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Osinbajo’s Law Firm, SimmonsCooper, Sends Pre Action Letter to Punch Newspaper over ‘Untrue’ Publication

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A law firm formerly headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SimmonsCoopers Partners has given the Punch fnewspapers 72 hours to retract a reporting linking the firm to an alleged N100 billion tax scam by a company named Alpha Beta Consulting Limited. SimmonsCooper said should Punch ignore the ultimatum, it will commence a legal action for […]

2019 General Elections

Video Equipment Tussle as Buhari’s Lawyer Seeks to Play CD of INEC Chair Ruling out Electronic Transmission

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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has suspended sitting till Tuesday for counsel to President Muhammadu Buhari to play video recordings where Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu supposedly ruled out the adoption of electronic transmission of result of the last general elections. The tribunal adjourned shortly after Buhari’s lawyer,Alex Izinyon, […]

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Address by Chairman of the Body of Benchers and the Ag Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Call to Bar Ceremony Held on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja

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Address by the Chairman of the Body of Benchers and the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, at the Call to Bar Ceremony Held on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja PROTOCOL • The Vice Chairman, Body of Benchers, Mr. O. C. J. Okocha, MFR, SAN, Life Bencher […]

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Hijab: MULAN Condemns Unending Harassment, Intimidation of Female Muslim Students by UI Staff School

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The Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria, MULAN, has condemned the continuous harassment, intimidation and oppressive acts directed at female Muslim students by members of staff of the University Staff School, Ibadan. The President of MULAN, Prof. F.A.R Adeleke  wrote a letter to the vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan to request a meeting with […]

2019 General Elections

JUST IN Supreme Court Dismisses Adeleke’s Appeal against Oyetola’s Win in Osun Guber Elections

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The Supreme Court of Nigeria has dismissed an appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party Governorship Candidate in the last elections, Senator Ademola Adeleke against the Court of Appeal’s judgment validating the victory of the All Progressives Congress flag bearer, Adegoke Oyetola. The apex court delivered the judgment Friday morning. The Court dismissed the whole […]