Hon. Justice Iyabo Akinkugbe of an Ikeja high court, Tuesday June 30, adjourned the suit to September 30, for further direction on the court processes served by counsel to both parties in the suit. LEADERSHIP makes reference to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Tinubu had […]

Former Zambian President, Rupiah Banda, was monday acquitted after a court case in which he was alleged to have personally benefited from a $2.5 million oil deal with Nigeria. At a trial that began in early 2013, Banda was charged with abusing his authority in awarding the Nigerian contract. “The […]

An Iyanganku Chief Magistrates’ Court yesterday discharged 26 suspects in connection with the murder of CSP Ike Nworgu following the advice of the Oyo Sate Directorate of Public Prosecution. Nworgu was the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Agugu Police Station in Oyo State Police Command before his death on April […]

A 22-year-old man, Emeka Ifyjerike, has been arraigned before a Badagry chief magistrate’s court in Lagos, for allegedly stealing a carton of turkey and some sausage valued at N9,500. The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing a charge of stealing. The prosecutor, Innocent Uko, told the court that the […]

By Olufemi Ajasa Now that the US has demonstrated its commitment to equality before the law, by ensuring same-sex couples can now marry in all 50 states of the confederate following its historic Supreme Court’s ruling which gave marriage equality as a constitutional right throughout the country one will wonder […]

Legal Eagle By May Agbamuche-Mbu, Email: may.mbu@thisdaylive.com Every now and again one reads about a lawyer being struck off the roll and the issue of the rules of professional conduct in our profession becomes a hot topic of discussion. Over the years we have had various Acts such as the Legal Practitioners […]

Abakaliki – Raph Igwenagu, Ebonyi State Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) on Saturday said it arrested 85 suspects for drug related offences in the first half of 2015. Igwenagu made this known in Abakaliki at a forum to commemorate the 2015 International Day against Drug Abuse and […]


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