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Buhari grants financial autonomy to state judiciary, Assemblies

President  Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Fourth Alteration Bill that grants financial autonomy to State Judiciaries and State Houses of Assembly into law. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (senator), Senator Ita Enang disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday. Senator Enang said, “I just

Patience Jonathan begs EFCC: Let’s Settle

Former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for out-of-court settlement. In a January 30, 2018 letter, titled “Proposal for out-of-Court Settlement of all cases related to Dame (Mrs.) Ibifaka Patience Jonathan,” she told the EFCC

Lagos fake lawyer caught after 15-year practice

After fifteen years of allegedly acting as counsel, the law has caught up with a fake lawyer, Chris Elisha, at the Ojo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State. The police at the Ojo division arrested the 49-year-old on Tuesday following a suspicion raised by a lawyer, Nnamdi Nwafor. Elisha had appeared in the court

CJN swears in 30 New Senior Advocates of Nigeria

By Babatunde Opalana The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, will on Monday, September, 18 administer the oath on the 30 legal practitioners recently elevated to the prestigious rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs). The inauguration of the lawyers into the inner bar is to hold at the main Courtroom