2019/20 Legal Year: Court congestion, independence top judiciary’s concern

The Federal High Court marked the commencement of its 2019/2020 Legal Year with a court session, where stakeholders again discussed the ills plaguing the Nigerian judiciary, ADE ADESOMOJU reports There are over 100,000 cases currently pending before the Federal High Court across its divisions nationwide. Full story

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Posted by Amaka, 19 September 2019

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Breaking: CG-IPOB drags Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the  actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Full story

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Posted by Amaka, 19 September 2019

US Mission Supports Intellectual Property Rights Protection In Nigeria

he United State Mission in Nigeria and the American Business Council in partnership with the Nigeria Government and members of the private sector launched a two-day intellectual property symposium. Full story

Source: http://saharareporters.com

Posted by Amaka, 19 September 2019

CJN To Swear In 38 Senior Advocates Of Nigeria On Monday

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim  Muhammad, will on September 23, 2019, swear in 38 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria at the main courtroom of the Supreme Court, according to a report by Channels TV. Full story

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Posted by Amaka, 19 September 2019

Buhari govt, undermining Nigeria’s judiciary – NBA president alleges

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has been accused of undermining the independence of the judiciary by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) president, Paul Usoro. Full story

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Posted by Amaka, 18 September 2019

US, Nigeria meet on Intellectual Property, move against counterfeiters

United States Mission in Nigeria and the American Business Council, in partnership with the Nigerian Government and members of the private sector, met in Lagos, Monday, on Intellectual Property (IP). Full story

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Posted by Amaka, 18 September 2019

Alleged N400m scandal: Army begins trial of ex-Army General

The Nigerian Army has commenced the trial of the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Sokoto, Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, over alleged stolen N400 million by some soldiers under his command. Full story

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Posted by Amaka, 18 September 2019