A lawyer, Mr. Tunde Ebenezer Omobobami, alleges that family members in Temidire, Odolua Quarters, Ile-Oluji in Okeigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State are insisting that he must lead devotees of Ogun in the town during the annual festival scheduled …
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Amasa Firdaus, the Nigeria Law School graduate who was refused her call to bar for failing to remove her hijab, has told TheCable that her defiance was to challenge the status quo.
The incident, which took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, has generated intense debate on the...
A High Court sitting in Umuahia, the capital of Abia State, has barred Mr. Ahamdi Nweke of Umuihe in Isialangwa South LGA from parading himself as a lawyer and restrained him from putting the affix; Barrister, to his name.
Nweke was the All Progressive Grand Alliance senatorial candidate...
Enrico Monfrini, a Swiss attorney hired by Nigeria during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to track missing Abacha loot in Swiss banks is operating over 178 companies in offshore tax havens, a massive leak of secret documents belonging to offshore shell companies has...
Shock struck on the lawyers on Tuesday at the Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos after a lawyer simply identified as Chidi, allegedly slumped while asking for a change in the adjourned date, PUNCH reports.
Chidi, had appeared late before the Chief Magistrate, Mrs. F. M. Dalley.
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Yewande Oyediran, the Ibadan-based lawyer who allegedly killed her husband, Lowo Oyediran in Ibadan on February 2nd, appeared before the Chief Magistrate’s Court in Iyaganku, Oyo state yesterday February 16th.
At the brief hearing of the case, Amos Adewale, the police officer investigating the...
Damian Dodo, a lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has admitted that he received $4.5 million through his firm DD Dodo and Co. from the infamous Halliburton deal, Naij reports.
He also made it clear that out of the money received $1 million was paid “officially” to the ministry of...
A witness, Bolaji Oguntade has testified against a lawyer, who worked in the Legal Department of the New Cross Petroleum Limited on Victoria Island before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court.
The witness, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the oil company, told the court that recordings from a...
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Former militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), has indicated his preparedness to appear before the court to answer to the alleged multibillion Naira corruption fraud leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
He said “I will appear in court...
The hearing of the former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye resumed yesterday after about nine years for alleged money laundering before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
The prosecution called its first witness, who told the court how Dariye allegedly diverted...
A Constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has faulted the Justice Oyebisi Omoleye-led Panel of the Court of Appeal that nullified the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, describing it as ‘fundamentally wrong’ and full of errors in Law.
Mr. Ozekhome, speaking at a...
An online petition calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign for disobeying court orders to release some high-profile detainees has gathered over 600 signatories in just over 48 hours of being created.
The petition, created by lawyer, Carol Ajie, followed comment by Mr. Buhari that a...
Lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and founder of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, Mr. Vincent Obetta, has said “there is nothing irregular” about the apology tendered by his client to President Muahammadu Buhari, former President Goodluck Jonathan and Igbo elders for his...
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, tells PUNCH that former President Goodluck Jonathan may have questions to answer in the ongoing investigations over a $2.1bn arms procurement scam
He said, although, the issue of investigating and prosecuting Jonathan is a complex one; it is not a...
A human rights and public interest litigation lawyer, John Nwobodo has sued President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation at the Federal High Court Abuja over the dichotomy in the status of ministers of government of the federation.
Constitutional lawyer and Chairman of The Patriots, Professor Ben Nwabueze in an interview during the meeting of the eminent personalities in Lagos spoke on the need for caution on the agitations for Biafra saying the mere name of MASSOB connotes treason as there cannot be another independent...
The reported death today, Sunday, November 22nd, 2015, of the APC candidate in the Kogi State Governorship elections, Prince Abubakar Audu, is extremely shocking and sad. I would like to express my condolences to the entire family of Audu and to the people of Kogi State.
However, the real...
Members of the immediate family of embattled former Minister for Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, as well as her legal team are outraged over the recent visit of Nigerian journalist Dele Momodu to the former minister’s London flat.
In an interview with SaharaReporters, Mrs...
A Lagos lawyer, Nnaemeka Iheoinu, has said that it is wrong for President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint himself the Minister for Petroleum, instead of naming someone else for the position.
In an interview Daily Independent in Lagos, Iheonu, a member of the International bar Association (IBA)...
A woman, Mrs. Ifeoluwa Oluwaloseyitan (nee Alalade), has lost her right eye after she was allegedly attacked with a plank by her step-brother Mr. Olusegun Alalade, over their late father’s estate on Ladipo Oluwole Avenue, off Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja, Lagos.
Olusegun, who is a lawyer and his...