Female lawyers in Kaduna working for different Non-Governmental Organisations and gender advocacy groups have decried the rising cases of rape in the state, saying it is one of the worst forms of violence against women.
The Cross River State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has suspended its over eight months strike embarked upon by its members in the state following demands of financial autonomy and independence from the judiciary branch of the government among other demands.
Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress have said they will not follow the example laid by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in declaring their assets publicly.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have yet to release the Group Managing Director of BGL Plc, a Lagos-based financial services company, Mr. Albert Okumagba, who was picked up on Wednesday for alleged N28.9bn fraud.
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Friday donated his pension as a former Governor of Kwara State to two best graduating students of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, for the 2014/2015 academic session.
Two bloggers were recently remanded in prison custody over alleged defamatory report and infractions contained in the recently signed into Cyber Crime Prevention Act. The report has since generated controversy over the nature of the law and its overall implication for internet journalism, free press and the justice system in the country, writes NICK UWERU
THE 3-man Delta State Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Asaba the State capital, Thursday got another shocker when one of the petitioner’s witnesses, Mr Turner Ogboru, younger brother of Chief Great Ogboru disagreed with their counsel on a point of law.
The Lagos State House of Assembly Adhoc-Committee on Education has met with representatives of parents of Part one Law Students of the Lagos State University (LASU) and management of the school with a view to ending the de-accreditation of law programme of the school by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and other eminent Nigerians have hailed Nigerian workers and the Civil Society for standing up firmly against corruption, describing the workers’ open demonstration of support for the Federal Government’s battle against corruption as a major boost to the anti-graft fight.