Women lawyers can do more than fighting for women’s rights – Okafor

Arthur Obi Okafor, a senior advocate, in this interview with VIVIAN OKEJEME, speaks on some challenges that confront women, gender parity and how men should help liberate women. Violence against women When you talk about gender-based violence, it is synonymous with violence against women. During the congress of women lawyers in Abuja I had the opportunity More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Diezani to forfeit $153m to FG, court orders

Stories by Vivian Okejeme Abuja Justice Muslim Hassan of a Federal High Court, Lagos Division, has ordered the alleged siphoned $153,310,000, by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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2017: Aye ! Aye!! The sails are set

Gloria Mabeiam His clothes were rumpled and smelled of dust. The frail, scrawny man must have journeyed so far –kilometres, miles, who knows? He seems to still have some way to go but clearly lacked direction.’ More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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$1.1b Malabu oil deal: Italian govt files charges against Etete, others

The government of Italy has issued interest to file criminal charges against a former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete, for his alleged role in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal. Recall that the federal government More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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NHRC, FCT Police to collaborate on human rights enforcement

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has reiterated that they are committed to continual support and enforcement of human rights in the country. The security agency also assured the observance of human rights by its More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Stop these killings, NHRC tells FG, security agencies

The Acting Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. Oti Ovrawah, has called on the government and security agencies to ensure effective protection of lives and properties of defenseless Nigeria More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Islamic cleric jailed for 3 month

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, yesterday sentenced an Islamic cleric, Osupa Adini, to three months in prison for stealing and assault. Adini, More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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As Nigerians dine

Ballason Gloria Mabeiam .On Tuesday 20th December,2016,  House of Justice will play host to some of Nigeria’s finest at her 2016 annual dinner and awards evening. In the preceding months, so much effort has been More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Magu can no longer act as EFCC chair —SANs

It is no longer news that the Nigeria Senate refused to confirm Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. With his rejection by the Senate, some prominent lawyers More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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NJC sanctions Justice Ononogbo, Gummi

Stories by Vivian Okejeme Abuja The National Judicial Council rose from its two-day meeting on Friday, sanctioning two Judges. The council, headed by the Acting Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, recommended the dismissal More...

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