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Black man, suspected of stealing his own car, sues Montreal cops

The Grio 04 May 2023
He had to return to his home nation of Benin in February to get emotional support from his parents. Malyka Jean-Baptiste, another lawyer for Dossa, stated that the police never apologized to her client.

Black Montrealer sues police after being handcuffed over suspected theft of own car

Moosejaw Today 03 May 2023
Brice Dossa, a 44-year-old Montrealer originally from Benin, is seeking damages from the city and from the officers named in the lawsuit filed Tuesday ... The court document says he had to return to Benin in February for emotional support from his parents. Dossa's lawyer, Malyka ...

Kidnappings and Killings: Lawyers’ Lives Matter

This Day 02 May 2023
In the evening of Friday, the 23rd of August, 2013, prominent human rights and constitutional Lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN was kidnapped at the Ehor stretch of the Benin-Auchi motorway.

Black group tells Met not to return king’s bronzes: ‘Slavery profits’

New York Post 29 Apr 2023
Lawyer Deadria Farmer-Paellmann, the executive director of Restitution Study Group, the non-profit trying to stop the repatriation of the Benin Bronzes, told The Post ... The Oba of Benin, attended by two aides, following his crowning in Benin City in October, 2016.AFP via Getty Images.

EFCC Beams Searchlight on Developers, Says Many Estates in Abuja, Lagos Proceeds of Money Laundering

This Day 23 Apr 2023
Speaking at the weekend during a training session for journalists on effective reporting of the economic and financial crimes in Benin City, Edo State, EFCC lawyer, Chris Mishela, alleged that funds that were illegally gotten either from the government or from international crimes were used to launder through estate business.

Okojie Organises Golf Tournament, Moot Court Competition to Mark Diamond Jubilee

This Day 18 Mar 2023
Friends and associates of Chief Percy Okojie will storm Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS), Edo State for his 60 Birthday Pro/Am Charity Golf Tournament billed for March 25th, 2023 ... As a renowned property lawyer, the competition area will be on Commercial Law, and it is being organised by Policy and Law Reform Centre.

Edo People Charged to Vote LP Candidates

This Day 17 Mar 2023
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City. A senior lawyer, Solomon Asemota, SAN, and the Christian Social Movement of Nigeria (CSMN), have called on all Edo people to come out in their large numbers to vote all candidates of the Labour Party (LP) in tomorrow’s election.

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.

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.

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 ... .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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