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Lawyer Vows to Commence Class Action against Yola Electricity Distribution Company over Officials’ Oppressive Conducts in Ganye

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Lawyer, Abdulrahman Njidda, who practices in. Ganye Local government area of Adamawa state has revealed plans to institute a class action suit against the Yola Electricity Distribution Company over shoddy services, oppressive acts on consumers in that area. Njidda is the Principal Partner of Njidda & Co. He made this known in a statement Wednesday […]

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Edo State Government Should Obey National Industrial Court Judgment on College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, in the Interest of Justice

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It is most pleasing that HE Obaseki has commended the doctrine of separation of powers and the need to respect court orders. He recently made this commendation while praising the judgment of the Federal High Court which affirmed his proclamation of Edo State House Of Assembly into existence and held that NASS has no right […]

Health

Olushosun Dump Site/Landfill in Ojota: NGO sues the FG and Lagos State Government to Shut Down Facility over Health Risk

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Lagos– A non-governmental organisation named The Incorporated Trustees of Laws and Rights Awareness Initiative has filed a suit against and agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria, NESREA, and the Lagos State Government at the Federal High Court in Lagos over the health risks posed to citizens by the massive dumpsite located in Olushosun, Ojota. […]

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Sowore, Bakare Plead ‘Not Guilty’, Remanded until New Bail Application is Heard Friday

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The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday has ordered the remand of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, in the custody of the Department of State Security Service, pending the hearing of their bail application. The presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu fixed Friday for the hearing of […]

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Medical Council Tribunal Finds Doctor Guilty of Negligence, Malpractice over Needless Removal of Patient’s kidneys, Strikes Out Name from Register

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A medical doctor practising in Adamawa State, Yakubu Hassan Koji, has been adjudged guilty of all the 12 charges preferred against him for needlessly excising his patient’s kidneys. Koji was arraigned and re-arraigned for allegedly surgically cutting off the kidneys of one Isa Hamma, now deceased, a patient under his care, without informing the patient […]

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Court Sentences Former NBA Yola Branch Chairman, Magistrate, to 5 Years Imprisonment over Conversion of Judgment Sum

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A Federal high Court in sitting in Yola has on Thursday convicted and sentenced former chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Yola branch, Esthon Runde Binani and a Magistrate Shehu Mustapha five years each for fraudulent conversion of funds. The court was presided over the by Justice Bilkisu Bello Aliyu [now Justice, Court of […]