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Judiciary has fared fairly well under Yar’Adua govt, but…

More than ten years before Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’Adua assumed office as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria , the Nigerian judiciary was sick. The malady in the justice system was so pronounced at the time that it gave not only the right thinking Nigerians the reason to worry but also the successive military governments which largely contributed to the woes of the third arm of government.

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The thrills and frills of Christmas (4)

Often, more damage is done to the victims through improvised rescue. The question then is whether the rescue scenario painted above has any implications under the law. It has to be stated quickly that the law is happy with the rescuer (call him the Good Samaritan) and though this subject is intricate, it ought to be noted rather quickly too, that the law also offers protection to the rescuer.

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Why I jailed Mr President’s friend for 8 yrs — Justice Ota

Justice Esther Awo Ota [nee Eleje] is the incumbent President of the Gambian Court of Appeal.
She hails from Afikpo North Local Government Area in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. She graduated from the Faculty of Law, Imo State University in 1988 and was called to the prestigious Nigerian Bar in 1989. The worked briefly with two Federal Government parastatals after she was called to the bar till 1993 when she travelled to the Gambia to join her husband who is a medical doctor of international repute.

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