The President of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) yesterday called on all branches of the Nigerian Bar Association to recommend two young lawyers each that will receive free sponsorship to the Annual conference in August.
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A Magistrates’ Court in Osun, Western Nigeria on Wednesday remanded in prison a businesswoman, Uche Portia,
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Malawi Police Service has issued an arrest warrant for former president Joyce Banda over allegations surrounding the huge corruption scandal known as Cashgate.
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The High Court has blocked a bid by a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq war.
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Free movement of EU citizens to Britain will end in March 2019, Theresa May’s spokesman has said.
Downing Street said on Monday it was “wrong” to suggest free movement would “continue as it is now” once Britain leaves the EU.
It comes following days of confusion and rumours of infighting between Cabinet colleagues over the crucial issue of immigration after Brexit.
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The man in charge of Kenya’s computerised voting system has been found dead just days before the 8 August elections.
Chris Msando, an electoral commission IT manager, had gone missing on Friday.
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A millionaire property developer has been cleared of raping a teenager after claiming he accidently tripped and fell on her.
Ehsan Abdulaziz, 46, was accused of forcing himself on an 18 year-old-girl who had slept on his sofa in his Maida Vale flat after a night out drinking.
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Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, were convicted of polygamy on Monday in a landmark ruling that upheld Canada’s longstanding ban on the practice.
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Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has said that the agitation for Biafra country by the Igbos cannot be made possible now, calling on the Igbo to rather channeled their energy for Igbo to become President of Nigeria. Orji Uzor Kalu Kalu said rather than despite energy for secession they should up their political ante and play politics of inclusion which can earn the Igbo the nation’s president sooner.
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A mother who no longer liked her child’s middle name has won the right to have it removed in a legal challenge costing thousands of pounds in legal aid.
Continue reading Mother wins court battle to change child’s ‘tainted’ middle name