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Falana wants soldiers to stop wearing uniform outside barracks

Falana wants soldiers to stop wearing uniform outside barracks

Oladimeji Ramon A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has proposed that soldiers should be stopped from wearing the army uniform outside the barracks in order to check some of the criminal activities being perpetrated in the society. According to him, some soldiers, while wearing uniform outside the barracks, provide cover for criminals and […] …

Hoodlums set Imo magistrates’ court on fire

Hoodlums set Imo magistrates’ court on fire

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Some yet-to-be-identified hoodlums numbering over 15 have attacked the Imo State Magistrates’ Court in Orlu, by setting it ablaze. Our correspondent gathered that the fire destroyed all the documents in the court’s documents section before it was quenched. The magistrates’ court shares the same premises with the state high court in Orlu. […] …

Voter registration: Lawyer sues INEC, seeks extension till 2019

Voter registration: Lawyer sues INEC, seeks extension till 2019

Oladimeji Ramon A legal practitioner, Olumide Babalola, has approached the Federal High Court in Lagos, urging the court to declare that it is unlawful for the Independent National Electoral Commission to close registration for Permanent Voter Cards in August. Ahead of the general elections next year, INEC had pegged the deadline for voters’ registration at […] …

Proposed integrity bond will prevent corruption in contract –Osinbajo

Proposed integrity bond will prevent corruption in contract –Osinbajo

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has expressed his support for the proposal by the private sector to impose “integrity bond” on Federal Government’s contractors as a requirement for award of contracts. Osinbajo said the initiative would help to curb corruption in the contract process. He noted that the private sector had […] …

African judiciary workers commit to effective justice delivery

African judiciary workers commit to effective justice delivery

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Judiciary workers from various African countries, under the aegis of Confederation of African Judiciary Workers Union, have resolved to advocate the entrenchment of the principle of separation of powers, judiciary reforms and contribute to the effective justice delivery in their various countries. This is contained in a communiqué jointly signed by the […] …

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