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Police Declare Ejiofor, Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer, Wanted

The police have declared Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, wanted for the alleged murder of two policemen at his residence in Anambra state.  There was a clash between the police and some suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at Ejiofor’s home in Oraifite, on Monday. The fracas also resulted in the death of at least two ...

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EFCC Arrests Atiku’s Lawyer, To Charge Him With ‘Laundering $2m’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Uyi Giwa-Osagie, a legal adviser of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, over alleged money laundering. Osagie was arrested after he honoured an invitation of the anti-graft agency in Lagos state on Thursday. The agency has filed charges over alleged money laundering to the tune of $2 million against Giwa-Osagie. According to the charge ...

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Despite Treating Ear Infection, Buhari Doesn’t Hear Nigerians, Says Sowore’s Lawyer

Inibehe Effiong, one of the lawyers advocating the release of Omoyele Sowore from custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), says “despite using taxpayers money to treat ear infection abroad”, President Muhammadu Buhari does not listen to the cries of the people. In 2016, the presidency had announced that Buhari would proceed on a 10-day vacation to the United ...

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EFCC Uncovers How Onnoghen’s Lawyer Paid $30,000 Into CJN’s Account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced a deposit of $30,000 by Joe Agi, a senior advocate, into the bank account of Walter Onnoghen, the embattled chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). It has emerged that Onnoghen also failed to disclose that he has an account at Heritage Bank in his asset declaration form — another violation of the ...

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My Client Still Receiving Salaries, Says Maina’s Lawyer

  Mohammed Katu, counsel to Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the presidential task force on pension reform, says his client is still receiving salaries. President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the dismissal of Maina from the civil service after the report of his reinstatement went viral. But speaking on Thursday when he appeared before the house of representatives ad hoc committee probing Maina’s ...

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Popular Lawyer, Ikechukwu Ikeji Is Dead After Church Dinner

A Lagos-based human right activist, attorney, and social commentator, Ikechukwu Ikeji, has died. Barrister Ikeji is the founder of Ikechukwu Ikeji and Co law firm located at 16, Fadeyi Aladura Steet, Awolowo Way, Ikeja. Ikeji who is also a Pastor at The City of Light Church (TCOLC), Ijesha, Lagos, reportedly died on Sunday evening, November 12, 2017, after attending a ...

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Order Army Chief, Buratai To Produce Nnamdi Kanu – Lawyer Begs Court

Counsel to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, on Wednesday prayed the Abuja Federal High Court to order the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai to produce his client, Kanu. Ejiofor’s prayer was contained in a suit he filed before the court, on Wednesday. The IPOB leader’s counsel, in the suit stated that Buratai was in ...

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52-year Old Fake Lawyer Sentenced In Ibadan

A 52-year-old man, named Emmanuel Ojo, has been sentenced to two and a half year for parading himself as a lawyer. He was not given an option of fine. Ojo had been apprehended by the Oyo State branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, and arraigned at the Magistrates’ Court 2, Iyaganku, Ibadan on March 27. He was caught while ...

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Billionaire Kidnapper: Why I’m Defending Evans – Lawyer, Ogungbeje

Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, who has been hired by billionaire kidnapper Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans has justified his decision to defend suspected billionaire criminal in court. The lawyer has come under public bashing for deciding to stand for Evans. But, speaking with Sun, Ogungbeje, accused a section of the media, as well as many Nigerians of being ignorant of the ...

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Lawyer Slams Mercy Aigbe, Linda Ikeji N500m Lawsuit Each Over Defamation Of Character

On April 28, the news about how Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe was beaten by her husband hit the internet and many could not help but sympathise with her. Following her outburst about suffering from domestic violence via Linda Ikeji’s blog, her husband Olanrewaju Gentry was picked up by the police and locked up in Kirikiri maximum prison for a period ...

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