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UK Arbitration Tribunal awards $8.9M against Nigeria

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A London Arbitration Tribunal has awarded $8.9 billion fine against Nigeria in favour of a British firm, Process and Industrial Developments Limited, P & ID. According to records, P & ID had initiated moves to recover a judgment debt of $6.6 billion in damages plus $2.3 billion in uncollected interest, which was calculated at $1.2 million […]

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Autonomy of State Legislature, Judiciary: ‘Governments more in breach, than in compliance’, Presidential Committee issues Communiqué

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Communique Issued at the End of A 2-day Retreat On Strategies And Modalities For The Implementation Of Financial Autonomy Of State Legislature and State Judiciary Organized by Presidential Implementation Committee on Autonomy Of State Legislature and State Judiciary Held on Thursday 16th And Friday 17th May 2019, At The Congress Hall Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. […]

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Leave Justice Bulkachuwa alone – Nwabueze

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Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia State, Engineer Nwabueze Onwuneme, has advised defeated Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and his party, Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, to drop their demand that President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa recused from the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Mr Onwuneme, the APC candidate in the last […]

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Lagos Judge makes Case against ‘Face-me-i-face-you’, calls for Improvements to City’s Social Housing

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Honourble Justice Raliatu Adebiyi of the Lagos State High Court has faulted the high potential for conflicts presented in the living arrangement found in tenement buildings popularly known as Face-me i-face-you. Justice Adebiyi said this while delivering judgement in a murder case. Her lorship remarked that a lot of cases in courts were caused by […]

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Claims of Justice Bulkachuwa’s Indictment False, Unfortunate– DSS

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The Department of State Services, DSS, has debunked claims that its investigations indicted Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, Chairman, Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, on bribery charges. Public Relations Officer of the service, Peter Afunanya, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday Mr Afunanya described the report as “unfortunate”, adding that the service had commenced a […]

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Catholic Women demand Stricter Enforcement of Child Protection Laws

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The Catholic Women Organisation, CWO, Holy Cross Catholic Church Gwarinpa (11), Abuja, has urged the Federal Government to strictly enforce laws against perpetrators of child labour in the country. The President of CWO, Mrs Ukpo Amoroban, told newsmen in Abuja on Sunday that the ignoble practice persists notwithstanding government’s preventive polices “Child labour has brought […]

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Don’t entangle the Executive in Your Blackmail Campaign against Justice Bulkachuwa, other Judges, Presidency tells PDP

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The Presidency has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to stop dragging it into their current sponsored media smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. The statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu datedMay 11, 2019, reads: Reports claiming […]