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SANs who may be Supreme Court Justices

IF they meet the criteria and are subsequently recommended by the National Judicial Council (NJC), the body vested with the constitutional power to appoint and discipline judges, some of the nine Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) short listed by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will be appointed Justices of the Supreme Court (JSC) subject to President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval.

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Court bars construction firm from Oko-Olomi village land

A Lagos State High Court, sitting in Epe, yesterday, stopped Toll Systems Development Co. Ltd from dealing in a portion of land at Oko-Olomi Village, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.
Trial judge, Justice Ganiyu Safari gave the order following an application by three applicants, Chief Tajudeen Eleku, Abdulralmab Balogun and Chief Lateef Eleku for themselves and on behalf of the Okunu Eleku family of Oko-Olomi through their lawyer, Mr Bamidele Ogundele.

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Mahmud, Egbunu honoured

By Chris Ochayi The Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Abuja branch, has conferred Innovative Leadership Award on the Registrar-General, Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, Alhaji Bello Mahmud. This came as a seasoned journalist and Publisher of Parliament International Magazine, Mr. Gowon Egbunu, was selected by the Arewa Youth Advocacy for Excellence, AYAE, as recipient of its Young
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Beko’s intervention in the struggle for right to health in Nigeria

IN the 30s, 40s and 50s the Reverend Isaac Oladotun Ransome-Kuti and his wife, Olufunmilayo, were in the forefront of the struggle of the Nigerian people against British colonial autocracy. Their Abeokuta home served as the secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Teachers and the Nigerian Union of Women founded and led by the Kutis. Bekololari was born in 1940 by the Kutis with a silver spoon. But like his elder brother, Fela, he never used the spoon. Early in life both of them were nurtured in the struggle against injustice and oppression.

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