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Ekiti Assembly Gets New Speaker

Ekiti State House of Assembly has sworn in a new speaker. He is Chief Gboyega Aribisogan, a member representing Ikole Constituency 1, Chief Aribisogan was elected on Tuesday during the plenary presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Mr Hakeem Jamiu, held at the Assembly complex in Ado Ekiti. The new speaker defeated, Mrs Olububmi Adelugba […]Continue Reading
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Oyetola Presents Vehicles to Osun Judges

Osun State government has presented vehicles to another five Judges of the state judiciary. Speaking at the brief event which took place at the government house, Osogbo, Governor Oyetola commended the fairness and commitment of the judiciary being the last hope of the common man. Governor Oyetola explained that his administration attached great importance to the […]Continue Reading
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Gov Makinde Hosts CJN Ariwoola

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde says his administration will continue to promote the independence of the Judiciary in the State. The governor maintained that his administration has created the enabling environment for the judicial arm of government to carry out its constitutional responsibilities, because it recognised that it is the bastion of hope for […]Continue Reading
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Travesty of justice bane of desired equitable society – The Most Reverend Abegunrin

Travesty of the justice system and lack of exemplary leadership remains a critical challenge in ensuring the much-desired just and free society. Bishop Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan Saint Mary Cathedral Oke Padre, The Most Reverend Gabriel Abegunrin, made the observation at the 2022 Legal Year Thanksgiving Annual Lecture and Inauguration of New Executive organized by […]Continue Reading
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Abacha Loot: SERAP Sues Buhari, Malami

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari over “the failure to publish copy and details of the agreement the Federal Government recently signed with the United States for the repatriation of $23 million stolen by the late dictator Sani Abacha”. A statement released on Sunday by the […]Continue Reading
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Senate Confirms Ariwoola as CJN

The Senate has confirmed Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. Ariwoola was confirmed at about 12:55 after about an hour of drilling and questioning by the senate. This motion for the screening was moved by the Senate Leader, Senator Ibrahim Gobir, at the plenary at 11:35 am. The Senate President,  Ahmad […]Continue Reading
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Baba Ijesha Knows Fate on Monday

An Ikeja Special Offences Court will on Monday rule on a bail application filed by Olanrewaju James, also known as Baba Ijesha, whether the convict has met special circumstances for the court to grant him bail. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo fixed the date after taking arguments from both the prosecuting and defence counsel. The bail application […]Continue Reading
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Ekiti Chief Judge Frees 34 Inmates

Thirty four awaiting trial inmates at the Ado Ekiti correctional centre have regained freedom. The Chief Judge of Ekiti State, Justice John Adeyeye who pardoned the thirty four inmates during a visit to the Correctional facility, said they were those with cases ranging from burglary, stealing, attempted robbery and conspiracy, among others. Justice Adeyeye explained […]Continue Reading
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Court Remands 7 for Threat to Public Peace

An Osogbo Chief Magistrate court has ordered the remand of seven persons for threatening the peace of the community while being armed with dangerous weapon. The defendants include Azeez Abibu (29), Musbau Nurudeen (23), Wasiu Sodiq (28), Ganiyu Lekan (27), Azeez Sikiru (26), Soliu Mohammed (20), and Ibrahim Mohammed (21). The defendants were charged on […]Continue Reading