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Agbakoba congratulates Chukwuma Soludo, asks him to make Anambra Dubai of Nigeria

Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo. By Judicial Editor. A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN) and a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba has congratulated Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), on his resounding victory at the polls at the just concluded governorship election in Anambra State, in the South East region of Nigeria. Agbakoba while acknowledging this feat said the victory is a testament…

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Mary Odili’s home invasion: NBA asks Buhari to personally constitute probe panel

NBA executives at the press conference in Lagos on Friday last week. From left to right: Dr. Charles Mekwunye, Chair, NBA-SPIDEL, Dr. Monday Onyekachi Ubani, NBA president, Mr. Olumide Akpata, Esq., Publicity Secretary, Dr. Nduka Rapulu and Mrs. Uche Nwadialor, Assistant General Secretary. By Publisher, Advocatenewsng.com Determined to pursue and end the recurring dastardly and infamous attacks on the nation’s judiciary by the central government, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute an independent…

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Wike asks NBA to defend democracy, stand against intimidation, impunity by FG

Wike, Rivers State governor. By Executive Editor, Judiciary.Governor of Rivers State, in the South-South region of Nigeria, Nyesom Wike, a lawyer, has urged Nigerian lawyers at the just concluded annual general conference, (AGC), to reawaken their activism status and responsibility as trustees of the nation’s judiciary and vehemently defend Nigeria’s democracy, judicial independence and rule of law, as well as fight against intimidation and all forms of impunity which the present government at the centre is applying to ‘misgovern’…

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Witness narrates how ex-employee diverted company’s N2.9b into personal accounts

By Judicial Editor (Advocatenewsng.com). A businessman and chairman of Eunisell Limited, Mr. Chika Ikenga, has told a Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, how a former employee of the company, Mr Kenneth Ndubuisi Amadi working in his company as chief executive officer, (CEO) allegedly defrauded him by paying money into Eunisell’s account from his own personal and company accounts without him knowing the source of the the funds. The amount involved was N2.9billion.Mr. Ikenga further  told the court that…

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Why Nigeria should abolish death penalty, by LEDAP, HURILAWS

Participants at this year’s one-day media parley on the abolition of death penalty held at Ojodu, Ikeja Lagos…….recently. By Judicial Editor,(Advocatenewsng.com) As the world marked the 19th anniversary against Death Penalty; the Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) and Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) have called on Nigerian government for an immediate review of the use of capital punishment or death penalty in Nigeria, particularly against women and the poor, pending a wholesome reform of the country’s criminal justice system…

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Rite Foods’ case against NBC continues Oct 27

By Judicial Editor. Hearing in the case brought by Rite Foods against Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) continues at the Federal  High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. The court adjourned to that date at the instance of Rite’s counsel who wanted extension of time to file the responses to NBC’s reply to his client’s complaint of passing-off of its “Fearless” brand of energy. On September 22, 2021 counsel for Rite Foods and its owner, Muyiwa Ogungbenro and…

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Prophet Ayodele tips Ifeanyi Ubah to win Anambra guber poll

Ifeanyi Ubah of YPP. By Political Editor.In what appears to be a twist of fate and unimaginable expression of confidence, a popular preacher and founder of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church Worldwide, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele has spritually predicted that Senator Ifeanyi Ubah has the brightest chance of winning the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election scheduled for November 6, 2021.Speaking on Ubah’s chances in his latest predictions on the hotly contested election, Primate Ayodele, who is reputed for making…

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LawPavilion partners NBA to provide holistic legal research tool for members

MD of LawPavilion, Olugasa Ope.President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olumide Akpata has over the weekend for the second time in a row unveiled the Association’s partnership with the foremost LegalTech company, LawPavilion to provide ‘an efficient legal research tool (“Primsol”)’ to members of the Association. This partnership, according to the President, is the Association’s way of enhancing legal research and the overall practice of its members.Speaking further on the partnership, Ope Olugasa, the MD of LawPavilion…

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Alleged mistreatment: Foreign firm writes Nigerian Govt, asks SEC to intervene in dispute with MRS Oil Plc

Above were officials of PETROCI allegedly locked out by security operatives at the venue of MRS AGM in Lagos last Tuesday: From left: Dr. Ibrahim Diaby, DG, PETROCI, Yannick Bery, Head, Legal and Inza Dosso, COO/Head of Administration. By Editor, Energy MattersA foreign oil company, Societe Nationale Petroliere de Cote D’Ivoire (PETROCI) has written a complaint letter to the authorities in Nigerian Government and its relevant regulatory agency, Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) to look into the dispute between…

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Court acquits Peter Nwaoboshi, Delta Senator charged for money laundering

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi. By Editor, Judiciary. A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos has discharged and acquitted Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and his two firms of the N322million money laundering charge filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke who freed the sitting Senator held that the EFCC failed to call vital witnesses and tender concrete evidence to prove the elements of the offences for which it charged the defendants. Nwaoboshi, a Peoples’ Democratic…

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