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Investigate all Attacks Against Journalists, Punish Perpetrators of Attacks, Court Orders FG

Investigate all Attacks Against Journalists, Punish Perpetrators of Attacks, Court Orders FG

Investigate all Attacks Against Journalists, Punish Perpetrators of Attacks, Court Orders FG Lagos, Friday, February 16, 2024: In a landmark judgment, a Federal High Court in Abuja today directed the Federal Government to investigate attacks against journalists, prosecute and punish perpetrators of such attacks and take measures to prevent further attacks on journalists while ensuring that all journalists who are victims of attacks have access to effective remedies. Delivering judgment in a suit filed by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) against the Federal Government, represented by the Attorney-General of the Federation, Justice Inyang Ekwo upheld the organization’s claim that by failing…
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OSINACHI NWACHUKWU: Jubilations, As Court Passes Judgement On Husband, Peter Nwachukwu

OSINACHI NWACHUKWU: Jubilations, As Court Passes Judgement On Husband, Peter Nwachukwu

OSINACHI NWACHUKWU: Jubilations, As Court Passes Judgement On Husband, Peter Nwachukwu The joy of many citizens of Nigeria knows no bounds as the Federal Government has filed 23-count charges against Peter Nwachukwu, husband of the late popular gospel singer, Osinachi, who died on April 8 this year consequent on the former's frequent alleged assault. It would be recalled that the “Ekwueme” crooner's untimely death was reportedly caused by her husband, who was accused of physically abusing her. Moreso, several testimonies emerged from Peter’s children, Osinachi’s sisters, and parents which proved that Peter was an abusive man. Consequently, the husband of…
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The Single Tree That Makes A Forest: Famous Reporters Celebrates Monday Ubani (Esq)*As he marks birthday anniversary

The Single Tree That Makes A Forest: Famous Reporters Celebrates Monday Ubani (Esq)*As he marks birthday anniversary

The Single Tree That Makes A Forest: Famous Reporters Celebrates Monday Ubani (Esq)*As he marks birthday anniversary The management of Famous Reporters, a veritable Online Media Platform felicitates with Barr. Monday Ubani, the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section of Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), as he celebrates his birthday anniversary. Describing the renowned Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme court of Nigeria and Human Rights Defender, as the "voice of the unheard", in a birthday message, Famous Reporters prayed for more divine blessings, as unsurmountable victories upon the him. The Famous Media outlet stressed that July 27…
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DSP Omosebi On Hot Seat, As Lagos Lawyer Petitions Her over threat to life, abuse of firearms

DSP Omosebi On Hot Seat, As Lagos Lawyer Petitions Her over threat to life, abuse of firearms

DSP Omosebi On Hot Seat, As Lagos Lawyer Petitions Her over threat to life, abuse of firearms A serving Police Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP Toyin Omosebi, attached to the Nigerian Police, Zone 2 Command, Onikan and Niyi Adesanya (aka Alhaji White) a land grabber, have been petitioned by a Lagos lawyer Barrister Gabriel Giwa-Amu over threat to life, unlawful duties against police acts and regulations and for abuse of firearms with the intention to kill his clients. The petition addressed to the Chairman, Police Service Commission, Federal Secretariat, Abuja, dated 17th July, 2023, alleged that the said police…
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Election Tribunal: Tinubu warns against dangers removing him as President

Election Tribunal: Tinubu warns against dangers removing him as President

Election Tribunal: Tinubu warns against dangers removing him as President Following the extant presidential election tribunals, President Bola Tinubu has sent a stern warning on the impending dangers as would be suffered by the country should the February 25 presidential election that declared him as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria be nullified. It is no longer news that Mr. President could not secure 25% of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as is stipulated in the constitution, yet was declared winner of the election and as such, President of the country. could result in absurdity, chaos, anarchy, and the distortion…
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Ex- Army Officer threatens to imprison Judiciary staff Over Alleged Conspiracy

Ex- Army Officer threatens to imprison Judiciary staff Over Alleged Conspiracy

Ex- Army Officer threatens to imprison Judiciary staf Over alleged Conspiracy …Respondents/ Judgement/ Debtors intend to appeal -Judiciary staff By Ifeanyi Emeka Efforts of Chief Godwin Ononiwu Anyalemechi, a retitired Brigadier General and Pioneer Director General of Nigeria Army Legal Studies to obtain justice for his clients was allegedly obstructed by Judiciary staff at the High Court, Mbaitolu/ Ikeduru division sitting at Nworieubi last Thursday.When the matter was called up by the clerk of the court in suit No.HMI/31/2022, Anyalemechi announced appearance for the Applicants/Judgement/ Creditors, while one Barrister F. U Ekeh announced appearance for the Respondents/ Judgement/ Debtors. Addressing…
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INEC Boss, Mahmood To Testify Against Tinubu, Today

INEC Boss, Mahmood To Testify Against Tinubu, Today

INEC Boss, Mahmood To Testify Against Tinubu, Today The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has been subpoenaed to appear at the Presidential Election Petition Court sitting in Abuja, today, Thursday, June 15, to give evidence for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in to testify against Bola Ahmed Tinubu as President. Mahmood is expected to give evidence for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the February 25, presidential election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Atiku and the PDP are challenging the victory of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as President.…
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FALANA, AGBAKOBA, Ubani, Others Set To Discuss Post-election Nigeria In NBA-SPIDEL Annual Conference   

FALANA, AGBAKOBA, Ubani, Others Set To Discuss Post-election Nigeria In NBA-SPIDEL Annual Conference  

FALANA, AGBAKOBA, Ubani, Others Set To Discuss Post-election Nigeria In NBA-SPIDEL Annual Conference The Nigeria Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL) is set to hold its annual conference which is a melting pot of ideas and solutions on Nigeria's march to development. The event which will take place at Citadel Complex, Oregun, Ikeja from June 20 to 23, 2023 promises to be an intellectual feast featuring eminent jurists from the Bar and Bench. Famous Reporters gathered that the conference, with the theme: 'Post-Election Nigeria: The Judiciary in the eye of the storm', will attract lawyers and…
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News Break: Election Petition Tribunal Dismisses Case Against Hon Obi Aguocha Of Labour Party

News Break: Election Petition Tribunal Dismisses Case Against Hon Obi Aguocha Of Labour Party

      News break: Petition Tribunal Dismisses Case Against Hon Obi Aguocha Of Labour Party     The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal for Abia State now sitting at Abuja has dismissed the petition: EPT/AB/HR/01/2023 of, Hon. Paul O. Meregini and Action Democratic Party (ADP) against the election of the member elected to represent Ikwuano/Umuahia North and South Federal Constituency, Hon. Obinna Aguocha.   The petition alleged that Action Democratic Party (ADP) logo was excluded on the House of Representatives election ballot paper.   The Tribunal held that the petition was lacking in merit and…
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Halt anti-Igbo violence, its genocide – Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ejimakor urges Yoruba leaders

Halt anti-Igbo violence, its genocide – Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ejimakor urges Yoruba leaders

Halt anti-Igbo violence, its genocide – Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ejimakor urges Yoruba leaders   By Charity Uwakwe   Aloy Ejimakor, the Special Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has urged Yoruba leaders to stop the extant anti-Igbo violence in Lagos State.     According to Ejimakor, the ongoing anti-Igbo violence in Lagos State is a mini-genocide.   In a tweet, he lamented the silence of Yoruba leaders, stressing that they are complicit.     He wrote: “Dear Yoruba leaders: I demand that you immediately halt the anti-Igbo violence raging in LAGOS. It’s a mini-GENOCIDE…
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