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Insecurity: The ‘ding-dong’ over Sunday Igboho

Business Day Online 25 Jul 2021
The activist, who is presently standing trial for likely immigration-related offences, was brought to Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic last Thursday ... That contrary to insinuations, Nigeria and Benin have no Extradition Agreement ... He added that lawyers in Benin Republic would be engaged to defend Igboho’s rights against extradition.

Sunday Igboho wife released as Cotonou Cour d'Appel adjourn di Yoruba activist extradition case

Ghana Web 24 Jul 2021
Sunday Igboho lawyer for Benin Republic, Ibrahim David Salami tell BBC say na both Germany and Nigeria passport dem see for Igboho hand contrary to di tori wey bin ...

Sanwo-Olu Speaks on Igboho, Says People Working Behind the Scenes

This Day 24 Jul 2021
Since he was arrested, Nigerian authorities have intensified diplomatic efforts to extradict him to Nigeria while human rights activistists, lawyers and Yoruba leaders have urged the Benin Republic government not to accede to Nigerian government’s request, citing international protocol.

Igboho Arrives Beninese Court Ahead of Trial

This Day 22 Jul 2021
Embattled Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho earlier today, arrived at the Court De’appal De Cotonou, ahead of his arraignment by the authorities of Benin Republic for immigration-related offences.

Lawyer Calls On Germany to Stop Igboho's Extradition for Benin Republic

All Africa 21 Jul 2021
In a statement issued yesterday, the lawyer said that his client and ...

Southern solidarity: Can the governors walk the talk on 2023 presidency?

Business Day Online 11 Jul 2021
Yes! It was made in Lagos and the governors from the southern part of Nigeria have been applauded, and at the same time, criticised for another heroic moment ... Read also ... Adams Aliu, a Benin-based constitutional lawyer told BusinessDay that zoning doesn’t exist in the constitution but, at times, intra-party politics can try to adopt it. He said ... .

NDK wins judgment debt against govt; AG ordered to pay GH¢14, 689

Ghana Web 02 Jun 2021
The full reasoning of the court according to the Chief Justice who presided would be ready on or before June 4, 2021 ... Mr ... Benin, a member of the panel, told the lawyer that the best thing for both parties to do is to appoint an accountant to audit the accounts and ascertain the interest accrued on the principal amount and the lawyer agreed with him ... .

Akeredolu, Afenifere, others knock presidency over comments on open grazing

Business Day Online 26 May 2021
Read Also. Why open grazing must be discontinued ... Also reacting to the president’s media aide statement, Adams Aliu, a Benin-based constitutional lawyer, told Businessday that from the constitutional point of view, the Federal Government distancing itself from the southern governors and their resolve on open grazing was in “bad faith”. .

Nigeria: Judge Tasks Journalists, Lawyers On Protection of Institutions

All Africa 04 Mar 2021
Lagos, Benin City -- A judge in the Edo State High Court in Benin City, Justice Joseph Acha, yesterday cautioned journalists and lawyers to ensure they protect the integrity of their professions and the society they serve ....

Hearing of suit on construction of National Cathedral- Supreme Court adjourns to Nov 6

Graphic 02 Jul 2020
The Supreme Court has given a seven-day ultimatum to parties involved in a suit challenging the construction of a National Cathedral to file their memorandum of issues ... Benin. In court were James Kwabena Bomfeh, the applicant, and his lawyer, Dr Aziz Bamba, while the state was represented by a Deputy Attorney-General, Mr Godfred Yeboah Dame ... ....

Benin appeals court shortens journalist Ignace Sossou’s jail term

CPJ 19 May 2020
... on Benin’s press freedom record,” said Angela Quintal, CPJ’s Africa program coordinator ... Today’s decision shortened his jail term but maintained the fine, according to Prisca Layo Ogoubi, one of Sossou’s lawyers, who spoke to CPJ by messaging app, and a report by Benin Web TV.

Israeli Leaders before the International Criminal Court

The Palestine Chronicle 29 Jan 2020
Who are these three judges? Hungarian Peter Kovacs, professor of international law, French diplomat Marc Perrin de Brichambaut member of the Council of State, and Reine Adelaide Alapini-Ganso of Ivorian nationality, a lawyer at the Bar of Benin and lecturer at the University of Lyon, France.

Woman Demands N350m from DSS, Lebanese Businessman over Illegal Detention

This Day 18 Jan 2020
Adibe� Emenyonu in Benin City ... In a suit filed at the Federal High Court Benin, the applicant claimed that during the detention, she was denied access to her lawyer, her two-year-old daughter and family members in addition of and her mobile phone that was seized throughout the period she was detained.


Peace FM Online 30 Sep 2019
We write as lawyers for and on behalf of the Zein, Alsalami and Yousef families hereinafter referred to us “Our Clients” all resident in West Legon, Accra, Ghana, and upon their lawful instructions ... Finally, he was going to put everything in writing and execute it in the presence of his lawyer (Isaac Eshun) and other witnesses.

France: Immigrant Children Being Denied Protection

Human Rights 05 Sep 2019
September 5, 2019 Video ... Human Rights Watch also spoke with lawyers, healthcare providers, staff and volunteers of humanitarian agencies and informal associations, and officials ... These accounts are consistent with reports from the French Defender of Rights, nongovernmental organizations, lawyers, and volunteer groups. Amadin N., from Benin, 17, said.

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