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Daily Archives: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Two Senior Lawyers Banned From Legal Practice

Federal High Court in Nigeria

The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, LPPC recently announced that it had withdrawn the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria from two lawyers for misconduct. In a statement signed by its secretary, Hadiza Mustapha, the committee said the first affected lawyer, Oluwatoyin Bashorun, would not be allowed to re-apply for the position till after three years, while Kunle Ogunban has been ...

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How Don Wani, Kidnap Kingpin Was Killed – Army

Nigerian army

Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh disclosed how the men of the Nigerian Army killed the notorious murderer and kidnap kingpin while the Army paraded corpses and arms and ammunition of the deceased gang members recently in Port Harcourt. He said security agencies, complying with the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari, trailed Don Wani and his gang members to their hideout in Enugu. ...

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Southern Governors Oppose Cattle Colonies

south gov

The Ebonyi State Government described the proposed cattle colony as a strange and deceptive concept designed to dispossess states of their treasure. According to him, it is not practicable and therefore unacceptable. It therefore advocated the adoption of a ranching system as a panacea for curbing the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the country. This was also the ...

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Court Orders Forfeiture of $5.8m Belonging to Patience Jonathan


The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of the defence team led by renowned lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) on behalf of former first lady, Patience Jonathan. In a statement released by EFCC, it confirmed the forfeiture of $5.8m and another N2.4b. The statement reads: “The Court of Appeal in Lagos has upheld the order of interim forfeiture of $5,842,316.66 and N2,421,953,522.78 ...

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