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Charges against Onnoghen an egregious rape on separation of powers – Owonikoko

Where did the disingenuous idea cone from? Given the state of the law today , the charges are premature and misdirected . Nganjiwa v FRN is the last word on the due process to follow in properly seeking sanction against a serving judicial officer who is amenable to the disciplinary and supervisory powers of the national judicial council . Allegations of judicial misconduct must be initiated by recourse to NJC in the first instance . But in the case of Heads of each of the three arms of GOVT – eventual trial which implicate their removal from office is by a purely political decision of the senate .
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In Nigeria, crime victims don’t get the right justice— Gloria Egbuji, rights activist

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The 16th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology, WSV, held at the City University of Hong Kong, may not have attracted much publicity in Nigeria but it certainly came with some lessons for developing countries like ours, where restorative justice for victims of crime is still very much absent.
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Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Gridlock: Falana has no right to sue FG, Fashola tells court

LAGOS—THE  Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, yesterday, urged the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to dismiss the fundamental right suit filed by human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, in which he is challenging the failure of the Federal Government to end the gridlock on the Apapa-Oshodi expressway.
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Alleged N2. 1bn fraud: You’ve a case to answer, court tells Dokpesi

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, held that the Chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, ‎High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has a case to answer with regards to the allegation that he received N2.1billion from the office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, prior to the 2015 presidential election.
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Money laundering: Court rejects EFCC’s request to transfer Shekarau’s case to Abuja

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano Monday rejected an application filed by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, seeking to transfer the case of alleged money laundering filed against former Governor Ibrahim Shekarau to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
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