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SponsorJuly 22, 2017

Okhai Akhigbe & Co to hold SME legal clinic

On Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Villa Toscana, Oniru, Lekki, Okhai Akhigbe & Co. (OAC)—a Lagos-based legal services firm—will be ...

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AzeezApril 17, 2017

Biafra existed before Nigeria was created in 1914 – IPOB

by Azeez Adeniyi The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said its demand for a sovereign nation of Biafra is ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Opinion: Naming your dog after anyone is not a crime

by Izuchukwu Aniagu Aguani Names are used for identification and during introductions. It can also be used for canonization and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Opinion: The ‘Buhari’ dog owner and when the law became an ass

by Jideofor Adibe Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, a 30-year-old trader, has been making major headlines since his arrest in Ogun state ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Reuben Abati: The man who named his dog Buhari

by Reuben Abati Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, the man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari is right now probably ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Opinion: ‘Buhari’ – When you give a dog a bad name

[A conversation between two friends on #FreeJoeChinakwe] Neighbour: My neighbour, Nkan beǃ Ahmed: Neighbour, Neighbour. How far na? What’s the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 22, 2016

Opinion: The oppresive and illegal treatment of the ‘Buhari’ dog owner

by Inibehe Effiong The Nigeria Police Force, Ogun State Command has rearrested a 41-year-old trader who named his pet dog “Buhari”, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 10, 2016

Opinion: Cyberstalking and the legality of EFCC’s arrest of controversial blogger, Abusidiqu

by Inibehe Effiong The arrest and detention of a Nigerian blogger and political commentator, Mr Abubakar Sidiq Usman, popularly known as ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 25, 2016

Court orders phone thief to carry ‘buckets of water’

The ever lingering question of the justification of a court sentence in proportion to the magnitude of the crime committed ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 15, 2016

Opinion: A rejoiner to Festus Keyamo’s opinion on the Abia state confusion

by Ugochukwu Amaraizu Esq In a widely circulated press release Festus Keyamo, a respected legal luminary who has contributed in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 15, 2016

Opinion: Hail the legislature and the Judiciary for saving Nigerians from NERC

by Bisola Animashaun For effectual democracy, the role of the Legislature and that of the Judiciary are symbiotic that the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 15, 2016

Man, mistress land in jail for refusing to wear condom for sex

As hilarious as an altercation between two people because of one party’s refusal to wear a condom for sex might ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

8 charged to court for destroying BRT buses after hawker’s death in Maryland

8 people, including 4 teenagers have been arraigned by the Police before an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court in relation to the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 12, 2016

Opinion: Federalism and what it truly means

by Ugochukwu Joseph Amasike For many people, #Federalism is interpreted to mean “Resource Control”. They hear the word “Federalism” and they ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 11, 2016

14 senators gear up to testify against Saraki, Ekweremadu in forgery case

The trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his Deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, outgoing clerk to the National Assembly, Salisu ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 7, 2016

‘Sheriff must be considered as chairman before peace can reign’ – PDP chieftain

The power tussle within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) between the Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction and the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

‘To fight corruption…the president should not have immunity’ – Dino Melaye

The Senator representing Kogi West constituency, Dino Melaye has blamed the ambition of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki as the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 4, 2016

22 SANs announced by the Supreme Court

The community of Senior Advocates of Nigeria just received a swell addition from the Supreme Court. On Monday, the Legal ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 4, 2016

Lagos state vows to enforce anti-hawking law with multiple arrests

Despite the declaration of the Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode against hawking and the patronising of hawkers within the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 3, 2016

Abia CJ says ‘mischievous politicians’ are to blame for her ‘running away’

The Chief Judge of Abia State, Justice Theresa Uzoamaka Uzokwe, has described reports that she ran away from her duty ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 1, 2016

Recognise Sheriff, ignore Makarfi – Court tells PDP

Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has been vindicated by a High Court in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 1, 2016

Police report never mentioned Saraki, Ekweremadu in forgery case

The senate president, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu are standing trial for the alleged forgery of the Senate standing ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 29, 2016

Fresh court order sacks already sacked PDP chairman, Sheriff

Embattled former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has once again been hit with a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 29, 2016

‘We support Sheriff’ | State chairmen pledge allegiance to factional leader

The ugly business of the power tussle within the ranks of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 27, 2016

‘I’m still Governor’ | Ikpeazu vows to challenge sacking by High Court

Following the judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordering his sack, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 27, 2016

Saraki, Ekweremadu’s trial: Senators refuse to vacate seats for lawyers

The trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu was temporarily stalled for about 10 minutes ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

3 ‘mansions traced to Fayose’s close associate’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) has traced 3 exotic houses to a close associate of Governor Fayose of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

N21bn fraud: 21-count charge slammed on ex-Chief of Air Staff

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has slammed a 21-count charge against former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

‘We’ve created a new manual for prosecuting financial cases’ – Sagay

Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption on Thursday, disclosed that the committee has found a way ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 21, 2016

Opinion: A rejoinder to ‘The constitutional validity of freezing Fayose’s bank account’

By Ilemona Onoja I just read “An Analysis of the Constitutional Validity of Freezing Governor Fayose’s Bank Account” written by Inibehe ...

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