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Coup D’Etat in the bench  over proposed appointment of Lawyers to  the  Supreme and Appeal Courts

Another lawyer so appointed was Justice Augustine Nnamani (SAN), who was nominated by Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo to the Supreme Court in 1979 from his position as the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. He was at the Supreme Court for 11 years.

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EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLINGS:Why govt should compensate victims’ families

By Innocent Anaba AS denials continue to trail the  report by Amnesty International, which indicted the Nigerian military and police of killing no fewer than 240 people, including babies in Borno State and 177 pro Biafran agitators, another group; this time, a local one, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law, Intersociety,
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Convicts in Lagos to fill new criminal suspect form

IN line with easing justice delivery in Lagos State, the state’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Lagos State, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, yesterday handed over the new criminal suspect forms to the Lagos State Police Command and charged officers to adequately use the forms and record information needed when processing suspects through the Charge Room

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Ibori appeals against UK court conviction

Chief James OnanefeIbori, has filed a full appeal in the British Court of Appeal against his 2012 conviction. A statement from Ibori’s Media Assistant, Tony Eluemunor, said Mr Ibori’s counsel informed the Southwark London court on Friday March 17, 2017, that they have filed the appeal on Ibori’s behalf. As a result, the court then indefinitely adjourned the on-going proceedings concerning the second confiscation hearing.

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