo…

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Bar and Bench Watch ICON: JUSTICE MAHMUD MOHAMMED, GCON

For serving on the bench for 32 straight years without scandal; for his humility, transparency, hard-work, courage and candour on…

Bar and Bench Watch ICON: MIKE ABU AGBEDOR OZEKHOME, SAN

For wrestling poverty to submission with uncommon determination and zealous hard-work; for being in the trenches at the risk of…

Politics

Alleged $21bn Fraud: Senate probes 7 oil firms

The Senate, Wednesday, began the probe of seven international oil companies over their alleged refusal to remit about $21 billion…

Lagos lawyer

The illegality of Nigerien governors campaigning for Buhari

On 1st February, 2019, something curious and unusual about President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign rally at the Sani Abacha stadium,…

EFCC

N1.28bn Fraud: Senator Akpan in fresh trouble over own evidence before EFCC

Admits collecting N303m car worth for his 2014 governorship bid As FG moves to arraign him, recover all undeclared assets Ahead…

Crime

How I butchered my wife to death like a goat—Farmer

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I thought I was actually killing a goat. It was after killing her that my eyes became clear and I…

Ahead poll, CCB summons Bayelsa PDP guber candidate

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has summoned the gubernatorial flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator…

119 Nigerians on death row in Malaysia –Amnesty International

Global human rights body, Amnesty International (AI) has disclosed that no fewer than 119 Nigerians are on death row in…

Bar and Bench

2019 Poll: Of Buhari’s victory and the legality of S’Court verdict

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In this piece, Ise-Oluwa Ige traces the long and tortuous road to affirmation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s electoral victory in…

Legality of S’Court’s Verdict : Ex-Lagos Chief Judge faults Nwabueze, says judgment on Atiku’s appeal not a nullity

One-time Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Samuel Omotunde Ilori at the weekend dismissed as laughable the position by foremost…

Abducted Federal high court judge, Doge regains freedom

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The kidnapped judge of the Akure judicial division of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Doge has regained his freedom…

Family

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Prof Akinwunmi Ishola didn’t give any sign of death—Wife

Narrates how he died in his home As prominent Nigerians including President Muhammadu Buhari, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi…

Rape

Court sends 25-yr old man to Agodi prison for defiling a teenager

For allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan has remanded…

Aisha Buhari

Motorbike Mishap: Aisha Buhari in trauma over son’s condition, hospitalised

There were indications Friday that Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been hospitalised over trauma. She was said…

Opinion

That Kogi deputy gov’s sack and the rape of the constitution, by Festus Ogun

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Penultimate Friday, the embattled Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Simon Achuba was impeached by the State House of Assembly.…

Press freedom in the new social media age, by Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN

The topic for this discourse could not have come at a better time, when the voices of dissent are perceived…

NDDC: A peoples’ albatross – Adegboruwa

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According to the introductory note to the Act establishing it, the Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was conceived to “use the…

Education

Misconduct: WAEC can’t cancel candidates’ results without giving them fair hearing–Court

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A Lagos high court on Friday pronounced that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has no legal powers to unilaterally…

Sack: Court orders UNIOSUN to pay entitlements to suspended registrar, bursar

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Absolves them of financial impropriety The National Industrial Court sitting in Ibadan has ordered Osun State University (UNIOSUN) to pay…

After 9 months, Fayose wakes FG over promise to rename Oye-Ekiti varsity after Gen Adebayo

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has written to remind President Muhammadu Buhari about the renaming of the Federal University, Oye…

Interview

Makarfi

APC’s stand on restructuring uncertain—Makarfi

Former governor of Kaduna State and immediate past chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi speaks…

Event

NJI partners with IIP, IIPELP, kick-starts 3rd Annual Judges Conference for judges in Abuja

L-R:   Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Founder,  International Institute for Petroleum, Energy Law and Policy, Prof Niyi…

Special Report

Supreme Court

Supreme Court and the Atiku election petition, by Reuben Abati

Last week, The Supreme Court of Nigeria announced its verdict in the matter between Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and President Muhammadu…

Photo News

Judges seminar

NJI partners CIBN, holds seminar for judges on banking and allied matters

Second Vice President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Bayo Olugbemi (left); First Vice President, Dr. Uche Olowu; President/Chairman…

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NJI begins four-day training workshop for judiciary’s support staff in Abuja

A cross section of participants during the Workshop for Court Registrars, Secretaries, Clerks and Bailiffs nationwide in Abuja on Monday,…