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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.


This Day 28 Aug 2019
And that has deprived the port which is closer to the landlocked country of Niger than Cotonou in Benin Republic, of good business ... “Most ships bringing goods to Nigeria prefer to go to other ports”, said maritime and commercial lawyer, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN ... Indeed, it is Benin Republic that benefits from the large market of Nigeria.

Benin court convicts journalist who worked on West Africa Leaks

Ghana Business News 26 Aug 2019
A journalist who revealed offshore accounts and shell companies of a corporate titan and French trade representative has been fined and given a suspended jail sentence by a court in Benin, West Africa ... The court ordered Sossou pay $846, ten times the average monthly salary of a journalist in Benin ... “Benin is a country of laws.”.

Nigeria: Lawyer Docked Over Alleged Fake News About Edo University

All Africa 19 Aug 2019
Benin -A 59-year-old lawyer, Ogedengbe Oiseoruemi Ayodeji, has been arraigned before an Oredo Magistrate Court, for allegedly publishing defamatory matters and fake news on his Facebook account about Edo University, Iyamho ....

Rising Insecurity: Catholic Lawyers Want FG to Rejig Security Structure

This Day 22 Jun 2019
Odunukwe, the Catholic Lawyers observed among others the alarming level of insecurity in Nigeria, declaring that no part of the country was safe currently ... Also in attendance were representatives of Catholic lawyers from eight of the nine Provinces of the Church of Abuja, Benin, Calabar, Jos, Kaduna, Lagos, Onitsha and Owerri.


Peace FM Online 18 Apr 2019
Victim’s Lawyer. Speaking at a press conference in Accra, a private legal practitioner, Justice Abdulai of Crown Legal Bureau, who is the lawyer for Zein Security, stated that men allegedly close to the suspect are using death threats to put fear in his client ... According to the lawyer, the accused is believed to be hiding in Mali or Benin.

Benin votes — but with no opposition to choose from

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Apr 2019
Benin votes for a new parliament on April 28, but a country that was once seen as a model of democracy in Africa is facing a worrying political crisis ... Before 1991, Benin struggled under decades of authoritarian rule ... “Benin will not allow 83 personal deputies of the head of state to be appointed to parliament,” he said.

Court Appoints PwC To Verify NDK GH�1.2bn Claims

Peace FM Online 29 Mar 2019
Proceedings ... 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 ... Benin therefore appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers Ghana to ascertain the accounts of the two parties. .

SC Fines Woyome GHc 6,000

Peace FM Online 27 Mar 2019
Woyome’s application for review was challenging the decision of Justice A.A Benin. Justice Benin had overruled an objection by Woyome’s lawyer that the case against his client should have commenced from the High Court to afford them the opportunity to appeal in case it goes against them.