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Biafra: Why I cannot produce Kanu for trial, Buratai tells court

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

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CJN tasks Judges on use of ADR

CHIEF Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen has charged Judges to encourage parties to explore the option of Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR. He gave the charge during the 21st peace award and conference on ADR with the theme: ‘’Promoting Peace and Justice in Africa,’’ organised by the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group International, NCMG, in Lagos. 

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Utilise the potentials in aviation, lawyers advised

STAKEHOLDERS have advised legal professionals to abridge the gaps in the aviation sector, by taking more interest in the aviation industry. This was disclosed during the annual seminar of The Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law NBA SBL (Aviation Committee), the stakeholders stated that there is need for lawyers to be more educated on issues in aviation industry in order for them to effectively discharge their responsibilities.

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Spending of N388.304bn London Paris Club Loan refunds by 35 states confidential, FG tells Court

The Federal Government has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the record of spending of N388.304billion London Paris Club Loan refunds by 35 states released to the states by Federal Government to pay overdue pensioners’ entitlements and workers’ salaries “is protected by professional privilege, and therefore confidential.”

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Lawyers, firms set to bag Nigerian Legal Awards

NO fewer than 1,000 participants including over 100 law firms are billed to attend the 2017 ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards, the organisers have said. The awards convener and chief executive officer (CEO) of Legal Blitz Ltd, and publisher of ESQ Legal Practice magazine, Lere Fashola, disclosed that this year’s edition which is the fifth, will stand out with the introduction of several innovative features and awards.

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Breaking: DSS produces Dasuki in court for Metuh’s trial

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—-The Department of State Service, DSS, has finally produced detained former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd, before the Federal High Court in Abuja to testify in the ongoing trial of erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh. Trial Justice Okon Abang had on
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