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Stop Medical Professionals from Leaving Nigeria, Senior Lawyer Tells FG

This Day 08 Jan 2023
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City. A senior lawyer, Mr Ighodalo Imadegbelo (SAN) yesterday urged the federal government to take urgent steps to end the exodus of young medical practitioners from the federation ... He made the call at a set-forth programme organised for the Provost, College of Medical Science, University of Benin, Prof.
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Iron Fist of the Niger Delta

This Day 18 Dec 2022
Perspective. In the Niger Delta, almost everyone believes in the endless cycle of life ... The struggle, when it comes, is also their own ... I am here ... The group then approached Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, the veteran Ijaw leader who was persuaded to assemble a team of lawyers. The lawyers took the case to the Federal High Court, Benin, where the Ijaw lost.
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Egyptians want the Rosetta Stone back

Al Jazeera 30 Nov 2022
It has remained in the British Museum since ... On Monday, London’s Horniman Museum returned more than 72 objects, including 12 Benin Bronzes that were looted in 1897, to the Nigerian government. Nicholas Donnell, a US-based lawyer specialising in cases concerning art and artefacts, said no international legal framework exists for such disputes ... .
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Obaseki, Journalists at War over Planned Demolition of Edo NUJ Complex for Museum 

This Day 19 Nov 2022
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City ... The press centre building, sitting on an expanse of land donated to the union by the then Oba of Benin, Akenzua II is situated at No. 1, Reservation Road, later renamed Gabriel Igbinedion Way, in the Government Reservation Area (GRA), Benin.
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Naira Redesign: Economic or Political Expediency?

This Day 08 Nov 2022
Background ... This policy has elicited serious debate amongst Economists, Lawyers, and other policy experts ... Jide Ojo ... The Apex Bank made the submission in a counter-affidavit to a suit filed by Malcolm Omirhobo, a Lagos-based Lawyer, before Mohammed Liman, presiding Judge over the case ... Jefferson Uwoghiren, Constitutional Lawyer, Benin, Edo State.
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Cultural artifacts the British Empire took from other nations, from the Maqdala Manuscripts to the ...

Capital Ethiopia 19 Sep 2022
The British Museum, which houses more than 8 million artifacts like the Benin Bronzes and the Parthenon Marbles, possesses the most number of stolen goods, human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson argued ... Benin Bronzes ... But in 1897, the British Empire sent troops on a punitive expedition to punish Benin rebels who retaliated against imperial power.
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Edo Gives September 9 as Deadline for Morgue Operators to Obtain Licences

This Day 30 Aug 2022
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City ... Olawore Oluwole, said in the course of investigation regarding the discovery of mummified bodies at a private morgue, there were interfaces with medical personnel, lawyers, members of the public, representatives of the Benin Traditional Council, families of those who deposited corpses as well as pathologist.
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Musa Amadu Declares for NFF President, Vows to Restore Nigeria’s Football Glory

This Day 24 Aug 2022
Olawale Ajimotokanin Abuja ... The NFF board election is scheduled to hold in Benin City on September 30, 2022. Amadu, a lawyer and a FIFA Masters degree holder, said he had a vision to restore Nigeria football glory in all sectors including governance, club administration, player development and technical affairs ... .
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ASUU Strike: Any End in Sight?

This Day 16 Aug 2022
The seemingly interminable strikes have the potential of causing serious damage to Nigeria’s tertiary education system, if they haven’t already done so ... The University of Benin announced a similar increase in some charges in September 2021, which also had to be reversed ... Jefferson Uwoghiren, Constitutional and Human Rights Lawyer, Benin City.
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Ghana Bar Association places ₵20k bounty on robbers who killed lawyer on Bole-Bamboi Highway

Joy Online 30 May 2022
The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has placed a GH₵20,000 bounty on the armed robbers who shot and killed an Accra-based lawyer on the Bole-Bamboi Highway in the Savannah Region ... Meanwhile, the police have arrested three suspects, including Benin and Mali nationals in connection with the murder of the lawyer.
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Nigerian Yoruba activist released from prison in Benin

Reuters 08 Mar 2022
COTONOU, March 8 (Reuters) - Nigerian activist Sunday Adeyemo, imprisoned in Benin since last year for allegedly plotting an insurrection in Nigeria, has been released under judicial supervision, one of his lawyers said on Tuesday ... be under police surveillance, the lawyer said.
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Benin President Patrice Talon signs the guest book, at the Department of State, in Washington D.C. on January 28, 2020.
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Benin opposition leader sentenced to 20 years

Urdu Point 11 Dec 2021
Benin opposition leader and former justice minister Reckya Madougou was sentenced on Saturday to 20 years in prison for terrorism before a special court in the capital Porto-Novo ... Critics say the court, set up in 2016, has been used by President Patrice Talon's regime to crack down on the opposition and pushed Benin into authoritarianism.
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Nigeria separatist held in Benin 'not facing extradition'

Urdu Point 10 Oct 2021
Cotonou, Oct 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Oct, 2021 ) .Nigeria has not issued an extradition warrant for a separatist activist who has been in jail in neighbouring Benin since July, lawyers said Saturday. Sunday Igboho, who pushes for independence for the southwestern Yoruba people, was arrested in Benin while trying to fly to Germany.
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Edo to challenge court order barring COVID-19 vaccine card directive

Business Day Online 02 Sep 2021
Briefing journalists on Wednesday in Benin City, he said the State government has instructed its lawyers to pursue and challenge all orders in the courts “from where they emanate and if necessary, at the appellate level, while affirming our position as a law-abiding government ... Read also ... He continued ... .
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Nigeria: Avocats Trains Journalists On Human Rights Advocacy

All Africa 03 Aug 2021
Benin City -- A human rights advocacy group, "Avocats ...

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